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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Crime Preventer Feasts On 7 Year Old, Arrested

Crime Preventer Feasts On 7 Year Old, Arrested Caleb Tabaro a resident of Ntungamo district has been arrested and detained at Ntungamo police post for defiling a 7 year old girl. According to the Ntungamo District Police Commander, Baker Kawonawo, on Tuesday, the victim’s sister reported the matter to police after seeing her getting out […]

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Red Cross In 26bn Debt Hole

Red Cross In 26bn Debt Hole The Uganda Red Cross is selling off its prime properties around the country to recover from a 26billion financial hole caused by years of mismanagement by previous bosses. Allegations of plunder, fraud and outright theft have been flying around forcing the charity organization to dismiss its management team a […]

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Wealthy Herbalist Attacked, Cheats Death

Wealthy Herbalist Attacked, Cheats Death A popular city herbalist survived death on Saturday night after unknown thugs broke into his house in Kasenge-Kikajjo zone, Wakiso district. Sheikh Rashid Lukwago, who deals in herbal solutions for people with sexual problems and other ailments, is living in fear after the said thugs vandalized his house and property, but never took […]

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Thugs break Into Mukono DPC’s Gun Violence Victim

Thugs break Into Mukono  DPC’s Gun Violence Victim Seeta: A group of unidentified thugs on Saturday night broke into the house of Emma Khauka, a Kyambogo University lecturer who was a few days back allegedly shot by Mukono District Police Commander (DPC) SP Boniface Kinyera. Khauka is nursing gunshot wounds he sustained after being allegedly shot in […]

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Three Nabbed In Possession of Ivory worth Billions

Three Nabbed In Possession of Ivory worth Billions Three people believed to be citizens of Liberia and Guinea Bissau were on Sunday arrested after they were found in illegal possession of Ivory worth billions of shillings. According to Uganda Wildlife Authority spokesperson Gessa Simplicious, the suspects were arrested from one of the city suburbs with […]

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Man Arrested For Stealing Hospital Autoclave

Man Arrested For Stealing Hospital Autoclave   By Andrew Cohen Amvesi Police in Arua have arrested a driver attached to Arua regional referral hospital over allegations of stealing an Autoclave machine which has for long, been used for sterilization in maternity ward. Nathan Oluka was on Thursday picked by police flying squad from the hospital […]

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Policeman Kills Wife and Commits Suicide

Policeman Kills Wife and Commits Suicide By Serestino Tusingwire A police officer has killed himself after shooting his wife dead in an incident that took place at Nsambya police barracks earlier today. Godfrey Sabiti, who was attached to the VIP Protection unit, is said to had signed for his gun explaining that he was setting […]

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Kanyamunyus Finally Committed to High Court for Trial

Kanyamunyus Finally Committed to High Court for Trial By Serestino Tusingwire The Director of Public Prosecutions has directed that three people accused of the murder of a social worker Kenneth Akena in November 2016 be committed to the High Court for trial. Matthew Kanyamunyu, his brother Joseph Kanyamunyu and Cynthia Munwangari appeared before Nakawa Grade One […]

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Jamil Mukulu Expected in Jinja Court Today

Jamil Mukulu Expected in Jinja Court Today By Serestino Tusingwire The incarcerated former Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) leader, Jamil Mukulu is expected to appear before Jinja High Court today for hearing of numerous charges against him. Jinja chief magistrate court presided over John Francis Kaggwa on December 29, 2016, adjourned the hearing of a case […]

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Jamil Mukulu to Appear in Court on Monday

Jamil Mukulu to Appear in Court on Monday By Serestino Tusingwire The incarcerated former Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) leader, Jamil Mukulu is expected to appear in court in Jinja tomorrow for hearing of numerous charges against him. Jinja chief magistrate court presided over John Francis Kaggwa on December 29, 2016, adjourned the hearing of a […]

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Tragedy As ‘Revengers’ Torch 33 Homes In Nwoya District

Tragedy As ‘Revengers’ Torch 33 Homes In Nwoya District The merciless revenge attack that happened in Koch, Goma in Nwoya district left at least 33 households burnt to ashes. The revenge was carried out by the Aceng clan on Punok and Amaar clans whom they accused of killing five of their members in a house […]

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Lango Locals Sue Gov’t Over Karamojong Damages

Lango Locals Sue Gov’t Over Karamojong Damages By Milton Emmy Akwam George Mawa, the former Lira Municipality mayoral candidate together with 170 others have dragged government to Court for damages caused by the Karamojong cattle rustlers on their gardens. Mawa and others through their Lawyers Omara Innocent of Omara & Co. Advocates, Makmot Adam Kibwanga […]

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Akol in Hot Soup As Lawyer Moves To Sue Her Over Oil Money

Akol in Hot Soup As Lawyer Moves To Sue Her Over Oil Money By Serestino Tusingwire A top lawyer in Kampala has petitioned High Court seeking orders to sue the Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Doris Akol on behalf of those who chewed the Shs6bn as rewards. Isaac Ssemakadde of Legal Brains Trust […]

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Court To Hear Kanyamunyu Bail Application Today

Court To Hear Kanyamunyu Bail Application Today By Serestino Tusingwire Mathew Kanyamunyu, his brother Joseph and his girl friend Cynthia are today expected to appear before Kampala High Court for hearing of their bail application. Kanyamunyu who is the prime suspect in the murder of Keneth Akena, applied for bail in December and he’s hopeful […]

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