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Stella Nyanzi Sent to Luzira Prison for Abusing Museveni’s Late Mother

A Grade one Magistrate has remanded Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi for abusing President Yoweri Museveni’s late mother Esteeri Kokundeka. Dr Nyanzi appeared before Buganda Road magistrate Esther Nahilya on Wednesday, almost a week since she was arrested at Makerere University in Kampala. Nyanzi had been held at Kiira Road

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Dr Stella Nyanzi. Courtesy Photo

Abusing Museveni’s Mother: Bobi Wine, Activists Demand Stella Nyanzi’s Immediate Release

 Singer Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has called for the release of controversial Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi. Nyanzi is a member of People Power, a loose movement led by Bobi Wine, also the Kyadondo East MP. Nyanzi is being accused of insulting President Yoweri Museveni and Esiteeri Kokundeka, his late

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Kayihura and Vision Group CEO Robert Kabushenga

Inside Kayihura-New Vision Legal Battle Over Kaweesi Murder Stories

Former Uganda Police chief Gen Kale Kayihura has declared a legal battle against The New Vision, a newspaper under the state-owned Vision Group over defamation. Three months after President Yoweri Museveni replaced him with his hitherto deputy Martins Okoth Ochola, Kayihura was detained for two months at the Makindye Military barracks. At

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Lawyer Male Mabirizi

Why Mabirizi Lost Case against Kabaka

The High Court in Kampala on Wednesday dismissed a case lawyer Male Kiwanuka Mabirizi had filed against Buganda monarch Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi. Mabirizi was challenging a move by the kingdom administration to have all people living on Kabaka's land register at a fee that oscillated between Shs100,000 and Shs 600,000. But

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Besigye in the car that had been held by police for years. Courtesy Photo

IGP Ochola Orders Kasangati Police to Return Besigye’s Car Years after it Was Impounded

Uganda Police chief Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martins Okoth Ochola has directed Kasangati police to return opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye’s car. Writing through Erasmus Twaruhukwa, the director of human rights and legal services at Uganda Police, Ochola ordered to return Besigye’s car, registration number UAK 773F “This therefore is to

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Army court delivers verdict in Masaka killers case

Army Court Sentences Masaka Killers to 40 Years in Jail

The General Court Martial has sentenced two men to 40 years in jail over Masaka acts of murder committed in Masaka at the start of July. Court Martial chairman Lt Gen Andrew Gutti ruled that Derrick Jumba and Matia Bukenya Kiiza should spend 40 years behind bars after they pleaded guilty

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Lawyer Andrew Karamagi

Andrew Karamagi Wins Case against ‘Late Peter Nyombi’

Buganda Road Magistrate's Court has acquitted Andrew Karamagi of ‘public nuisance’ charges after he tore former attorney general Peter Nyombi’s speech in 2014. In 2014, Karamagi dared Nyombi when he grabbed his speech and tore it into pieces in full glare of lawyers. The spectacle happened at the Kampala High Court during

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Gun wielding men who brutalized Yusuf Kawooya charged in army court, detained at Makindye. Courtesy Photo

Yusuf Kawooya Tormentors Arrested, Charged in Army Court, Detained

Uganda's army has arrested and tried five men who brutally arrested Democratic Party (DP) mobilizer Yusuf Kawooya on Colville Street. Available reports indicate that the suspects appeared before the disciplinary court on Saturday. They have since been detained at Makindye Military Barracks. Some of the men have been identified as Daniel Senkungu, Moses

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PHOTOS: Bobi Wine Bodyguard Eddie Mutwe Released on Bail

Gulu High Court has granted temporary freedom to Edward Ssebuwufu alias Eddie Mutwe, the body guard of Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi – Bobi Wine. Ssebuwufu was arrested on Saturday August 25th and charged with treason, joining 33 others who are facing the same charges following Arua campaign chaos

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DFCU Under Fire Over Sharing Client’s Confidential Information Publicly

DFCU Bank could be dragged to court to answer for charges of sharing former Crane Bank clients’ confidential information publicly, The Tower Post reports. The complaint was lodged by Rajiv Ruparelia (son to Sudhir Ruparelia), a former client of Crane Bank – now DFCU Bank whose phone number was publicly shared

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