mwijujye

FDC to take M7 to ICC over Rwenzururu Palace Attack

FDC to take M7 to ICC over Rwenzururu Palace Attack By Serestino Tusingwire Forum for Democratic Change party leaders have threatened to file a case to International Criminal Court against President Museveni accusing him of ordering for the attack on the Rwenzururu kingdom palace. While holding prayers for the victims of massacre on Thursday at […]

Read More
cow5

Nyanjura, Munyagwa & Segirinya Arrested at Makerere University

Nyanjura, Munyagwa & Segirinya Arrested at Makerere University By Serestino Tusingwire The Makerere University Lord Councilor, Doreen Nyanjura, Kawempe Lord Councilor Segirinya Mohammad and MP Mubarak Munyagwa, have been arrested at Makerere University as they were trying to hold a fundraiser meeting at Freedom Square. The trio have been arrested and taken Central Police Station […]

Read More
cow1

Police Blocks Besigye & His Cow

Police Blocks Besigye & His Cow By Serestino Tusingwire Police this morning blocked FDC’s Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye from leaving his home in Kasangati to attend a fundraiser meeting with former Makerere University guild presidents at the freedom square. “Am being blocked from delivering my contribution of Guernsey Cow and Shs3m. Will find a way!! Meantime, […]

Read More
matembe

Ofwono Opondo Should be Castrated – Matembe

Ofwono Opondo Should be Castrated – Matembe By Serestino Tusingwire Former Minister and human rights activist Miria Matembe has attacked the government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo for his continued non objective analysis of government issues. While appearing on NBS TV’s Frontline on Thursday evening, on a topical discussion ‘Understanding the Kasese clashes,’ the two ended up […]

Read More
winnie-kizza

M7 Automatically Qualifies To Be A Dictator — Winnie Kiiza

M7 Automatically Qualifies To Be A Dictator — Winnie Kiiza By Serestino Tusingwire The Kasese district Woman MP and the leader of opposition in  Parliament, Winnie Kiiza has said that president Yoweri Museveni automatically qualifies to be named a dictator. In saying this, Winnie was referring to the way government handled the issue of Rwenzururu […]

Read More
omusinga2

Mumbere To Blame For Kasese Massacre – Mukula

Mumbere To Blame For Kasese Massacre – Mukula By Serestino Tusingwire Captain Mike Mukula has blamed the recent Kasese clashes on the failure by the Rwenzururu King, Charles Wesley Mumbere to heed to the government’s directives to surrender the Royal Guards. It is worth noting that early this year, an armed group attacked the  police and […]

Read More
Prof Barya

Baryamureeba Bashes MPs over ‘Open Makerere’ Fundraiser Campaign

Baryamureeba Bashes MPs over ‘Open Makerere’ Fundraiser Campaign By Serestino Tusingwire Former Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba has Bashed MPs over ‘Open Makerere’ Fundraiser Campaign aimed at raising Shs28bn to clear academic staff’s arrears. The MPs led by the Ntungamo Municipality MP Gerald Karuhanga, reason that this could be the only way to […]

Read More
massacre

NRM Youth To Protest Kasese Massacre, Demand Action

NRM Youth To Protest Kasese Massacre, Demand Action By Venenscias Kiiza National Resistance Movement youth leaders together with others from different political parties under their umbrella Interparty Youth Platform have threatened countrywide protests if government does not come out to explain circumstances that led to the recent Kasese turmoil. They are of the view that […]

Read More
park

Shun M7 Handouts — S. Korea Ambassador Tells Ugandans

Shun M7 Handouts — S. Korea Ambassador Tells Ugandans By Venenscias Kiiza The South Korean Ambassador to Uganda Park Jong-Dae has asked Ugandans to shun the begging culture and embrace Agriculture, Education and as well enhance projects monitoring and implementation if they are to get out of the poverty cycle. Park has since asked Ugandans […]

Read More
omusi1

Mumbere’s Mother asks Police the whereabouts of Palace Animals

Mumbere’s Mother asks Police the whereabouts of Palace Animals As many are still wondering about the number of people who died in Kasese massacre, it has been learnt that all domestic animals that were reared in the palace are nowhere to be seen. The mother of Charles Wesley Mumbere, the Rwenzururu king yesterday asked police […]

