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Youths disrupt Kabaka’s birthday celebrations

At least 3 police officers have been seriously hurt by unruly youths at the ongoing celebrations to mark Kabaka Ronald Mutebi’s 57th birthday. Hundreds of youths stormed St. Mary’s College Kisubi, where celebrations are being held but were denied access. The police have been forced to fire tear gas to disperse the youths, who had …

Makerere university students strike

The police have fired more teargas this afternoon as it battles with the protesting students at Makerere University. The students are protesting over the 100, 000shillings internship fees paid every semester.   The Administration block has been evacuated and closed, as the students turned rowdy, pelting stones at the police.   The university Vice Chancellor …

Women protest, tie selves on trees

Women activists have this morning tied themselves on to trees in protest, highlighting the plight of nodding disease victims in Northern disease. The women tied their hands and waists to the tree, before saying a prayer and observing a moment of silence in honor of the victims. The women activists’ protest move was symbolic of …

Executive exonerates Mutebile

The Executive has exonerated Bank of Uganda Governor Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile of any wrongdoing in the botched compensation payouts to city businessman, Hassan Basajjabalaba.   Also exonerated by the Executive is former KCC Town Clerk, James Ssegane, who is pinned in the report for his role in cancelling the contracts.   Prof. Mutebile has …

Woman sentenced to 25 years

A woman who connived with her Congolese lover to kill her husband has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. The Congolese gold digger identified as Christiano Bulira has been sentenced to 50 years after being found guilty of murder. The two connived to kill renown actor Winkle Rutamirika, as his home in Nsambya, with …