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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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UPDF Issues Guidelines for Recruitment of LDUs in Kampala, Wakiso

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has issued guidelines for the recruitment of Local Defence Unit (LDUs) personnel following the directive by president Yoweri Museveni. President Museveni, in a recent national address ordered the deployment of 24,000 reserves to reinforce security in Kampala and Wakiso areas. Museveni said the Local Defense Unit (LDU)

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PHOTOS: Bobi Wine Gets Heroic Welcome from Supporters

Hundreds of supporters on Thursday welcomed Kyadondo East MP and musician Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine as he returned to his home in Magere, Wakiso District. Bobi Wine, who has been in America, touched down at Entebbe Airport at around 1:00PM on Thursday afternoon aboard Embraer aircraft number ERJ-190AR, from where was forced

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US Senators Condemn ‘Democratic Backsliding’ in Uganda

United States Senators have condemned what they termed “democratic backsliding” in Uganda following the arrest of opposition Members of Parliament, who are accused of treason and inciting violence in the Arua municipality by-election violence. The violence left the presidential motorcade damaged. Kyadondo East MP Robert kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine's driver Yasin Kawuma was

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3 Dead, Scores Injured as Lorry Plunges Into River Nile

Police and rescue teams in Pakwach district are working hard to retrieve victims of an accident in which a Motor vehicle plunged into river Nile this morning. A canter truck registration number UBA 904Z Canter was carrying 20 people from Pabbo county, Amuru district to Panyimur market and plunged into the

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City Murders: Polices Begins Registration of Sport Motorbikes

Police in Kampala has officially launched the sport motorbike registration process all over Kampala and its surroundings. This follows the henious crimes committed by criminals allegedly moving on motorcycles prompting an issuance of a directive for all sports motorbikes to be registered all over the country beginning with Kampala Metropolitan Policing

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“Be Ahead of Criminals” – Minister Jeje Odongo Urges Regional Police Chiefs

Ugandan Minister of Internal Affairs, Gen. JeJe Odongo has advised Regional Police Chiefs to always be ahead of criminals if they are to reduce crime. This was during the opening ceremony of the Council of Ministers’ meeting at Khartoum, Sudan on Thursday (13th September, 2018) “Crime is like a living organism; it’s

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