500 UPDF soldiers attached to UN Guard Unit in Somalia return

Some 529 Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) soldiers attached to United Nations Guard Unit (UNGU) in Somalia returned to the country on Saturday after two years of service. The combatants returned alongside 1,406 soldiers of the 25 battle group who had also completed one year of service. The Chief...

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Allan Okello punishes Onduparaka to set up Vipers finale

It is the dream final domestic football fans and tournament sponsors Pilsner Lager hoped for. And it is one that they will get on Sunday next week after KCCA defeated Onduparaka 3-1 to set up a Pilsner Super 8 final against Vipers. “It will be arguably a game between the two best teams in the country...

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Harmonize Quits Diamond’s Wasafi Label

Singer Harmonize has finally quit Diamond Platnumz’ WCB record label. Konde Boy and Diamond Platnumz have been having issues. Not so long ago Diamond exposed Harmonize’s girlfriend for cheating on him with his ex-bodyguard in his song Inama. This followed by the artiste editing out the signed...

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Museveni’s team speaks out on allegations of hacking Bobi Wine’s phone

President Museveni’s handlers have dismissed a report from Wall Street Journal (WSJ) claiming State House operatives hacked into Bobi Wine’s WhatsApp and Skype communications with the help of Chinese telecom giants, Huawei. According to President Museveni’s handler, Senior Presidential Press...

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Suubi gets full scholarship to study engineering course

Henry Suubi Kiyimba’s dream of becoming an engineer has been boosted with a full scholarship from Joadah Consult. Ridiculed by tweeps for reporting to University with a metallic suitcase and plastic bag a week ago, Suubi had initially been admitted to Bsc Education (Economics) at Makerere...

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UNRA suspends 17 workers for demanding for their pay

Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA Kabale Branch has suspended 17 casual laborers until further notice for demanding their unpaid wages. It comes a few days after about 100 casual laborers complained last week that they haven’t received their pay from March 2019.  The affected laborers include...

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DPC releases suspects from jail on false orders from IGP Ochola’s office

A man identified as Ismail Kiggundu has been arrested for impersonating as a Commissioner of Police-CP attached to the office of the Inspector General of Police-Okoth Ochola. Using his disguised status, Kiggundu ordered District, Division Police Commanders (DPCs), Officers in Charge (OCs) of police...

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Museveni,Youth leaders disagree after he refuses to give them 10M each

A meeting between President Museveni and youth leaders of the National Youth Council (NYC) executive in Jinja District, ended on a low note after the President quelled the youth’s financial expectations. The youth leaders gathered from across the country had invited Museveni to attend their annual...

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Why UN appointed new HIV/AIDS chief

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres appointed a new HIV/AIDS chief on Wednesday after the previous incumbent left accused of serious mismanagement. Oxfam International executive director Winnie Byanyima of Uganda will lead UNAIDS, a spokesperson for Guterres said in a statement. She...

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How Chinese helped Museveni hack and spy on Bobi Wine’s Phone

KAMPALA, Uganda—Huawei Technologies Co., the world’s largest telecommunications company, dominates African markets, where it has sold security tools that governments use for digital surveillance and censorship. But Huawei employees have provided other services, not disclosed publicly. Technicians...

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