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More Details about DFCU Bank Raid Emerge, Robbers Gang Raped Staff

More shocking details continue to emerge about the Monday evening attempted robbery at DFCU Bank in Bwaise. The latest indicate that the robbers who raided the bank at around 8:15PM held workers hostage for four hours. During the four hours, The Tower Post has learnt, the robbers kept asking staffers to open

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Phiona Mirembe Interview With The Tower Post

INTERVIEW: Meet Phiona Mirembe, the Lawyer Who Wants to Run For President

With less than two and a half years to the 2021 Presidential Elections, one woman has revealed her intention to stand for the country’s top most office. Phiona Mirembe, a Kampala-based lawyer, has decided to challenge President Museveni in the upcoming General Election. Mirembe’s decision, which she announced via her Facebook page

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Government to Recruit 6,000 More Police Officers

The Minister of State for Internal Affairs, Mario Obiga Kania has said that plans are underway to recruit more police personnel to solve the current shortage in the Force and the increasing cases of crime. Obiga Kania said that the shortage is particularly attributed to the creation of new administrative units,

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PHOTOS: Busoga Kingdom Marks 80 Years of Kyabazingaship

Joy and celebrations rocked Bugembe at the weekend as Busoga Kingdom marked 80 years of Kyabazingaship. The celebrations that were graced by Kingdom Prime Minister Joseph Muvawala were characterized by dances and jubilation as the Basoga celebrated their heritage and their king. Busoga, a traditional Bantu kingdom is one of five constitutional

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Bobi Wine – Arua Crisis: Suspended West Nile RPC Musinguzi, DPC Abbas Have a Case to Answer

Former West Nile Regional Police Commander (RPC) Jonathan Musinguzi together with Arua District Police Commander (DPC) Abbas Ssenyonjo have been charged with neglect of duty leading to the attack on President Yoweri Museveni’s motorcade. Museveni’s convoy was attacked and one of his cars stoned in Arua Municipality – West Nile on

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Kayihura Counterpart Col. Ndahura Atwooki Released on Bail

General Court Martial Chairman Lt. Gen. Andrew Gutti has Monday granted bail to former Police Director of Criminal Intelligence Col. Ndahura Atwooki, The Tower Post reports. Col. Ndahura who has been under incarceration at Makindye Military barracks for close to 8 months is charged with failure to protect war materials and

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First Son Muhoozi Kainerugaba Promoted to Lieutenant General

First son and Senior Presidential Adviser for Special Operations Muhoozi Keinerugaba has been promoted to Lieutenant General in new UPDF promotions. Muhoozi who headed the Presidential elite guards, the Special Forces Command (SFC) has been a Major General, a rank he was promoted to in 2016. Lieutenant General, is the third highest rank

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PHOTOS: Journalist Solomon Sserwanja Responds to Police Summons

NBS TV investigative journalist Solomon Sserwanja has Friday afternoon arrived at the Kampala Central Police Station (CPS) where he was summoned to answer for charges related to possession of classified government drugs. Police, while executing a search at his home on Wednesday night discovered 14 boxes of classified government drugs in

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Solomon Sserwanja’s Wife, BBC Journalists Released

Vivian Nakaliika Sserwanja the wife to NBS television investigative journalist Solomon Sserwanja has been released on Police bond, The Tower Post reports. Nakaliika was arrested on Wednesday night following a raid at their house. Police says they found 14 boxes of classified government drugs at the home and that they were still

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