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Kagame: Empowering Women is not Doing Them a Favour; It’s Our Responsibility

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has told the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF Inkotanyi) Women’s League Congress that empowering women was not a favour but everyone’s responsibility. Kagame, also the Chairman of the RPF, was addressing the members of the women’s league in Kigali on Saturday. “Empowering women is not a favour, it's a

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Uhuru, Odinga Share Podium at ex-minister’s Funeral

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his political nemesis Raila Odinga on Saturday shared a podium at the funeral of the late former  finance minister David Mwiraria at the Ntakira Methodist Church in Meru. Mwiraria breathed his last at Karen Hospital on Thursday, April 13. He lost the battle to cancer. But Uhuru

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KAWEESI MURDER PROBE: 13 Suspects Charged

Over a month since the murder by shooting of hitherto police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his driver and body guard, court on Friday charged 13 suspects killers and accomplices with murder, terrorism and aggravated robbery. The suspects were presented before Nakawa Grade 1 Magistrate Noah Ssajabi on Friday. The charges were

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New Guild Cabinet Divides Makerere FDC Chapter, Students Protest

A bitter row has come up amongst members of Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Makerere chapter following the appointment of Ian Ndamwesiga as Guild Prime Minister. FDC leaning Makerere Guild President Paul Kato on Friday announced the cabinet with which he will serve the country’s oldest institution of higher learning. Among

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Museveni in Ethiopia for Tana High-Level Forum on African Security

President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in Bahir Dar, Ethiopias’ second largest city for the 6th Tana High-Level forum on security in Africa, where leaders are stoking their efforts to protect the continents vast natural resources amidst mind-boggling challenges including conflicts, a population explosion, land degradation and the foreign exploitation of

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SPECIAL REPORT: Over One Million Students Drop Out of O-level in Past Decade

About 1.2 million students of the 3.6 million pupils who passed Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) between 2002 and 2011 did not complete O-level, an analysis of figures from assessment body Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb), and the 2015-16 Education and Sports Sector Annual Performance Report (ESSAPR) has revealed. The analysis considered

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Jose Chameleone Speaks Out on ‘Divorce’ With Wife Daniella

Star singer, Joseph Mayanja aka Jose Chameleone has trashed media reports that his wife, Daniela Atim Mayanja had filed for divorce. Daniella according to New Vision, filed for divorce from Chameleone at Nakawa Court Family Division on Tuesday, accusing the singer of assaulting her. However, the “Wale-Wale” hit maker in a live

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DP’s Mao Attacks Leader of Opposition Winnie Kiiza

Democratic Party (DP) president Norbert Mao has told journalists in Kampala that Leader of Opposition (LOP) in Parliament Winnie Kiiza “is weak”. Mao accused Kiiza, also Kasese Woman MP, and the opposition of failure to act, and reducing opposition to drama. “The LOP is very weak…. there is no action on the

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