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Leader of Opposition cheats death in Buwama accident

2017-12-16T15:13:56Z

The accident happened at Kibukuta swamp between Nabusanke Trading Center and Buwama Town Council in Mpigi District



80% of P1, P2 pupils fail Uneb reading test

2017-12-16T15:00:00Z

The assessment was conducted in October 2016 using 189 assessors and 12 data quality assurance officers



4 family members hacked to death in Mubende

2017-12-16T11:05:28Z

Police say they have arrested a one John Sebaduka, 40, an ex-convict of a murder charge. Police say they recovered a blood stained jacket and an axe from the suspect's house



Veteran photojournalist Peter Busomoke dies

2017-12-16T10:22:26Z

He has worked as a correspondent for reputable international agencies such as Reuters, AFP and was at Daily Monitor before he joined New Vision



Opposition councillors outperform NRM counterparts- report

2017-12-16T09:27:26Z

This pattern is mirrored in performance of the opposition councillors on all the assessment parameters - legislative role, contact with electorate, sub-county meetings and monitoring



Iteso cultural gala: Teargas rocks Tororo as Police disperse Jopadhola protesters

2017-12-16T09:00:58Z

Mr Richard Josel Obbo, said on Wednesday that they couldn’t allow the function to take place in Tororo Municipality, which he claims belongs to the Jopadhola community



Church leaders criticise age limit Bill

2017-12-16T08:00:00Z

The proposed amendment to Article 102(b) of the Constitution is a threat to the peaceful and orderly transfer of power, Church leaders have warned



Strange worms destroy potato gardens in Teso

2017-12-16T07:00:00Z

Mr Apedel Odea, the chairperson of Southern Division in Kumi Municipality, said the worms have also affected hundreds of gardens in Aterai, Oburbur, leaving farmers in the areas desperate



Why NRM lost Igara East by-election

2017-12-16T06:00:00Z

Mr Martial, who was a protocol officer in State House stunned many by not coming out to support a proposal that is being engineered to save the political life of his former boss-President Museveni



Chaos in Kampala as police withdraw traffic officers

2017-12-15T18:19:37Z

The traffic Police boss, Mr Stephen Kasima, said they had withdrawn from all traffic light junctions to let the traffic lights manage the city



Why BoU dropped lawyers in Sudhir case

2017-12-15T16:33:00Z

Sources told Daily Monitor that the decision to drop MMAKS Advocates and AF Mpanga Advocates who represent Bank of Uganda in the case of Crane Bank liquidation, came after Mr Ruparelia rejected mediation talks involving the two law firms he accuses of conflict of interest



Court rejects petition to block Parliament’s age limit debate

2017-12-15T13:41:07Z

Parliament is expected to debate the age-limit bill next week



Doctors suspend strike until next year

2017-12-15T13:29:27Z

Doctors say part of the things taken into consideration for suspension of the strike is the festive season where safety is compromised in terms of road traffic






Congolese arrested in Uganda with Shs300m fake gold

2017-12-15T11:13:41Z

Pierr Zanganazanga is detained at Old Kampala Police Station following his arrest at Nakulabye, Lubaga Division



Gunmen loot gold worth Shs100 million in Amudat

2017-12-15T09:34:09Z

Mr Joseph Wamuno, a gold miner told this reporter that six armed men shot four bullets in air dispersing the miners before taking off with the gold



IGP Kayihura orders audit of all police guns

2017-12-15T07:54:35Z

The in charge of classified stores, Commissioner of Police Good Mwesigwa is expected to implement Gen Kale Kayihura’s orders in one month



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