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June, 2024

  • 18 June

    Makerere Student and Accomplice Arrested for Trafficking Monkeys

    Summary: SCP Fred Enanga, the Uganda Police spokesperson, stated on Monday that a total of 31 monkeys and 7 Gabon vipers were handed over to UWA officers to release the live ones into their natural habitats and dispose of the dead ones. KASESE: Police in Rwenzori East and Katwe Kabatoro …

  • 17 June

    Police Block LoP Ssenyonyi from Touring Lubigi Wetland Eviction Site

    Summary: Following the scuffle, parliamentary security whisked Ssenyonyi to safety, while other residents fled. WAKISO: On Monday, police used teargas to prevent Leader of Opposition Joel Ssenyonyi from touring the Lubigi wetland site in Nansana West II, Nansana Municipality in Wakiso District, where the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) recently …

  • 14 June

    Kisoro HIV Survivor Urges Openness and Vigilance Amidst Rising Prevalence

    Summary: Having lived with AIDS for over three decades, Serutoki Silver encouraged the public to be open about their condition instead of hiding it, as openness can help them stay firm and strong. KISORO: A 68-year-old man from Kisoro District, who has been living with HIV/AIDS for over 30 years, …

  • 14 June

    Kabale Municipality Revokes Prepaid Rent Policy After Vendor Protests

    Summary: Kabale Municipal Mayor Emmanuel Sentaro Byamugisha told our reporter that after discussions with the Municipal Technical Leadership, it was resolved that vendors could pay rent at their discretion, based on what each vendor can afford per month. KABALE: Authorities in Kabale Municipality have revoked their decision requiring vendors in …

  • 13 June

    LoP Ssenyonyi Tells Speaker Among not to Run Parliamentary Commission Like a Personal Kiosk

    Summary: He continued, “As some MPs face arrest, we need to broaden the investigation of the Parliament of Uganda, starting with the Parliamentary Commission, where many questionable activities occur. KAMPALA: Leader of Opposition Joel Ssenyonyi on Wednesday urged Speaker Anita Among not to manage the Parliamentary Commission as her personal …

  • 12 June

    Six Dead, Three Injured in Ntungamo Road Crash

    Summary: The crash involved two motor vehicles: a Toyota Hiace with registration number UBN 337H and an Isuzu bus with registration number UAP 385U, belonging to Kasaaba Bus Company. NTUNGAMO: Police have confirmed that six people died and three others sustained injuries in a road crash that occurred on Wednesday, …

  • 11 June

    MP Mafabi Calls for Arrest of MPs on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee Over Controversial Shs1.7Bn Service Award Approval

    Summary: “I am among the longest-serving MPs here. In the last 23 years, we have never paid a Commissioner anything. I was a Leader of Opposition and improved that office significantly, which is why it is now highly contested. What special contributions have these Commissioners made to warrant such a …

  • 11 June

    FDC Party Launches Digital Membership Registration

    Summary: Amuriat stated that the digital membership registration aims to enhance membership registration and management, increase efficiency and accuracy, provide a platform for members to engage and participate in party activities, and strengthen the party’s internal dynamics and organization. KAMPALA: The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Party has launched the …

  • 10 June

    President Museveni Orders Landlords to Halt Illegal Evictions and Return Excessive Rent Fees

    Summary: President Museveni also directed the new Inspector General of Police, Abas Byakagaba, to install 18 police officers per sub-county with facilities and link villages to telephones to deal with crime effectively. GOMBA: President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has directed landlords to stop illegal evictions of bibanja holders and return any …

  • 8 June

    Uganda Signs Contract with Turkish Firm to Build 20,000-Seater Hoima Stadium for 2027 AFCON

    Summary: Hoima Stadium is one of the venues Uganda plans to use during AFCON 2027, which it will co-host with Kenya and Tanzania. The stadium is set to be completed within 18 months, with a deadline of December 2025. The Ministry of Works and Transport, supported by the recently inaugurated …