Category «National News»

37 taxi operators arrested in Kampala

By Joseph Kato: Over 30 taxi operators have been arrested in Kampala following the chaos that erupted at Old Taxi Park when Kampala Capital City Authority law enforcers launched a crackdown of those who have defaulted on payment of monthly dues. There were ugly scenes as taxi drivers resisted KCCA’s arrest and clamping of their …

MUK history don – Mugabe’s resignation shows new method of removing dictators

By Ritah Kemigisa: Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe’s resignation continues to draw mixed reaction from various circles both locally and internally. In Uganda, Mwabustya Ndebesa a history don at Makerere University has described Mugabe’s resignation and the factors that forced him to do so as popular politics without bloodshed. According to Ndebesa what has transpired in …

Mugabe finally resigns, Zimbabweans jubilant

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe last evening surprisingly resigned after a stand off with with his own party Zanu PF and the Army. A letter from Mr Mugabe said that the decision was voluntary and that he had made it to allow a smooth transition of power. The surprise announcement halted an impeachment hearing that had …

POLICE okays Bobi wine’s kamuli concert

BY OPIO SAM CALEB: Police in Kamuli has finally given its approval to Hon Bobi Wine’s Kamuli concert with a warning against turning it to a political platform. Kamuli Security team said the Ghetto president and Kyadondo East MP show slated for Thursday 23 November 2017 at Kamuli Municipal Grounds has been cleared from above …