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NUP Parliamentary Flag Bearer Kawempe South, Muhammed Ssegirinya Remanded to Bugembe Prison

NUP parliamentary flag bearer for Kawempe South, Mr Muhammed Ssegirinya has been remanded to Bugembe prison in Jinja District. Mr Benjamin Katana, one of his lawyers said Mr Ssegirinya was presented before court at about 6pm charged with inciting violence at Jinja Magestrates court before he was remanded. “He was presented to court without any […]

“security personnel have a right to kill if attacked” Says Gen Tumwine

“security personnel have a right to kill if attacked” Says Gen Tumwine

The Minister of Security, Gen Elly Tumwine has said that the police and other security personnel have a right to kill protesters if they are attacked. Speaking to reporters at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Gen Tumwine said that he had no apologies for anybody who was killed while attacking security forces as they […]

Strange disease kills over 50 in Kogi, Nigeria

Strange disease kills over 50 in Kogi, Nigeria

Over 50 persons have lost their lives to a strange illness in Olamaboro Local Government of Kogi State. It was reliably gathered that the disease which is still unknown comes with symptoms of headache, red eye, loss of appetite, inability to urinate or defecate, convulsion and finally death. The lawmaker representing Olamaboro Constituency in the […]

Arrest of presidential candidates condemned

Arrest of presidential candidates condemned

The Katikiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga has condemned the arrest of most presidential aspirants in the coming elections. In an interview at Mengo, Mayiga described the arrests as total humiliation and violation of their human rights in disguise of preventing the spread of COVID-19. “The method of preventing the spread of COVID-19 shouldn’t be […]

Patrick Amuriat continues campaigns

Patrick Amuriat continues campaigns

The Forum for Democratic Change presidential Candidate Patrick Amuriat Oboi is expected in West Nile starting with Adjumai city. Patrick Amuriat resumed his campaigns on Thursday after he was arrested during a campaign in Gulu city because he planned to have an unauthorized procession, according to the police. On Thursday, he promised to withdraw from […]

Africa COVID-19 Cases Surpass 2 Million,WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, has said there are over two million confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent. The UN health agency issued the update on WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard. WHO added that there are more than 1.7 million recoveries and 48,000 deaths cumulatively. South Africa, […]

Museveni to address the nation

Museveni to address the nation

President Museveni on Sunday, 22nd November will address the nation about the security situation. This was revealed by the Spokesperson of Government, Ofwono Opondo during an interview. “He will be addressing the nation about the riots that have been happening in various parts of the country “he said. Many people have died in various parts […]

First home rapid COVID-19 test approved: US

First home rapid COVID-19 test approved: US

The US issued an emergency use authorization for the first self-administered rapid coronavirus test on Tuesday, as other states of the country increase restrictions in attempt to hold the COVID-19 surge. The Food and Drug Administration approved a testing kit of people of 14 and older whom doctors suspect have COVID-19. The test which is […]

Henry Tumukunde manifesto

Henry Tumukunde manifesto

Independent Presidential candidate Lt Gen (Rtd) Henry Tumukunde has shared his record of “numerous achievements” serving in various roles in the army, diplomatic service, intelligence services, Parliament, and Cabinet. Henry Tumukunde notes in his foreword to his 2021 election manifesto that his achievements in the over 39 years he says he spent serving in these […]

COVID-19 Cases Overwhelm Kabarole District

COVID-19 Cases Overwhelm Kabarole District

The number of people with COVID-19 in Kabarole has increased to 23, leaving the district task force with no option other than resorting to home-based management. Brian Kisembo, the COVID-19 Incident Manager in Kabarole, says that so far, five of the cases are admitted at the isolation unit of Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital for […]

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