Mystery Shrouds Todwong Shooting

Mystery Shrouds Todwong Shooting Mystery continues to shroud the Saturday incident that saw the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Deputy Secretary General, Richard Todwong sustain a gunshot wound in the left leg. According to a statement issued by NRM SG Kasule Lumumba, on the evening of Saturday February 18th, 2017 while driving to his country […]

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Uganda Receives Shs90 Billion in Refugee Support

Uganda Receives Shs90 Billion in Refugee Support The government of Uganda has received Shs90 billion from the United Nations High Commission for Refugees to address the refugee crisis currently in the country. The minister for relief, disaster preparedness and refugees, Hillary Onek said that Uganda receives at least 4,000 South Sudan refugees daily. Minister Onek made […]

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Lango Votes New Paramount Chief amidst Anxiety

Lango Votes New Paramount Chief amidst Anxiety By Milton Emmy Akwam The long awaited day for electing in the new paramount chief of Lango has arrived. The ballot, according to organizers shall be held at Lango Cultural Foundation (Abila a’Lango) located in senior quarters, Central division in Lira Municipality. Vincent I. Oling, the chairperson Electoral […]

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BIG IS BIG! Ed Cheune In New Shs350m Wheels

BIG IS BIG! Ed Cheune In New Shs350m Wheels Edward Cheune alias Ed Cheune’s love for cars is truly insatiable. He purchases ride after the other , while giving them custom number plates. The latest we have is that South African based Ugandan the businessman has acquired new monster wheels Audi R8 believed to have […]

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EALA RACE: Kagingo Among Favourites As MPs Prepare To Vote

EALA RACE: Kagingo Among Favourites As MPs Prepare To Vote SoftPower Communications boss, Sarah Kagingo is among the favourites for the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) slots as ruling NRM lawmakers prepare to vote on Tuesday. Kagingo who is contesting for the second time on Saturday outlined her reasons for vying for a place in […]

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DTB Urges Customers On Financial Management

DTB Urges Customers On Financial Management Diamond Trust Bank has embarked on a drive to teach both its prospective and existing clients on financial management. During a meeting over the weekend with the employees of Kampala Pharmaceutical Industries in Ntinda, Emily Miti, the PR & Marketing Officer encouraged them  to always make a budget before […]

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NRM Divided As Kabanda Impresses On TV Political Show

NRM Divided As Kabanda Impresses On TV Political Show The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party is awash with discussion about one of its youthful leader’s performance on a local television station. David Kabanda, president of the Youth For National Salvation appeared on Kamwokya based NBS TV to discuss the upcoming LC1 election in the country. […]

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We Are Charged shs5000 a km For Ambulance Services – Expectant Mothers

We Are Charged shs5000 a km For Ambulance Services – Expectant Mothers By Andrew Cohen Amvesi Maracha Women in Maracha district, mainly expectant Mothers have come out to openly accuse their medical bosses of charging them for Ambulance services. According to the women, each expectant mother is asked to pay shs5, 000 per a kilometer […]

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Istanbul Reina nightclub attack ‘leaves 39 dead’

Istanbul Reina nightclub attack ‘leaves 39 dead’ At least 39 people, including 16 foreigners, have died in an attack on a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey’s interior minister has said. Suleyman Soylu also revealed police were still hunting for the “terrorist” who attacked the Reina nightclub at about 01:30 local time (22:30 GMT). For hours after […]

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Snow Falls In The Sahara Desert

Snow Falls In The Sahara Desert Incredible photos capture freak snowfall in the Sahara Desert, believed to be first time it has fallen on the unforgiving red dunes in almost 40 years. The largest hot desert on the planet, spanning 3,600,000 sq. mi. and many North Africa countries, is not the first place many would […]

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Phaneroo To Hold Historic Overnight

Phaneroo Set To Hold Historic Overnight By Alex Masereka Kampala and its surrounding suburbs are buzzing with talk of what is predicted to be an historic overnight prayer organised by Phaneroo ministry It has been two years since Phaneroo exploded onto the public scene; the ministry has captured the attention of the media, engaged the […]

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Grief As Hepatitis B Kills Seven In One family

Grief As Hepatitis B Kills Seven In One Family By Andrew Cohen Amvesi       Arua Flister Ifiru, 35, and Julie Orijaru, 40, have lived for more than ten years as family heads of a home in Obokoa village, Robu Parish, Kijomoro Sub County in Maracha district. This is after Hepatitis B struck the home, […]

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Kenya, World Bank Consider $150 Million Off-Grid Power Project

Kenya, World Bank Consider $150 Million Off-Grid Power Project Kenya and the World Bank are in talks about financing a $150 million solar-and-wind project in the country’s remote, off-grid northeastern region. “We anticipate firm positions on where this project will be situated,” before inviting international bidders to tender, Ben Chumo, the managing director of electricity […]

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Huawei Excites MTN Marathon Participants With Goodies And Smartphones

Huawei Excites MTN Marathon Participants With Goodies And Smartphones By Alex Masereka Huawei Uganda thrilled MTN Marathon attendees with an assortment of goodies and smartphones. The goodies which included Huawei Y3 Lite smartphones, phone holders, selfie sticks, note books and T-Shirts were awarded to participants who correctly answered questions on the Huawei brand during the […]

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Torn between army and rebels, S.Sudan refugees speak out

Torn between army and rebels, S.Sudan refugees speak out By Michael O’Hagan Yumbe (Uganda) (AFP) – South Sudanese refugees in Uganda have described being forced to flee soaring ethnic violence at the hands of the South Sudanese army while avoiding forced conscription into rebel forces. Hundreds of thousands of people have fled the world’s newest country […]

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UPDF, SFC Make Nomination List of Top 50 Sustainable Development Agencies

UPDF, SFC Make List of Top 50 Sustainable Development Agencies The Ugandan army, Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF), Special Forces Command and the country’s ministry of defence have been nominated for recognition the 2016 – 2017 Uganda Top50 Sustainable Development Agencies. Public Opinions recognise, award and accredit agencies which promotes and uphold international best practices […]

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REVEALED! Why Uganda Is A Model For Dealing With Refugees

REVEALED! Why Uganda Is A Model For Dealing With Refugees THIS week French authorities began clearing the “jungle”, a refugee camp in Calais that has become symbolic of the failures of Europe’s policies towards asylum-seekers and other migrants. In Calais as in much of the West, and indeed in most of the world, refugees have few […]

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Somalia’s Female Presidential Candidate: ‘If Contesting Means I die, So Be It’

Somalia’s Female Presidential Candidate: ‘If Contesting Means I die, So Be It’ Somalian presidential elections are set to take place at the end of November, and among the 18 candidates is Fadumo Dayib — the first female in the country’s history to run for president. Dayib, 44, is a refugee from Mogadishu, whose family sold […]

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BIZARRE! Nigerian Actress Fired For Hugging Music Star Classiq In Music Video

BIZARRE! Nigerian Actress Fired For Hugging Music Star Classiq In Video A leading Nigerian actress has been banned from the Hausa-language film industry because of her “immoral” behaviour, the main industry body says. Rahma Sadau caused offence by “hugging and cuddling” pop star Classiq in a video, it added. The industry, commonly known as Kannywood, has been […]

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Red Pepper’s Elisha Lands Miss Tourism Nomination

Red Pepper’s Elisha Lands Miss Tourism Nomination Ardent readers of the mighty red pepper must by now be familiar with the name Elisha Muloki. Yes, that baddest snapper who brings you the soupiest flesh in the snapped magazine. Good news is, the self-made photojournalist has landed a nomination in the Miss Tourism Uganda competition. You […]

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