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Former Sudan leader Gen Omar Hassan el-Bashir sentenced to 2 years term in prison for money laundering. A court in the capital Khartoum has today convicted al-Bashir, who was overthrown in April after months of nationwide demonstrations, on charges of illegal possession of foreign currency, illicit financial gains and corruption.
The former Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura and 17 senior Government officials who are on the sanction watch list, will now face European Union sanctions as well. Their assets abroad are also at risk of being frozen. The EU foreign ministers agreed in Belgium on Monday to adopt the US sanctions,...
All Police officers countrywide are to undergo mandatory mental checkups to ascertain their psychological status. The move followed reports to the Police administration that many Police officers were reportedly brutalizing suspects while others have committed suicide. The mental checkups are to be carried out under the supervision of professors...
European Union (EU) delegates are concerned about teenage pregnancies and forced early marriages in different parts of the country, referring to the increasing numbers as unacceptable. The nine ambassadors, including Dr. Roswitha Kremser, the head of the office for the Austrian Development Cooperation, warned that teenage pregnancies and teen forced marriages, common in...
The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has asked the Government to brief Parliament on the status of Murchison Falls, after reports that Cabinet had okayed a feasibility study, for a possible giveaway of the falls for construction of a power dam. Mid-this year, power regulator, theElectricity Regulatory Authority (ERA), announced that they had...
A close source to Rema Namakula has revealed to Ugandanz News website that Rema is crying tears after realising that Her hubby is a broke man. “Right from the start, my instincts gave me a feeling that there was a hoax somewhere in this whole thing. A certain businessman warned me...
The government of Rwanda Monday communicated that they had concluded an investment partnership with Qatar Airways in which the former took a 60% stake (valued at USD 1.3) in building, owning and operating Bugesera International Airport. The airport formerly known as Kanombe, is located in south-eastern Rwanda, Bugesera District, near the town of Rilima.
The people of Busoga have a new oracle to oversee the spirits of River Nile. Dhaadha Nabamba Budhagali comes from a remote village of Kiiga-Butayunjwa in Kidera sub-county, Buyende district. However, Kirunda’s wife, Nakisekka, is worried about her future and their six children. She was told that her husband has assumed another role...
The people of Busoga have a new oracle to oversee the spirits of River Nile. Dhaadha Nabamba Budhagali comes from a remote village of Kiiga-Butayunjwa in Kidera sub-county, Buyende district. The 33-year-old Hassan Yiga Kirunda was chosen by the spirits in a mysterious way that left other candidates, especially the Baswezi clique, who...
The $400,000 (sh1.4b) singer Moses Ssali aka Bebe Cool received from the US for Tuberculosis (TB) eradication in Uganda will be used to raise awareness about the disease to help people to know its dangers. Bebe Cool said the Amber Heart Foundation will work with the Government, Stop TB Partnership in Geneva and...
President Yoweri Museveni has called on members of the National Fellowship of the Pentecostal Churches of Uganda and wanainchi not to be parasites. He made the call on Thursday at Kyenjojo Secondary School in Kyenjojo town, when he joined them in prayers. “On Wednesday, we walked in Kampala to...
President Yoweri Museveni has revealed that the peace and stability that was brought by the National Resistance Movement (NRM) government has enabled artistes like Bobi wine, Bebe cool and Chameleone to nurture and develop their talents while making money to fight poverty. President Yoweri Museveni made these remarks on Thursday during celebrations of Sam...
Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has named seven deadly spots for girls and women in Central division. The spots are Old Taxi Park, Mini Price, Owino Market, Nakivubo (from Owino), Kisenyi II, Kagugube and Kamwokya. The stakeholders against gender-based violence (GBV) yesterday told KCCA leadership: “You must act...
The government yesterday presented before Parliament for approval a euros 600 million (about sh2.4 trillion) loan request, to finance the 2019/2020 budget deficit. The loan request, which has since been forwarded to the House Committee on the national economy, was presented by David Bahati, the state minister for finance.
It was walk to work yesterday as hundreds of people commuting from different parts of the country walked for kilometres into the city centre. This followed the Police’s blocking of all major roads leading to the city centre to pave way for a smooth national anti-corruption walk. The 2014...
Army and Police condone off 1600 acre farm in Gomba belonging to Bobi wine's late Father Wellington Jackson Sentamu. The late Wellington left the farm equivalent to Two & half square miles (1600 acres). The farm was divided into three divisions i.e Cattles, Plaintain, and Forest (eucalyptus). The land had been under the care...
The newly appointed Presidential Advisor on matters concerning Kampala Catherine Kusasira survived being lynched or getting undressed by angry people power supporters in South Africa Kusasira who had gone to entertain Ugandans working in South Africa reverted all her attention to spread the NRM gossip to the youth not knowing they are people...
There was a scuffle at Entebbe Airport on 29th November when One of the richest Ugandans under 40 years known as UB40 was being arrested by Security agencies for swindling over 400Billions The arrested official is commonly known by His alias names JAT (John Abouf Turyagyenda) was trying to flee the country to Morroco...
Nalongo Maggie Kiweesi, the widow to fallen singer Emmanuel Mayanja alias AK-47, has opened the Pandora’s box by alleging that Team No Sleep (TNS) boss Jeff Kiwanuka aka Kiwa and celebrated singer Eddy Kenzo sodomize the ‘Nkuloga’ singer Grenade Official in turns! Nalongo Kiweesi, who recently fell out with Grenade Official,...
