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Jamil Mukulu’s Case Flops Ahead of Judicial Officers Meeting

The pretrial hearing for former Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) leader Jamil Mukulu before the International Crimes Division (ICD) will not proceed on the 26th April 2019 as had been earlier fixed by Justice Eva Luswata This follows a memo issued by the Chief Registrar Esta Nambaayo on 17th April 2019 referring to the letter from […]

CHAMPIONS! KCCA Seal 2018/19 Uganda Premier League title

Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club (KCCA FC) is the champion of the 2018-19 Uganda Premier League. The city lads dethroned Vipers on Tuesday by coming from a goal down to force a draw against Ndejje University away in Bombo. Anwar Ntege had put the relegation-battling side ahead as early as the 22nd minute but […]

Sudan: Protesters Warn of Counter ‘Mass Uprising’ if Army Tries to Crush Sit-in

Sudan Professionals Association (SPA), the main artery of the revolution that ousted President Omar Al Bashir, has warned of a “counter mass uprising” if the army goes ahead to use force to evict the protesters holding a sit-in protest in the northeast River Nile State and Khartoum. “The repressive apparatus is trying to disperse protesters […]

Sudan: Protesters Warn of Counter ‘Mass Uprising’ if Army Tries to Crush Sit-in

Sudan Professionals Association (SPA), the main artery of the revolution that ousted President Omar Al Bashir, has warned of a “counter mass uprising” if the army goes ahead to use force to evict the protesters holding a sit-in protest in the northeast River Nile State and Khartoum. “The repressive apparatus is trying to disperse protesters […]

Opposition MPs Bash Police Over Preferential Treatment

A section of MPs have raised concerns on the floor of the house as to why their colleagues are being restrained from lawfully exercising their freedoms. Hon. Roland Kaginda the Rukungiri municipality MP asked whether it was procedurally right to treat politicians differently basing on their affiliations. Kaginda said it is not democratically correct for […]

U.S. Pressures Uganda on Bobi Wine’s Rights; Opondo Fires Back

The Unites States has piled pressure on the Ugandan government to “respect rights” of politicians and musicians intending to hold assemblies and concerts, saying the freedoms are guaranteed by the Constitution. “Today we join the many Ugandans asking why their government has recently blocked musical concerts and radio talk shows, disrupted peaceful demonstrations and rallies, […]

Bobi Wine now placed under house arrest

Kyandondo East member of parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine has been placed under house arrest by the Uganda police force.
 
Kyagulanyi had planned to walk to the police headquarters in Naguru to deliver a protest note to the inspect...

PHOTOS: Dr Agaba Murder: A Family’s Grief as Mourners Flock to Mbuya Church

A dark cloud hovered over Our Lady of Africa Catholic Church in Mbuya, Kampala on Tuesday as hundreds of inconsolable mourners paid their last respects to Dr Catherine Agaba who was brutally killed this past week. Agaba’s decomposing body was on Easter Monday found in a septic tank at her rented apartment along Kalungu Road, […]

Museveni says Uganda Airlines cannot be allowed to collapse again

President Museveni has said the revived Uganda Airlines cannot be allowed to collapse like it was for the first one. The Uganda Airlines which was the flag carrier for Uganda was established in 1976 before starting operations in 1977 but later collapsed in 2001. Speaking at the function to receive the first two Bombadier CRJ900 […]

Bobi Wine’s Home Sealed Off By Police

It was a tense scene this afternoon in Magere with heavy police presence as its Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi’s area of Residence. The musician turned politician was denied from leaving his residence as he had originally planned to go to the Police Head Quarters. Bobi Wine had planned to petition the IGP on matters concerning his […]

Army General Kicks Journalists Out of “Political” Meeting  

Journalists were on Monday thrown out of a meeting where they were initially invited by recently promoted Maj Gen Timothy Sabiiti Mutebile, who heads the Engineering Brigade of the UPDF, and Kabale Municipality mayor Emmanuel Sentaro Byamugisha. Local pressmen say they were surprised when they were abruptly thrown out of the meeting that was initially […]

13 killed, 400 injured in Buyende hailstorm

13 people have been killed and 400 others injured following a rainstorm in Buyende district. The storm ravaged the villages of Kabugudo, Nabweyo, and Nakabembe in Kidera town council during the heavy rains which begun at 8:00 pm on Sunday night till 10...

