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Punched Magistrate: Accused charged with assault, remanded

2017-12-15T04:10:00Z

Fred Kyaligonza lost his cool and punched the magistrate after being convicted of failure to pay a debt of Shs4.8 million



Michael Mawanda declared winner of Igara East MP poll

2017-12-15T04:06:10Z

The ruling National Resistance Movement's Andrew Martial came second with 12,991 votes



Faulty traffic lights sow chaos on Kampala roads

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) officials have attributed the incidents to malfunction and vandalism



Jopadhola warn Iteso over cultural day event

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

The Iteso are scheduled to hold their first heritage day celebrations between today and Sunday at King George Memorial Stadium



600 structures face demolition

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

Mwesigwa said the number of developers seeking approval for their building plans had reduced by 30 per cent, which he blamed on the increasing number of unscrupulous engineers



Why Mukono junction expansion has stalled

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

Mr Kagimu says due to these disagreements, Unra has decided to abandon its earlier plan and resorted to repairing and beatifying the junction



50 government-aided schools face eviction

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

The KCCA spokesperson acknowledges the fact that majority of city schools do not have land titles, but he notes that they are engaging relevant bodies to protect schools’ land from land grabbers



Fire guts Tropical Bank in Masaka

2017-12-14T22:00:00Z

Police say the fire was caused by a short circuit



One dead, seven injured in car crash

2017-12-14T20:00:00Z

The driver of one of the cars died on spot



Security tightened in Bushenyi ahead of vote tallying

2017-12-14T18:24:54Z

Six candidates including a former MP took part in the race for Igara East MP seat



How Museveni, NRM MPs agreed on 7-year term

2017-12-14T16:49:17Z

New details emerging from the closed-door NRM Caucus meeting chaired by the President on Tuesday point at “a give and take deal” between Mr Museveni, who is the NRM chairman, and the MPs



Kadaga rejects calls to investigate Kutesa over bribery allegations

2017-12-14T16:03:44Z

Ms Kadaga says it is premature given that it is not clear if the New York Southern District Magistrate’s Court, where a complaint in the allegation was made, is ready to proceed on the matter



Residents embrace energy saving stoves to save forests

2017-12-14T13:27:41Z

The indiscriminate cutting of trees in Bwindi and Mgahinga national parks has been threatening the future of wild animals, especially the gorillas



Violence, voter bribery mar Igara East by-elections

2017-12-14T13:16:02Z

There were reported cases of voter bribery, fighting amongst the voters due to misunderstandings at the polling stations and several arrests have been made pending investigations



250 drivers arrested as police tightens rules ahead of Christmas

2017-12-14T12:56:52Z

Police have arrested at least 250 motorists along Kampala-Masaka Road over traffic related offences ahead of Christmas and New Year festivities



Parliament to debate age limit on Monday, says Kadaga

2017-12-14T12:41:06Z

Parliament is in the process of amending Article 102 (b) of the Constitution which bars any person aged below 35 or above 75 from standing for President.



Doctors propose mental health tests for presidential candidates

2017-12-14T12:39:51Z

This will give the electorate an idea of how the prospects are emotionally, how well they can reason and recall and perform daily tasks



UPDF deploys at Uganda-DRC border over rebel attacks

2017-12-14T12:15:00Z

Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) has deployed heavily along the Uganda-DRC border line in Bundibugyo district following last week’s attack on a United Nations base in Goma, Eastern DRC



Government to increase salaries for science teachers

2017-12-14T11:41:19Z

President Museveni promised to increase salaries for all science teachers across the country saying head teachers and deputies will still earn slightly higher



Two children perish in fire

2017-12-14T10:49:29Z

Police in Kampala have started an inquiry into the circumstances that led to the death of two children in ablaze



Land probe: Kween county MP quizzed over land grabbing

2017-12-14T10:40:06Z

Kween County Member of Parliament, Lawrence Cherop Mangusho has been quizzed over alleged fraudulent acquisition of thousands of acres of land in two Sub counties in Kween and Kapchorwa districts



Water scarcity hits Ntoroko

2017-12-14T10:04:07Z

Residents line up as early as 6am and pay Shs500 for every 20-litre jerrycan of water they take.



High Court sets date to decide Sudhir petition

2017-12-14T10:01:27Z

Court has set December 21 to determine whether Bank of Uganda lawyers prosecuting the case against property mogul Sudhir Ruparelia over closure of his Crane Bank are guilty of conflict of interest in the matter



Makerere University to screen all politicians for sicknesses

2017-12-14T08:13:26Z

Speaking at the launch of the drive on Wednesday night, Prof. Charles Ibingira the chairman organizing committee said they have lined up series of activities among which includes screening Members of Parliament, Ministers and district chairpersons for sicknesses so as to raise awareness about the campaign as well as raise money for the 2018 Makerere University International NCD symposium



Uganda, DRC agree to boost security

2017-12-14T08:09:05Z

The communiqué was signed last week following a two-day bilateral meeting held in Mbarara and attended by political, military, security and administrative leaders along the common borders