PHOTOS: Arrests, Bullets, Tear gas, Rock Kampala As M7 Seeks to Extend Rule

PHOTOS: Arrests, Bullets, Tear gas, Rock Kampala As M7 Seeks to Extend Rule Ugandan police fired teargas and bullets on Thursday to disperse demonstrators who had gathered to march towards parliament to protest against draft legislation that could extend Museveni’s rule. The move to amend the constitution has met widespread resistance from activists, civil society […]

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Malicious Judge Attributes Wrong H’se To Mulyagonja

Malicious Judge Attributes Wrong H’se To Mulyagonja By John V Sserwaniko New information has emerged showing how envy and desire to be as materially successful as the IGG Irene Mulyagonja, and her 2 deputies, led some of the senior judicial officers to endorse the recent strike that paralyzed judicial work across the country. Arguing they […]

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Muhakanizi, Tumwebaze Letters Spark Chaos In Government

Muhakanizi, Tumwebaze Letters Spark Chaos In Government By Our Reporters Last Thursday 14th September, PSST Keith Muhakanizi wrote to MDs/CEOs of all government Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) directing them to immediately begin purchasing all their internet and telecom services from UTL. He indicated this was important to support the recovery process of UTL which […]

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Africell Pumps 50 Million In Maro’s Nziranago Concert

Africell Pumps 50 Million In Maro’s Nziranago Concert To put up a good show, everyone needs enough money to see to it that everything goes on as planned and not like other event organizers who end up in jail because they have not cleared service providers. What happened to Maro before his show is what […]

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Age Limit: How M7 Lost Round 1

Age Limit: How M7 Lost Round 1 By John V Sserwaniko The much awaited parliamentary sitting to hear MP Raphael Magyezi’s case regarding the private member’s bill he intends to sponsor occurred yesterday and clearly a number of new facts emerged. One was that, much as he has numbers and therefore upper hand, President Museveni […]

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Army Air-force Boss Dies in Accident

Army Air-force Boss Dies in Accident Col. David Katorogo the 201 Air Defence Commander died on 20 Sept 2017 after a motor accident. He was travelling to his home District of Kyenjojo with part of his family. The incident occurred along Mubende-Kampala highway, just between Kyenda and Kiganda. He will always be remembered for his […]

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M7, UK’s Boris Johnson Discuss South Sudan, Burundi Matters

M7, UK’s Boris Johnson Discuss South Sudan, Burundi Matters President Yoweri Museveni has held candid talks with the United Kingdoms Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on the situation in Somalia, South Sudan and Burundi, telling him there must be a more serious concerted effort to flush out and stop Al-Shabaab militants from Somalia and called for […]

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Lack of ideology cause of South Sudan crisis – M7

 Lack of ideology cause of South Sudan crisis – M7 President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said that the conflict in South Sudan is caused by lack of ideology and politicians who push forward identity politics and forget the interests of the people. “Identity is important but it should not be promoted at the expense of […]

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Menstruation Does Not Mean Early Marriage For Girl Child – M7

Menstruation Does Not Mean Early Marriage For Girl Child – M7 President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has called for the economic empowerment of young girls if child marriages are to end. The President who was accompanied by the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Janet Kataaha Museveni was today speaking at a high level […]

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M7, World Leaders Meet Trump Over UN Reforms

M7, World Leaders Meet Trump Over UN Reforms President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda supports President Donald Trumps political declaration on UN reforms, which aim at creating a more lean and efficient institution. “Trump is pushing for the United Nations to be efficient in its peace keeping processes, be more focused and have more achievable […]

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Anti-Age Limit Youths Caged

Anti-Age Limit Youths Caged Police yesterday arrested over 10 youths for staging an illegal rally to oppose a planned constitutional amendment to allow President Yoweri Museveni, one of the world’s longest serving rulers, to run for a fresh term. Police spokesman Emirian Kayima said the youths were detained in the capital Kampala as they mobilised […]

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Kadaga On the Spot As Age Limit Debate Starts This Week

Kadaga On the Spot As Age Limit Debate Starts This Week As the debate over the scrapping of age limits on the presidency officially gets underway, the spotlight will now turn to the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga. She is an arbiter between those opposed to age caps and proponents of the limit. Those against […]

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Tuskys Takes Over Nakumatt

Tuskys Takes Over Nakumatt Tuskys Supermarket has reached an agreement to save troubled family owned retailer Nakumatt Supermarkets, after the chain appeared to be heading for closure. It is reported that the two will remain separate entities but Tuskys will take over the management of Nakumatt, its biggest historical competitor. In addition to that, the Atul Shah family […]

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Gov’t To Roll Out Dual Citizenship Registration In Diaspora

Gov’t To Roll Out Dual Citizenship Registration In Diaspora LONDON: The government through the Ministries of Internal Affairs and Foreign Affairs will roll out the registration of Ugandans living in the diaspora for dual citizenship. This was revealed by the Rt. Hon Speaker Rebecca Kadaga following complaints by Ugandans living in the United Kingdom that […]

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Age Limit Financiers Exposed; As Ex-Besigye Aides Dominate Controversial Caucus Session

Age Limit Financiers Exposed; As Ex-Besigye Aides Dominate Controversial Caucus Session How MPs plotted move to lift presidential age limit By John V Sserwaniko Even when it was widely expected that NRM MPs would easily build consensus to scrap age limits in the Constitution, yesterday events at Parliament took many by surprise. 250 MPs met […]

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Age Limit Debate: Unmasking The Myths And The Falsehoods

Age Limit Debate: Unmasking The Myths And The Falsehoods By John V Sserwaniko The campaign to scrap age limit in the Constitution to enable President Museveni rule in perpetuity is in high gear and quite expectedly it has sparked a very polarizing debate. Unlike in 2005 when there was uncertainty (until each MP got Shs5m) […]

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AUDIO: Kiyingi Announces Pupu Demo Over Age Limit

AUDIO: Kiyingi Announces Pupu Demo Over Age Limit Exiled cardiologist Dr Aggrey Kiyingi through his Change Uganda pressure group has announced a pupu demonstration that will see Parliament and other public places dirtened and smeared with feaces as a way of showing displeasure with the impending scrapping of age limit in the constitution. The announcement […]

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M7 Faces Pupu Demo Over Age Limit Saga

M7 Faces Pupu Demo Over Age Limit Saga By Pepper reporter The resolution by the 250 NRM MPs to scrap age limit in the Constitution on Tuesday left many Ugandans resigned and feeling very vulnerable. However, this isn’t the case with a group of youthful political activists who have reacted by creating a pressure group […]

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Age Limit Debate: Unmasking The Myths And The Falsehoods

Age Limit Debate: Unmasking The Myths And The Falsehoods By John V Sserwaniko The campaign to scrap age limit in the Constitution to enable President Museveni rule in perpetuity is in high gear and quite expectedly it has sparked a very polarizing debate. Unlike in 2005 when there was uncertainty (until each MP got Shs5m) […]

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UWOPA Boss Resigns Over MP Amoding

UWOPA Boss Resigns Over MP Amoding The coordinator of Uganda Women’s Parliamentary Association (UWOPA) Betty Lyamuremye has resigned ‘citing’ intrigue and sabotage from the top leadership. Betty Lyamuremye has been serving as the coordinator of this Association that champions the rights of Ugandan women. Information has it that sexy Lyamuremye tendered in her resignation letter about […]

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