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Abiriga Murder: MP Betty Nambooze Arrested

Mukono Municipality MP Betty Bakireke Nambooze has been arrested over the murder of Arua municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga. The Late Abiriga was gunned down on Friday evening in Kawanda, Wakiso and laid to rest on Monday in Arua. Police surrounded MP Nambooze’s home her home in Nabuti, Mukono and arrested her. She

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Museveni Tasks Security Agencies to Find Abiriga Killers

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has tasked security agencies to find Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga’s killers. MP Abiriga and his body guard were shot on Friday evening at Kawanda, Wakiso. “I have received news about the senseless killing of Arua Municipality MP, Hon Ibrahim Abiriga, and his bodyguard on the outskirts of

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Museveni Promotes Police Officer Who Fought Panga Wielding Murderer in Greater Masaka

President Yoweri Museveni, also Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces on Wednesday recognised and appreciated extra ordinary services of Cadet ASP Twinomugisha Steven and promoted him to the next rank of Superintendent of Police. Museveni was giving the 2018 State of the Nation Address at the Kampala Serena Hotel when

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Lorry Plunges Into River Nile at Karuma Bridge

Police fire and rescue team are searching for a lorry that plunged into River Nile on Tuesday evening. The Fuso lorry reg no UAS 994Y heavily loaded with logs of wood lost control at Karuma Bridge and plunged into the River Nile after going past the metal rails. Two occupants are feared dead. Eye

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Deadline Set for Kiir-Machar Face to Face Meeting

The regional bloc (IGAD) has set June 30 as the deadline for face-to-face talks between the two South Sudan warring leaders, President Salva Kiir and former first vice-president, Riek Machar. During the 62 extra-ordinary IGAD council of ministers’ session in Ethiopia on Friday, foreign affairs ministers from IGAD member states said

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KENYA: President Kenyatta Flags Off Kenya’s First Crude Oil Exports

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday (June 3rd) declared a “great day for Kenya” as he flagged off the first consignment of crude oil destined for export from Kenya, which will lead to oil becoming a major contributor to the nation’s economy. The President flagged off trucks loaded with crude oil from

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Museveni Vows to Protect Church House from Being Auctioned By Equity Bank

President Yoweri Museveni has given assurances to the Church of Uganda that no one will take away Church House from the Church as long as he is still alive. The President, accompanied by the 1st Lady, was speaking at the Anglican Shrine in Namugongo, Wakiso District during the annual Uganda Martyrs’

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Andrew Mwenda: Lessons for FDC from Rukungiri

By Andrew Mwenda So last evening the Electoral Commission announced the results in the bye election for the woman MP for Rukungiri. FDC’s Betty Muzanira won with 50,000 votes against NRM’s Winnie Matsiko with 46,000 - a difference of only 4,000 votes in a district that is the home of opposition

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