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Fifteen heads of state to attend Uganda 50th Independence anniversary

Fifteen heads of state to attend Uganda 50th Independence anniversary

At least 15 Heads of state from Africa have confirmed their attendance of the 50 years of independence cerebrations on 9th October. The delegates include Dr Boni Yayi from Benin, Joyce Banda of Malawi, Rwanda’s Paul Kagame, South Sudan’s Salva Kiir and Tanzania’s Jakaya kikwete. The others are Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi, DR Congo’s Joseph […]

Answers on why women don’t preach in mosques

  In an Islamic faith, men lead in prayers. This is why they take the front seats in the mosque, according to Mufti Shaban Ramadhan Mubajje and the deputy director of Shariah at the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, Yahaya Kakungulu. Mubajje also denies that separating women in the mosques is a form of discrimination. Mubajje […]

Museveni and Kayihura will die like Meles Zenawi-Uganda opposition say

  Democratic Party (DP) Deputy organising secretary, who is also the deputy lord mayor, Sulaiman Kidandala has asked the inspector general of police, Kale Kayihura and president Museveni to stop brutalizing their people using all tools of coercion at their disposal. Kidandala says that the fallen Ethiopian Premier Meles Zenawi was brutal, merciless, power hungry […]

Kampala councilors back on track after Jenifer Musisi’s money got finished

Kampala Capital City Authority’s lord mayor Erias Lukwago is now full of smiles after all city councilors who had been bagged by KCCA’s executive director Jenifer Musisi Semakula are now back on track after chewing Musisi’s money. Having taken Musisi’s money, the councilors and the lord mayor are organising to take Jenifer Musisi head on […]

New salary structures for workers

The Minister for the Presidency, Muruuli Mukasa has revised the salary structures of public servants and councilors working in Kampala district. This follows a directive by parliament requesting him to table before the House the salary structure for the Kampala Capital City Authority staff. According to the sources in the minister’s office, the Executive Director […]

312 billion shillings stolen on KCCA bank accounts

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) is in shock after about 312 billion shillings meant to develop markets in the city went missing on the council’s bank accounts. KCCA has consequently established a committee comprised of councilors to investigate the whereabouts of the said money. Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago says that the committee is headed […]

International Criminal Court rules on Kenya election violence suspects

Pre-Trial Chamber II (PTC II) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) delivered its decisions on whether to move to trial two cases against six individuals allegedly responsible for the commission of crimes against humanity during post-election violence in 2007-2008 in Kenya . The ICC is the world’s first permanent international court to prosecute war crimes, […]

Nambooze splits with Lukwago

It is hard to believe that Mukono Municipality MP, Betty Nambooze and Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago are no longer friends. Gone are the days when Lukwago and Nambooze were moving together as if they were husband and wife. We have been reliably informed that currently when Nambooze brings an argument Lukwago openly fights it. […]

Kidandala accepts to work with NRM

  Although he is the deputy organising secretary of the Democratic Party, Sulaiman Kidandala has accepted to work with NRM councilors who are the majority in KCCA. Out of the 32 district councilors in KCCA, 8 are on Democratic Party ticket, two are on FDC ticket, two on independent and the rest are NRM. Kidandala […]

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