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Museveni Speaks Out on Arua Shooting

By President Yoweri Museveni Countrymen, countrywomen and, especially, Bazukulu (grandchildren). I always insist on singling out the grandchildren because I want them to be conversant with our rich experiences spanning a period of 58 years. I understand that some of our people were worried about the endless criminal acts of elements of the

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Arua Elections Will Proceed as Planned – EC Confirms

The Electoral Commission (EC) has confirmed that the Arua Municipality bye elections will take place on Wednesday August 15th as earlier planned despite the chaos that erupted in the area on Monday. The announcement was made by EC chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama on Tuesday afternoon. "Tomorrow's election will be free and fair

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Slain Bobi Wine Driver: Who was Yasin Kawuma?

The driver of Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi a.k.a Bobi was Monday shot and killed in Arua during a campaign rally. Police says the chaos that resulted to the shooting started when rowdy crowds parked a grader in the middle of the road with intention to block the convoy

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Arua DPC Ssenyonjo Moved to Masaka Amid Campaign Chaos

Arua District Police Commander Abbas Ssenyonjo has Tuesday been transferred to Masaka District, Central Uganda. This was announced in a letter by Police Director of Human Resource, Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Moses Balimwoyo. Ssenyonjo will be replaced by Masaka District DPC Henry Kintu. In the letter dated August 14th, AIGP Balimwoyo

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Winnie Kiiza Hands Over as Leader of Opposition in Parliament

Kasese Woman Member of Parliament Winnie Kizza has Tuesday handed over the office of the Leader of Opposition in Parliament to her successor, Betty Aol Ochan. Kizza who has held the office since 2016 was replaced earlier this month in a reshuffle by Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party president,

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Police Speaks Out on Bobi Wine Arrest

Police has Tuesday confirmed the arrest of Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Hon. Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine. This was confirmed by Police spokesperson Emillian Kayima while addressing journalists on Tuesday afternoon at Police headquarters in Naguru, Kampala. Bobi Wine’s social media handler last night posted that the legislator had been

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NTV Journalist Herbert Zziwa Charged, Released on Police Bond

NTV Uganda’s reporter Herbert Zziwa together with his camera man Ronald Muwanga have Tuesday been charged with inciting violence and causing malicious damage. The duo was arrested last night while making a live report of events that followed the shooting of Bobi Wine’s driver in Arua. Bobi Wine’s driver Yasin Kawuma was

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Woman Arrested for Murdering Husband, Burying Body in Bedroom

Police in Kasangati has arrested a heartless mother of four for allegedly murdering the husband and digging a 3 feet grave in their matrimonial bedroom with intention of burying him. Its alleged that on the 12th of August 2018 at around 5am in Lwesuubo village, Buwambo Parish, Gombe Division Wakiso District,

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Police Breaks Silence on Arua Shooting: An Attack on the President is Unacceptable

Police spokesperson Emilian Kayima has blamed the Monday evening shooting in Arua on an attack on President Museveni's motorcade by "hooligans" at Prisons Cell in Arua Municipality. The shooting resulted into the death of Yasin Kawuma, a driver of Bobi Wine. Kawuma was shot and killed by Police in a campaign rally

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PHOTOS: Museveni Car Vandalised in Arua

The official car of President Yoweri Museveni has reportedly been vandalized during chaos that erupted on Monday evening in Arua town. Pictures seen by this website indicate that the back screen of the official car has been fully destroyed. An eye witness from Arua earlier told this website that people in Bobi

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