Egypt’s Demands to Take Full Control of River Nile Rejected

Egypt’s Demands to Take Full Control of River Nile Rejected The Nile Council of Ministers, the supreme policy Organ of the Nile Basin Initiative has rejected the Egyptian government’s demands to take full control of river Nile. During an extraordinary meeting chaired by the Ugandan Minister for water Sam Cheptoris at Entebbe, 7 member countries […]

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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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UPDF Soldiers On Spot For Shooting Baby Dead

UPDF Soldiers On Spot For Shooting Baby Dead   The Uganda People Defence Forces (UPDF) have been accused by locals  in Panyangara sub-county, Kotido district for allegedly shooting at them, killing a child and injuring many unarmed civilians in the process.   However, Col. William Bainomugisha, the 406 Brigade Commander, says the army was forced […]

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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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Female Genital Mutilation Rates Soar-UN

Female Genital Mutilation Rates Soar-UN Alain Sibenaler, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) representative to Uganda, has observed that the lack of safety Centres has worsened the problem of Female Genital Mutilation in Uganda. Although FGM was declared illegal by an Act of parliament, the practice, which involves mutilating the female genitalia for cultural, remains […]

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Tanzania Rapper Nay wa Mitego Released from Custody

Tanzania Rapper Nay wa Mitego Released from Custody Tanzanian rapper Nay wa Mitego has now been freed from police detention after being arrested over the lyrics of his latest song. Photos show him being greeted outside a police station in the main city, Dar es Salaam. The song emerged last week and has been widely shared on […]

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UK Media Focus On Collapsed Athelets At IAAF Race

The UK media focused their coverage of the Wold Cross Country Championship in Kampala on a pileup of exhausted athletes at the finish line of the Under 20 Women’s event. This is a report from the UK’s Sun newspaper. “SHATTERED athletes collapse from heat exhaustion after crossing the line in shocking scenes at the World Cross […]

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Two Girls Stopped From Boarding Flight for Wearing Leggings

Two Girls Stopped From Boarding Flight for Wearing Leggings On Sunday, two girls were stopped from boarding a United Airlines flight simply because they were wearing leggings. The incident happened on a flight from Denver to Minneapolis. United Airlines said the girls were travelling on a special pass, for employees and their guests, which has a dress […]

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LAUGHING STOCK: Rwanda Stages Crying Games

LAUGHING STOCK: Rwanda Stages Crying Games Rwandans had something to laugh about over the weekend; the first staging of the aptly named Crying Games took place in Kigali. The first edition of ‘Crying Games’ contest was organized by U5 Rwanda, an events company which says wants ‘to develop different talents that the young generation holds […]

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Over 40 Police officers Beheaded in DRC

Over 40 Police officers Beheaded in DRC Militia fighters in DR Congo have decapitated about 40 police officers in an ambush in the central province of Kasai, local officials say. Fighters from the Kamwina Nsapu group attacked a police convoy. Six policemen who spoke the local Tshiluba were freed, but the rest were killed, Kasai […]

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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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Detective Arrested In Kaweesi Murder Probe

The police has arrested a detective suspected of involvement in the murder of AIGP Felix Kaweesi two weeks ago. The detective has not been named but according to published reports, he is also suspected in the murder of three other policemen and is attached to the CID but based in Sembabule district. He is at […]

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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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Chief Justice Katurebe: I Won’t Cling Onto Power

Chief Justice Katurebe: I Won’t Cling Onto Power Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has declared his intentions to retire from office when he clocks the mandatory retirement age of 70, which is in three years time. Katureebe told a gathering of Namilyango College old boys at the weekend that; ‘three years from now, I will be […]

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District Boss’ Wife Held For Stealing Government Drugs

District Boss’ Wife Held For Stealing Government Drugs By Milton Emmy Akwam LIRA: Police detectives commanded by Lira RDC, Robert Abak have arrested two nurses on allegation that they connived and stole government drugs worth millions of shillings. Ruth Awor Ojuka, 30, a wife to Anthony Ojuka, the Lira sub-county LC 5 Councilor who also […]

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UN Condemns S. Sudan Aid Workers’ Killings

  UN Condemns S. Sudan Aid Workers’ Killings The United Nations (UN) has condemned the brutal killing of six aid workers who were ambushed and murdered by gunmen last week, leaving many others injured. The attack, which has been described as the worst incident targeting aid workers in Juba since the outbreak of hostilities in […]

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Musician Arrested For Abusing TZ President

Musician Arrested For Abusing TZ President Tanzania president John Magufuli might be nasty towards corrupt government officials, but he’s also nasty towards those who dare criticize him. A popular Tanzanian rapper said Sunday that he had been arrested over a song insulting President Magufuli. “It is true I am under arrest. Right now I am […]

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Multi-Bil­lion Nakaseke Tomato Fac­tory Hits Snag

Multi-Bil­lion Nakaseke Tomato Fac­tory Hits Snag Three years af­ter it was com­mis­sioned, Bule­mezi 2014 Ltd, a tomato pro­cess­ing fac­tory in Nakaseke district has failed to take off. The fac­tory is one of the pres­i­den­tial ini­tia­tives at­tached to Na­munkek­era Agro-Pro­cess­ing In­dus­tries Ltd in Kapeeka. Al­though at the time of its com­mis­sion­ing in 2014, the fac­tory was […]

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UWOPA Threat­ens To Block Bud­get Over LC Polls Post­pone­ment

UWOPA Threat­ens To Block Bud­get Over LC Polls Post­pone­ment Mem­bers of Par­lia­ment un­der the Uganda Women Par­lia­men­tary As­so­ci­a­tion have threat­ened to block the 2017-2018 national budget over gov­ern­men­t’s de­ci­sion to hold vil­lage coun­cil elec­tions. This comes a few days af­ter gov­ern­ment an­nounced that it had run out of funds due to famine that struck most […]

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