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French Montana Donates $100,000 to Expand Health Centre in Iganga

American rapper, French Montana did not only visit Uganda recently to shoot his “Unforgettable” music video but also to extend help to people in need. The singer while in Uganda visited Suubi Health Centre, located in Iganga district where he interacted with patients and staff, who shared their healthcare challenges with

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Masaka Businessman Shot Dead by Gunmen

Criminal gangs have attacked a trading center in Masaka and shot dead a businessman. Gideon Tusubira, a businessman at Bisanje Trading Centre in Kabonera Sub County, Masaka District was shot dead by the assailants at 1am while locking his bar. Witnesses said the assailants were driving a white car. They ordered Tusubira

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PHOTOS: Grief as Fallen City Lawyer Maudah Atuzarirwe Is Laid to Rest

A cloud of grief hovered over Kantunda village in Bumbaire sub-county, Igara County in the western district of Bushenyi as hundreds gathered to bid farewell to fallen city lawyer Maudah Atuzarirwe. Atuzarirwe died in a car crash on Sunday as she headed from Bushenyi to Kampala. On the day of the fatal

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75% of Ugandans Want Presidential Age Limit Maintained – Study

As the debate on the removal of presidential age limit takes shape, findings from a study by Afrobarometer indicate that fewer than 25 per cent of Ugandans want the limit scrapped to allow Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule. Now 72, Museveni will be past the 75 years

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Museveni Extends Kayihura, Byabashaija Contracts Until 2020

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has extended renewed contracts of the country’s police chief and chief jailer for a period of three years each. If approved by parliament, Gen Kale Kayihura and Johnson Byabashaija will run the police and prisons respectively until 2020, just one year to the general elections – and

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Ex-Kayihura Aide Baroza to Oversee Installation of CCTV Cameras

Jonathan Baroza, one of the sacked aides to Uganda’s Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura, will oversee the CCTV Camera Installation project aimed at curbing crime, and being able to easily track criminals. Baroza was shown the exit last month, and replaced with CP Ibrahim Sagal from Interpol in an

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Former Ugandan ‘President’ Olwol Dead

A member of Uganda’s 1980 Presidential Commission, Joel Hunter Wacha-Olwol, has died at the age of 93. Wacha was the head of the three presidential commissioners that led Uganda between for six months from May 22 to December 15, 1980. The other commissioners were Justices Saulo Musoke and Polycarp Nyamuchoncho. The commission was

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Desh Kananura, Brother, Three Others Acquitted of Murder

Justice Joseph Muragira of High Court in Kampala has this afternoon (Friday April 28th, 2017) acquitted Panamera Bar proprietor and rally ace, Desh Kanarura, his brother Raymond Kananura and three others of murder. Prosecution alleged that Kananura and the four co-accused Raymond Kananura his brother, Nzoreba Samuel, Onyango Jacob and Maganda Cirus

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Besigye: Kayihura Must be Thrown Out and Security Forces Probed

Uganda's four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has told the press at Katonga Road in the capital Kampala that Police Chief Kale Kayihura should be sacked over the current wave of insecurity in the country. Uganda has witnessed a spate of attacks in the past two months, including the murder of

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