The debris that is now Omusinga’s palace in Muyenga (PHOTOS)

The debris that is now Omusinga’s palace in Muyenga (PHOTOS)

Uganda Police spokesperson AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi has Thursday given media a tour of the Rwenzururu palace site which was set ablaze by the army on Saturday. More than 60 people, including 16 police officers, perished in the latest skirmishes that initially began in the neighbouring Kabarole District last Thursday before culminating in the Sunday […]

Wakiso residents vow to slaughter UNRA officials over money

Wakiso residents vow to slaughter UNRA officials over money

Residents of Bandwe village in Nsangi division, Wakiso district have vowed to maintain their resistance against any further works on the ongoing construction of the Kampala-Entebbe Express Highway if they are not fully compensated by UNRA. They stormed UNRA officials and Chinese contractors who were inspecting the ongoing multibillion road project and demanded immediate explanation […]

FDC hold prayers for 207 killed in Kasese clashes

FDC hold prayers for 207 killed in Kasese clashes

Uganda’s leading opposition party, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) officials and supporters have gathered at party headquarters in Najjanankumbi to hold prayers for Kasese; they have postponed regional conferences and rallies. FDC’s chief mobilizer Ingrid Turinawe on Tuesday said that the government was persecuting the people in the Rwenzori area, particularly Kasese district for […]

Mumbere’s mother storms police, asks for goats and sheep

Mumbere’s mother storms police, asks for goats and sheep

Drama unfolded at Rwenzori East Police headquarters in Kasese district when Rwenzururu King Charles Wensley Mumbere’s mother Ms Christine Nyamukama Mukiranya on Wednesday met with senior police officers to seek permission to manage the king’s estates. Kasese Municipality Mayor Godfrey Kabbyanga who was by Ms Mukiranya’s side said “There were some goats and cows that […]

VIDEO: Mumbere is a killer and a barbarian, Pres Museveni warned 18yrs ago

VIDEO: Mumbere is a killer and a barbarian, Pres Museveni warned 18yrs ago

Eighteen years before Rwenzururu King Charles Mumbere was arrested and detained after government forces raided his palace, President Museveni proclaimed that the former rebel as a killer. The bizarre premise was outlined in President Museveni’s address to Members of Parliament in 1998 on the security situation in the Great Lakes Region, where he warned Mumbere […]

Will Kasese’s on-off civil strife turn into a BENGHAZI?

Will Kasese’s on-off civil strife turn into a BENGHAZI?

In June this year, word went around from security briefing rooms into newsrooms that President Yoweri Museveni’s elite intelligence agencies had detected a secret plan to create a bloodbath and civilian havoc in some part of the country. The alleged revolution plot was supposed to to kickoff in the last week of June this year […]

People flee bad odour-filled Kasese as corpses rot away

People flee bad odour-filled Kasese as corpses rot away

There has been a mass exodus from the restive Kasese town as bodies of policemen who died in clashes with the guards of the king of Rwenzururu are being transported to the main police station in the area. There are more corpses than refrigerators at the health facility’s morgue, leaving others to decay. Locals say […]

Judge who freed Kizza Besigye from Luzira transferred to Mpigi

Judge who freed Kizza Besigye from Luzira transferred to Mpigi

Uganda’s Principal Judge Dr Yorokamu Bamwiine has with immediate effect transferred High Court Judge Wilson Musalu Museni who granted FDC’s former presidential candidate Col Dr Kizza Besigye bail from Luzira Prison, having been on remand for weeks on treason charges. Besigye was charged with treason and remanded to Luzira prison in May this year before […]