Police in Lamwo District is hunting for one Robert Komakech, over allegations of burning the private parts of his wife only identified as Santa, on Thursday night. The suspect and victim are all residents of Kakira South village in Padibe town council in Lamwo District. It’s reported that the suspect and...
Over 100 people, including senior army officers, have filed complaints with the Police accusing a local company dealing in cryptocurrency of fleecing them billions of shillings. Seven suspects were arrested by the Police and Internal Security Organisation (ISO) in connection with the alleged fraud. Six workers of Global Cryptocurrency...
It is three years since joint security forces raided the palace of Omusinga Charles Wesely Mumbere of Rwenzururu. The palace is located on Kijongo Road in the upscale suburb of Kasese municipality, locally known as Muyenga. The raid, in which about 1000 people, including 16 policemen died, left lasting...
A senior government official has been summoned to appear in court for allegedly hiding former works ministry engineer Robert Kakiiza, who is facing trial over the sh4.7b bicycle scam. Kakiiza, who had disappeared for close to 10 years, is accused of awarding a deal worth sh4.7b to a bicycle supply firm, Amman Industrial...
Former Lands Minister Hon. Omara Atubo has on Friday last week signed the petition to ICC at one of the signing centers in Lira. Omara walked himself into the signing center and put his signature and NIN on the petition forms to ICC to cause the international court to investigate, try and indict...
A senior Police officer who commanded an early morning operation to disperse a protest over the closure of a road in Wankulukuku in the Rubaga division, Kampala has been arrested. During the operation, one person identified as David Kibuuka, a resident of Sembule, was shot dead. Justus Bwire, who led the Police team,...
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni who also doubles as the Commander In Chief of the armed forces has re-deployed the troubled former Inspector General of Police Gen.Kale Kayihura after years on the bench, Ugandanz has exclusively established. Our sources revealed that some of the Generals’ lined up for big positions will mostly target the...
Last week the newly appointed presidential advisor on Kampala Catherine Kusasira and 'Wire Wire' singer Bebe cool were chased away from state House and denied access to see President Museveni According to our sources in State House, Kusasira and Moses Ssali aka Bebe Cool last week tried to seek an audience with President Museveni...
So Captian Mike Mukula was paid 250 million shillings for a Mercedes Benz and his balance remained 350 million, as per his claim of 600 million for this particular car. This matter was resolved by Mukula using his influence and financial friendship with police officers who of course he paid off to arrest Brian...
City businessman Godfrey Kirumira is having a very bad weekend after allegedly being clobbered by soldiers in Muyenga, Kampala, overland. Our source reveals that Kirumira was allegedly whipped, kicked and thumped by the mean soldiers as he inspected land near his International Hotel in Muyenga although it is not yet clear why they clobbered...
Police have this morning sealed off Hon. Betty Nambooze’s home in Mukono. The vocal lawmaker was planning to launch the signing of the ICC petition in Mukono. This comes hours after the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) in Kasese and Kampala was raided by unknown goons. Milikiodi...
The deputy executive director of the Uganda Media Centre, Col Shaban Bantariza, has urged voters not to elect leaders from Bavumi People Power who have joined politics with the agenda of abusing President Yoweri Museveni because they will be starved. He said he has no problem with people voting opposition leaders as...
The Police in Ntoroko is investigating circumstances under which two people, including the National Resistance Movement (NRM) district chairman, were attacked by panga-wielding men and murdered in Toro- Semuliki wildlife reserve. Vincent Mugume and a bodaboda cyclist only identified as Wazadi were killed by unknown people. The two were travelling from Karugutu...
Revitalizing education in the Busoga region may require a special committee of inquiry. Even with the introduction of local languages including Lusoga as a medium of instruction in lower primary, pupils in Busoga are struggling, a study has established. A report by Uwezo Uganda has established that unlike...
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The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) is on alert following Tuesday’s attack by Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in eastern DR Congo near Uganda's western border, which saw over 20 people killed. According to the UN radio Okapi, seven people were killed in the city of Beni and between three and 14 others...
"On behalf of a commission, I apologize to Ugandans in case I erred anywhere during the electoral process 2016". Former Electoral Commission Boss Eng. Badiru Kiggundu has apologized to Ugandans over irregularities in the 2016 general elections.  Personally, I apologize to Ugandans in case I erred anywhere during the electoral process....
More than 19.4 million children under the age of 15 were vaccinated against measles and rubella in last month’s national immunisation campaign. The health ministry initially targeted 18 million children, meaning it achieved 108% success. The ministry also vaccinated 7.9 million children against polio out of the 8.2 million...
Businessman and events organizer Balaam Barugahara has accused South Sudan military officer Gen. Apollo Richard Kashif of frustrating his sh18.7b investment in the capital Juba. Barugahara explained his predicament when he spoke to the Ugandanz News Website yesterday. He claims Kashif has intensified the campaign to grab a two-acre property.
What started as a students’ idea at Makerere University is finally set to become a national pride. As we celebrate the building of the new Kayoola electric buses, four other buses will be built next year, Kiira Motor’s Corporation (KMC) has since revealed. These will include two more electric...
Ngora District Woman Member of Parliament Jacquiline Amongin is drafting a private member’s bill on menstrual hygiene, dubbed Menstrual Health Management Bill. Amongin said the Bill is aimed at addressing menstrual issues that are responsible for the increased school drop out of girls. “Some girls are dropping out of...
Authorities in Kyegegwa district recently blocked a ceremony where a 15-year-old girl was going to marry a 78-year-old man. This was revealed during the training of local leaders on the formulation of a district ordinance on violence against women on Friday. The training was organized by the Uganda Human...

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