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Museveni visits Kayihura Crime Preventers' secretariat

Museveni Meets ‘Kayihura Crime Preventers’ at Night

President Yoweri Museveni Thursday night visited former police chief Gen Kale Kayihura’s crime preventers’ secretariat at Naguru in Kampala. According to a short statement by the National Crime Preventers' Forum (NCPF), Museveni used the visit to “congratulate coordinators who had just completed a one month leadership course at Kyankwanzi and encouraged

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Jennifer Musisi

Jennifer Musisi Speaks Out on Resignation, KCCA without Her

Jennifer Musisi, the outgoing Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) executive director has spoken out on her resignation. Speaking for the first time since announcing her resignation roadmap on Monday, Musisi said  “it is a normal thing for people to resign”. “It’s not an abnormal thing. [People resign] for all sorts of reasons,”

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Louis Kasekende

Document: Bank of Uganda Deputy Governor Louis Kasekende’s Wealth Exposed

An investigation by the Inspector General of Government (IGG) has revealed how rich the Bank of Uganda (BoU) Deputy Governor Dr Louis Kasekende is and how he acquired his money.   According to the Declaration of Income, Assets and Liabilities Form Kasekende submitted to IGG Irene Mulyagonja in line with Leadership Code

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Balaam Barugahara

Balaam Barugahara Speaks on Reports of Working to Fail Bobi Wine Kyarenga Namboole Concert

Events promoter Balaam Barugahara has dismissed reports that he was behind the postponement of singer Bobi Wine’s Kyarenga Concert at Namboole Stadium.   Bobi Wine has set October 20 for his Kyarenga concert. But unable to secure clearance from police and the stadium’s management, his Kyarenga concert will not happen in October. Instead, the

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Officials from Uganda Police appear before Public Accounts Committee

Uganda Police Spent Shs 88 Million to Train Each Officer; List of Trained Officers Disappeared

Uganda Police Force (UPF) officials on Wednesday failed to account for the expenditure of Shs 22bn on the training of 250 of its officers.   Undersecretary Rogers Muhairwe led a team from the force to respond to questions raised the Auditor General (AG) before the Public Accounts Committee on Wednesday. AG John Muwanga’s

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Uganda's Rebecca Kadaga

LGBT Vote: Ugandan MPs ‘Win’ Battle against Homosexuality Activists at IPU Geneva

A group of seven Ugandan MPs, including speaker Rebecca Kadaga, triumphed during a vote on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) at the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU). The MPs at the IPU in Geneva were Mourine Osoru  (Arua district), Abdulatif Sebaggala (Kawempe North), Rose Kabagyenyi (Kisoro District), Esther Anyakun  (Nakapiripirit District),

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Beti Kamya addresses reporters at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala. Courtesy Photo

Beti Kamya to Lukwago, Kampala Street Vendors: Don’t Celebrate Jennifer Musisi Exit Yet

The minister in charge of Kampala, Beti Olive Namisango Kamya Turwomwe has hit at lord mayor Erias Lukwago and street vendors for celebrating Jennifer Musisi’s resignation. On Monday, Musisi announced she would officially hand over the office of the executive director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) in mid-December. Lukwago, who had

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Bobi Wine

Bobi Wine, Namboole Management Agree on New Date for Kyarenga Concert; Tough Conditions Set

Singer Bobi Wine and Namboole Stadium have set a new date for the Kyarenga Concert to be held at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole. Uganda Police and Namboole Stadium management rejected the October 20 concert on grounds that the stadium was booked. Police chief IGP Martins Okoth Ochola, through the head of police

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Morrison Rwakakamba and Awel Uwihanganye

Awel Uwihanganye Replaces Morrison Rwakakamba as GCIC Boss

Awel Uwihanganye Replaces Morrison Rwakakamba as GCIC Boss Uganda’s ICT ministry has appointed Awel Uwihanganye as the new head of Government Citizen Interaction Centre (GCIC), replacing Morrison Rwakakamba. Rwakakamba resigned as GCIC and as president Yoweri Museveni’s research assistant in April 2017, a few months after his appointment at the new entity

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Tamale Mirundi. Courtesy Photo

More Resignations and Major Cabinet Reshuffle to Follow Jennifer Musisi Exit – Tamale Mirundi

Joseph Tamale Mirundi, a former press secretary to President Yoweri Museveni, has spoken out of the resignation of Jennifer Musisi as the KCCA executive director. Musisi announced her exit in a 21-page letter to Museveni on Monday, October 15. She had been at the helm of the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)

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