President Kenyatta is here

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has arrived in the country for a three day working visit. This is his maiden visit to the country since his election as President in May this year. He is expected to address a joint press conference with his Ugandan counterpart President Yoweri Museveni tomorrow and will also attend a summit …

Veterans chased from Lubiji Swamp

The Police has dispersed a group of suspected veterans who stormed and took over part of the Lubigi water catchment area. Carrying Pangas and hoes, the group cut the papyrus in the area as they prepared for takeover. Led by the chairman, Uganda Patriotic Volunteers Association Richard Ntege, the veterans say that they have documents …

Suicide averted at Mulago

Another patient has been stopped from committing suicide at Mulago Hospital. Andrew Okembo was this morning rescued after he attempted to jump off the 3rd floor of Ward 3B. Upon interrogation, Okembo revealed that he was devastated after his half son sold off his cows at Shs 1m. According to his wife Liyada Nabirye, Okembo …

Besigye leaves home, Lukwago announces rally

Former FDC Party President Dr Kiiza Besigye has been allowed to leave his home. He is however being escorted by police patrols to and from the city. According to the our reporter, Samuel Ssebuliba, Besigye first spoke to commandant Kampala Metropolitan South, Samuel Omala who allowed him to proceed. Omala however cautioned Besigye to stick …

Veterans attack Lubigi Swamp again

A group of suspected veterans has stormed the Lubigi water catchment area in Namungoona. Carrying Pangas and hoes, the group began cutting papyrus in the area for takeover. The same group attacked this wetland last year but was forcefully evicted by police after the intervention of NEMA. Lubigi is the largest remaining wetland forest in …