Kadaga On the Spot As Age Limit Debate Starts This Week

Kadaga On the Spot As Age Limit Debate Starts This Week As the debate over the scrapping of age limits on the presidency officially gets underway, the spotlight will now turn to the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga. She is an arbiter between those opposed to age caps and proponents of the limit. Those against […]

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Zanzibar Arrests 20 Over Homosexuality

Zanzibar Arrests 20 Over Homosexuality Twenty people have been arrested on Tanzania’s semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar for alleged homosexuality, police say. The 12 women and eight men were picked up in a hotel where they were receiving training about HIV/Aids education programmes. Earlier this year, authorities banned many private health clinics from providing HIV/Aids services, […]

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Nine Killed In Fighting Between Different Branches Of Somali Gov’t Forces

Nine Killed In Fighting Between Different Branches Of Somali Gov’t Forces Fighting between the military and police backed by intelligence forces killed nine people in the Somali capital on Saturday, police said. “It seems they mistook the Somali national army for (clan) militias. The death toll is nine people including a civilian,” Major Abdullahi Hussein, a […]

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DR Congo Security Forces Shoot Dead 30 Burundi Refugees

DR Congo Security Forces Shoot Dead 30 Burundi Refugees Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday shot dead 37 Burundian migrants who were protesting after four of their countrymen were expelled, the UN says. Its peacekeeping mission Monusco said another 117 were injured during the incident in the east of the country. […]

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Bukedea Mp Hopeful Wins Betpawa 37.5m

Bukedea Mp Hopeful Wins Betpawa 37.5m Life for Sam Oita Odeke, Bukedea Member of parliament hopeful and a law student at International University in Uganda will never be the same again after winning 37,544,204 from Betpawa. Talking to Red Pepper during the handover of the money at Betpawa head offices in Ntinda on Thursday, Oita […]

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Tuskys Takes Over Nakumatt

Tuskys Takes Over Nakumatt Tuskys Supermarket has reached an agreement to save troubled family owned retailer Nakumatt Supermarkets, after the chain appeared to be heading for closure. It is reported that the two will remain separate entities but Tuskys will take over the management of Nakumatt, its biggest historical competitor. In addition to that, the Atul Shah family […]

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VP Ssekandi Tours Worldremit Centre In London

VP Ssekandi Tours Worldremit Centre In London The Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi who is in London to address Uganda – UK Investment Convention, yesterday visited the headquarters of Worldremit a leading Money transfer company in London. The Vice President appreciated Worldremit for supporting Ugandans in Diaspora to send money home with ease saving them […]

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M7 Woos Qatar To Invest In Industrialization, Agro Processing

M7 Woos Qatar To Invest In Industrialization, Agro Processing President Yoweri K. Museveni has said Uganda is fast becoming a middle-income country with vast investment opportunities in agro-processing, industrialization and the service based sector. “Uganda is moving towards becoming a fast world country based on four sectors; commercial agriculture, industries, services and ICT,” he said. […]

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M7, Africa 50 Bosses Discuss Infrastructure Development

M7, Africa 50 Bosses Discuss Infrastructure Development President Yoweri K. Museveni yesterday held a meeting with Africa 50 CEO Mr. Alain Ebobisse and Ms. Carole Wamuyu Wainanina the chief Operating Officer at Park Hyatt Hotel in New York, United States of America. President Museveni who is in New York to attend the 72nd Session of […]

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Gov’t To Roll Out Dual Citizenship Registration In Diaspora

Gov’t To Roll Out Dual Citizenship Registration In Diaspora LONDON: The government through the Ministries of Internal Affairs and Foreign Affairs will roll out the registration of Ugandans living in the diaspora for dual citizenship. This was revealed by the Rt. Hon Speaker Rebecca Kadaga following complaints by Ugandans living in the United Kingdom that […]

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Age Limit Financiers Exposed; As Ex-Besigye Aides Dominate Controversial Caucus Session

Age Limit Financiers Exposed; As Ex-Besigye Aides Dominate Controversial Caucus Session How MPs plotted move to lift presidential age limit By John V Sserwaniko Even when it was widely expected that NRM MPs would easily build consensus to scrap age limits in the Constitution, yesterday events at Parliament took many by surprise. 250 MPs met […]

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Kazoora Vows To Sue UBC Board

Kazoora Vows To Sue UBC Board All indications are that Dave Kazoora is fed up with the ongoing circus at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation, where he had scooped a deal to provide content to some stations under UBC. It should be noted that Kazoora scooped a deal to manage Magic One TV and Magic FM […]

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UMI Don Fleeces With Sacco Cash

UMI Don Fleeces With Sacco Cash John Bosco Turyasingura, a lecturer at Uganda Management Institute (UMI) Mbarara is reportedly on run after disappearing in thick air with a village Sacco money. In September 2015, Turyasingura started a Sacco- Karubanda Savings & Credit Association based in Kabale district where he was its chairperson. The group accumulated […]

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Age Limit Debate: Unmasking The Myths And The Falsehoods

Age Limit Debate: Unmasking The Myths And The Falsehoods By John V Sserwaniko The campaign to scrap age limit in the Constitution to enable President Museveni rule in perpetuity is in high gear and quite expectedly it has sparked a very polarizing debate. Unlike in 2005 when there was uncertainty (until each MP got Shs5m) […]

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Fille Wanted For Stealing Song

Fille Wanted For Stealing Song There is a bitter feud going on between singer Fille Mutoni and an upcoming songwriter only identified as Tam J over money. The songwriter accuses Fille of allegedly failing to complete the payment of her song ‘Wuno’. Tam J claims that the singer has failed to pay a balance of […]

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Kenzo Retains Airtel Deal

Kenzo Retains Airtel Deal Although many music critics assert that singer Edirisa Musuuza aka Eddy Kenzo is no longer relevant in the music industry after failing to get another hit song after ‘Sitya Loss’, Uganda telecom giant Airtel seems to think to the contrary. Word has it that Kenzo has retained the deal of Airtel’s […]

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AUDIO: Kiyingi Announces Pupu Demo Over Age Limit

AUDIO: Kiyingi Announces Pupu Demo Over Age Limit Exiled cardiologist Dr Aggrey Kiyingi through his Change Uganda pressure group has announced a pupu demonstration that will see Parliament and other public places dirtened and smeared with feaces as a way of showing displeasure with the impending scrapping of age limit in the constitution. The announcement […]

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Porn Committee Boss To Crash Scribes, Facebook Users

Porn Committee Boss To Crash Scribes, Facebook Users The recently instituted committee to fight pornography in Uganda is targeting journalists, Facebookers and people using other social media platforms. The Pornography Control Committee chairperson identified as Dr. Annette Kezaabu, this week stated that “It can be even a story (or a poem or text message.) You […]

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Dellah, Sumaya In Bitter Feud

Dellah, Sumaya In Bitter Feud Have you heard about it? Word is rife that city sex siren Dellah Ssali, who  is also FUFA president Moses Magogo’s tight girlfriend, is secretly feuding with a female FUFA official identified as Sumaya Kiwanuka. Dellah and Sumaya are said to be at loggerheads over what many have branded as […]

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M7 Faces Pupu Demo Over Age Limit Saga

M7 Faces Pupu Demo Over Age Limit Saga By Pepper reporter The resolution by the 250 NRM MPs to scrap age limit in the Constitution on Tuesday left many Ugandans resigned and feeling very vulnerable. However, this isn’t the case with a group of youthful political activists who have reacted by creating a pressure group […]

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