Besigye arrested

Former FDC leader Dr Kiiza Besigye has been arrested. He was arrested as he tried to leave his home in Kasangati town, where the police has been heavily deployed. He was whisked away in a police van UP 1928 to Kiira Division Police Post where he is being detained. The police earlier blocked him from …

Traders strike kicks off

The traders’ strike has began, with shops remaining closed in most parts of Kampala. Along Namirembe road, many traders are seen standing outside their closed shops, as are those in shopping malls like Qualicel, Mukwano, Mini Price and Pioneer Mall. Streets like Luwum, Market Street and Kikuubo lane which are normally a bee hive of …

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 …