No Bail, No Bond For Murder Suspects – Museveni

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni says that persons suspected of murder should not be granted police bond and bail. The President said he was sad and angry following the recent murders but confident that security agencies […]

City Building Closed Down After Bomb Found

Police in Kampala have closed down a building in the city after two suspected explosives were found there. A statement by Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesman Luke Owoyesigire says the building is located at Plot 66 […]

Uganda-China Commit To Strengthening Ties

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga and the Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), HE Wang Yang have committed to continue strengthening ties between the two countries. The […]

Uganda’s Budget Deficit Worsens, 50% to Be Borrowed

Government is aiming at collecting 16.35 trillion Shillings to support the estimates in the 2018/2019 financial year budget presented this afternoon. Part of this, totalling 15.9 trillion Shillings will be raised from the new tax […]

Zambia Suspends Borrowing Plans Indefinitely

Zambia has decided to delay all planned borrowing indefinitely, its finance minister said on Thursday, slowing down the accumulation of new debt amid worries about the risk of distress. “The debt sustainability analysis has confirmed […]

Army: We’re Questioning Kayihura

The Army have released a statement confirming officially that former Inspector General Of Police Kale Kayihura is effectively an inmate detained at Makindye Military barracks. The statement marks a complete turn around for the disgraced […]

Kayihura Spends First Night In A Detention Cell

Investigators are going to continue questioning former Inspector General Of Police Kale Kayihura a day after he got a feel of what its like to be an inmate after spending his first night inside a […]

Kayihura Firmly Under Military ‘Arrest’

Former Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura is tonight sleeping under military arrest. The disgraced soldier who was fired from his post as IGP in March and described as a weevil was airlifted from his […]

MUBS Lecturers Go On Strike

Makerere University Business School – MUBS lecturers have laid down their tools citing failure by government to enhance their salaries. Dr Isaac Magoola, the MUBS Academic Staff Association chairperson says starting from today lecturers from […]

BOU To Issue Collateral Free Agriculture Loan

Bank of Uganda will start giving an agriculture credit facility loan of up to 20 million Shillings to farmers without collateral security. Dr Rosette Bamwine, a senior principal banking officer and head agricultural credit facility […]

Vendors Petition Kadaga Over KCCA Harassment

Street vendors under the Twegatte Vendors and Hawkers Development Association have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, over what they called continued mistreatment by Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). The Spokesperson of the Association, […]

Abiriga Murder: Police Open Probe On Nambooze, 3 Others

Police have opened up investigations against four people believed to have incited or participated in the assassination of Arua Municipality Member of Parliament Col Ibrahim Abiriga. They include Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze, on the […]

President Museveni’s Statement On Abiriga Killing

Again, I express my deepest felt condolences for the peace-lover, Hon Ibrahim Abiriga, killed by criminals on Friday evening. As the investigations are still going on, we cannot rule out personal motives for the murder. […]

Parliament Pays Tribute To Murdered Abiriga

Parliament has eulogised the slain former Arua Municipality MP, Ibrahim Abiriga. Unidentified killers assassinated Abiriga together with his brother, Saidi Congo Buga on Friday evening near Energo Pump Station along the Kampala-Gulu Highway. The assailants […]

UNRA Blames Drivers Over Karuma Bridge Accidents

The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) has blamed drivers on the increasing motor accident along Karuma Bridge Highway. The statement comes barely a day following the Tuesday evening accident when a Fuso lorry with registration number UAS […]

Mob Foil Kidnap, Suspects Beaten Into A Pulp

A 15 year old girl, a pupil of Jinja Kawempe Primary School has been rescued from a couple who had laid down a plan to kidnap the kid. The suspected abductors were then beaten up […]

Magara Murder: City Lawyer Bikanga Released From Custody

Details have emerged why City Lawyer, Muzamiru Bikanga who was locked up in connection to the murder of Susan Magara was released from custody. Magara was kidnapped on February 7th, 2018 at around 9pm as […]

NWSC Boosts Water Supply Along Entebbe Road

The National Water and Sewerage Corporation has completed works and commissioned the new Ssisa Water Supply system along Entebbe road. The new project will boost water supply to Ssisa, Lutaba, Gayaza, ICT, parts of Sekiwunga, […]

Magara Suspects Claim Torture In Prison

The Buganda Road Magistrate’s court has further remanded nine suspects accused of murdering Susan Magara amidst protests by their lawyers who claim their clients are being tortured while in prison. Abdul Hakim Lubega, the suspects’ […]

Kenya Marks 1 Year Since Launch Of SGR Railway Service

Kenya on Thursday marked the first anniversary since the launch of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) passenger train service amid smooth operations that has endeared it to regular travelers, entrepreneurs and tourists. Senior Kenyan government […]