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SFC Deployed at Kiseka Market Amid #FreeBobiWine Protests

President Museveni’s elite force, the Special Forces Command (SFC) has been deployed at Kiseka Market in the Capital Kampala as protests demanding the release of snger Bobi Wine continue to spread across the city. Protests which started earlier in the morning from Kampala’s outskirts became serious after traders in Kiseka lit

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Museveni, Kenya VP Ruto Commission Kapchorwa-Suam Road

President Yoweri Museveni and Kenya Deputy President, Mr. William Ruto have commissioned and presided over the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kapchorwa-Suam road project in Kpachorwa District at Sebei Diocese Church of Uganda grounds in Eastern Region. The project, a multinational operation, is set to provide an important link between Uganda and

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PHOTOS: Mityana Residents Protest Amid MP Zaake Death Rumors

Police has swung into action, firing tear gas and bullets in the air to disperse angry protestors in Mityana Municiplaity on Sunday morning. The protests broke up following continued reports that their area Member of Parliamant Francis Zaake Butebi’s life was in a critical condition at Rubaga Hospital. Other unconfirmed reports indicated

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Uganda She Cranes Win 2018 African Netball Championship

The Uganda She Cranes are the winners of the 2018 Africa Netball Championship. The team emerged winners after defeating Zimbabwe on a 66-51 result on Saturday. The game was played at the Olympic Youth Development Centre in Lusaka, Zambia. The victory also got them their second continental unbeaten title. Below are Uganda’s other results in the

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Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan Dies at 80

Kofi Annan, the only black African to become UN secretary-general, has died. The 80-year-old "passed away peacefully on Saturday after a short illness", the foundation named after him said. His home country, Ghana, has declared a week of national mourning. Annan served two terms as UN chief from 1997 to 2006, and

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Andrew Mwenda: Why We Must all Condemn the Brutal Arrest, Torture of Bobi Wine

By Andrew M. Mwenda I have read the report of the Uganda Human Rights Commission on the way Bobi Wine was arrested and tortured and it is disturbing. He was not at the scene of the incident where the president’s convoy was pelted with stones. The SFC soldiers who arrested and

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Police Arrests American National Who Was Filmed Assaulting Grand Imperial Hotel Staff

Police in Kamapala has arrested an American citizen for allegedly assaulting a Grand Imperial Hotel Staff. Footage from security television cameras installed showed a foreigner, identified later as Mr Jimmy .L.Taylor punching and humiliating a hotel employee. Taylor was also filmed insulting and assaulting the hotel staff in a video that has

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Buganda Weighs in on Bobi Wine Torture, Trial in Court Martial

Buganda Kingdom has weighed in on the arraignment of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine at court martial. The Kingdom's Prime Minister Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga on Friday appealed to government to try Bobi Wine in a competent court. "I appeal to the government to present Hon Francis Zaake and Hon

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