Arsenal came from behind to seal a creditable 3-1 win against Southampton that sees Mikel Arteta’s side climb to eighth in the Premier League.Nicolas Pepe cancelled out Stuart Armstrong’s early strike before Bukayo Saka calmly finished six minutes before the break. The winger then turned provider with 18 minutes remaining crossing for Alex Lacazette to score from close range.The win at Saint Mary’s extends the Gunners unbeaten run in the league to six games ahead of a tasty encounter with Manchester United next weekend.Pre-gameMikel Arteta made five changes from the side that started at Saint Mary’s on Saturday. In came, David Luiz, Thomas Partey, Bukayo Saka, Emile Smith Rowe and Alex Lacazette. Gabriel, Mohamed Elneny, Gabriel Martinelli, Willian and Eddie Nketiah dropped to the bench. ...
By Our Reporter
The Uganda Police have refuted allegations that the National Resistance Movement (NRM) chairman who died on Tuesday as a result of gunshot wounds was shot by the army.
Eric Kyeyune, who was a boda-boda rider and NRM chairman for Kitubulu, died after the army and police shot bullets amongst protesters in Entebbe municipality, who were protesting against resulst announced by the Electoral Commission which indicated that Fabrice Rulinda, an independent candidate, had trounced Democratic Party candidate Vincent Kayanja DePaul.
Following the fracas that broke out after the Returning Officer Tolbert Musinguzi had announced the Rulinda’s victory, the police and army fired bullets and teargas amongst Kayanja’s supporters, which left Kyeyune dead and several others ...
By Abel Kawere
Over 250 incumbent Members of Parliament (MPs) representing different constituencies in the outgoing 10th Parliament, will miss the 11th Parliament after losing their parliamentary seats to newcomers during the January 14 electio.
According to an analysis of the list of newly-elected MPs released by the Electoral Commission (EC), at least 322 MPs in the 11th Parliament are newcomers, after they defeated the old MPs, some of whom have been in Parliament since the Constituent Assembly (CA) in 1994.
Out of the over 400 incumbent MPs, only 171 have been conﬁrmed to have retained their seats to represent their electorate in the 11th Parliament and are awaiting swearing-in, come May
hon.muyanja to miss the 11th parliament after loosing to kayondo fred
Defending African Nations Championship champions Morocco defeated Uganda 5-2 at the Reunification Stadium in Douala on Tuesday night to qualify for the quarter-finals, while sending the Cranes crashing out of the tournament.
Uganda, who had talked up their chances of progress before the campaign, have now fallen at the first hurdle of the Chan on each of the five occasions they've qualified for the tournament.
Soufiane Rahimi - who scored a brace - Hamza El Moussaoui, Abdelilah Hafidi, and Ayoub El Kaabi were on target for the defending champions, while Ibrahim Orit and Saidi Kyeyune scored for the opponents.
Morocco started the game on a high as they targeted an early goal to ease the pressure. They camped in the Cranes' territory, and in the eighth minute,&nbs...
In 2000, while working at the World Bank, I heard that Dr Kizza Besigye would contest for the national presidency in 2001, and I affirmed that he would be my candidate.
Earlier on in 1996, while still working at the Ministry of Finance, I had met Dr. Besigye as we investigated tax fraud in an organisation called Danze. This organization was run by high-profile people in government and business moguls. Goods imported by this company would be registered as ‘goods on transit’ yet they were being sold here in Uganda. The government officials would falsify stamps from exit points like Koboko and Mutukula, claiming the goods had left the country.
When we did the investigation, the Government of Uganda had been defrauded of 152 billion shillings. During this investigation, we even me...
FRANK LAMPARD was summoned to a breakfast time sacking - after Roman Abramovich decided the former Blues midfielder’s reign could not be rescued.
Abramovich made the final call to sack Lampard - who will be replaced by German Thomas Tuchel - after seeing no real signs of improvement in the FA Cup win over Luton.
Despite the victory, Abramovich was left concerned at the flat and edgy nature of the performance, with Timo Werner’s penalty miss the clearest sign of the lack of confidence in Lampard’s squad.
While the Chelsea owner was desperate to give Lampard time to turn his listing Blues ship away from the rocks, Abramovich reluctantly agreed that a change had to be made to prevent the entire season capsizing and took what was described as a very difficult decision.
A Ugandan court has ordered the military and police to leave the home of opposition politician Bobi Wine.
He has not left his house in the outskirts of the capital Kampala since voting in the presidential election 11 days ago, in which he was declared runner-up to President Yoweri Museveni.
Monday's ruling by the High Court in Kampala comes after a petition by Bobi Wine's lawyers.
The state argued it needed to prevent him organising protests.
But the High Court has now ruled that Bobi Wine's detention was unlawful, with Justice Micheal Elubu telling the court it was also an "an infringement on his personal liberties".
Dozens of people were killed during campaigning - many were shot by security forces.
Bobi Wine alleges that the election, in which he ...
Military equipment and two commanders of the Al-Qaeda-linked group reportedly seized during raids in Lower Shabelle region
Uganda's army said its troops killed 189 fighters of the Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab militant group in an attack on their camps on Friday.
Ugandan troops are part of the African Union peacekeeping mission deployed in Somalia to support the central government and stop Al Shabab's efforts to topple it.
The Ugandan People's Defence Force said in a statement that its soldiers raided Al Shabab hideouts in the villages of Sigaale, Adimole and Kayitoy, just over 100 kilometres south-west of the capital Mogadishu, in the Lower Shabelle region.
The raid "saw the forces put out of action 189 Al Qaeda-linked fighters and destroyed a number of military hardware and item...
Some sections of the Ugandan media is reporting that Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony who is wanted at the International Criminal Court at Hague for war crimes and crimes against humanity has reportedly dies following infection by the deadly coronavirus disease.
The Ugandan media however reported – quoting senior army commanders in the UPDF – that the army command is “yet to get any information regarding death of LRA leader, Joseph Kony, which is widely making rounds on social media.”
The reports indicate that Kony succumbed to COVID19 in Central African Republic.
Who is Joseph Rao Kony?
Joseph Rao Kony born 1961 is a Ugandan insurgent and the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a guerrilla group that formerly operated in Uganda.
While initially purporting to f...
Foreign affairs minister Sam Kutesa on Wednesday told international delegates and journalists that the internet shutdown was necessary as some presidential candidates were allegedly planning to commit post-election violence calling it “Plan B”.From the beginning of the campaigns some candidates talked about Plan B which was to commit violent acts.Against this background, government deployed the army in Kampala and its surrounding areas because it was a threat to our democratic process. Ring domestic tranquility, the security and welfare of its citizens. The country has continued to enjoy peace without any major incidents of election violence, malpractice or common criminality.
We would like to reassure the international community that this tranquility will continue to prevail beyond th...