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Two Suspected ADF Rebels Arrested in Kampala

Security officers have arrested two men suspected to be members of Allied Democratic Force (ADF) rebel group for allegedly operating a terrorist cell in Kampala. The suspects identified as Andrew Sebitosi and another only identified as Mwima have currently been taken under custody by the internal Security Organization (ISO). Their arrest came

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Brig Micheal Kabango Takes Over Command of AMISOM Sector One

Brig Michael Kabango has taken over UPDF Sector One Command from Brig Paul Lokech after a one-year AMISOM tour of duty. The function was presided over by Maj Gen Peter Elwelu, the UPDF Commander Land Forces (CLF). Maj Gen Peter Elwelu commended Brig Lokech for a job well done during his one-year

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Uganda Troops Awarded African Union Medals for Contribution Towards Peace in Somalia

The Uganda Battle Group XXIII peacekeeping troops have been awarded medals and certificates at a colorful ceremony organized at the Uganda Contingent Headquarters in Mogadishu-Somalia. The awarding ceremony followed Uganda Battle Group XXIII (BGXX111) end of one year tour of duty in Somalia since 01 JAN 2018 under the command of

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Over 20 People Feared Dead in Kasese Link Bus Accident

Over 20 people are reported to have perished after a passenger bus belonging to Link Bus Company overturned in Kasese on Thursday morning. Eye witnesses say the speeding bus overturned after the driver failed to negotiate a corner at Kikorongo. The bus is said to have been coming from Bwera and was

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Arch Rwego Murder Suspects Charged, Remanded to Luzira

The two suspects accused of the murder of a city businessman Arch Rwego in Najjera have been remanded to Luzira Upper Prison. The suspects identified as Johnson Kisule alias Mohammed Kisakye Johnny (22), Abdul Luyombo (24) appeared at Kira Magistrates Court on Tuesday, where they were read their charges and remanded

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Former Red Cross Uganda Boss Nataka Charges Dropped Three Years Later

Former Red Cross Uganda (URCS) secretary general Micheal Richard Nataka has sighed with relief after the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mike Chibita withdrew charges against him. Since 2015 when he was arrested and charged, Nataka has been facing two counts of abuse of office relating to false declarations, illegal transportation

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UPDF Joins Bududa Landslide Rescue Efforts as Death Toll Rises to 48

The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) are participating in joint rescue and search operations in landslide hit Bududa district. UPDF is jointly operating with OPM, ICRC, UPF, Budunda District Disaster management Committee, and other stakeholders. Brig Stephen Oluka, the Director of Uganda’s National Emergency Coordination & Operations Centre (NECOC), said "the operation

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NRM’s Naome Kibaaju Wins Sheema North Constituency By-Election

National Resistence Movement (NRM) flag-bearer Naome Kibaaju was declared winner of Monday’s Sheema North Constituency Member of Parliament by-election. Sheema Electoral district returning officer Deborah Asiimwe declared Mrs. Kibaaju winner with 11326 votes, beating Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party candidate Guma Nuwagaba who garnered 7322 votes. Guma, who was previously the RDC for Mitooma

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Museveni Commissions $25 Million Mulago Women Hospital

President Yoweri Museveni has called upon health practitioners in the country to emphasize prevention as a component of health care. The President made the call on Tuesday at the commissioning of the US$25 million 450-bed capacity Mulago Specialized Women and Neonatal Hospital in Kampala. He said that a lot can be achieved

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FDC to Hold Parallel Independence Day Celebrations

Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) will hold parallel Independence Day celebrations to mark 56 years of Uganda's liberation from colonial rule. The national Celebrations to mark the 56th Independence Day Anniversary will be held at Kasasa Sub-county, Kyotera District on Tuesday 9th October, 2018. The party spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda told journalists

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