MPs Want Gov­’t To Explain Growing Insecurity In The Country

MPs Want Gov­’t To Explain Growing Insecurity In The Country Mem­bers of Par­lia­ment have tasked the min­istry of In­ter­nal Af­fairs and that of Se­cu­rity to ex­plain the var­i­ous instance of in­se­cu­rity in the coun­try. This was raised to the at­ten­tion of the Deputy Speaker Ja­cob Oulanyah by Nansana Mu­nic­i­pal­ity MP Nsereko Wakay­ima who told the House […]

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Deputy RDC Survives Assassination

Deputy RDC Survives Assassination By Andrew Cohen Amvesi      Arua: Swaib Toko, the Arua Deputy RDC should thank Allah for saving him from a nasty assassination plot. Toko was nearly sent to his creator when a group of unknown gunmen invaded his home in Onialeku village, Pajulu Sub County in Arua district at about […]

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Former Employee Drags Mercy Corps Uganda To Court Over Inhumane Treatment

Former Employee Drags Mercy Corps Uganda To Court Over Inhumane Treatment By Milton Emmy Akwam LIRA: A former staff of Mercy Corps Uganda has sued the organisation for violation of her right and breach of contract. Felina Lodia Vicky dragged her former employer to Soroti High Court under Civil Suit No. 17 of 2017, seeking […]

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City Tycoon, Ntaganda On Spot Over Land Grabbing

City Tycoon, Ntaganda On Spot Over Land Grabbing City tycoon Ephraim Ntanganda has been accused by a 79 year old man of stealing his forest amounting to five hectares found in Wakiso district. Dezidelio Kasujja revealed this while appearing before the land commission of inquiry being chaired by Justice Catherine Bamugemeire. He has told the commission that Ntanganda connived […]

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East African Affairs Secretary Held Over Torture

East African Affairs Secretary Held Over UPDF Torture By Milton Emmy Akwam DOKOLO: Police in Dokolo district are keeping in custody one of the Principal Secretaries in the Ministry of East African Affairs over allegation that he tortured a UPDF officer and a civilian. Okuja James Ocen who’s also the director Dokolo Hotel in Dokolo […]

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Thugs Drop Letter Inside VP Ssekandi’s home, Ask him to Join Struggle to oust M7

Thugs Drop Letter Inside VP Ssekandi’s Home, Ask him to Join Struggle to oust M7 Thugs beat the heavy security at Vice President Edward Ssekandi’s home in Masaka and dropped anonymous letters, asking him to join the fight to overthrow President Yoweri Museveni. It is not clear how the thugs who claim to be “UPFF’ […]

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UPDF Man Survives Lynching for Stealing Cows

UPDF Man Survives Lynching for Stealing Cows By Milton Emmy Akwam ALEBTONG: A Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) man at the rank of private was on Tuesday morning well thumped by locals after he was netted parading in the market two cows he had allegedly stolen. Private Odongo Jimmy (service number 202250), smartly dressed in […]

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Court To Deliver Judgment on Kananura Case on Friday

Court To Deliver Judgment on Kananura Case on Friday By Serestino Tusingwire The High Court in Kampala has pushed to Friday this week the judgment in which rally car driver Andrew Desh Kananura is accused of murdering his employee Badru Katerega. The judgement was supposed to be passed today but, the High Court Deputy Registrar […]

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Court To Decide Desh Kananura Fate Today

Court To Decide Desh Kananura Fate Today High Court in Kampala is today expected to deliver a Judgment in a murder case against car rally driver Andrew Desh Kananura and 4 others. Last week two Court Assessors Rehema Babirye and Robert Kabuleeta advised Justice Joseph Murangira to acquit Kananura, saying although prosecution managed to prove […]

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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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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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Details about MUK Rape Emerge

Details about MUK Rape Emerge Makerere University, the Uganda’s fountain of wisdom is increasingly becoming a rape den, where lecturers rape students and male students rape female ones. Jeremiah Mukyemu, a medical student, was arrested on Saturday by Wandegeya police for allegedly raping Brenda Nakyejju, a second year student of Dance, Drama and Film, who […]

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Police Boss Netted Over Bribe

Police Boss Netted Over Bribe A senior Uganda Police Force (UPF) officer was on Tuesday night arrested in Tororo district for allegedly soliciting for a bribe from Chinese traders. Inspector of Police Yefusa Naraha, the Officer in Charge of Mera Police Station, was arrested for allegedly receiving a bribe of Shs500, 000 from Chinese traders. Naraha’s arrest […]

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Man Runs away with 2.7m Meant for ASP Baguma’s Operation

Man Runs away with 2.7m Meant for ASP Baguma’s Operation By Serestino Tusingwire A man whose name has not been identified has run away with UGX2670000 that police officers have been collecting to save the life of their colleague ASP Patrick Baguma who was due for an operation. C/ASP Patrick Baguma attached to Soroti Central […]

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Criminal Attacks Terrorize Residents in Greater Masaka Area

Criminal Attacks Terrorize Residents in Greater Masaka Area On the night of 31st March, unknown assailants armed with machetes and pangas attacked several villages in Masaka breaking into houses and hacking residents. Over 12 families have been attacked by the unknown gang terrorizing the district using machetes. Residents of Gayaza, Mwolo, Kisoso and Kyabakuza villages […]

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MYSTERY: Did Kaweesi Show Priest ‘I Will Kill You’ SMS?

MYSTERY: Did Kaweesi Show Priest ‘I Will Kill You’ SMS? Reports have emerged that murdered AIGP and former Police spokesman Felix Kaweesi, days before his murder, told a Catholic priest in confidence of a threat to kill him. The strange claim has not been verified and the priest has not been named but published reports have quoted […]

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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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ICC Sentences DRC’s Bemba to One-Year in Prison over Corruption

ICC Sentences DRC’s Bemba to One-Year in Prison over Corruption Former Democratic Republic of Congo Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba has been given a one-year sentence by the International Criminal Court for corruption to add to the 18 years that he is already serving for war crimes. Before his original trial was completed, Bemba and four others […]

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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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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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