Inside Story: Museveni-Kagame Peace Deal Leaves Hottest Potatoes Untouched

From brief encounter, President Paul Kagame and Uganda’s counterpart Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday signed on to a set of 4 points and 8 sub-elements aimed at solving a bitter quarrel that has escalated since march. Meeting in Luanda, for the second time, hosted by Angolan President João Lourenço...

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UPDF Wins East African Community Military Games

The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) sports team which traveled to Kenya for the East Africa Community (EAC) Military games and cultural events on Friday 23 August emerged triumphant after winning two Gold medals one in netball and the other in Volley ball. UPDF further attained two silver...

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Rwandan minister tells nationals not to travel to Uganda

Rwanda’s State minister for East African Affairs Olivier Nduhungirehe yesterday insisted that Rwandans were still strongly advised not to travel to Uganda even after presidents Museveni and Paul Kagame agreed on Wednesday to end the tension. In an interview with local newspaper, Mr Nduhungirehe...

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UNRA demolishes Villa Park to pave way for Kampala Flyover

Villa Park, the home to one of Uganda’s most successful football teams, Sports Club Villa has been demolished to pave way for the construction of the Kampala Flyover project. On Friday, the second and final phase for the clearance of the right of way for the Kampala Flyover project was done by the enforcement...

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Gov’t Cancels Licenses Of Top 13 NGOs Over Links To People Power, Opposition Parties

The government of Uganda has Thursday canceled the licenses of 13 Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs) over allegations that they are channeling money to MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine’s People Power pressure group and other opposition politicians. Our desk has learnt that cancellation of the said...

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Inside: Drama as LDU Boss is Arrested,Detained For Torturing Minister’s Son

A senior Minister in President Museveni’s government has decried lack of decorum and professionalism in the way newly recruited Local Defense Unit (LDU) personnel go about their work in the respective places where they are deployed. Moses Kizige, who is Minister in charge of Karamoja Affairs, says...

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“There is No Mafia in Government” – PM Rugunda Refutes Anite’s Allegations

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has refuted allegations that there are mafias in government who are targeting to assassinate some Ugandans. Rugunda said that he is not aware of any mafia group in government who in particular allegedly want to kill State minister for Privatization, Evelyn Anite. Anite...

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Corruption Rocks Parliament as IGG Finds Top Staff Guilty of Swindling Money

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) Irene Mulyagonja has found 7 parliamentary staff including a director guilty of corruption. The IGG in her letter dated August 08 addressed to Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige implicated Emmanuel Bakwega, Director of Clerks, Parliament and Paul Wabwire,...

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UCC Blocks Access to Rwandan News Websites

Uganda’s communications regulator UCC yesterday wrote to Internet Service Providers ordering them to block access to multiple Rwandan-based news websites. The  decision  came at the time when  the Heads of State from Uganda and Rwanda were in the Angolan capital Luanda, signing a pact to restore...

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UTL Mafia Saga: Rukutana: I can not kill Anite

On Monday, Evelyn Anite, the minister of state minister for Privatisation and Investment, took sharp aim at the government “mafia, the cabal, the cartel” and suggested they want to kill her. Anite used Monday’s press conference to escalate a public high-stakes confrontation between her and other...

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