that there are a group of people in government that want to turn Ugandans into slaves in the next 20 or 30 years.
Kabuleta’s remarks followed comments from some residents from western Uganda who dismissed a common narrative that the region is more privileged compared to others.
Prossy Ayebare from Isingiro told journalists that unlike the common belief that the region is more developed, the wealth in the region is only shared among a small fraction of the population, who have deep connections with people in power.
Edwin Akoragye, from Mbarara said the entire region is currently plagued by land grabbing, adding these are targeting both government owned and private land.
“There are a lot of things happening in Ankole, but we are denied a chance to speak about them. Many Ugandans think that t...
• MTN Uganda has unveiled the winners of the MTN UG Hip-hop awards 2022.
• The highlight of the awards was the MTN Pulse Cypher top 5 finalists who won big on the night with MTN offering 20GB to each of them, money to each winner,
o Swangz Avenue also offered a callabo to the 5 finalists.
o Safe Boda offered helmets and movie tickets to all 5 finalists and cashless rides to the top 3.
Saturday 28th May, 2022 - Kampala, Uganda: It was a display of the glitz and glam at Uganda’s biggest hip-hop night at the 2022 MTN UG Hip-Hop awards as MTN unveiled this edition’s winners on Saturday.
The UG Hip-Hop awards were created to recognize and celebrate the talent and hard work of artists in Uganda’s hip-hop industry. MTN has partnered with the platform in recognition of their appeal amongst the...
The High court in Mukono has sentenced to life imprisonment, a 45-year-old witch doctor from Kayunga, Muhamad Wamala for the murder of Zulaika Nansamba alias Mirembe.
Wamala on Thursday last week appeared before justice Margret Mutonyi for sentencing. According to the prosecution, in 2017 at Kisoga village, Wamala with malice aforethought murdered Nansamba by hitting her head with a pickaxe. The prosecution relied on a post-mortem report by Dr Sam Kalungi, a pathologist at Mulago National Referral hospital. The pathologist noted that the deceased had a cracked head and succumbed to blunt trauma.
In her judgment, Mutonyi, said that Wamala’s in-law Wilber Ssebuyungo who pleaded guilty to the same offences in 2019 in exchange for a lighter sentence, also implicated him on the murder charges w...
A Uganda people's defense force, Maj. Mukiranine, 44, who paid a room for accommodation at Birunga Guest House in Kiwatule on the following day was found dead.
Major Joseph Mukuraine, has also been manager of Wazalendo, an army SACCO, Entebbe branch.
Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson says that upon receiving the notification of his death, a joint team of police and Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence -CMI conducted an operation around the guest house and managed to arrest the 26 suspects to help in the investigations.
Police say the soldier’s body was picked from the crime scene and taken to Mulago City Mortuary for post-mortem on Friday.
Police have confirmed the arrest of at least 26 suspects on allegations of killing a senior army officer from a guest ...
• MTN Uganda has announced a partnership with the office of the Mayor of Masaka, Pokino of Buddu and the Catholic Church geared towards maintaining sanitation and hygiene of the city.
• Through this partnership, MTN Uganda will support the city with requisite provisions such as wheelbarrows, slashers, spades, brooms, gloves and garden forks to facilitate the clean-up exercise.
Saturday, 28th May 2022 - Kampala, Uganda: MTN Uganda over the weekend announced a partnership with the office of the Mayor of Masaka, Pokino of Buddu and the Catholic Church geared towards maintaining sanitation and hygiene of the city.
The partnership was launched under the theme: “Tuzze Masaka ku ntiko” translated as “Make Masaka great again”.
Masaka is one of the seven municipalities in Uganda that attained ci...
Joint security forces have recovered six illegal guns from Nakapiripirit in Karamoja sub-region bringing to 40, the number of illegal guns recovered in the sub-region since May 16.
“Such separate recoveries and previous ones show positive energy and tireless efforts by commanders, intelligence officers, and troops who are conducting simultaneous cordon and search operations, effecting deployments in towns and suspected corridors to pacify the sub-region,” said the Third Division Second in Command, Brig Gen David Mugisha.
The Commandant Anti-Stock Theft Unit, Commissioner of Police, Elias Kasirabo stressed that the forces will maintain the operational tempo. He lauded the forces and local leadership for their right direction in returning normalcy to the region.
The Regional Police Comman...
The National Resistance Movement (NRM) flag bearer in Omoro county, Andrew Ojok has been declared the winner in the by-election.
Ojok replaces his father the late speaker Jacob Oulanyah who passed on March 20, 2022, in Seattle, Washington, United States, barely a year after being voted Speaker of the 11th Parliament.
According to the results announced by Omoro district returning officer, Moses Kagona, the NRM candidate, Andrew Ojok Oulanyah, garnered 14,224 votes, while his closest contender, Simon Toolit Akecha, of National Unity Platform Party (NUP), got 1,633 votes.
FDC’s Odong Justine polled 529 votes, Terrence Odon got 532 votes, Jimmy Walter Onen got 95 votes, while Oscar Kiiza, of Alliance for National Transformation party (ANT), polled only 63 votes.
Centenary Bank, the leading commercial microfinance bank in Uganda, is rewarding their customers with cash prizes in the Satu Ku Satu campaign. The Bank launched the campaign with intent to give back to its’ customers for using the digital banking platforms: Centemobile, Cente Agent and Cente Visa.
Beatrice Lugalambi, the General Manager Corporate Communications and Marketing at Centenary Bank said “We have revamped this campaign to continuously encourage our customers to embrace our digital banking channels to transact or pay bills and enjoy convenient banking. Centenary Bank is at the helm of promoting digital inclusion for the banking population across Uganda, hence the Satu Ku Satu Campaign.”
“The customer is required to transact 3 times or more using the Cente Agents, Cente mobile, an...
Uganda Scouts Association chief commissioner Gen. Katumba Wamala has appealed to district education officers and parents to promote scouting in schools and parents to enroll their children to scouting programmes as a way of molding them against social problems such as drug abuse and early pregnancies.
Gen. Katumba said this while receiving 33 acres of land which was donated to Uganda Scouts Association by the Mukono Mukono diocese, at Kulubbi village in Katosi town council in Mukono district.
“Scouting provides that platform for young people all the way from age 6 to be properly engaged through non-formal education courses that develop them, makes them useful, obedient to their parents and adults, organised and courageous,” Katumba said.
Gen. Katumba Wamala added that there is a need for...
The Electoral Commission (EC) has sent all the necessary voting materials and equipment, needed to facilitate the smooth conducting of the Omoro county Parliamentary by-election.
With just a fewhours to the long awaited Omoro county by-election slated for tomorrow, to fill the legislative seat, which became vacant after the untimely death of the area legislator and speaker of parliament, Hon. Jacob Oulanyah.
Speaking from Omoro district, Paul Bukenya, the EC Spokesperson said the voting materials are going to be sorted, after which they will be dispatched to various Sub-counties in the district tomorrow, for easy distribution to the polling stations.
He said that today is the last day for the Electoral Commission, to oversee the last arrangements, including meeting various agents of dif...