Mumbere Files Fresh Bail Application

Mumbere Files Fresh Bail Application The incarcerated Rwenzururu King, Charles Wesley Mumbere has filed a fresh bail application before the Jinja High Court. In his second bail application, the king lists bail as his Constitutional right, his advanced age of 64 years and ill-health as some of the exceptional circumstances upon which court should  base […]

Read More

Gen. Saleh In Spotlight Over Foiled Attack On NRM HQs

Gen. Saleh In Spotlight Over Foiled Attack On NRM HQs -ATTACKERS TARGETTED SHS27.5BN M7 CASH BY PEPPER INTELLIGENCE UNIT Gen. Salim Saleh has been sucked into a dreadful saga in which a group of attackers comprising of NRA veterans tried to break into NRM head quarters. The party hochos at plot 10 Kyaddondo are now […]

Read More

Kabaziguruka Survives the Wrath of Court Martial As Constitutional Court Blocks the Case

Kabaziguruka Survives the Wrath of Court Martial As Constitutional Court Blocks the Case The Nakawa Municipality MP, Michael Kabaziguruka has survived facing the wrath of Court Martial’s Gen. Gutti after constitutional court issued an interim order halting the trial. This comes on the heel of Kabaziguruka’s application which he filed last year challenging the court […]

Read More

Museveni Defends Shs6bn Handshake

Museveni Defends Shs6bn Handshake By Serestino Tusingwire The president of Uganda H.E Yoweri K Museveni has defended the saga in which he directed the giving of Shs6bn to some government top shots as a reward. While speaking to NRM Caucus in Entebbe on Tuesday, Museveni said that the act was deliberate and it was only […]

Read More

Kanyamunyu, Co-Accused Return To Court Today

Kanyamunyu, Co-Accused Return To Court Today By Serestino Tusingwire Matthew Kanyamunyu, and two other suspects who are accused of being behind the infamous Lugogo Forest Mall shooting in which a one Keneth Akena was killed, are expected to re-appear before Nakawa Magistrates Court this morning. Matthew Kanyamunyu, his girlfriend Cynthia Munwangari and his brother Joseph […]

Read More

New EC Staff Swears in Today

New EC Staff Swears in Today By Serestino Tusingwire The newly appointed electoral commissioners are to officially take office today January 17. This will be after a swearing in ceremony that is scheduled to take place this morning at 9am at high court in Kampala. In November last year, President Yoweri Museveni appointed Court of […]

Read More

Why Oil Bonanza ‘Eaters’ are quiet

Why Oil Bonanza ‘Eaters’ are quiet By John V Sserwaniko If you have been one of those wondering why the beneficiaries of the Shs6bn 42 government officials-politicians and civil servants-shared for their participation in the recovery of capital gains tax involving Heritage Oil and GoU, just read this. Reliable sources have revealed that some of […]

Read More

New EC Staff to Swear in Tomorrow

New EC Staff to Swear in Tomorrow By Serestino Tusingwire The newly appointed electoral commissioners will be sworn in on Tuesday morning two months after being appointed. The function will take place at High Court in Kampala. In November last year, President Yoweri Museveni appointed Court of Appeal Judge Simon Mugenyi Byabakama to replace Kiggundu […]

Read More

Plenary to Resume after Kavuma’s Injunction Was Quashed

Plenary to Resume after Kavuma’s Injunction Was Quashed By Serestino Tusingwire Parliament is set to resume its plenary sittings on Wednesday this week after a short period of closure. In a statement released on Monday signed by clerk to parliament, Jane Kibirige, plenary sessions will resume on Wednesday at 2pm while all committee activities will […]

Read More

ARMY RESHUFFLES: How Will Gen Angina Be Remembered

ARMY RESHUFFLES: How Will Gen Angina Be Remembered By John V Sserwaniko Until this week defense reshuffle, Charles Angina was the Deputy Chief of Defense Forces (CDF). Knowledgeable sources say the very prayerful General cordially worked with his boss CDF Katumba Wamala. As DCDF, Angina busied himself frequently visiting army installations talking to soldiers acquainting […]

