Tooro Kingdom preps for 21st Empango

Tooro Kingdom preps for 21st Empango

King Oyo’s palace at Karuzika in Fort Portal municipality in Kabarole district is now a beehive of activities ahead of the 21st coronation anniversary, locally known as Empango, this month. Bernard Tungakwo, the kingdom’s prime minister, said the main palace is currently undergoing major renovation. “The king’s 21st anniversary will be historical in Toro kingdom […]

How Sudanese rebels ambush Uganda bound bus

How Sudanese rebels ambush Uganda bound bus

One person has died, four critically injured while two are still missing after a passenger bus that was heading for Kampala from Juba in South Sudan was ambushed by suspected Sudanese rebels on Sunday. The bus registration UAM 126V belonging to Friendship Bus Company was ambushed on the Nimule-Juba Highway between Moli and Kerepi villages, […]

How to reward winning sportsmen, the Field Marshal Idi Amin Dada way

How to reward winning sportsmen, the Field Marshal Idi Amin Dada way

Ugandans spent Sunday night and Monday celebrating the national football team qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 1978 after beating Comoros on Sunday. Perhaps because he was one, the late Idi Amin Dada, spared no expense in treating his winning sportsmen. Amin, (full official title – His Excellency President […]

Busoga Region: News Roundup

Busoga Region: News Roundup

Mayuge man cuts off wife’s hand over divorce. Police is hunting for 32-years old man in Mayuge for allegedly cutting off the hand of his wife for leaving him Joseph Were, a resident of Nakalang B village in Bukatube Sub-County is said to have used a panga to cut off the hand of his wife, […]

President Museveni in Rwanda for two-day investment summit

President Museveni in Rwanda for two-day investment summit

President Yoweri Museveni has Monday arrived in the Rwandan Capital Kigali for a two-day investment summit. The summit which is organized by the Global African Investment COMESA and the Government of Rwanda is being hosted by the President of the Republic of Rwanda Paul Kagame and is aimed at promoting investment in a various sectors […]

Body of former UNLA Officer Brig Lupaka Langoya Arrives In Uganda

The body of the late Brig Langoya arrived yesterday at Entebbe International Airport aboard Emirates The body of former army officer Brig Johnson Lupaka Langoya who died from the United Kingdom on August 6 arrived in Uganda yesterday aboard Emirates Air. The cause of death was organ failure. He was 82. The late Langoya was […]

Life And Times of Brig Langoya: 1934-2016

  This  is a summarised text about the life and times of the late Brig Johnson Lupaka Langoya. The late Brigadier Johnson Lupaka Langoya was born in 1934 to Mzee Albert Omal and Mama Salume Atim of Olar-Kom, Dec in Padibe Sub County, Lamwo District.  Brig. Langoya was the second born in a family of […]

Will The Iron Hands Of the Police Produce Iron Citizens

The police is in the news for all the wrong reasons. General Kale Kayihura, its head, is an unpopular man by a difficult-to- measure but certainly large section of Uganda’s chattering class. It is generally a good sign for Uganda’s future that the police boss and his methods is loathed by the talking class. First, […]

Graduation party for former Nkoba za Mbogo chairman attracts big names in Buganda

On August 13, 2016, Ssalongo Godfrey Kigonya and Nalongo Nanyanzi Dorothy of Kalirokatono, Bamunanika Gombolola in Bulemeezi County organized a grand party to celebrate the graduation of their son, Willy Wasswa Ndigeza Kigonya from Muteesa I Royal University. Wasswa graduated with Bachelor of Arts degree with Education. Omutaka Nakirembeka and Bulamu praying for Wasswa Wasswa […]

Col Kulayigye suspended over gold scandal

Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has suspended one of its senior officer, Col. Felix Kulayigye over his alleged involvement in a gold scandal. UPDF spokesman Paddy Ankunda states that Kulayigye has been suspended from the office of chief political commissar. Ankunda twitted Wednesday evening that he had recieved constant calls about the fate of  Col […]