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Age Limit: MP Magyezi Dismisses Reports of Attack on His Country Home, Plantation

Igara West MP Rapahael Magyezi has spoken out on reports that his upcountry estate was attacked by locals over the controversial age liit bill. Social media reports had earlier indicated that locals have descended on Magyezi's banana plantation and destroyed it. The locals have also beaten up and killed livestock and threatened to

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Dr Abel Rwendeire is Dead

Dr Abel Rwendeire, the Deputy Chairperson of the National Planning Authority, has died. Rwendeire succumbed to a heart attack Thursday. He served as the junior minister in the dockets of industry and education. His most recent assignment was heading a visitation committee investigating woes of Makerere University. QUICK PROFILE 1985: Obtained a PhD in Bio

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Baby Gloria: I’ve Never Aborted, Never Been Pregnant

Gospel singer Gloria Mulungi Senyonjo aka Baby Gloria has finally spoken out on rumours that she had conceived and flushed out the foetus in a crude abortion procedure. Baby Gloria says those spreading rumours that she had aborted were under the influence of the devil. “That rumour started circulating when I was

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Andrew Benon Kibuuka Warns Bobi Wine on Age Limit Chaos

Artists’ umbrella body the Federation of Performing Artistes of Uganda (FPAU) has issued a statement on the rising political temperature in Uganda as the controversial age limit amendment bill continues to polarize politicians and citizens across the political divide. In a statement issued Wednesday by FPAU President Andrew Benon Kibuuka, artists

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RWANDA: Diane Rwigara Could Be Jailed for 15 Years Over Insurrection Charges

President Paul Kagame’s disqualified challenger Diane Rwigara could spend 15 years in prison if she is convicted of inciting insurrection. Rwigara, her mother and sister have been under detention since September 23 – and all face criminal charges. On Tuesday, Rwigara was charged with forgery and inciting insurrection against the state. “What we

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MP Magyezi: I Will Drop Age Limit Bill if Igara West People Reject it

A day after he tabled his controversial Constitutional Amendment No. 2 Bill, 2017 for first reading, Igara West Member of Parliament Raphael Magyezi has said he will drop the bill if the people he represents reject it. In a Tuesday sitting boycotted by opposition MPs, Magyezi tabled the controversial bill that,

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Zari Refuses to Attend Diamond Platnumz Birthday Party; Baby Mama Mobeto Shows Up

Socialite Zari Hassan skipped Diamond Platnumz birthday celebrations as the Tanzanian singer turned 28. Platnumz held three pre-birthday parties at the weekend but Zari’s absence spoke more than her presence would. Zari’s position was ‘unofficially’ taken up by Tanzanian model and video vixen Hamisa Mobeto, Diamond’s latest baby mama. It should be noted

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Barbie: Touch Bobi Wine or Me, But Not Our Children

Barbie Kyagulanyi, the wife of Kyadondo East MP and musician Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine, has expressed worry about the safety of their children after grenades exploded in their home in Magere, Wakiso District. Hand grenades were on Tuesday morning thrown at the residence of Bobi Wine and the home

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Age Limit: Journalists, Broadcasters Protest Media Gagging

Reporters and broadcasters in Uganda have protested ban on live broadcasting and the harassment of journalists covering the controversial age limit removal motion that seeks to make three-decade president Yoweri Museveni rule for life. Communications regulator Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) recently banned live radio and TV coverage of the age limit

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Age Limit Protests: Lukwago Arrested

Police in Kampala has arrested Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago from his home in Wakaliga, Rubaga Division. The city head has been driven to a yet-to-be disclosed place. The operation was led by Old Kampala police boss  Grace Nyangoma. Lukwago had earlier been blocked from leaving his home. He had told reporters earlier on Tuesday:

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