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Makerere University vice chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe

Makerere University Revises Tuition Policy After Week Long Protests

Since October 22 students at Makerere University have been protesting against the 15% cumulative tuition increament, and the protests have pushed the University to revise the tuition policy. In an emergency meeting held on Tuesday the university council resolved to halt the 15 percent increment from functional fees. However this stance

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Museveni Wants Court to Hang Murderers

An eye for an eye. That’s the treatment President Museveni wants killers to receive. “I have a fight with courts, I will not tolerate people who kill others. Anybody who kills another will also be killed,”Museveni said during a ghetto youth meeting in Kampala on Saturday.  Museveni said this after one

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General Matayo Kyaligonza in Land Row

Uganda’s ambassador to Burundi Maj Gen Matayo Kyaligonza has been cited in a case of trespass. Matayo is accused by an engineering firm named Kayokamu Engineering Limited, for trespassing and taking over of its premises in Kawempe Division, Kampala.  The case was filed before the Land Division of the High Court in

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12 People Die in Road Accident As Car Overturns in Jinja

12 people perished on Monday night in a fatal accident on Walumbe junction, Buwenge town Council along Jinja – Kamuli road. A TATA brand truck registration number UAK 344V transporting sugarcane failed to brake while on the steep hill causing it to roll backwards and then eventually, overturning. Reports indicate that while

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Ruhakana Rugunda Asks Nantaba to Stop Peddling Assasination Claims

Ida Nantaba, the State Minister for ICT has been asked by the Prime Minister  Ruhakana Rugunda to desist from peddling assassination claims through the media. Rugunda had a rendezvous with Nantaba on Friday at his office in Kampala following the minister’s claims that some people close to the president she called,

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IGG Summons Salaam Musumba On Corruption Allegations

FDC Vice Chairperson for Eastern Uganda has been summoned by the Inspectorate of Government over corruption allegations. The allegations date back to when she was still Kamuli District Chairperson between 2012 to 2016. Musumba is accused of using her position to lobby and acquire Shs 10Million from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA),

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Student Who Was Blocked From Sitting UCE Exams Wants Headmaster Arrested

George William Eronda, a senior four student who was expelled from Namilyango College and consequently blocked from sitting the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) exams has asked court to issue arrest warrants for the school headmaster and board chairman. On Tuesday, Eronda filed an application seeking arrest warrants against the school headmaster, 

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Retired Supreme Court Judge Wilson Tsekooko Dies

Retired Supreme Court judge, Wilson Tsekooko, died on Monday after battling with cancer of prostate for a long time. Tsekoko had been admitted at Norvik Hospital in Kampala. The Judiciary announced his death and said funeral arrangements would be communicated at a later stage.  Tsekooko will always be remembered for annulling Museveni’s victory

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