Parliament approves Sekandi and Mbabazi

Parliament has approved the appointment of Edward Sekandi and Amama Mbabazi as the new Vice President and Prime minister respectively. The former speaker of parliament together with former security minister Amama Mbababzi were named by the president at an NRM caucus meeting yesterday for the positions of Vice president and Prime Minister respectively. Sekandi replaces …

Believers begin martyrs’ day pilgrimage

97 Christian pilgrims from Kabale and Mbarara dioceses have crossed Mbarara town trekking to Namugongo, ahead of the Martyrs Day celebrations scheduled for June 3rd. The 65-man delegation from Kabale diocese led by Julius Birungi Byakristu hopes to spend a maximum of 10 days on the journey. Birungi says the journey has been smooth so far …

Police indentifies hooters

The police have identified 139 vehicles and motor cycles in connection with the opposition’s hoot campaign. The police spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan region Ibin Senkumbi says they are hunting for the owners of the said vehicles for alleged involvement in the hoot campaign. The campaign launched by the opposition Activists for Change pressure group on …

Sekandi is new Vice President

News coming in from the NRM Caucus in Entebbe indicates that former speaker Edward Sekandi has been approved for the position of the country’s Vice President. Sekandi’s nomination has already been approved by the members. Security minister Amama Mbabazi has been proposed for the position of Prime Minister. Sources at the meeting say the names …

Police commander suspended

The Officer in Charge of the Kasangati police station has been suspended. Collins Mukite has been suspended over alleged neglect of duty for reportedly failing to deploy officers in the area last week. Collins who was in charge of deployment and commended the operations in Kansangati last week is said to have absconded from duty …