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Former Attorney General Peter Nyombi dead

By Website writer Former Attorney General, Peter Nyombi, 64, is dead. The Kampala Sun has learnt that the hypertensive Nyombi succumbed to heart failure at a clinic on Sunday. A father of four, the fallen lawyer and politician was the brother of Prof. John Musisi Senyonyi, the vice-chancellor of Uganda Christian University (UCU), and Ambassador Henry Mayega. Having replaced Kiddu...

‘Lover boy’ Brian Isiko Granted Bail

By Website writer Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate Stella Amabirisi has granted bail to Brian Isiko, 25, who is accused of sending love messages to the Kabarole district woman MP Sylvia Rwabwogo. The development comes a day after High Court judge Jane Francis Abodo ordered retrial of the case before a different magistrate, and cancelled the two year sentence....

Arrest warrant issued against former RPC Bakaleke

By Website writer Grade one magistrate Moses Nabende of the Anti-Corruption Court has issued a warrant of arrest against the former Kampala South Regional Police Commander Siraje Bakaleke. Bakaleke is facing charges of abuse of office, kidnap, Conspiracy to defraud and commit a felony. The warrant was issued at the request of state prosecutor Harriet Angom who informed the court that...

I’m not a mole-Mugisha Muntu

By Website writer Former FDC President Gen. Mugisha Muntu has come out to vehemently deny claims that he is an NRM mole spying on the opposition. While announcing his new political party called the New Formation on Thursday at a widely publicized press conference following his desertion from the FDC party, Muntu said: “If I was a...

No one has arrested Bobi Wine-IGP Ochola

By website writer Police have come out to clarify that Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu has not been arrested. Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola took to twitter to deny the arrest. “Nobody has arrested him,” the IGP stressed. “We are simply escorting and providing security to him as we promised yesterday. He is heading home.” Police...

Bobi Wine return: Police warns against demos

By website writer The police has warned anyone intending to hold demonstrations tomorrow ahead of the return of Robert Kyagulanyi (aka Bobi Wine) that they will be dealt with firmly. The Kyadondo East MP returns tomorrow after two weeks in the United States (US) where he had gone to seek treatment following his brutal arrest in Arua last month. Some...

Bobi Wine Alive, Remanded To Makindye Military Barracks

By Website writer. Kyadondo East MP, Hon Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has been charged with unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition and remanded to Makindye Military Barracks until August 23, 2018. The news came on the back of a wide spread rumour that originated on twitter that he had been killed on Monday. The latest news was revealed...

Hare Krishna believers celebrate Peace festival

By Felix Oketcho Hundreds of International Society of Krishna Consciousness believers jammed up Kampala streets as they marched to celebrate peace and love for humanity in Kampala on Saturday. The 13th edition of the annual festival themed one family under one God was also attended by Hare Krishna representatives from South Africa, Kenya and Unite Kingdom. Led by their Chairman in...

Investigator editor Stanley Ndawula kidnapped

By Website writer The founder and chief executive office of “The Investigator”, a Ugandan online news website, Stanley Ndawula, is feared kidnapped. Ndawula, a critic of former IGP Gen. Kale Kayihura was picked by uniformed men at around 2:00am, as he escorted friends from his bar business Yaya Lounge. Robert Ssempala, the coordinator of Human Rights Network For Journalists-Uganda...

President Museveni slashes mobile money tax

President Museveni has spoken out on the controversial mobile money and social media taxes that sparked national rage, saying a widened tax base would pave the way to self sufficiency. Here is a letter he authored this afternoon: Greetings. I am using social media to share with you the reasons for the social-media tax and the mobile money tax. Our...

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