Cranes Skipper, Massa Retires From International Duty

Cranes Skipper, Massa Retires From International Duty The Uganda Cranes Captain, Geoffrey has today morning officially announced his retirement from International duty. Massa who is currently a free agent, tendered in his retirement letter to FUFA after a twelve-year career with the national team. Massa is much remembered for scoring the opening goal that led the Cranes […]

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DRC Police Crackdown on Opposition Protest

DRC Police Crackdown on Opposition Protest Police on Tuesday dispersed protesters in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, by firing teargas and bullets into the air. The protesters had gathered outside the house of Etienne Tshisekedi, the opposition figurehead who died last month. Reuters news agency shared photos of protesters, some badly […]

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Naked Truth: Why Gashumba Resigned from NBS TV (The Eagle Talk Show)

Naked Truth: Why Gashumba Resigned from NBS TV (The Eagle Talk Show) By Serestino Tusingwire In a dossier the unstoppable Frank Gashumba has posted on his facebook page this morning, he gives a clear account of how the once influential program ‘The Eagle Talk Show’ came to disappear from NBS TV after his forced exit. […]

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Sudhir Drops Off Africa’s Billionaires List

Sudhir Drops Off Africa’s Billionaires List Africa has 25 billionaires this year up from 24 last year, according to FORBES magazine. Uganda’s Sudhir Ruparelia’s wealth evaporated when his treasured Crane Bank crushed and burned and got sold off to DFCU bank, and he vanishes from the list. Nigerian businessmen Femi Otedola and Abdulsamad Rabiu also […]

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Court Halts Kato Lubwama’s case Hearing Again

Court Halts Kato Lubwama’s case Hearing Again By Serestino Tusingwire Court of Appeal has issued another interim order staying the hearing of an election petition in which a voter challenges the academic papers of the Rubaga South MP, Paul Kato Lubwama. The orders have been issued by Justice Cheborion Barishaki. It should be noted that […]

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Cop Put Out Of Action by Colleagues in Sembabule

Cop Put Out Of Action by Colleagues in Sembabule By Serestino Tusingwire Policemen in Sembabule district shot and killed their colleague identified as Vicent Ssemivumbi attached to Lwebitakuli police post, while chasing a group of people suspected to have been terrorizing residents in the greater Masaka region. The police officer was killed when his colleagues […]

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IGP Kayihura Names Kaweesi Successor

IGP Kayihura Names Kaweesi Successor By Serestino Tusingwire Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura has appointed Interpol boss Asan Kasingye the new Police spokesperson, replacing the fallen AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi. Kahihura also appointed Kasingye the Chief Political Commissar. According to the handwritten letter directed to all police units, Kayihura has replaced Afande Kasingye with […]

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Oil Cash Probe Committee Gets One-month Extension

Oil Cash Probe Committee Gets One-month Extension By Serestino Tusingwire The select committee probing the Shs6 billion bonus given to government to shots for their alleged participation in an oil case against Heritage oil company, has been given another month to continue their investigations. The committee was given two months effective of 15th January, 2017 […]

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Top Muslim Clerics in Terrible Fear after Kaweesi Murder

Top Muslim Clerics in Terrible Fear after Kaweesi Murder By Serestino Tusingwire Some of the Muslim clerics whose names are on an alleged hit list prepared by unknown people now fear that their lives could be in even more danger following the killing of senior police officer Andrew Felix Kaweesi last week. Deputy Head of […]

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Ingrid Drags Nsereko to Court over Defamation

Ingrid Drags Nsereko to Court over Defamation By Serestino Tusingwire The FDC’s iron lady, Ingrid Turinawe dragged the Kampala central MP Muhammad Nsereko to court accusing him of uttering defamatory words against her by saying that she is the mastermind in the infamous pig protests at parliament. According to Ingrid, Nsereko while appearing to one […]

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All Set For Ug Health & Fitness Fun Expo

All Set For Ug Health & Fitness Fun Expo By Serestino Tusingwire All is set for the first ever Ug Health and Fitness Fun Expo which is slated to take place on Sunday 26th March, 2017 at Uganda Museum. The event is organized by the East Africa book of records. According to one of the […]

