“Help me defeat Museveni”- Bobi Wine asks Tanzanians.

By Adam Bukenya updated at 1950 EAT on Friday 13th 2022 The National Unity Platform (NUP) president, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has asked Tanzania’s opposition party, Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA) to join forces with him and remove President Yoweri Museveni’s regime. Kyagulanyi made the call on Thursday after addressing the General Assembly…

Mps task government to procure road equipment for new districts.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1413 EAT on Saturday 7th May 2022. Members of parliament on the physical infrastructure committee have tasked the ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development to provide funds to procure road maintenance equipment for the new districts. The committee recommends that the Shs 60 billion that was allocated for…

Anti-corruption court remands business woman Nakalanzi over theft of Shs 270m.

Published at 1119 EAT on Saturday 7th May 2022. Brender Nakalanzi, the managing director for Goshen Hope Enterprises has been remanded to Luzira prison on charges of causing government a financial loss of more than Shs 1 billion. Nakalanzi was on Friday afternoon arraigned before the Anti-Corruption court chief magistrate Joan Aciro where she denied…

Dr Nambatya Covid-19 blessing in disguise for herbal medicine.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1420 EAT on Wednesday 4 May 2022. Covid-19 had such a debilitating impact on the whole world. It crippled economies, shuttered businesses and with it, people’s life dreams. Millions across the world lost lives, leaving families devastated. Most stories from Covid-19 were grim and indeed continue to be. That…

20 dead in Link bus accident in Fort Portal.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1405 EAT on Wednesday 4 May 2022. At least 20 people have been confirmed dead in a Link Bus accident in Fort Portal, western Uganda The nasty accident occurred today Wednesday at around 10.30 at Sebitoli along the Fort Portal-Kampala highway. Traffic police spokesperson Faridah Nampiima said that out…

Minister Kasaija’s nasty loan deals.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 11014 EAT on Wednesday 4 May 2022. Begged to retire during an emotional and explosive appearance before the parliamentary committee on trade last week, Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Matia Kasaija’s mask of poised calm momentarily slipped. “If my Jajja [grandfather] can commit our coffee: the livelihood…

Soldier tortures boy for mocking him, holds Buvuma village at gunpoint.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1049 EAT on Monday 2 May 2022. Residents of Buvuma islands are living under fear after a Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) soldier only known as Robert brutally assaulted a 4-year-old boy for allegedly laughing at him while he was mastering how to ride a bicycle. Robert, who is…

UPDF burns 378 guns collected from Karimojong warriors.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1039 EAT on Monday 2 May 2022. Over 378 guns collected from Karimojong warriors have been burnt by the army “to show how useless the weapons are.” The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) has been participating in the campaign with the African Amnesty on the voluntary surrender of illicit…

Seychelles hunts for Ugandan teachers to revamp its education sector.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1404 EAT on Saturday 30 April 2022. The government of Seychelles is currently looking for teachers from Uganda as part of its bid to revamp the sector and remove instructors who do not possess the approved teaching qualifications. The sought-after teachers in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, English,…

Corruption: Kampala insists on lifestyle audit despite Museveni.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1259 EAT on Saturday 30 April 2022. The inspector general of government (IGG) Beti Olive Namisango Kamya has announced that she will still conduct a lifestyle audit on government officials whose wealth does not match their known income. Kamya’s declaration comes four months after President Yoweri Museveni cautioned her…