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Brig Muzeyi Appointed Military Police Commander

Brig Steven Sabiiti Muzeyi has been appointed the commander of Uganda’s military police, replacing Col Emmanuel Kanyesigye. Muzeyi is the former deputy commander of the Special Forces and recently completed a military training course in Russia. His predecessor, Col Kanyesigye, has been appointed the Fourth Division Commander in Gulu and will replace

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Former Museveni Minister Pushes for Removal of Presidential Age Limit

Former ICT Minister Aggrey Awori has said he will challenge the presidential age limit arguing that it discriminates those who are advanced in age. Article 102 of the constitution provides that a person is not qualified for election as President unless that person is a citizen of Uganda by birth; not

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Security Guard Shoots One Dead at Arua Park

One person was shot dead at Arua Park in Kampala as a security guard and police engaged traders who were protesting hiked rent fees. The demonstration happened at Superior Building where traders protested the building owner's decision to have all tenants pay rent in US Dollars as opposed to Uganda Shillings.  The Tower Post

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Janet Museveni Says She Will Stand for President If God Tells Her To

Uganda’s First Lady Janet Kataaha Museveni has spoken out on her rumoured 2021 presidentila bid, but was too careful to deny interest in the position her husband has held for over three decades, nor declare her bid. Janet Museveni told NTV in an interview at State House Nakasero in Kampala that

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WAR OF INSULTS: Dr Stella Nyanzi Fires Back at Fr Lokodo

Hours after ethics minister Fr Simon Lokodo criticised controversial Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi over her comments against first lady Janet Museveni, Nyanzi has hit back at the Lokodo in what seems like a war of insults.  Related Story: Ethics Minister Fr Lokodo Stings Dr Stella Nyanzi, Suggests She’s Insane Nyanzi rushed

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IEBC Warns Raila Odinga against Plans to Set up Parallel Tallying Centre

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has warned National Super Alliance (Nasa) over a plan to set up a parallel tallying centre and declare their own results from the general elections slated for August. On Sunday Nasa revealed that their alliance would set up the centre, an announcement that reminds

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Ethics Minister Fr Lokodo Stings Dr Stella Nyanzi, Suggests She’s Insane

Ethics and integrity minister Fr Simon Lokodo has condemned suspended Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi over her comments against first lady and education minister Janet Museveni. Dr Nyanzi used what ethicists have termed “strong language” to criticise Janet and a government led by her husband for reneging on the promise

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Garissa University Marks Two Years Since Deadly Al-Shabaab Attack

Garissa University College on Sunday marked two years since a deadly Al-Shabaab attack claimed 147 including students and security officers. The ceremony was attended by Garissa County commissioner James Kianda and other security officials. The university and Athletics Kenya organised a 5km marathon in memory of the victims. Commissioner Kianda acknowledged that Kenya

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Electoral Commission Issues Programmes for Toroma, Kagoma By-elections  

The Electoral Commission has released detailed programmes for the by-elections to be held in Toroma County in Katakwi district and Kagoma County in Jinja district. The Toroma County seat fell vacant after MP Cyrus Amodoi Imalingat died in a road accident last month. The Kagoma seat fell vacant after three Court of

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