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How British Teacher Saved Museveni from Chickenpox

Sometime in 1963, a young teenage guy at Ntale School came down with a serious fever with a temperature of over 104degrees centigrade. This was strange considered that the normal body temperature is said to be between 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit (37 degrees Celsius). “According to one of my teachers who took the

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Besigye Arrested at Isingiro-Ntungamo Border

Opposition strongman, Dr. Kizza Besigye has Monday morning been arrested at Kazaho playground, at the Isingiro-Nyungamo District border. Besigye who is now in police custody was reportedly headed to Ngarama in Kikagate together with other FDC officials on their campaign; “free my land, my land my life.” He was arrested together with

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Auditor General Wants Shs 5bn to Audit Karuma, Isimba Projects

Auditor General John Muwanga has told parliament that his office will needs Sh 5bn in the next financial year to conduct a specialized audit on the quality of construction of Karuma and Isimba hydropower projects. Appearing before Parliament’s finance committee last week, Muwanga said that there has been reported mismanagement in

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Kawempe Muslim Overthrown as National Ball Game Champions

Kawempe Muslim Secondary School, the seven-time champions of the National Secondary Schools Ball Games have failed to defend their title after losing to Mukono High School. The two teams played to a goalless stalemate before heading for post-match penalties to determine the final winner. 15-year old Vanessa Karungi, Mukono High School’s goalkeeper

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Mehta Group Signs Shs 45M Sponsorship Deal With Cricket Cranes

Cricket Cranes’ bid to lift the ICC World Cricket League Division Three trophy received a shot in the arm following the unveiling, by Mehta Group, of a sponsorship package worth Shs45 million. The deal, signed on Saturday May 13 in Lugazi, will cater for among others players’ allowances, team bonuses and

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PHOTOS: Muslim Leader Arrested with Shs 14M Worth Ivory

Police in Arua District are holding two men who were arrested with 35.2 kilograms of pure elephant Ivory. Swadiq Atidra 57 years old, a Mwazin (A person who calls others for prayers in a mosque) and Muzamir Loju 44 years, a watchman at the same mosque all Ugandan citizens were arrested

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CHILLING CONFESSION: Suspected Killer in Bushenyi Tycoon Murder Narrates Gruesome Act

Police in the western Uganda town of Bushenyi have in custody a “key suspect” in the murder of businessman John Headex Rwamutwe. Rwamutwe was kidnapped early this month and his body recovered in Ibanda days later. Since then police has been on a hunt for his killers. This hunt yielded fruit last Friday

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Police Speaks out on Kamwenge Mayor Torture Claims

Uganda Police have responded to allegations of torture against a suspect in the murder Andrew Felix Kaweesi. Reports have emerged that Kamwenge Mayor Geoffrey Byamukama had been tortured by officers that arrested him. He is currently undergoing treatment at Nakasero Hospital in Kampala. But in a Friday statement, Police spokesperson Asan Kasingye

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One Million Sim-Cards Fail Verification Test, to be Switched Off

Just a week to the deadline for the simcard verification, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has released an update of simcards that have so far been successfully verified. According to the update, details of 17 million simcards were sent for verification, 15 million have undergone verification while the details submitted for

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