Rights violation: Besigye to address United Nations Council on November 3

Rights violation: Besigye to address United Nations Council on November 3

Besigye has repeatedly suffered different violations during duals with Uganda Police Dr Kizza Besigye, President Museveni’s four-time presidential challenger who, just five years ago, was viewed as a sour loser by the diplomatic corps in Kampala is set to make a presentation to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. The Council, under […]

Uganda ‘still to decide’ on leaving ICC

Uganda ‘still to decide’ on leaving ICC

President Museveni has long been a critic of the Netherlands court. Uganda is not yet sure if it will leave the International Criminal Court (ICC). This was revealed by Deputy Foreign Minister Oryem Okello when asked about what the country’s position is on the ICC following South Africa’s announcement that it is pulling out. Mr […]

Kisoro CAO, Finance boss steal Shs9.9m immunisation cash

Kisoro CAO, Finance boss steal Shs9.9m immunisation cash

State House officer Dr Diana Atwiine said that the suspects were arrested on Thursday Kisoro district finance officer Mr Richard Semukyo and the district cashier Mr Charles Nsengiyunva have been arrested over missing immunisation cash The duo failed to account for Shs9.9m that was meant for facilitating the polio and measles immunisation exercises early this […]

Patrick Luwandaga Cause Of Death: UBC, Uganda Cranes commentator killed by own son

Patrick Luwandaga Cause Of Death: UBC, Uganda Cranes commentator killed by own son

Luwandagga had hours before his death chaired a UBC Sports department meeting on the upcoming World Cross Country Championship. Veteran sports commentator Andrew Patrick Luwandagga cause of death is still a mystery. The revered Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) broadcaster and longtime Uganda Cranes match commentator was found unresponsive at 4am on Saturday morning at his […]

Ugandan population to hit 105 million as fertility rates soar

Ugandan population to hit 105 million as fertility rates soar

an addition of two million children every year and with a fertility rate of about seven children per woman in rural areas The country’s population is expected to hit 105 million by 2050, a report shows. The increase in population, currently 34.6 million, is attributed to a high fertility rate. According to the State of […]

Museveni thanks Eng. Kiggundu, Electoral Commission bosses

Museveni thanks Eng. Kiggundu, Electoral Commission bosses

From 2002, Mr. Kiggundu as EC head oversaw three presidential contests all won by the incumbent Yoweri Museveni President Museveni has lauded out-going Electoral Commission chairman, Dr Badru Kiggundu and his top management team for a job well done. Dr Kiggundu who Museveni recently appointed to chair a project steering committee to oversee the successful […]

NSAMBYA SCHOOL FIRE: 45 students suffer smoke inhalation but are saved from fire; parents stranded

NSAMBYA SCHOOL FIRE: 45 students suffer smoke inhalation but are saved from fire; parents stranded

In Uganda, most fire deaths are the result of smoke inhalation rather than burns. On Thursday night, 45 people – all students of at St. Peter’s Senior Secondary School in Nsambya, Kampala were saved from a fire. It is almost a miracle they survived after suffering smoke inhalation and falling unconscious before they could escape […]

Treason suspect MP Kabaziguruka granted bail

Treason suspect MP Kabaziguruka granted bail

After months of trial in different courts of law, treachery suspect Mr Michael Kabaziguruka, Nakawa Division MP, has been granted bail by the High Court today. Kabaziguruka’s lawyer Mr Ladislaus Rwakafuzi told TheUgandan that his client had been released on a bail fee of Shs5million by the presiding Judge Yasin Nyanzi. The opposition honcho presented four […]

Keep on Kampala streets, Mayor Lukwago tells vendors to defy Minister Kamya

Keep on Kampala streets, Mayor Lukwago tells vendors to defy Minister Kamya

The animosity between Kampala Lord, Mayor Erias Lukwago and Kampala Affairs minister, Beti Olive Kamya over management of Kampala city has reached new heights. A new war is brewing after Mayor Lukwago called ‘illegal’ the forceful eviction of vendors off the streets by Hon. Kamya so as to decongest the city. On Wednesday, the government […]