Mumbere, Wife Celebrate BD With Romance

Mumbere, Wife Celebrate BD With Romance The Omusinga Wa Rwenzururu Charles Wesley Mumbere  Irema Ngoma I yesterday celebrated his wife’s birthday in romantic style. According to our Snoops, Mumbere and his wife Nyabaghole Agnes Ithungu enjoyed a very romantic moment at his residence in Muyenga last evening during a private birthday bash he organized for her, although […]

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Education Ministry Is Cash-Strapped – Janet

Education Ministry Is Cash-Strapped – Janet  By Patrick Ocaido Adolescent school girls who cannot afford sanitary pads may have to continue using banana fibers a little longer as government says there is no money to purchase them. While addressing a press conference at State House, Nakasero yesterday, First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports […]

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Gen. Saleh Shuts Down Factory Over Losses

Gen. Saleh Shuts Down Factory Over Losses General Salim Saleh, the senior presidential advisor on defense and security has closed down a tomato-processing factory after it accumulated losses. Saleh, who is also President Museveni’s younger brother shut down the plant that has hitherto operated at Kapeeka in Nakaseke. His factory manager Tonny Kamwesiga said they […]

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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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Mak’s Ddumba Quits VC Race

Mak’s Ddumba Quits VC Race Makerere University will get a new Vice Chancellor and it won’t be the incumbent Prof John Ddumba-Ssentamu. Ddumba ruled himself out of the running for another term in office after what he called a flawed selection process. He said: “I’m a decent man and I mean my word. I have criticized […]

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Refugees not the Problem, Wrong Ideology is – M7

Refugees not the Problem, Wrong Ideology is – M7 President Yoweri Museveni in one of his most radically candid addresses on refugees told a special IGAD summit on Somalia that refugees are not the problem but the wrong ideology of sectarianism where people are divided along tribal, religious and other grounds is. “Africans are categorized […]

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M7 Killing the Country – State H’se Aide

M7 Killing the Country – State H’se Aide By John V Sserwaniko Aisha Kabanda, a senior State House aide on media management, has faulted her boss President Museveni saying he is inadvertently responsible for governance and management problems the country is currently facing. Speaking on Radio Simba’s Gasimbagane program that airs on Saturday morning, Kabanda […]

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M7, Muhamed discuss security in Somalia

M7, Muhamed discuss security in Somalia President Yoweri Museveni and his counterpart, the newly elected Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, have today held a bilateral meeting during which they discussed the security situation in the horn and development in Somalia. “I congratulate you on two counts; One, your recent victory as the new President of […]

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North Korea Ambassador Warns U.S On Uganda Cooperation

North Korea Ambassador Warns U.S On Uganda Cooperation  By Patrick Ocaido Ri Hung Guk, the chargé d’affaires a.i, of the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea (DPRK) Embassy, Kampala has warned Donald Trump’s U.S against interfering with Uganda’s cooperation. During an exclusive interview on Tuesday, Ri Hung Guk said that U.S should not attempt to antagonize […]

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Unveiling New Police Publicist

Unveiling New Police Publicist Asan Kasingye-the architect of Community Policing By John V Sserwaniko Some two years ago, Makerere students organized a party at Staff canteen during which they gave a trophy to IGP Gen Kale Kayihura christening him the title “Champion of Community Policing.” Started in UK in 1800s, Community Policing is about deepening […]

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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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Muk Don Brands NRM Die-Hards ‘Masqueraders’

Muk Don Brands NRM Die-Hards ‘Masqueraders’  By Venenscias Kiiza Dr. Ssimba Sallie Kayunga, a political science lecturer at Makerere University has, said that there is no any level of institutionalization in Uganda’s political parties, questioning the royalty of even the so-called National Resistance Movement (NRM) self-proclaimed supporters. He says there is a need to strengthen […]

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Uganda at ‘Breaking Point’ over Refugee Influx

Uganda at ‘Breaking Point’ over Refugee Influx The United Nations refugee agency says the huge number of people who’ve fled to Uganda from South Sudan has pushed the country to breaking point. Uganda currently hosts 800,000 refugees. Almost three-quarters of them have arrived since July. Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda said the unprecedented influx was placing […]

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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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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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LC Elections Put Off Until ‘Gov’t Finds The Money’

LC Elections Put Off Until ‘Gov’t Finds The Money’ The government has suspended the Local Council Election until a later date in the future because of financial constraints. According to published reports, Cabinet deliberated the matter earlier this week and resolved government did not have the money needed to undertake the process. Finance minister Matia Kasaija was tasked with […]

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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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Makerere Suspends Transcript Issuance Over Fake Marks

Makerere Suspends Transcript Issuance Over Fake Marks Makerere University has halted the processing of new academic transcripts until after an internal probe over fake marks is completed. This move was communicated to the public and the academic community at Makerere in a memo dated March 20th from the Academic Registrar Alfred Masikye Namoah. The memo reads: “Ahead […]

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Succession Not Urgent Issue – M7

Succession Not Urgent Issue – M7 President Museveni has spoken out on his succession plans saying whereas it is necessary, it is not an important topic for the time being. “We (NRM) are not a group that just begins to do something… When time comes, we shall talk about it, It is important but its time will […]

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