Prof. Kajubi dies

Family members say Makerere University’s Prof. William Senteza Kajubi could have died of a stroke. Kajibu was found dead in his bathroom at 8.00am this morning. His son Waswa Kajubi says he has not been sick and they suspect that he could have suffered a stroke. Kajubi is survived by 11 children, who include 3 …

Workers MP Lyomoki arrested

Workers MP Sam Lyomoki has been arrested and is being held at the Central police Station. Lyomoki was arrested as he attempted to preside over a rally called by workers at the Constitutional Square. The workers called the rally to highlight their plight and failure by government to address key issues such as instituting a …

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 …