Read More
winnie-kizza

Kasese MPs hire lawyers Rescue Mumbere

Kasese MPs hire lawyers Rescue Mumbere By Serestino Tusingwire Members of Parliament from the troubled Rwenzori region have hired a total of 15 lawyers to secure bail for the incarcerated Rwenzururu King, Charles Wesley Mumbere. Winnie Kiiza, the leader of opposition in parliament also Kasese woman MP, said it’s their obligation as Kasese MPs to […]

Read More
fund

MPs Fundraise For Makerere Re-Opening

MPs Fundraise For Makerere Re-Opening By Serestino Tusingwire Members of parliament have joined the fundraising campaign to raise the Shs28bn to clear Makerere university academic staff incentive arrears and have the institution reopened. The fundraising campaign is championed by former Makerere university guild presidents including Ntungamo Municipality MP Gerald Karuhanga, Female MP Anna Adeke and […]

Read More
road1

Construction Firm Drags UNRA to court over Breach of Contract, Demands Shs20bn

Construction Firm Drags UNRA to court over Breach of Contract, Demands Shs20bn By Serestino Tusingwire A Road Construction Company has dragged Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) to the Commercial Court accusing it of illegally terminating its contract. M4 investments Ltd allegedly signed a contract with UNRA to maintain 48 selected roads in Amudat district but […]

Read More
justice-wilson-musene

Justice Musene Transferred To Mpigi

Justice Musene Transferred To Mpigi By Serestino Tusingwire The Judiciary on Tuesday evening announced a reshuffle of judges that saw the renowned Kampala High Court Judge Wilson Masalu Musene transferred to high court circuit in Mpigi. Justice Musene has been the head of Criminal Division in Kampala High Court and is known for handling sensitive […]

Read More
Police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi said no procession will be allowed on Entebbe road

Police Release Corpses of Kasese Massacre

Police Release Corpses of Kasese Massacre By Serestino Tusingwire Police has finally allowed families of victims of Kasese violence to identify and take their relatives’ bodies for burial. Speaking to media in Kasese on Wednesday morning, the Police Spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi said four police pathologists led by Dr. Moses Byaruhanga carried out the postmortem […]

Read More
abdu-katuntu

Parliament Recovers Shs1.8bn from Chinese Firm

Parliament Recovers Shs1.8bn from Chinese Firm By Serestino Tusingwire The Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has today recovered UGX1.8bn from a Chinese Construction company for the ‘work never done’ along Vurra-Arua-Koboko Road. Addressing the media at Parliament, the committee chairperson Abdu Katuntu said that the money in question had been paid […]

Read More
omusinga2

DPP Mike Chibita Wants Mumbere To Be Tried In Jinja

DPP Mike Chibita Wants Mumbere To Be Tried In Jinja By Serestino Tusingwire The Director of Public Prosecution Mike Chibita has requested the chief justice to shift Mumbere’s trial case from Kasese to Jinja to avoid disturbances. In a statement directed to Chief Justice Chambers in Kampala, the DPP asked the Chief Justice to express […]

Read More
mumbere

Rwenzururu King Mumbere Charged With Murder

Rwenzururu King Mumbere Charged With Murder By Serestino Tusingwire The Omusinga Wa Rwenzururu, Charles Wesley Mumbere has been charged with murder and remanded to Nalufenya prison until 13th December, 2016. Appearing before Jinja Chief Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday afternoon, the Omusinga wasn’t given a chance to defend himself and was remanded as investigations continue. Mumbere was […]

Read More
mubs

MUBS petition Kadaga over closure of Makerere

MUBS petition Kadaga over closure of Makerere By Serestino Tusingwire Makerere University Business School has today petitioned the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga seeking parliament’s intervention into the matters of Makerere University main campus which is currently closed. According to MUBS Academic Staff Chairperson, Prof. Arthur Ahimbisibwe, the closure of Makerere University directly affects MUBS […]

Read More
odos

Finally Gov’t Breaks Silence on Kasese Massacre

Finally Gov’t Breaks Silence on Kasese Massacre GOVERNMENT STATEMENT ON THE SECURITY SITUATION IN THE RWENZORI REGION INTRODUCTION As you may be aware by now, His Highness Charles Wesley Mumbere, the Omusinga of Rwenzururu was arrested from his palace on 27th November 2016 by the police in a joint security operation. This was as a […]

Read More

News From The Rest Of The Wold

Loading...