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Gov’t Sued over Failure to Regulate Abortions

Gov’t Sued over Failure to Regulate Abortions By Serestino Tusingwire Prof. Ben Twinomugisha and Dr. Rose Nakayi (Makerere law dons), together with a civil society health rights advocates from the Centre for Human Rights and Development (CEHURD),  have asked constitutional court to order cabinet and parliament to immediately pass a law  regulating abortions so as […]

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Uganda’s Wafula Appointed Rwanda Rugby Team Coach

Uganda’s Wafula Appointed Rwanda Rugby Team Coach By Emmanuel Sekago Hubert Wafula, a former rugby national team player has been appointed as the coach of the Rwanda national rugby team on a short-term contract, according to the local rugby federation secretary general, Tharcisse Kamanda. “Rwanda has hired him initially for two months to prepare the […]

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MPs want Guns, Bod­aboda Industry Reg­u­la­ted

MPs want Guns, Bod­aboda Industry Reg­u­la­ted By Serestino Tusingwire A sec­tion of leg­is­la­tors have tasked gov­ern­ment to set strin­gent mea­sures to reg­u­late the firearms and com­mer­cial mo­tor­cy­cle rid­ers in­dus­try. The leg­is­la­tors call fol­lowed the grue­some murder of As­sis­tant Inspec­tor Gen­eral of Police (AIGP) and Po­lice spokesper­son, An­drew Fe­lix Kaweesi. Kaweesi, to­gether with his body­guard, Ken­neth Erau and […]

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Ugandans Bash Police over Sketches of Wanted Criminals

Ugandans Bash Police over Sketches of Wanted Criminals By Serestino Tusingwire Police in Kampala released sketches of the men suspected of killing police spokesperson Andrew Kaweesi and two of his colleagues, hours after the grisly shooting on Friday. The posters of the wanted men have been pinned up in many areas around Kampala. While doing […]

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Muslims Mourn Kaweesi, ask for Operation Against Illegal Guns

Muslims Mourn Kaweesi, ask for Operation Against Illegal Guns By Serestino Tusingwire Muslim leaders have asked government to institute a special operation against illegal guns across the country, following the gruesome murder of police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi. Kaweesi was on Friday shot by unknown assailants who were riding on motorcycles a few meters from […]

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M7 Condemns Kaweesi Murder, Wants Security Cameras Installed Everywhere

M7 Condemns Kaweesi Murder, Wants Security Cameras Installed Everywhere The president of Uganda H.E Yoweri K Museveni has strongly condemned the murder of Police Spokesperson Andrew Felix Kawesi by the yet to be known assailants. According to the statement released from the office of the president this afternoon, Museveni has directed the immediate installation of […]

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Magufuli Axes Journalists Over Trump Saga

Magufuli Axes Journalists Over Trump  Saga By Our Reporter Tanzanian president John Pombe Magufuli is every annoyed and has fired 9 journalists from the nation’s main broadcaster Tanzania Broadcasting Service (TBS). The crime the 9 journalists committed was publishing a story indicating that US president Donald Trump  had commended Magufuli for the work he is […]

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Kayihura Vows To ‘Hunt’ Kaweesi Killers

Kayihura Vows To ‘Hunt’ Kaweesi Killers The Inspector General of Police, Kale Kayinura has vowed to hunt the assailants that have this morning gunned down AIGP Adrew Felix Kaweesi. Kaweesi has been shot dead this morning alongside two other policemen as he was driving off from his home in Kulambiro, Ntinda a city suburb of […]

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Ugandans Mourn Fallen Kaweesi

Ugandans Mourn Fallen Kaweesi After the untimely death of Andrew Felix Kawesi, the Uganda Police spokesperson, many Ugandans have come out to give their sincere condolence messages to the family of the deceased. Among the very first people to comment was the former FDC presidential candidate, Col. Dr Kizza Besigye who said; “He was intelligent. […]

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