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Norvik Hospital on the Spot Over Sexually Abused Patient

A former patient of Norvik Hospital has dragged the hospital to court, seeking compensation of Shs 300 million over sexual abuse by a lab technician. Sharon Nalule claims she was abused by one of Norvik hospital’s lab technicians when she had gone to meet Dr. Simon Nuwagaba, a gynecologist at the

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Jailed Makerere Students Denied Bail, Complain of Judicial Misconduct Against Magistrate Kamasanyu

Remanded Makerere University Students have petitioned the Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate, James Eremye over what they referred to as Judicial Misconduct by Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu. The four, including Edmond Kahiigi, Stephen Ariho, Roy Rugumayo and Hannington Mugarura who are accused of inciting violence have been denied bail twice, an act

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Museveni in South Sudan as Kiir Swears-in Dialogue Steering Committee

President Yoweri Museveni is currently in the South Sudan Capital of Juba to witness the swearing in ceremony of the National Dialogue Steering Committee. The Committee which was appointed by South Sudanese President, Salvar Kiir early 2017 is mandated to ensure putting an end to the bloody civil war in Africa’s

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Minister Tumwebaze, Speaker Kadaga Clash Over Sim Card Deactivation

Kibaale County Member of Parliament Frank Kigyigyi Tumwebaze who also doubles as the Minister for Information, Communication Technology (ICT) and National Guidance is set to face the disciplinary arm of parliament over what was described as contempt. Tumwebaze’s woes arise from the controversial and unpopular sim card verification exercise whose deadline

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Winnie Byanyima’s Father Boniface Dies

Boniface Byanyima, father to Oxfam International Executive Director and wife to former FDC presidentCandidate Kizza Besigye, Winnie Byanyima has Tuesday morning passed on. The former Democratic Party (DP) Chairperson died at Nakasero Hospital in Kampala, where he was admitted. He was aged 97. Mr. Byanyima was married to his wife Gertrude Byanyima

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Makerere Opens Applications for Private Admission; Here is How to Apply

Makerere University has announced the opening of applications for admission to the 2017/18 academic year for private sponsorship scheme. According to the University Academic Registrar, Alfred Masikye Namoha, the application process will run up to Thursday June 8th. For one to qualify to apply, they must have the Uganda Certificate of Education

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How British Teacher Saved Museveni from Chickenpox

Sometime in 1963, a young teenage guy at Ntale School came down with a serious fever with a temperature of over 104degrees centigrade. This was strange considered that the normal body temperature is said to be between 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit (37 degrees Celsius). “According to one of my teachers who took the

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Besigye Arrested at Isingiro-Ntungamo Border

Opposition strongman, Dr. Kizza Besigye has Monday morning been arrested at Kazaho playground, at the Isingiro-Nyungamo District border. Besigye who is now in police custody was reportedly headed to Ngarama in Kikagate together with other FDC officials on their campaign; “free my land, my land my life.” He was arrested together with

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Mehta Group Signs Shs 45M Sponsorship Deal With Cricket Cranes

Cricket Cranes’ bid to lift the ICC World Cricket League Division Three trophy received a shot in the arm following the unveiling, by Mehta Group, of a sponsorship package worth Shs45 million. The deal, signed on Saturday May 13 in Lugazi, will cater for among others players’ allowances, team bonuses and

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