Plot To Assasinate State House Bosses Exposed

Plot To Assasinate State House Bosses Exposed By Our Reporters Credible reports have indicated that assailants have for sometime been plotting to bump off at least two of the most influential aides to President Museveni. The aides are being targeted because of their political significance to Museveni and most importantly because of the way such […]

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Kabaka Claims State H’se Land Title

Kabaka Claims State H’se Land Title By Our Reporters The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi has laid claim on part of the land on which Entebbe State House sits. Reliable sources say that Kabaka’s claim was laid a few months ago and President Museveni, the Entebbe State House occupant, upon verification accepted the claim […]

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TORTURED MAYOR: Kayihura Grills Top Police Spies, Storms Out of Meet

TORTURED MAYOR: Kayihura Grills Top Police Spies, Storms Out of Meet Top Police Bosses Face Axe By Stuart Yiga The Inspector General of Police-General Kale Kayihura on Thursday summoned his top spies on short notice to attend a crisis meeting that was held at Naguru-Katalemwa. The matter on agenda was concerning the matter of Kamwenge […]

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Shock As Police Hand Over ‘Suspects’ Children to Wrong Parents

Shock As Police Hand Over ‘Suspects’ Children to Wrong Parents By Stuart Yiga  After handing over 13 children back to the family of Abdu Rashid Jamil Walukagga Mbaziira a resident of Namasengere village in Mukono District on Thursday, another controversial group of people have come up claiming for the same children. “Originally, police thought all […]

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Kid Hit by Electricity Pole, to Lose Arm

Kid Hit by Electricity Pole, to Lose Arm By Stuart Yiga Angela Serubiri, a minor who was on 6th May, 2017, hit by a rotten electricity pole in Kinaawa-Nateete, a Kampala City suburb in Lubaga Division, is going to lose her arm, Red pepper has learnt. According to the kid’s father Michael Katende, his kid sustained […]

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Stella Nyanzi Challenges Order to Undergo Mental Health Tests

Stella Nyanzi Challenges Order to Undergo Mental Health Tests Makerere University Researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi has asked Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate, James Ereemye to halt proceedings in her criminal case until the Constitutional Court pronounces itself on a petition she filed challenging the Mental Treatment Act. The Mental Treatment Act was used by the […]

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Infrastructure, Oil to Push Uganda Growth To 6-6.5 Pct – IMF

Infrastructure, Oil to Push Uganda Growth To 6-6.5 Pct – IMF Uganda’s economy will reach growth rates of between 6 and 6.5 percent within three to four years if energy and transportation infrastructure projects are completed and oil starts flowing, an International Monetary Fund official said on Wednesday. The east African country is implementing several […]

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Joy Kabatsi, Sempijja Clash Over Agric Ministry Roles

Joy Kabatsi, Sempijja Clash Over Agric Ministry Roles By John V Sserwaniko All isn’t well at the Entebbe-based Ministry of Agriculture headed by Vincent Sempijja deputized by Joy Kabatsi (Animal Industry) among other deputies. Reliable sources have revealed that the two political leaders have lately been uneasy towards each other over a number of issues […]

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Muhwezi Wife, Santa Anzo Fight For Juicy Agoa Post

Muhwezi Wife, Santa Anzo Fight For Juicy Agoa Post By John V Sserwaniko A bitter war has erupted between Senior AGOA Presidential Advisor Susan Muhwezi and youthful fashion entrepreneur Santa Anzo who trades under the Arapapa Models. Anzo stands accused of using her company to gain unlimited access to the President from whom she has […]

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State H’se Bosses Furious As M7 Splashes 300m On Sekandi Mum Burial

State H’se Bosses Furious As M7 Splashes 300m On Sekandi Mum Burial By Our Reporters Stung by public anger directed at them each time Comptroller Lucy Nakyobe carries her bowl to Parliament begging for supplementary funding, State House aides have lately been engaged in a debate. The debate, mostly restricted to offices where they work […]

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UPDF Refutes Torture Claims on Lt. Mwaale

