• Eviction of 60,000 miners, a discriminatory move – MPs

    Kassanda North member of Parliament Patrick Nsamba clashes with Ministry of energy permanent secretary over the recent eviction of over 60,000 people from gold mining areas in Mubende district. A week ago, police reportedly sent hundreds of officers to Mubende District to evict illegal gold miners in sub counties of

  • Five children die in an inferno

    Five children have died after fire gutted their house in Kyankwanzi district. The children are all from the same family. Their father with whom they live had gone to a nearby trading center. Wamala region police spokesman Norbert Ochom says the fire started from a lit candle. Still in the

  • One candidate opts out of the FDC Presidential race

    Five people are now in the race for the opposition Forum for Democratic Change party presidency as nominations close today. These include incumbent Party President Mugisha Muntu , Moses Byamugisha , Malcom Masiko who were nominated yesterday while Former Kumi County MP Patrick Amuriat Oboi and MP Mubarak Munyagwa have been

  • EX UBC boss finally granted bail

    Former UBC managing Director Paul Kihika has been released on bail by Nakawa Magistrate court over charges of giving false information to police, after spending two weeks in Luzira prison. Grade One Magistrate Christine Nantege ordered Kihika to pay 400,000shs cash bail, while his surities are to sign a noncash

  • Kadaga tells NGOs to stop swindling donor funds

    The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga warns Non government organizations against using parliament to swindle donor funds. Kadaga notes that some NGOs pretend to work in partnership with parliament to support certain initiatives and solicit for funds which they later swindle Speaking during the launch of a hand book on

  • Three people nominated for FDC Presidency

    Three people are nominated today to run for the opposition FDC Party presidential seat. Those nominated today include incumbent Moses Byamugisha, Dan Malcom Masiko and incumbent Party President Gen. Mugisha Muntu,. Muntu pledges to further push for unity of the party and ensure the party overcomes both external and internal