Month: August 2021

Bruno Kigunddu alias Bruno K and his singing compatriot Nina Kankunda alias Nina Roz have teamed up to drag their former record label Black Market Records to court on accusations of withholding their music. The pair were signed under the management but have seemingly not had a smooth ride there. Bruno K accuses them of […]

More than 3,000 cargo trucks have been parked in Elegu Township, Amuru district following travel suspension by truck drivers protesting ambushes along Nimule-Juba highway in South Sudan. The truckers’ strike started on 23 August 2021 in response to the resurgence of brutal killings of foreign drivers delivering goods to South Sudan. Four drivers have been […]

Only 264, 402 Ugandans had received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of last week, according to the Health Ministry. Records from the Health Ministry show that as of last week, only 43,957 health workers, 47,148 security officers and 61,848 teachers out of the targeted 150,000, 250,000 and 550,000 targeted categories of individuals respectively were […]

Ugandan Police has said they are in talks with Kenyan authorities for the release of nine arrested Ugandans who were being trafficked through Jomo-Kenyatta International Airport. The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID spokesperson Charles Twine said that nine Ugandans were arrested at the airport for holding passports with forged Kenyan stamps over the weekend.  Now Police investigations show […]

Uganda Cranes midfielder has been recalled to the Cranes team for the World Cup Qualifiers. The midfielder joined the Cranes camp in Ethiopia with Tadeo Lwanga and Joseph Ochaya. Aucho was in March dismissed from the team camp ahead of Afcon qualifiers after failing to adhere to the National team’s code of conduct. Since then […]

Lady Justice Dr. Winfred Nabisinde has rejected an application to dismiss a petition challenging the election of Busiro North Member of Parliament, Paul Nsubuga. Through his lawyers led by Chrysostom Katumba, Nsubuga wanted the petition filed by his rival Edgar Lubadde dismissed on grounds that they were served outside the stipulated time. They told the […]

Government Ministries are yet to agree on how to manage the Shillings 200 billion relief package that President Yoweri Museveni announced for micro, small and medium enterprises while announcing the second COVID-19 induced lockdown. More than a month later, the money is yet to be released to the would-be recipients. The cash was meant for […]

The UPDF Armoured Brigade has joined the Police force to contain the escalating murders in Greater Masaka Region. This follows the unexplained killing of 18 people in the region in less than two months. The killings started in early July and spiralled into this month. Some of the victims escaped with serious injuries. Brigadier Deo […]

The first batch of 51 Afghan evacuees arrived in the country this morning aboard a chartered flight, according to the Foreign Affairs Ministry. “The evacuees who included women, men and children underwent the necessary security screening as well as the mandatory COVID-19 testing and the required quarantine procedures” reads the unsigned statement issued by the […]

The deputy speaker of Rubanda District, Pierre Mbabazi Nyetegyereize and two others are in trouble for alleged mismanagement of funds meant for the Kabale journalists Emyooga Sacco. Mbabazi, who doubles as the Hamurwa Sub county LC V councillor was arrested on Monday for fraudulently acquiring a loan of Shillings 1.2 million from the journalist’s Sacco […]

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