AFCON 2017 DAY 3: Ivory Coast Held to a Goalless Draw as DR Congo wins 1:0

AFCON 2017 DAY 3:  Ivory Coast Held to a Goalless Draw as DR Congo wins 1:0 By Serestino Tusingwire Ivory Coast which humiliated Uganda cranes with 3 goals to nil recently in a friendly match, was on Monday held to a goalless draw by Togo. The defending champions Ivory Coast played Togo on Monday evening […]

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Kanyamunyu, Co-Accused Return To Court Today

Kanyamunyu, Co-Accused Return To Court Today By Serestino Tusingwire Matthew Kanyamunyu, and two other suspects who are accused of being behind the infamous Lugogo Forest Mall shooting in which a one Keneth Akena was killed, are expected to re-appear before Nakawa Magistrates Court this morning. Matthew Kanyamunyu, his girlfriend Cynthia Munwangari and his brother Joseph […]

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New EC Staff Swears in Today

New EC Staff Swears in Today By Serestino Tusingwire The newly appointed electoral commissioners are to officially take office today January 17. This will be after a swearing in ceremony that is scheduled to take place this morning at 9am at high court in Kampala. In November last year, President Yoweri Museveni appointed Court of […]

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New EC Staff to Swear in Tomorrow

New EC Staff to Swear in Tomorrow By Serestino Tusingwire The newly appointed electoral commissioners will be sworn in on Tuesday morning two months after being appointed. The function will take place at High Court in Kampala. In November last year, President Yoweri Museveni appointed Court of Appeal Judge Simon Mugenyi Byabakama to replace Kiggundu […]

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Plenary to Resume after Kavuma’s Injunction Was Quashed

Plenary to Resume after Kavuma’s Injunction Was Quashed By Serestino Tusingwire Parliament is set to resume its plenary sittings on Wednesday this week after a short period of closure. In a statement released on Monday signed by clerk to parliament, Jane Kibirige, plenary sessions will resume on Wednesday at 2pm while all committee activities will […]

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AFCON 2017: Senegal Scoops First Win of the Tournament Against Tunisia

AFCON 2017:  Senegal Scoops First Win of the Tournament Against Tunisia Senegal became the first team to scoop a win in AFCON 2017 tournament after all the first three matches ended in draws. Senegal began their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with victory over Tunisia in Group B. The game ended 2:0 in favour of […]

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Besigye to Report to Court Today

Besigye to Report to Court Today By Serestino Tusingwire Opposition stronghold Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye is today expected to report to the High Court’s criminal division as one of the bail conditions for treason offences against him. Besigye is to report before Court’s registrar in charge of High Court criminal division. He was first ordered […]

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Kasese MPs Condemn Mumbere’s Re-arrest

Kasese MPs Condemn Mumbere’s Re-arrest By Serestino Tusingwire Members of Parliament from Rwenzori Region have condemned the re-arrest of Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere. Mumbere who had just been released on bail by High court in Jinja on Friday, was re-arrested by police and is currently detained at Nalufenya police station in Jinja. MPs led […]

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Mumbere Released on Bail

Mumbere Released on Bail By Serestino Tusingwire High court in Jinja has released Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere on bail almost two months in prison. Court presided over by Judge Eva Luswata has this evening released Mumbere on a non cash bail of Shs100m. His six sureties including the Leader of Opposition, Ms Winfred Kiiza […]

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Comedian Basketmouth Scoops Title ‘SIR’

Comedian Basketmouth Scoops Title ‘SIR’ One of Africa’s best comedians, Okpocha Bright aka Basketmouth has been awarded one of prestigious titles in Europe and the world at large. Basketmouth was blessed with ‘knighthood’ by Her Royal Majesty the Queen of England recently. The title ‘Sir/Knight’ is traditionally known to be awarded by the Queen of […]

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Latest UPDF Reshuffle: Ankunda Dropped, Nalweyiso Promoted

Latest UPDF Reshuffle: Ankunda Dropped, Nalweyiso Promoted By Serestino Tusingwire The Commander in Chief of Armed forces, President Museveni has made yet another reshuffle, days after the major reshuffle that saw top commanders reassigned other responsibilities. In the latest army reshuffle which has been released this morning, the renowned UPDF spokesperson Col. Paddy Ankunda has […]

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High Court to Decide on Mumbere’s Bail Application Today

High Court to Decide on Mumbere’s Bail Application Today By Serestino Tusingwire The Jinja based High Court is today evening expected to decide on whether to release the Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere on bail or not. Mumbere on January 12 appeared before High court Judge Eva Luswata who set today at 3pm to give […]

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Sabiiti Withdraws Petition Against Oil Cash Probe

Sabiiti Withdraws Petition Against Oil Cash Probe By Serestino Tusingwire The controversial lawyer Eric Sabiiti has today withdrawn the petition which he had filed to court seeking to block any person or organ from investigating the Shs6bn given to government top shots as a reward for winning the case against an oil firm. His petition […]

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UBC too Dry to Broadcast AFCON Games

UBC too Dry to Broadcast AFCON Games By Serestino Tusingwire Ugandans who will not have a chance of travel to Gabon to watch AFCON games are at the verge of missing out on watching their favorite Uganda cranes play. This is after the national broadcaster, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) failed to pay $113,500 (sh411m) to […]

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Kayihura Reshuffles Top Regional Commanders

Kayihura Reshuffles Top Regional Commanders By Serestino Tusingwire The Inspector General of Police Gen. Kare Kayihura has today exercised powers given to him by the constitution to reshuffle police officers across the country. Kayihura’s reshuffle has targeted only top regional commandants and the transfers are to take immediate effect. Kahihura has moved ACP Ogwal Maxwell […]

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Mumbere, 13 others Committed to ICD

Mumbere, 13 others Committed to ICD By Serestino Tusingwire The incarcerated Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere and 13 other suspects have today been committed to high court’s International Crimes Division to give way for the trial to start. Mumbere alongside 152 Rwenzururu royal guards were today morning appearing before Jinja magistrates’ court for mention of […]

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Mumbere Nears Bail as Court Sets Ruling Date

Mumbere Nears Bail as Court Sets Ruling Date By Serestino Tusingwire The incarcerated Rwenzururu king, Charles Wesley Mumbere is more likely to be granted bail after high court in Jinja dismissed DDP’s request to have the application transferred to International Crimes Division. The Directorate of Public Prosecution had sought to block Mumbere’s bail application at […]

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How Primary Pupils Fared in PLE

How Primary Pupils Fared in PLE By Serestino Tusingwire The ministry of Education and Sports has today morning released the 2016 Primary Leaving Examination results. According to the Chairperson Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB), Prof Mary Okwakol, this year’s performance has slightly improved compared to the previous year’s. Out of 640, 860 candidates who sat for PLE, […]

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High Court Permits Lawyer to Sue URA’s Akol

High Court Permits Lawyer to Sue URA’s Akol By Serestino Tusingwire High court in Kampala has today granted Legal Brains Trust (LTB) permission to sue Uganda Revenue Authority’s Commissioner General Doris Akol and other government top shots who chewed Shs6bn oil money. On Tuesday Isaac Ssemakadde through LTB filed the application at the civil division […]

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High Court to Decide on Mumbere’s Bail Application Today

High Court to Decide on Mumbere’s Bail Application Today By Serestino Tusingwire The Jinja based High Court is today expected to rule on whether or not to transfer to International Crimes Division the bail application filed by Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere. On January 9th Mumbere bail hearing stalled after state prosecutor, Rachael Bikhole requested that […]

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