Kampala, Uganda - 12 th May 2023. In line with its vision of transforming individuals, nations
and the entire world with the Word of God, Phaneroo Ministries International is scheduled
to hold the fifth edition of its eagerly anticipated annual women’s conference, My Great
Price, on June 17 th at Kololo Independence grounds, Kampala. The thematic focus for this
year’s edition is Transformed by Grace—an allusion to the wonder-working power of the
Word of God to deliver, transform and reform anyone, anything, and any situation.
This annual event is exclusively for women of all ages, races, and walks of life, and is
intended to celebrate the woman and motherhood. Through My Great Price, Phaneroo
purposes to raise women who are hungry for God, fervent in faith, demonstrative in the
things of G...
Police have kicked off investigations into circumstances under which unknown assailants attacked the home of former Traffic Police spokesperson, ASP Faridah Nampiima and killed her guard.
According to Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, the incident happened on the night of May, 13 in Ssimbwa zone, Kabowa Parish in Rubaga Division in Kampala District.
“It is alleged that assailants who are not yet identified and were in company of a dog scaled over the fence at Kasaato Estate which had three houses, one of which was for ASP Faridah Nampiima. According statements we recorded, the officer and the husband heard screams outside and when they opened to see what had happened, the assailants forced themselves into the house,” Owoyesigyire said.
He noted that on entering t...
Revellers at Paradise Hall in Arua city, northern Uganda became unruly when the advertised performance by Kampala-based Afro-beat artist David Lutalo did not materialize. To disperse the crowd, the police had to use bullets. The show was organized by Moses Abila of O.K Electronic Center Arua Promotion, and it attracted people from various regions including Arua, Zombo, Nebbi, Pakwach, and Madi Okollo.
According to the manager of Paradise Hall, Alex Jangeyambe, Abila disappeared in the middle of the night, turning off his phone after collecting gate fees from the revelers who were eagerly waiting for Lutalo’s performance. The disappointed crowd began destroying plastic chairs, tables, bottles, and drinks. They even started throwing stones at nearby structures, resulting in damage to the win...
Ugandans have been cautioned to double check with the car dealers before making any transactions in order to avoid losing their monies to conmen.
The call made by Mr Marvin Ayebare, the publicity secretary of the association of used car importers in Uganda came at a time when Be Forward, a Japanese car exporter compensated 53 clients who were defrauded by one of their former agents, Steel Logistics Nagoya in November last year.
Ayebare said that before dealing with companies, Ugandans should always take an initiative and do thorough checks on internet and even make calls before carrying out these dealings.
In November 2022, a total of 53 customers were defrauded by Steel Logistics Nagoya after they paid for their vehicles only to turn out that they had diverted the funds.
In a press confer...
The family of the late Minister Charles Okello Engola Macodwogo is mourning the demise of their two in-laws who yesterday perished in an accident while returning from the burial ceremony.
The fatal accident occurred at a place called Ayago in Murchison Falls Park Nwoya District as the in-laws and other mourners returned from the burial of the late Engola who was laid to rest on Saturday, May 13 at Awangi village in Oyam district.
The deceased were identified as Dinah Tiperu Afayoa and a boy only known as Deyia; both residents of Ayibiri Cell in Oluko Ward, Ayivu East Division, Arua City, where the late Minister’s wife Joyce Engola hails from.
The MP Ayivu East Division, Mr Geoffrey Feta confirmed the report and said the duo who died on the spot were aboard a tipper lorry that had transport...
Nigerian chef, Hilda Effiong Bassey, popularly known as Hilda Baci, has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking marathon by an individual.
She achieved this feat after surpassing the 87 hours, 45 minutes record set by India’s Lata Tondon in 2019.
Hilda, who started the competition on Thursday at exactly 4pm is not permitted to use caffeine, stimulants, or any type of energy drink to increase her physical stamina and energy while cooking. She is only permitted to take five-minute breaks each day. She has been cooking for over 88 hours.
She has been cooking for over three days and will keep cooking to extend the record to 96 hours. The event is taking place at Amore Gardens in Lekki, Lagos.
The 27-year-old Nigerian chef has so far made over 110 meals and fed over 2,795 peopl...
Constable Ivan Wabwire, who is accused of killing an Indian money lender, was arrested by the Police Flying Squad on Sunday.
On Friday, Wabwire was captured on CCTV shooting and killing Uttam Bhandari after getting into an apparent argument with him. Wabwire shot him several times until he assured him he was dead.
The officer allegedly used a boda boda to escape from the scene of the crime before abandoning the killer gun at the Central Police Station (CPS) in Kampala. He fled.
Bhandari was the director of TFS financial services at Rajja Chambers along Parliament Avenue.
Security operatives led by the Flying Squad successfully worked with the Police and hunted him down.
On Sunday, Wabwire was arrested in Busia as he was allegedly planning to sneak into Kenya.
Patrick Onyango, the Kampala M...
Police are investigating circumstances under which two pilots sustained injuries after an aircraft registration number 5X- RBR they were flying crashed at Kajjansi Airfield on Friday.
The injured pilots have been identified as Dagalious Owino and Joel Kanguli from Bar Aviation have been rushed to Memorial Hospital Lubowa for further medical attention..
The Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that the aircraft was setting off to Mweya-Kasese to pick up passengers back to Entebbe International Airport when it experienced difficulties and attempted to return to landing, but crashed.
“The same aircraft, operated by two pilots, prepared for a flight from Kajjansi to Mweya-Kasese, with the intention of transporting passengers back to Entebbe International Airport. Unfortunately, sh...
President Yoweri Museveni has questioned possible loopholes in the security circles that could have led to the tragic killing of an Indian Money lender by a lawless police officer.
Police Constable Ivan Wabwire used a colleague’s gun to shoot and kill the director TSF financial services after disagreeing on a loan he borrowed in 2020. The loan had since accumulated,
In a statement released on his social media platforms on May 13, 2023, the president lists possible mistakes that the leadership can learn from and adapt means to avoid errant killings by men in uniform.
Museveni raised six questions to the police force, including how a gun ended up in the hands of a police officer off duty, why the security guards at the crime scene allowed an armed security guard into the premises and his men...
Uganda’s third deputy Prime Minister
has today witnessed the start of DigiTruck trainings in Busoga region in
Jinja and also flagged off 17 students and their instructors to attend the
Huawei global ICT Competitions in Shenzhen China.
This project was previously launched by H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
on 8th March 2023 in Sanga Kiruhura.
The digi-truck project commenced training in Busoga Region specifically
Jinja District where it skilled and certified 80 young, youth, and the
elderly people with basic ICT Skills. This is expected to continue to
Iganga, Kamuli and other regions of Uganda. This initiative aims to
provide free digital skills training to more than 10,000 Ugandans over
The Huawei DigiTruck project will focus on providing digital literacy skills
training to youth, ...