UPDF Athletes Flagged Off For EAC Military Games

UPDF Athletes Flagged Off For EAC Military Games By Emmanuel Sekago The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces have flagged 127 Military Officers code named “Mission Uganda” to participate in the 11th edition of East African Community Military Games and Cultural Events that will take place in Bujumbura, Burundi. The events will take two weeks from 24th […]

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Sheikh Kamoga, 3 Others Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

Sheikh Kamoga, 3 Others Sentenced To Life Imprisonment By Serestino Tusingwire Sheikh Yunus Kamoga and three others who were yesterday convicted of terrorism charges have today been sentenced to life imprisonment. A panel of three justices led by Ezekiel Muhanguzi of the International Crimes court Division of the High Court, found six Sheikhs; Mohamed Yunus […]

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Self HIV Testing To Start In Uganda

Self HIV Testing To Start In Uganda By Sarah Achen As the battle against HIV continues, the good news is that Uganda is to introduce self testing to enable men who have long not been free to test from health facilities, test on their own and in privacy. Dr Flavia Matovu Kiweewa, a Lead Researcher […]

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Menstruation Blamed For High Girl-Child Dropout Cases

Menstruation Blamed For High Girl-Child Dropout Cases By Andrew Cohen Amvesi  Nebbi: Officials of Nebbi district have blamed the rampant cases of girl-child school dropout cases in the district on menstruation periods. Speaking during the training on how to make cheap reusable sanitary pads for girls and teachers of Goli mixed Primary School in Nebbi […]

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DPP Lwengo Saga Deepens

DPP Lwengo Saga Deepens By Our Reporters The crisis rocking the DPP office over the management of Lwengo woman MP Cissy Namujju’s criminal case escalated last night when it emerged that some members of the top management were beginning to gang up on DPP Mike Chibita. They accuse him of not acting decisively by telling […]

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Resist NRM Impunity, Nagenda To Ugandans

Resist NRM Impunity, Nagenda To Ugandans By Our Reporters Sr. Presidential Advisor John Nagenda has decried high corruption tendencies in Museveni-led Uganda adding that the situation will only worsen unless Ugandans overcome fearfulness and actively speak out rejecting the vice. “There is a lot of corruption in Uganda to the extent that I’m embarrassed as […]

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Surprising Health Benefits Of Sex

Surprising Health Benefits Of Sex By Marion Adongo Sex not only feels good, it can also be good for you. Here’s what a healthy sex life can do for you. Helps Keep Your Immune System Humming Sexually active people take fewer sick days. People who have sex have higher levels of what defends your body against germs, viruses, […]

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Rajiv, Naiya, Now Husband and Wife

Rajiv, Naiya, Now Husband and Wife By Stuart Yiga Rajiv Ruparelia who is the only son to the money mogul Sudhir Ruparelia and Jyostna Ruparelia, has finally wedded his long time fiancé Naiya in a lavish wedding that took place in London, United Kingdom. Just like it was the case to his two sisters; Meera […]

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PRESIDENTIAL HANDSHAKE AGAIN: Nambooze Shuns M7’s Phone Call

PRESIDENTIAL HANDSHAKE AGAIN: Nambooze Shuns M7’s Phone Call In a bid to push for his land grabbing evil project, Museveni has personally started calling Members of parliament to threaten, sweat talk, mentally bribe or indoctrinate them into supporting the amendment of constitution article 26 to give him and his family rights to take peoples land […]

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Stolen Police Guns Recovered In Iganga

Stolen Police Guns Recovered In Iganga Two guns and 60 bullets stolen from  Central Police Station’s armoury on Saturday night have been recovered from Iganga. Nine suspected master-minders are already in police cells. The Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander, Frank Mwesigwa has confirmed the news of recovery of stolen guns and bullets. “We are investigating the […]

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Kayihura Reshuffles Police Again

Kayihura Reshuffles Police Again The Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura has shuffled his officers, appointing AIGP Abaas Byakagaba the new Director Human Resource Development. The position fell vacant following the murder of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Andrew Felix Kaweesi in March this year. Byakagaba has been the Commandant Senior Staff College […]

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Security Beefed Up At High Court Ahead Of Judgment For Muslim Clerics’ Murder Suspects

Security Beefed Up At High Court Ahead Of Judgment For Muslim Clerics’ Murder Suspects The international crimes division of the high court is this afternoon expected deliver its judgment in a case in which 14 people are charged with masterminding the murder of several Muslim clerics. All the 14 suspects have arrived at high court amidst tight […]

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15 Boys Gang Rape Donkey, Contract Deadly Rabies

15 Boys Gang Rape Donkey, Contract Deadly Rabies A group of fifteen boys and teenagers from a small rural town in Morocco have been treated for rabies after reportedly gang raping an infected donkey. The youngsters – aged seven to 15 – were rushed to hospital after discovering the animal had the disease, according to […]

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Four Perish In Nebbi Road Accident

Four Perish In Nebbi Road Accident By Andrew Cohen Amvesi      Nebbi: A nasty road accident at Jukia hill, 1km from Nebbi Town along Nebbi-Paidha road claimed the lives of four people including three from the same family. The bloody accident occurred on Saturday at about mid-day. According to police reports, the victims met […]

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M7 Deploys NAADS Billions To Get Youths’ Vote

M7 Deploys NAADS Billions To Get Youths’ Vote By Our Reporters President Museveni has directed NAADS and the entire Agriculture Ministry leadership to prioritize wealth creation and poverty eradication programs targeting the youth.  And in partly complying with the President’s directive, the NAADS Secretariat led by Dr Samuel Mugasi has earmarked Shs4.8bn to implement the […]

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Veteran Scribe Launches Anti-Mugabe Book

Veteran Scribe Launches Anti-Mugabe Book By Our Reporters Senior Presidential Advisor John Nagenda on Friday joined other eminent authors to speak at the launch of a book titled “Nothing Left to Steal.” The book, whose launch is partly coinciding with the famous writivism week, documents major corruption scandals that have rocked the republic of ANC-led […]

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MOTORING WITH SAFE DRIVE UG: SGS Screens 30,000 Vehicles, Gives Tips on how to avoid accidents

MOTORING WITH SAFE DRIVE UG: SGS Screens 30,000 Vehicles, Gives Tips on how to avoid accidents By Arinaitwe Rugyendo & Amon Baita In a bold move to curb road accidents in the country, about 30,000 vehicles have been screened at four SGS Automotive Uganda stations with 78% of them passing the test, Red Pepper has […]

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Lwengo MP Case Splits DPP Bosses

Lwengo MP Case Splits DPP Bosses By Our Reporters The handling of the criminal case in which Lwengo woman MP Dionizia Namujju is being prosecuted for uttering false documents and forgery (contrary to sections 342 and 349 of the Penal Code Act) has sharply divided bosses at the Directorate of Public Prosecution headed by DPP […]

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Panic as Security Probes Fake Visa, Passports

Panic as Security Probes Fake Visa, Passports By Our Reporter Security is currently baffled after learning that a notorious racket is printing fake passports and visas. The most affected are Ugandan passports and Turkish Visas. We have established from our well-placed sources that Turkish authorities are biter with Kampala after discovering that several of its […]

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Chameleone Feuds With Managers Over Money

Chameleone Feuds With Managers Over Money Snoops have uncovered a rather disturbing feud that is going on at the Leone Island Camp, between singer Jose Chameleone and his Leone Island managers. Reports indicate that Chameleone has been secretly feuding with his manager Fred Kinene over concert bookings and money related issues. We have learnt that […]

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