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State Withdraws Case Against Red Pepper Directors, Editors

The state has withdrawn cases of Publication of Information Prejudicial to Security, libel and Offensive communication against Red Pepper Publications directors and editors. The directors Arinatiwe Rugyendo, James Mujuni, Richard Tusiime, Johnson Musinguzi, Patrick Mugumya, and editors  Richard Kintu, Ben Byarabaha and Francis Tumusiime were arrested in November 2017 and charged

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Brig Sabiiti Hands Over Command of Military Police

Brig Sabiiti Muzeyi has handed over command of Military Police to Col William Bainomugisha in order to fully concentrate on his new assignment as the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP). The function at the Makindye-based Military Police barracks was presided over by the UPDF Commander Land Forces (CLF), Maj Gen

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Court of Appeal Upholds NRM’s Mugema ‘Panadol’ as Iganga Municipality MP

The Court of Appeal has Thursday upheld the victory of National Resistance Movement (NRM)’s Peter Mugema popularly known as ‘Panadol’ as the duly elected Iganga Municipality Member of Parliament. Abed Nasser Mudiobole (FDC) had accused Mugema of ballot stuffing and bribing voters with money even on the voting date in the

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Police Arrests Cyclist that Allegedly Knocked Teddy Seezi Cheeye Dead

Police in Kampala has arrested the hit and run cyclist on suspicion of murdering Veteran journalist and Former ISO director for Economic Monitoring, Teddy Seezi Cheeye at Nakawa. Cheeye was knocked dead by a speeding Boda Boda at Nakawa traffic lights while crossing Jinja Road on March 1. According to Police, the

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FULL LIST: IGP Ochola Transfers 23 Senior Police Officers

Inspector General of Police Okoth Ochola has Monday made a reshuffle on the Uganda Police that saw senior police officers transferred and appointed. Ochola has transferred and appointed 23 officers in a March 19th Authorizing statement. The transferred and appointed officers include; AIGP Abbas Byakagaba, who has been moved from Oil and

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DIGP Sabiiti Cautions Police Officers On Healthy Living, Weapon Management

Newly Appointed Deputy Inspector General of Police Brig. Sabiiti Muzeeyi has cautioned Police Officers on healthy living and weapon management. Brig. Sabiiti made the remarks on Saturday while passing out 609 police officers that have been undergoing a two months basic security management course at Kigo Marine Base in Wakiso District. The

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VIDEO: Besigye Endorses Bobi Wine for President

Opposition bigwig Dr Kizza Besigye has endorsed Kyadondo East MP and musician Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine for the next Uganda Presidential elections. Besigye was Speaking at Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate Paul Mwiru's final rally for the Jinja East by-election at Busoga Square in Jinja town on Tuesday when

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“Vote Paul Mwiru” – Besigye, Bobi Wine Tell Jinja East

Uganda's opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye, Kaydondo East MP and musician Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine and other opposition politicians on Tuesday stormed the Eastern Uganda district of Jinja to campaign for Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate Paul Mwiru ahead of the Jinja East by-election slated for Thursday 15th

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ACP Bakaleke Slapped With Criminal Charges Over Robbing Korean Investors

Assistant Commissioner of Police Siraj Bakaleke and Paul Wanyoto, a city lawyer have been slapped with criminal charges over robbing Korean investors. Bakaleke is accused of obtaining USD 400,000 (about Shs 1.4 billion) from Korean Investors Park Seunghoon and Jang Shingu Un, who were in the country for business. The former Kampala South

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Gen Tumwine is Swears in as Security Minister

General Elly Tumwine on Monday (12 March 2018) swore in as Minister for security at a ceremony that was held at at State House, Entebbe. Tumwine was appointed Security minister by President Museveni on March 4 replacing Gen Henry Tumukunde. The president also replaced former Police Chief Gen Kale Kayihura with

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