UPDF Refutes Torture Claims on Lt. Mwaale The Uganda People’s Defence Forces have refuted allegations by Lt. John Junior Mwaale that he was tortured and badly treated at the time of arrest and during imprisonment. According UPDF spokesperson, Brig. Richard Karemire, Lt. Mwaale was arrested in the wee hours of 6th Feb 2015 over allegations […]

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UCC Cleared on UTL Saga

UCC Cleared on UTL Saga By Our Reporters In their 98 pages report into the UTL saga, MPs have cleared UCC boss Godfrey Mutabazi of conflict of interest allegations previously made against him. Signed by Chua West’s Okin Ojara, Mbarara’s Micheal Tusiime, Luwero’s Lillian Nakate, Rubabo’s Paula Turyahikayo, Busiki County’s Paul Akamba and Ruhinda’s Thormas […]

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Economic Growth Stagnates, As World Bank Offers Shs500bn

Economic Growth Stagnates, As World Bank Offers Shs500bn By John V Sserwaniko While interacting with journalists on Monday, PSST Keith Muhakanizi and World Bank Country Manager Christina Malmberg Calvo reflected on Uganda’s economic growth rate which for the last so many years has stagnated at 3.5%. The duo agreed the stagnated low growth rate is […]

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EC’s 100m Splits UPC

EC’s 100m Splits UPC Party secretariat chief administrator Higenyi Kemba confirms there is renewed war at Uganda House, UPC Headquarters. This time the split has nothing to do with Olara Otunnu but it’s within Akena’s own faction to the extent that a group led by veteran Higenyi Kemba wants Akena out. They accuse him of […]

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Busoga Royals Report Namuganza to M7

Busoga Royals Report Namuganza to M7 A group of Busoga royals recently met the President and denounced junior lands minister Persis Namuganza. They told the President that Namuganza is a disputed princess and royal member whose palace credentials have always been exaggerated. The princesses were furious that Namuganza had vehemently opposed Kyabazinga Gabula’s appointment as […]

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Hu­man Rights Com­mit­tee Pro­duces Con­flict­ing Re­ports on Nalufenya

Hu­man Rights Com­mit­tee Pro­duces Con­flict­ing Re­ports on Nalufenya The Par­lia­men­tary Com­mit­tee on Hu­man Rights during the Tuesday plenary pro­duced two con­flict­ing reports on the al­leged torture of sus­pects at Nalufenya po­lice de­ten­tion fa­cil­ity, spark­ing de­bate on the mat­ter. One was sub­mit­ted by the Chair of the Hu­man Rights Com­mit­tee and an­other ‘mi­nor­ity re­port.’ In the […]

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Rugunda invites Harvard, MIT to set up base in Uganda

Rugunda invites Harvard, MIT to set up base in Uganda Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has invited Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), two of the leading American Universities to develop and deepen collaboration with Ugandan institutions in the areas of education, research and innovation. Prime Minister Rugunda who is in Boston for a […]

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Has Ugandan Rebel Leader Joseph Kony Been Defeated?

Has Ugandan Rebel Leader Joseph Kony Been Defeated? The international hunt for Joseph Kony seems to be over, but the notorious rebel leader, who was first chased from his native Uganda to South Sudan and then to the Central African Republic, is still at large. In 2011, lobbying led by US charity Invisible Children prompted […]

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What I Com­mu­ni­cated Was Not Personal De­ci­sion – Tumwe­baze

What I Com­mu­ni­cated Was Not Personal Decision – Tumwe­baze In­for­ma­tion and ICT Min­is­ter, Frank Tumwe­baze has de­nied al­le­ga­tions that he de­fied a di­rec­tive by Parlia­ment call­ing for ex­ten­sion of simcard ver­i­fi­ca­tion exercise. Tumwe­baze was last week ac­cused by the Speaker, Re­becca Kadaga, of con­tempt of Par­lia­ment af­ter he an­nounced on Fri­day that gov­ern­ment would switch […]

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M7’s Cabinet Full Of Rats – MPs

M7’s Cabinet Full Of Rats – MPs By Prisca Wanyenya MPs have lashed out at President Yoweri Museveni’s pregnant cabinet arguing that it is simply rat infested, with the Ministers having no clue on what their duties are. “The problem in our Government is like having very many rats that can’t dig a hole,” those […]

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