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Journalist in the hot seat for kneeling while interviewing Museveni’s son

A journalist has come under fire after he had to go on his knees to secure an interview with the son of President Yoweri Museveni. A photo of the journalist on his knees with a microphone in hand while interviewing Lieutenant General Muhoozi Kainerugab...

Here is why Kabalagala’s night life is dying

Ms Victoria Nakuburwa, the proprietor of Deposh Bar and Restaurant, on Monday night announced the closure of their branch at Kabalagala, Makindye Division in Kampala City. “Dear our esteemed customers of Deposh Bar and restaurant Kabalagala, Muyenga ro...

Why Uganda should not abandon Presidential direct election

OPINION
 
By Haji Ahmed Kateregga Musaazi
 
President Yoweri Museveni in his capacity as National Chairperson of NRM, has called its Central Executive Committee for a retreat at Chope Lodge, Murchison Falls...

SK Mbuga’s wife Vivienne faces extradition to Sweden

The wife of detained socialite Sulaiman Kabangala Mbuga, commonly known as SK Mbuga, will be extradited to Sweden to answer charges of fraud should Swedish lawyers succeed in their extradition request. Ms Angella Vivienne Chebet, who is wanted in Swede...

First Electric Fence in Queen Elizabeth NP to Mitigate Human-Wildlife Conflict

Human-wildlife conflict remains a big threat to conservation especially in the areas surrounding the National Parks. It is not different for Kafuro Village natives who have had to put up with the dangerous interaction with the wild animals from Queen Elizabeth National Park for many years. This is mainly because natives have slowly extended their […]

Has MUASA become a political party?

OPINION
By Professor Mahmood Mamdani
Academics have often debated the question of power and knowledge. We have been wary of regime intellectuals, of those who bend to the will of institutional authority in return for...

Nigerian Opposition Candidate: Military Should Have ‘No Role’ in Elections

Nigeria’s main opposition candidate declared Tuesday that the military “has no role to play” in the country’s presidential and parliamentary elections. Atiku Abubakar spoke on national television a day after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered Nigeria’s armed forces to be “ruthless” with anyone who interferes in the polls. Buhari warned that anyone who meddles in the […]

Driver arrested over NSSF building fire

Police has arrested a driver to help them in the investigations over a fire that gutted National Social Security Fund building on Tuesday afternoon. According to Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, initial investigations indicated that the fire burnt two vehicles parked at the basement of the building prompting them to take keen interest. They […]

Turkish Airlines in Trouble Over Illegal Transportation of Exotic Pets

An investigative report by World Animal Protection has singled out Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo as the main air transporters fuelling illegal exotic pet trade that has seen thousands of wild animals smuggled to other continents in the multi-billion-dollar industry that is having a devastating impact on wildlife populations across the world. The Airline is […]