Government Will Make Bobi Wine Poor – Tamale Mirundi

In his weekly famous show on NBS TV, Tamale Mirundi was asked to comment on the Bobi Wine-Police stand-off that was sparked by cancellation of his Easter Monday Concert at One Love Beach Busaabala. The police alleged that Bobi Wine’s event did not meet the security standards and the Ghetto gladiator was not having it. […]

I Thought East Africa Could Share Airlines – President Museveni

On Tuesday 23 April 2019, while officially receiving the two Bombardier CRJ900 planes at Entebbe Airport, President Museveni explained why Uganda had taken long to revive Uganda Airlines. “One of the reasons I took long to revive the airlines is that I thought we (East Africa) could share airlines”. Watch Via: According to President Museveni, […]

KCCA Travel To Ndejje To Pick 13th UPL Title

Uganda Premier League leaders, KCCA FC, will need to avoid a loss on Tuesday in their trip to Ndejje University to be crowned 2018-19 champions. The Kasasiro boys have accumulated 59 points, nine ahead of second-placed Vipers SC and could just wrap up the title hunt with a win or draw. In a bid to […]

Trump threatens crackdown on high visa overstay countries

The Trump administration is considering suspending or limiting entry to the U.S. for individuals from countries with high rates of short-term visa overstays — a proposal vaguely reminiscent of the controversial travel bans President Donald Trump pursued during his first year in office. In a memo signed Monday, Trump directs officials to examine new ways […]

PICTORIAL: The Planes have landed!

On a wet morning today, Uganda received her two CRJ900 aircraft from Bombardier at Entebbe International Airport, marking a strategic step in the revival of Uganda Airlines. President Museveni presided over the colourful function. Here are some of the photo moments.                             […]

Revamped Uganda Airlines Will Not Fail – Museveni Reassures

President Yoweri Museveni has reassured citizens that the revamped national carrier, Uganda Airlines is here to stay. The President while unveiling the first new aircraft of the airline at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday, said that although he was among those that supported the removal of the loss making airline, he was convinced this time, […]

Ankole bishop urges schools to take physical exercises seriously

Muhumuza Ambrose The Bishop for Ankole diocese Rt Rev Sheldon Mwesigwa has directed all diocesan schools to embark on doing exercise so they can enhance their physical fitness. Speaking after the charity walk in preparations of President Museveni’s visit at the Ankole diocese, Bishop Mwesigwa said schools should make a daily routine for pupils and […]

Age Limit: Lawyer Mabirizi Returns to Supreme Court Accusing Judges of Bias

Lawyer Hassan Male Mabirizi has filed a petition seeking nullification of last week’s majority judgement of the Supreme Court which upheld the removal of the Presidential age limit. In his application number 6 of 2019 filed at the Supreme Court this morning, Mabirizi accuses three of the four judges that upheld the lower court decision, […]

Katureebe flies to South Africa for eye surgery

The Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has flown to South Africa for cataract surgery.Sources in the judiciary indicate that Katureebe left the country on Monday at around 2:30pm aboard an Emirates flight. He was accompanied by his wife Bernadette Katureebe ...

Kabale: PWDs Decry ‘Abandonment’ By Government

Mary Tindibasa, a 58-year-old mother of three children was born a cripple. 25 years ago, she arrived at a community home for disabled persons where she was to join several others to start on a new life. The home, known as Kikungiri Culture and Community Development Building in Kabale municipality, she says, initially offered hope […]

Kabale: PWDs Decry ‘Abandonment’ By Government

Mary Tindibasa, a 58-year-old mother of three children was born a cripple. 25 years ago, she arrived at a community home for disabled persons where she was to join several others to start on a new life. The home, known as Kikungiri Culture and Community Development Building in Kabale municipality, she says, initially offered hope […]

Tumwebaze: Police has made heroes out of opposition figures

 Muhamad Matovu The Minister of Information Technology and Communication, Frank Tumwebaze, today blamed the police for making heroes out of leading opposition figures. Speaking on NBS TV’s Morning Breeze show, the minister said the police has fallen into the trap of some opposition leaders who will do anything to get arrested in order to increase […]

Tumwebaze: Police has made heroes out of opposition figures

 Muhamad Matovu The Minister of Information Technology and Communication, Frank Tumwebaze, today blamed the police for making heroes out of leading opposition figures. Speaking on NBS TV’s Morning Breeze show, the minister said the police has fallen into the trap of some opposition leaders who will do anything to get arrested in order to increase […]