Rwenzururu Kingdom Secrets Leak; Omusinga Is Retired ‘General’

Rwenzururu Kingdom Secrets Leak; Omusinga Is Retired ‘General’ The Bakonzo tribe and subjects of the Rwenzururu Kingdom right now find themselves victims of ‘persecution’ following  last weekend’s attack on the palace and the July 5 2014 attacks that rocked the districts of Ntoroko, Bundibugyo and Kasese claiming the lives of close to 100 people. Yesterday’s […]

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Uphill climb for gay community in Uganda

Uphill climb for gay community in Uganda Being gay in a country like Uganda is as good as walking on egg shells, it’s abhorred by a vast majority of the population in this land. To many it’s one of the greatest ‘sins’ that a person can ever commit. Because such sentiments this minority group has […]

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Burundi parliament overwhelmingly votes to leave International Criminal Court

Burundi parliament overwhelmingly votes to leave International Criminal Court Burundi’s parliament voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday in favour of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, amid a deepening row over political violence in the East African country. Only two lawmakers voted in favour of staying under the jurisdiction of the Dutch-based ICC, while 94 voted against […]

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KCCA To Punish City Noise Polluters

KCCA To Punish City Noise Polluters By Serestino Tusingwire         Kampala Capital City Authority has vowed to punish city traders, especially shop owners downtown that are using loud speakers and music to hook customers. According to the minister for Kampala, Betty Kamya, the action has been prompted by numerous requests to weigh in on the traders […]

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51 killed with machete in DR Congo over weekend

51 killed with machete in DR Congo over weekend Civil society groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo say more than four dozen people were hacked to death in the country’s restive east over the weekend. The fatalities occurred during clashes between police and militia groups in and around the troubled town of Beni, […]

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Model Nana Anna Goes Naked In A Sexy Photoshoot

Model Nana Anna Goes Naked In A Sexy Photoshoot If you are a big fun of gossip, you probably know a thing or two about city model Nana Anna Michelle. She is a light skinned thick glamour girl who gives no damn when it comes to showing off her body. Recently, Nana sent tongues wagging […]

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Education Minister, Non-teaching staff meet over salary enhancement

Education Minister, Non-teaching staff meet over salary enhancement The minister of education also the first lady, Janet Kataha Museveni has today morning met all the non-teaching staff from all public Universities to discuss matters concerning their salaries. Non-teaching staff have been on sit down strike since last week claiming for salary enhancements and their arrears […]

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UN chief welcomes South Sudan okay to regional force

UN chief welcomes South Sudan okay to regional force UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed a decision by South Sudan’s government to accept the deployment of a regional protection force to help quell the ongoing violence in the country. The agreement was reached at a summit meeting of the leaders of the eight-nation bloc of […]

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6 killed in anti-government protests in Ethiopia: Locals

6 killed in anti-government protests in Ethiopia: Locals At least six people have reportedly lost their lives and dozens of others been detained in anti-government protests in Ethiopia. The fatalities were announced by locals, who said they occurred during two days of rallies on Friday and Saturday as hundreds of protesters clashed with police in […]

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17-yr-old Moses Bwambale Needs Shs2m To Repair Rotting Leg

Ugandans on a Facebook group, Rwenzururu Discussion Board have launched a campaign to save the life of seventeen year old Moses Bwambale. The boy is suffering from a condition called Exostosis. It is the formation of new bone on the surface of a bone, because of excess calcium forming. Multiple benign or noncancerous bone tumors develop in the affected individuals. Most […]

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Kagame Says He’s Happy with 3rd Term Debate

In Karongi, Rwanda President Paul Kagame of Rwanda has given the latest clue on countrywide calls to him to run for a 3rd term of office in 2017, saying he will make his stand clear soon. As Rwandans continue to call on their leader to allow the country’s parliament amend Article 101 of the constitution […]

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OPINION: The Movement Will Survive M7-Amama Contest

“Through this the well-beloved Brutus stabb’d; And as he pluck’d his cursed steel away, Mark how the blood of Caesar follow’d it, As rushing out of doors, to be resolved If Brutus so unkindly knock’d, or no; For Brutus, as you know, was Caesar’s angel:   Judge, O you gods, how dearly Caesar loved him! […]

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How Telecom Companies Are Counting Losses in Mast ‘Terrorism?’

Vandalism of telecom masts across the country and siphoning of fuel from the mast generators, stealing of copper wires, theft of batteries and killing of guards from sites, have become one of the daily practice that has caused panic among the telecom companies in Uganda, Red Pepper can exclusively reveal. Yasin Ssekamatte Nsereko, a security […]

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Tanzania Ministry of Energy and Mineral Officials Scoop Oil and Gas Certification at Victoria University

As promised, the journey for Victoria University becoming the best in the region seems to be drawing closer with each passing day.   Last week, the university’s Department who were attending an international Certificate course in ‘Managing Safety in Oil and Gas Industry’ Head of Petroleum and Energy Studies Department at the university, Dr Drake […]

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Rwanda’s Kagame Becomes First African Leader to Gain 1 Million Twitter Followers

By Arinaitwe Rugyendo & Alex Masereka He has been lauded for being one of the few social media suave presidents on the continent. Now, Rwandan President Paul Kagame’s presence on micro-blogging site, Twitter has reached an unprecedented milestone after he became the first African leader to gain 1 million followers. This achievement makes him the […]

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UPDF to Spend Shs16bn on South Sudan Operations

Uganda is set to spend 16.2billion Shillings to fund operations of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) in South Sudan in 2015, Uganda Radio Network has learnt. The 16.2billion Shillings is, however, only part a percentage of a bigger chunk of money the army could afford to disclose as the bulk of the financing of […]

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BURUNDI: Two Shot Dead As Protests Persist Over President’s Third term Bid

Two protesters were shot dead in clashes with police in Burundi on Sunday, in a violent escalation of a crisis over an attempt by the country’s president to cling to power. Clashes erupted in the capital Bujumbura a day after the ruling CNDD-FDD party, which has been accused of intimidating opponents, designated President Pierre Nkurunziza […]

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PHOTOS: Crane Bank Celebrates 20yrs of Service in Style

Clients and well-wishers of one of Uganda’s top best bank (Crane bank) on Thursday flocked to Bukoto based Kabira Country Club, in a jovial mood to celebrate the bank’s twenty years of excellent services since its inception in the country. The function was graced by a live band, lots of drinks and eats, and was witnessed by […]

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Mufti Mubajje Condemns Arrest Of Muslim Clerics

The Mufti of Uganda Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje has asked security agencies to end the indiscriminate arrest of Muslim clerics across the country. Mubaje demanded that all individuals connected to subversive activities should be investigated, and a thorough scrutiny of intelligence information conducted before their arrest. The plea was made in reference to the recent […]

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Uganda Law Society Fails to Elect New Leadership

Uganda Law Society members have voted to extend the mandate of the Executive Council led by Ruth Sebatindira by six months after failing to elect new leaders at the Annual General Meeting held in Entebbe on Saturday. The resolution came after members declined the endorsement of Ernest Kalibbala as President and Hussein Kashillingi as Vice […]

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