Uganda Celebrates 50 Years of Independence: As It Happened

Today all roads lead to the independence grounds at Kololo Airstrip to mark Uganda’s 50 years of independence. Kololo, the very place where Maj. Kanuti Akorimo hoisted the Uganda flag on 9th October 1962, has […]

Museveni Switches on Bujagali Power Station

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The 250-megawatt Bujagali hydro power project on River Nile near Jinja town has been officially inaugurated by President Museveni in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan as part of the activities to celebrate […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 50 Years Of Ugandan Sports Stagnation, The Way Forward

WHEN YOU’RE chronicling Uganda’s sports development over the last 50 years, you’re bound to be served a buffet of scanty success, near misses, perpetual wrangles and above all, inadequate funding. Without doubt football is the […]

Col. Besigye, Erias Lukwago Under ‘Preventive Arrest’

The Police have said that FDC leader Kizza Besigye and Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago will remain under preventive arrest until further notice. Besigye is being prevented from leaving his Kasangati home while Lukwago remains […]

UPDF Batters Al Shabaab Again

Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) has again given the heartless Al Shabaab terrorists a bloody nose and pushed them out of the strategic town of Wanla Weyn in lower Shebelle. Fighting under AMISOM, the UPDF […]

Museveni Fires Air-force Generals

Ugandan president and also Commander-in-Chief (CiC) of the Armed Forces, Gen. Yoweri Museveni, has finally wielded the axe and knifed the top two air force  Commanders over the chopper crash which claimed seven lives and the […]

Police Stole My Shoes, Belt – Besigye

DRAMA ERUPTED at Dr. Kizza Besigye’s home in Kasangati last Saturday when he rapped Uganda Police for allegedly ‘stealing his shoes and belt’. Besigye alleges that last Monday when he was arrested in downtown Kampala […]

Barya Varsity Opens Doors For Jua-Kali Practitioners

UGANDA TECHNOLOGY & Management University (UTAMU), which ex-Makerere Vice Chancellor Prof Venansius Baryamureeba opened up recently, has cast out its net even wider. Besides the over 437 students it has so far attracted, the Twed […]

Uganda & Rwanda Are One Family- Kagame

Rwanda president Paul Kagame has said Uganda and Rwanda are one family. The president said this on Saturday while giving a speech at a dinner to celebrate Uganda’s 50th Independence Anniversary in Kigali Rwanda. The […]

26 Presidents, 40 Delegations for Uganda’s Independence

The number of presidents who have confirmed they will attend Uganda’s celebrations to mark 50 years of independence has risen to 26. The Uganda Minister of Information and National Guidance Mary Karooro Okurut told Red […]

UGANDA@50 SHOWDOWN: Besigye Plots ‘Millions March’ In City

THE OPPOSITION icon Col. Kizza Besigye has planned a robust “March of Millions” on the streets of Kampala when Uganda marks 50 years of self rule on October 9, according to sources close to him. […]

Blow By Blow Account On How Panamera Waiter Was Killed

The circumstances surrounding Badru Kateregga’ death at Panamera Bar on Sunday morning was not a one man’s show according to a blow by blow account from the eye witness at the scene of crime. On […]

Archbishop Tutu Wins Million Dollar Award from Mo Ibrahim

The retired Archbishop of Cape Town and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu has won a special award from the prestigious  Mo Ibrahim Foundation in recognition of his Lifelong Commitment to Speaking Truth to Power. “The Mo Ibrahim […]

FDC Polls: Muntu Could Be NRM’s Most Dangerous Opponent

During the 2011 opposition ‘Walk to Work’ protests that nearly brought Kampala on its knees, a police constable saluted one of its chief walkers-Maj. Gen Mugisha Muntu. As this happened, majority of his colleagues, especially […]

Besigye Beats Security Again, Kayihura Furious Threatens To Fire Omala

Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) boss Kizza Besigye has made yet another significant record beating security in just three days.  Besigye proved to the nation how our security if full of loopholes when he maneuvered […]

M7 Chairs Army Council Meeting

The commander-in-chief of the armed forces, Gen. Yoweri Museveni is currently chairing an army council meeting at State House, Entebbe. The army council is composed of members of the command, intelligence chiefs, divisional and battalion […]

Former VP accuses state of Negligence.

As Ugandan members of parliament continue to react to the Arson attack on the home of one of their own, buyaga East Member of parliament and chairman of the Presidential Affairs committee Hon. Barnabas Tinkasiimire, the country’s […]

Court Bans ‘Yoga Yoga’ Song

A new twist has emerged in the bitter row between Tusker Project Fame winner Esther Nabaasa and Richard Kaweesa over the rights to ‘Yoga Yoga’, the official 50years Independence song. Reliable info reaching our desk […]

Konshens In Tawoo

Jamaican dancehall singing sensation Garfield Spence better known by his stage name Konshens set the foot on the Ugandan soil last night ahead of his eagerly awaited show this Friday at Kyadondo Rugby Ground. The […]

Kham Kakama Killers Sentenced to 100 years in Prison each

The two suspects involved in the 2010 brutal killing of an 18months old baby boy Kham Kakama have been sentenced to 100 year each. The killers picked from his home in Bugolobi, a Kampala suburb, and […]