Read More

Besigye to Report to Court Today

Besigye to Report to Court Today By Serestino Tusingwire Opposition stronghold Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye is today expected to report to the High Court’s criminal division as one of the bail conditions for treason offences against him. Besigye is to report before Court’s registrar in charge of High Court criminal division. He was first ordered […]

Read More

Three dead, 30 Injured in Mbarara Car Accident

Three dead, 30 Injured in Mbarara Car Accident A fatal accident at Katebe along Mbarara- Ibanda highway has left 3 people dead and other 30 with severe injuries. The accident reportedly happened on Sunday morning at around 3am. According to the traffic police in the area, the accident was caused by a speeding Canter that […]

Read More

Kasese MPs Condemn Mumbere’s Re-arrest

Kasese MPs Condemn Mumbere’s Re-arrest By Serestino Tusingwire Members of Parliament from Rwenzori Region have condemned the re-arrest of Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere. Mumbere who had just been released on bail by High court in Jinja on Friday, was re-arrested by police and is currently detained at Nalufenya police station in Jinja. MPs led […]

Read More

Mumbere Re-arrested Shortly After Being Granted Bail

Mumbere Re-arrested Shortly After Being Granted Bail The Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere has this evening been re-arrested shortly after he was granted bail by Jinja High Court. Mumbere has reportedly been dragged out the official vehicle of junior Agriculture minister Christopher Kibazanga who is also his younger brother and driven off in a waiting […]

Read More

Mumbere Released on Bail

Mumbere Released on Bail By Serestino Tusingwire High court in Jinja has released Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere on bail almost two months in prison. Court presided over by Judge Eva Luswata has this evening released Mumbere on a non cash bail of Shs100m. His six sureties including the Leader of Opposition, Ms Winfred Kiiza […]

Read More

Odonga Otto Summoned over Threatening Violence

Odonga Otto Summoned over Threatening Violence Court in Kitgum has issued fresh summons to the controversial Arru South county MP, Odonga Otto over accusations of threatening violence in the aftermath of the 2016 general elections. According to the summons issued by Kitgum Grade One Magistrate Isaac Rukundo, Otto is accused of threatening violence, obstructing electoral […]

Read More

Latest UPDF Reshuffle: Ankunda Dropped, Nalweyiso Promoted

Latest UPDF Reshuffle: Ankunda Dropped, Nalweyiso Promoted By Serestino Tusingwire The Commander in Chief of Armed forces, President Museveni has made yet another reshuffle, days after the major reshuffle that saw top commanders reassigned other responsibilities. In the latest army reshuffle which has been released this morning, the renowned UPDF spokesperson Col. Paddy Ankunda has […]

Read More

High Court to Decide on Mumbere’s Bail Application Today

High Court to Decide on Mumbere’s Bail Application Today By Serestino Tusingwire The Jinja based High Court is today evening expected to decide on whether to release the Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere on bail or not. Mumbere on January 12 appeared before High court Judge Eva Luswata who set today at 3pm to give […]

Read More

Sabiiti Withdraws Petition Against Oil Cash Probe

Sabiiti Withdraws Petition Against Oil Cash Probe By Serestino Tusingwire The controversial lawyer Eric Sabiiti has today withdrawn the petition which he had filed to court seeking to block any person or organ from investigating the Shs6bn given to government top shots as a reward for winning the case against an oil firm. His petition […]

Read More

Kayihura Reshuffles Top Regional Commanders

Kayihura Reshuffles Top Regional Commanders By Serestino Tusingwire The Inspector General of Police Gen. Kare Kayihura has today exercised powers given to him by the constitution to reshuffle police officers across the country. Kayihura’s reshuffle has targeted only top regional commandants and the transfers are to take immediate effect. Kahihura has moved ACP Ogwal Maxwell […]

Read More

News From The Rest Of The Wold

Loading...