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Jean-Pierre Bemba convicted of witness tampering

Jean-Pierre Bemba convicted of witness tampering

The former Congolese Vice President, Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, who is serving an 18-year prison sentence for crimes against humanity and war crimes, was convicted of coaching witnesses and bribing them to give false testimony. The applicable law was Article 70(1) of the Rome Statute which addresses various forms of conduct that may encroach upon the […]

Prince Nakibinge condemns betting among youth

Prince Nakibinge condemns betting among youth

The grandfather of Islam in Kibuli Prince Kassimu Nakibinge has condemned the increasing betting among youth. He says betting can’t make any one rich or economically empowered. Nakibinge has called for unity coordination from both religious and cultural leaders in ending betting among youths. Furthermore Prince Nakibinge has condemned the terror acts of shooting innocent Ugandans especially […]

Arua’s Reverand Drandrua passes on at Nsambya hospital

Arua’s Reverand Drandrua passes on at Nsambya hospital

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT Thursday, 1st September 2016   The Chairman of Uganda Episcopal Conference, Most Rev. John Baptist Odama, together with the Bishop of Arua Diocese, Rt. Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki, with deep sorrow announce the death of Rt. Rev. Frederick Drandua, Bishop Emeritus of Arua Diocese. Bishop Frederick Drandua passed on today, Thursday, 1st September […]

World Bank report says Ugandans & Ethiopians more productive than Kenyans.

World Bank report says Ugandans & Ethiopians more productive than Kenyans.

The odd saying that one Kenyan can do a job worthy six Ugandans is about to change if we are to go by a new World Bank report on productivity in a work place. According to the The East African newspaper,the  World Bank report indicates that Kenyan workers are less productive than their counterparts in […]

Musumba kicks rival out of Parliament for inadequate papers.

Musumba kicks rival out of Parliament for inadequate papers.

In a series of losses to electoral petitions coined around inadequate academic papers, the High Court sitting in Jinja has nullified the election of National Resistance Movement (NRM)’s Hajat Rehema Watongola as a member of parliament for Kamuli municipality. Kamuli Municipality was created as part of the 12 municipalities approved by parliament and became effective […]

Sematimba thrown out of Parliament on account of academic qualifications

Sematimba thrown out of Parliament on account of academic qualifications

Busiro south elected Member of Parliament Peter Sematimba  of the ruling NRM party has been thrown out of Parliament for lack of academic qualifications, by the high court. One of Sematimba’s political rivals in the February elections Steven Ssekigozi  of the opposition  Democratic Party-DP, dragged him  to the courts of law challenging his papers. In his  petition  Sekigozi asked court to  nullify […]

Museveni names new cabinet; See full list

Museveni names new cabinet; See full list

The long anticipated cabinet list that has been the talk of the 10th parliament in the corridors of power has been released. President Yoweri Museveni in this post election reshuffle named the new cabinet that retained the prime minister and other major ministers like the finance and energy ministers. In a fresh twist he appointed […]

Who is the ‘Samwyiri’ in the midst of the #FreeSamwyiri outrage?

Who is the ‘Samwyiri’ in the midst of the #FreeSamwyiri outrage?

Tusiime Samson alias ‘Samwyiri’ a blogger and founder of Veritas Interactive has up until now been best known as proprietor of SchoolPlus, a new generation school Information system. The former Makerere University Business School student, now detained by Uganda Police for allegedly wearing and distributing T-shirts with Kizza Besigye’s image, is the center of attention […]

Uganda National Theater Ex-Boss Joseph Walugembe succumbs to High Blood pressure

Uganda National Theater Ex-Boss Joseph Walugembe succumbs to High Blood pressure

The Former director of Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC), Joseph Walugembe succumbed to high blood pressure, a family Member told the media in Kampala. The deceased’s son, Humphrey Jjuuko said the 58 year old died as a result of high blood pressure and severe anemia. “He was alright by last night but when we went […]

Olara Otunnu to leave active politics

Olara Otunnu to leave active politics

Some of the opposition members of parliament have said that the former UPC president Ambassador Dr. Olara Otunnu should reverse his decision of quitting the county’s politics. This as Ambassador Otunnu has categorically promised to leave active politics after handing over power to the right UPC president. The member of parliament for Masaka municipality Mathias Mpuuga […]

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