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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...

Social Media tax: Artistes give Gov’t ultimatum

By Website writer. As the social media tax bites, the youth from all walks of life have come out and set an ultimatum. They have given government up to Friday (6th July) to drop the exploitative taxes on social media and Mobile Money. The taxes came to effect on July 1. Addressing journalists on Tuesday, the group lead...

Former Nkozi University Guild President, DP stalwart dead

By Norah Mukimba The former guild president of Uganda Martyrs University Nkozi Charles Kiwanuka Kaloli Kiwanuka is dead. His lifeless body was found in his house located in Namugongo on Wednesday. Kiwanuka has been a Headmaster of St Cyprian High school Kyabakadde as well as the Christians’ leader of Namugongo Parish at the time of his death. Former...

Police arrests IGP impostor

By website writer Geoffrey Kalele a resident of Namutumba District has been arrested for allegedly operating a Facebook account in the names of the IGP. The CID spokeman, Vincent Ssekate said that Kalele opened up a facebook account in the names Martin Okoth Ochola between March and June and has been using it to defraud the public. Kalele also has...

Judith Babirye Set to marry fellow MP

By Norah Mukimba Famous gospel artiste and Buikwe Woman MP Judith Babirye is set to marry fellow MP Paul Musoke Sebulime. Babirye,40, was married to Pastor Samuel Niwo with whom they have one daughter. However, early last year, Babirye filed for divorce with hubby saying that their marriage has been stormy and characterized with sadness owing to what she describes as...

Release MP Nambooze now- UHRC

By Paul Waiswa The Uganda Human Rights Commission, UHRC has asked the Inspector General of Police, Okoth Martin Ochola, to release Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze so that she can travel to India for treatment. In a letter dated June 21st 2018, copied to the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, Hon. Nambooze and her lawyer Erias Lukwago, Medi S. K. Kaggwa,...

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