The Untouchables: Analyzing Tumwine,Otafire,Kyaligonza and Rukutana’s Powers Over Museveni

Names like Gen. Elly Tumwine, Maj. Gen. (Rtd) Matayo Kyaligonza, Mwesigwa Rukutana, Sam Kutesa, members of the First Family, Maj. Gen. Kasirye Gwanga often pop up in the media.They are cited in cases of corruption, land grabbing, street brawls, and abuse of office. And President Yoweri Museveni appears...

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Panic and Tension On the Rise As Two Ugandan Nationals Are Arrested In Rwanda

Fear is mounting among residents  Ndorwa West in Kabale District after two of their colleagues were arrested in Rwanda.Mr Gilbert Beingana, 24, and Mr Amos Tibesiga, 50, both from Butanda Sub-county, Kabale District were reportedly arrested by Rwanda security officials on November 11.Mr Gideon...

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Margaret Muhanga: I used to beat Mwenda

Andrew Mwenda is a journalist and CEO of The Independent, a news magazine, while his sister Margaret Muhanga, is the legislator for Burahya County in Kabarole District. NICOLAS AKASULA had a chat with the duo about their childhood.MwendaHow would you describe Margaret? Maybe...

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Kagame passes out 320 Army Cadet Officers

President Paul Kagame on Saturday congratulated officer cadets for completing their military training at Rwanda Military Academy in Gako.The Head of State was officiating at the commissioning of 320 cadet officers in Bugesera District.President Kagame, who is also the Commander in Chief of the Rwanda...

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President Museveni Set To Return Amama Mbabazi To Gov’t As Prime Minister in New Reshuffle As Rugunda Heads to Foreign Affairsf

President Museveni’s reelection drive is entering high gear even before the political season officially rolls off next year.The president is not taking any chances and at the centre of his bid to extend his rule since 1986, it ealier emerged that the national structure of youths formerly allied...

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Bobi Wine Narrates how he beats government spying following Arua Saga

On August 13, 2018, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine was in campaign mode.The popular musician-turned-parliamentarian was attending a rally for Kassiano Wadri for the Arua by-election in northen Uganda.Bobi Wine says, government forces ambushed, arrested and tortured him. On his Facebook page,...

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Museveni satisfied as he passes out new UPDF tank crews amidst Rwandan Threats

President Museveni who is also Commander-In-Chief of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) has passed out a number of tank crews who successfully completed the Armoured Basic Crew Course at the Armoured Warfare Training School (AWTS) in Mubende District.Speaking at the function, Museveni said...

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Video: Kagame to Museveni: I am ready to raise the cost of protecting Rwanda, vows to strike hard in veiled Warning

President Paul Kagame has in a thinly veiled warning to counterpart Museveni and  neighbours Uganda saying he is ready to raise the cost of protecting Rwanda.Kagame has constantly accused Uganda of harbouring his Rwanda government opponents, the cause of the current tensions between the two neighbours.On...

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Rwanda calls off second border closure meeting

The second meeting between Uganda and Rwanda to address the closure of the Uganda- Rwanda border at Gatuna early this year, has been called off.According to the Uganda government spokesperson, Mr Ofwono Opondo, the meeting was called off at the request of Kigali.“The media is hereby informed...

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Minister Kivejinja: Rwanda-Uganda border tension none of EAC’s business

The Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African Community Affairs Ali Kirunda Kivejinja says there is no need for the East African Community (EAC) to intervene in the on-going border impasse between Uganda and Rwanda.The Minister made the remarks on Wednesday during a media breakfast...

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