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Court Orders Govt to Produce Rearrested Kaweesi Murder Suspects

Government has been directed to produce four suspects that were rearrested after court had granted them bail. The suspects in the murder in March of ex-Uganda Police publicist Andrew Felix Kaweesi were rearrested after being granted bail by Nakawa magistrate’s Court. The four - Ahmed Ssenfuka, Ibrahim Kisa, Abdul Majid Ojegere and

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Medics, Govt Seal Deal to End Strike

Uganda’s health workers are set to end their strike after they inched closer to an agreement on Monday. The medics have stayed away from their duty stations for just over a week today. Their strike started on November 06. A series of meetings between government and Uganda Medical Association (UMA) have previously ended fruitless. President

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MP Mwijukye Drags Kayihura to Court

  Opposition party Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has sued Uganda’s Police Chief Gen Kale Kayihura for disrupting party presidential campaigns. In an application filed by Buhweju County MP Francis Mwijukye, FDC wants the High Court in Kampala to restrain police from cancelling party presidential campaign rallies. FDC is conducting campaigns for party

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Why Kayihura ‘Sacked’ Kasingye

Uganda Police chief Kale Kayihura has replaced Police Spokesperson AIGP Asan Kasingye with SSP Emilian Kayima. Emilian Kayima has been serving as the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson. Kasingye was appointed Police Spokesperson in March 2017 following the murder of Andrew Felix Kaweesi. But why did Kayihura ‘sack’ a senior officer and replace him

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Full Statement: Online Publishers Want Arrested Journalists Ndawula, Brother Released Unconditionally

Uganda’s Online Media Publishers Association (Ompa) wants police to unconditionally release detained reporters and brothers Stanley and Robert Ndawula of The Investigator. The duo was arrested Tuesday night, interrogated and their homes and office searched by Police’s Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Department (CIID). They have been detained at Kira Road Police Station,

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Police Opens Up on Kayihura Sacking Reports

The spokesperson of Uganda’s Police has dismissed as fictitious reports that three-decade president Yoweri Museveni had fired the head of the force, Gen Kale Kayihura. Last week, Kayihura’s blue-eyed boys, former special operations commander Nixon Agasiirwe and ex-Professional Standards Unit boss Joel Aguma, and five other officers were charged with kidnap

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Museveni: I Need More Time to Plan For My Retirement

Details from a meeting between Uganda’s ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party National Executive Council (NEC) members and party chairperson Yoweri Museveni on the controversial Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017. The proposed amendment, popularly known as The Age Limit Bill, seeks to delete the upper age limit in article 102b of the

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Museveni: Pope Francis’ Prayers Healed My Fractured Arm

Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni has claimed Pope Francis prayed for his fractured arm and it healed. Museveni gave his testimony on Sunday during an event held at Namugongo Catholic Shrine to celebrate 50 years of Kampala Archdiocese. Kampala Archdiocese was established in 1966. Three cardinals: Emmanuel Nsubuga, Emmanuel Wamala and Cyprian Kizito

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Kayihura Speaks Out on Reports of UPDF Siege at His Home

The head of Uganda’s Police has spoken out on his safety, and reports of the army siege at his home, a day after senior officers close to him were charged with kidnap. Last Friday, former special operations commander Nixon Agasiirwe and Professional Standards Unit boss Joel Aguma, and five other officers

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Amama Mbabazi’s Wife Jacqueline Warns Museveni: Hands off The Age Limit

Former head of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Women’s League Jacqueline Mbabazi has asked women to reject age limit cash, and called on three-decade president Yoweri Museveni to refrain from deleting the upper age limit in article 102b of Uganda’s Constitution. Jacqueline, wife to the former powerful premier and sacked

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