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Woman shot five times over Shs20,000 bribe

A UPDF soldier is under investigation for allegedly shooting a woman five times and injuring her husband in a quarrel over Shs20,000 bribe they had received from a charcoal dealer in Murchison Falls National Park. Ms Fatumah Alice Ajok,37, is currently stuck in Surgery Ward I at Lacor hospital in …

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Uganda Law Society condemns government for blocking Bobi Wine concerts

Uganda Law Society has blasted government for its continued violation of human rights through blocking of music shows for Kyadondo East MP and musician Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine. Police has over the past months blocked Bobi Wine from organizing concerts and attending others and the latest was …

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Driver who stole police bus had gone to show offf with it in village on Christmas

The Uganda Police Bus that had Sunday gone missing has finally been found in Mityana, impounded and its driver Geoffrey Mwase arrested. According to a statement from Police, the bus Reg No: UP 5484, Higar make, Police Blue (color) was intercepted at Morgana Petrol Station in Mityana District last night …

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Stella Nyanzi, 32 Others Fired from Makerere University

Makerere University has fired 45 officers including controversial lecturer Stella Nyanzi on charges of abscondement, insubordination, refusal to perform official duties Other offences include soliciting bribes, sexual assault, failure to complete studies, financial fraud, alteration of students’ marks, and registration of students using forged letters among others. “The impunity at …

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Museveni orders trial of officers over Arua chaos

President Museveni has directed the Inspector General of Police, Mr Martins Okoth-Ochola, to charge police officers who were in charge of security during the Arua Municipality by-election in August. Chaos broke out on the last day of the campaigns, leaving the driver of Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi, …

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Citizen to Court: Sack Sam Kutesa because of Bribes

A Ugandan citizen has petitioned the High Court civil division in Kampala seeking for orders to have Sam Kutesa dropped as Foreign Affairs minister before the Director of Public Prosecutions institutes criminal proceedings against him. A court in the US , early this month convicted former Hong Kong minister Patrick …

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Trump’s Representatives on Official Visit to Uganda

President Museveni on Tuesday held bilateral discussions with the new American Deputy Secretary for East Africa, Ms Makila James. During the meeting that took place at State House Entebbe, the President and his guest discussed how Uganda and the United States of America can work together to increase and promote …

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Facebook bans the son of Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for hate speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left) and his son Yair visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son has been banned from Facebook after he posted that ‘all Muslims should leave Israel’. Yair Netanyahu’s, 27, took to Twitter to air his grievances that he had been temporarily blocked over apparent anti-Muslim posts, calling the social network a ‘dictatorship’. In a message which …

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Kitata has Case to Answer – Army Court

The General Court Martial sitting in Makindye has ruled that jailed Boda Boda 2010 patron Abdulah Kitatta together with 9 others have a case to answer for unlawful possession of fire arms and ammunitions. This is after the army court chaired by Lt Gen Andrew Gutti found that according to …

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Prime Ministers Office in Fresh 1 Billion Pay Scandal

The Inspector General of Government (IGG), Ms Irene Mulyagonja, has ordered the interdiction of three senior Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) staff over allegations of inflating the price of a plot that they bought by almost Shs800m. In a December 4, 2018, letter to the OPM Permanent Secretary, Ms …

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