Zambian Opposition Denies Arson, Accuses Gov’t for plotting against it

Zambian Opposition Denies Arson, Accuses Gov’t for plotting against it Zambia’s main opposition party, whose leader has been arrested and charged with treason, accused the government on Monday of trying to frame it for arson as an excuse for greater political suppression. President Edgar Lungu said last week he might declare a state of emergency […]

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3 Nabbed in Possession of Pangolins worth UGX6m

3 Nabbed in Possession of Pangolins worth UGX6m Police in Abim District is holding three men who were netted while in possession of 1 live and 2 skinned pangolins worth UGX6 million. Police has identified the suspects as; Felix Orebo  a police officer attached to Jinja road police station, Bosco Logel a Para-Legal with Uganda Law […]

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Many Thanks to KCCA for Banning Street Preaching

Many Thanks to KCCA for Banning Street Preaching By Haji Nsereko Mutumba I would like to commend Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) for banning ‘street preaching’ in the city. Much as we all need the word of God, the manner in which it is preached must be orderly. Those who preach it should not insult […]

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Mubarak Munyagwa Finally Released from Jail

Mubarak Munyagwa Finally Released from Jail High Court in Kampala has afternoon released the embattled Kawempe South MP, Mubarak Munyagwa who has been in jail for the last two weeks over failure to clear a Shs100m debt he owes to a city businessman John Baptist Maali. In order for him to be released, Munyagwa had […]

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Best Performers in the AUPL to be awarded

Best Performers in the AUPL to be awarded The national league sponsors Azam TV and Rwanda Football Federation have formally agreed to award the best performers at the end of the season. The scheme is to reward home-grown talent and to increase competitiveness of the local league through recognition of outstanding footballers playing in the […]

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Stu­dent Loan Scheme In Ugx 5bn Deficit

Stu­dent Loan Scheme In Ugx 5bn Deficit The Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Stu­dents Fi­nanc­ing Board (HESFB) is faced with a Ugx 5 bil­lion fi­nan­cial short­age, which could af­fect ad­mis­sion of new stu­dents to dif­fer­ent uni­ver­si­ties. The board which was set up in 2014 has been charged with pro­vid­ing loans and schol­ar­ships to bril­liant and needy stu­dents, with […]

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Five Perish, 15 Cheat Death in Masaka Road Accident

Five Perish, 15 Cheat Death in Masaka Road Accident Five people have been confirmed dead and 15 severely injured in a Sunday accident that happened at Kabira village, Kamengo, in Mpigi District on the Kampala-Masaka Highway. The accident involved a commuter tax Reg. NO. UAX 751M that was heading to Kyotera in Rakai District and […]

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Uganda, South Sudan Sign Joint Border Agreement

Uganda, South Sudan Sign Joint Border Agreement The Heads of the Delegations of Uganda and South Sudan have signed a joint report at the conclusion of Joint Border Technical Committee on 21 April 2017 in Addis Ababa. The meeting agreed inter alia to carry out joint sensitisation of the border communities in Kidepo. They also […]

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Uganda the Most Attractive Investment Destination in EA

Uganda the Most Attractive Investment Destination in EA Uganda and Tanzania have been rated the most attractive investment destinations in East Africa. According to the Africa Index, the two countries scored highly in domestic investment, doing business and economic growth. Kenya camethird due to credit rating and economic growth followed by Rwanda scoring in import […]

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Seven Netted With 55kgs of Ivory

Seven Netted With 55kgs of Ivory By Milton Emmy Akwam LIRA: Seven people are being detained at Lira Central Police Station (CPS) after being nabbed with six pieces of ivory, weighing approximately 55kg. They were nabbed on Friday (11pm) from Cathedral Ward, Alito camp village in Ojwina division, Lira Municipality. Police say the suspects were imploring potential buyers of […]

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Reusable Sanitary Pads are Unhealthy – NGO Boss

Reusable Sanitary Pads are Unhealthy – NGO Boss By Milton Emmy Akwam LIRA:  Jane Ekayu, a child activist who also doubles as the Executive Director at Children of Peace Uganda (CPU), an NGO taking care of vulnerable and orphaned children in Lira district has said that reusable sanitary pads are unhealthy. Ekayu says the reusable sanitary […]

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Spt 167 Nampungu Joan Suspended

Spt 167 Nampungu Joan Suspended By Emmanuel Sekago U21 Uganda Youth netball captain and police netball club player, SPT 167 Joan Nampungu has been suspended by the Uganda Police Netball administration and barred from taking part in any Netball activities outside the club while the suspension is still standing. This comes after she absconded from […]

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Uganda Retains 13th Position in the Latest Netball Rankings

Uganda Retains 13th Position in the Latest Netball Rankings By Emmanuel Sekago According to the latest World Netball rankings released by the International Netball Federation, Uganda has remained in the 13th position. Uganda played 20 international matches, getting 1253 points putting them on the verge of securing the chance to qualify for Common wealth games due […]

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AIGP Sorowen to handle Security at ICC World Cricket

AIGP Sorowen to handle Security at ICC World Cricket By Emmanuel Sekago A 8-man committee to oversee ICC World Cricket League Division three due 23rd to 30th May 2017 was officially launched over the weekend. The committee headed by Paul Kaheru comprises of AIGP General Duties Andrew Sorowen (security), Dr. David Meya (medical), Eric Kamara […]

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North Korea Threatens to Sink US Aircraft Carrier

North Korea Threatens to Sink US Aircraft Carrier North Korea on Sunday threatened to sink an American aircraft carrier that is beginning joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean. The USS Carl Vinson will be joined by the Ashigara and Samidare destroyers in “tactical training” drills near the Philippines, the Japan […]

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Roadside Bomb Kills Six Soldiers in Somalia

Roadside Bomb Kills Six Soldiers in Somalia A military vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Somalia’s semi autonomous Puntland region on Sunday, killing at least six soldiers and injuring another eight, a military official told Reuters. The al Qaeda linked Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack, which happened on the outskirts of […]

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Kiprotich Finishes Second at Hamburg Marathon

Kiprotich Finishes Second at Hamburg Marathon The celebrated marathoner Stephen Kiprotich on Sunday finished second behind the eventual winner Tsegaye Mekonnen (Ethiopia) at the Hamburg marathon in Germany. Kiprotich posted a time of two hours, seven minutes and 31 seconds after 42km to count for his third best time of his six-year marathon career. Only […]

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Kadaga urges India to support Uganda’s SMEs

Kadaga urges India to support Uganda’s SMEs The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has invited the Indian government to extend support and training to small scale and medium enterprises in Uganda. Kadaga made the call during a courtesy meeting with the new Indian High Commissioner to Uganda, Ravi Shankar in her Chambers at parliament on […]

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Horny Men Warned On Bad Sex Practices

Horny Men Warned On Bad Sex Practices By Andrew Cohen Amvesi    Arua: Dr. Paul Bishop Drileba, the Arua District Deputy Health Officer has warned sexually adventurous men in the district to desist from bad sexual practices lest they risk contracting the deadly HIV Virus. Drileba instead encouraged horny dudes to embrace the use of […]

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Ugandans in Denmark form Soccer Team, become League Contenders

Ugandans in Denmark form Soccer Team, become League Contenders ‘Uganda Danish Cranes’ a team that was merely formed to battle loneliness is eventually in the second position just four points behind table leaders Norrebro FF and is not yet ruled out to win the cup. Ugandans living in Denmark for the past few years formed […]

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