Category «National News»

Besigye tormentor Bwana on police bond

By Ritah Kemigisa: The file of the Infamous Police officer Gilbert Arinaitwe Bwana, best known for pepper spraying opposition politician Dr Kizza Besige during the walk-to work demonstrations in 2011 has been forwarded to the state Attorney. On Friday last week, Arinaitwe was arrested for allegedly raping a woman. According to the Professional Standards unit …

Another deadline for simcard registration looms

BY Christine Kasemiire The clock is ticking for mobile phone users who have not verified their sim card registration using the National Identification Numbers (NIN). With only 20 days left to the August 30th deadline, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has revealed that 3.7 million subscribers have not yet been verified. The commission’s Executive Director …

IEBC to announce official presidential election results today

By Phillip Maosa Kenya’s Electoral Commission has said it will formally announce the winner of Tuesday’s presidential election today. The announcement comes amid growing tension after the opposition declared election victory for their candidate in departure from law. The National Super Alliance yesterday claimed its presidential candidate, Raila Odinga, is the winner of the election, …

KCCA withdraws all its enforcement officers

By Damali Mukhaye: Kampala Capital City Authority has bowed to pressure and withdrawn all its enforcement officers following the death of a street vendor who drowned in Nakivubo channel. The 35 year- old woman drowned as she fled from law enforcement officers who were pursuing her, drawing fierce criticism. Speaking to KFM, spokesperson person of …