By Keefa Nuwahereza
The police in Luwero District have arrested a reverend of the Church of Uganda over allegations of murdering his wife and setting the body ablaze, after he accused her of allegedly cheating on him with another man.
The Reverend, only identified as Ssekibaala, a resident of Kavule village, a cleric at St. Mark’s Church, Luwero Town council, was arrested by police after he killed his wife identified as Deborah Sekibaala, who was a head teacher at Kikamulo Church of Uganda Primary in Nakaseke District, and later set her body ablaze, following a heated fight that ensued between them on the night of Sunday November 8th, 2020.
According to neighbours, Ssekibaala and his mother of four children had been married to several years and had four children together, a...
By Our Reporter
It is grief and sadness in Mali following the unfortunate demise of their former president Amadou Toumani Toure, who passed away on Monday night at a hospital in Turkey, where he was living in exile.
Toure, who led the Sahel nation for a decade before being ousted in a coup, died at age 72, a family member and a doctor said on Tuesday, although they didn’t give details.
"Amadou Toumani Toure died during the night of Monday to Tuesday in Turkey," where he had been taken for health reasons, his nephew Oumar Toure told AFP.
A hospital doctor in Bamako said the former leader had recently undergone heart surgery, although it is not clear whether he died of heart complications.
Although "everything seemed to be going well", the doctor said he was later trans...
By Our Reporter
As Uganda proceeds in the fight against the deadly Coronavirus (COVID)-19 pandemic, several high profile Ugandans continue to succumb to the virus.
The latest victim of the deadly virus is Makindye Division Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Ibrahim Kagolola, who passed away on Saturday.
Reports coming in from family members and close friends indicate that Kagolola reported ill a few days ago and was rushed to hospital but tests done on him shortly after admission confirmed that he was positive for COVID-19.
Announcing Kagolola’s unfortunate, Hawa Ndege, the Resident City Commisisoner (RCC), said that “Another tragedy has befallen the country at the hands of Covid-19. The disease has snatched the Deputy Resident City Commissioner (RCC) of Makindye...
Tottenham are hopeful of signing Gareth Bale permanently next summer for as little as £13.5 million, according to reports in Italy.
The Wales international rejoined Spurs from Real Madrid on loan this summer after falling out of favour at the Bernabeu following the return of Zinedine Zidane as head coach in March 2019.
That deal did not include an option to buy. However, Calciomercato reports Jose Mourinho is keen to strike an agreement to sign Bale, who has made six appearances so far since his return to north London, on a permanent basis.
Bale will have one year remaining on his contract when he returns to Real Madrid next summer, and the reported £13.5m fee Tottenham hope to agree is what he would receive in wages for the 2021/22 season.
The long-serving executive director, Eng. Dr Ben Manyindo retired from UNBS service on November 01, 2020.
UNBS is a statutory body under the ministry of trade, industry, and co-operatives established by the UNBS Act Cap 327. It became operational in 1989.
The Bureau acknowledged the outstanding contribution made by Manyindo, towards its growth in terms of infrastructure and service delivery during his tenure of service.
UNBS mandated to developing, promoting, and enforcing national standards in order to protect the safety and health of consumers and the environment against dangerous and sub-standard products.The goal of UNBS is to strengthen the economy of Uganda by assuring the quality of locally manufactured products to enhance the competitiveness of exports in regional and...