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She couldn’t stop talking about her ex-lovers, I fled

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 01:00
I liked her, I really did, but man the way she just could not keep quiet is what drove me away. See, four days - just four days - after meeting her, I already knew her life story

‘Thou shalt not ‘steal’ your sister’s husband’

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 01:00
Agnes and her husband Jude were happily married until the couple brought in Agnes’ sister Maureen to help babysit their six-month-old son

S. Korean envoy accuses Kabafunzaki over $5,000

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:00
n an April 24 letter to Kampala Central Police Station (CPS) CID chief, and signed by Korean Consul Lee Chunghee, Mr Kabafunzaki is alleged to have asked Mr Woo Junghoon, a Korean investor, to first pay $5000 in order to secure a letter of intent to invest in Uganda.

Police officer held over report to Museveni

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:00
Assistant Superintendent of police Steven Mugarura perhaps regrets why he reported his senior colleagues to President Museveni and the Inspector General of Police for allegedly abetting crime

Unmasking leader of machete gangs

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:00
A man accused by police of allegedly leading a criminal gang that has been terrorising parts of the country one time passed himself off as an army officer, some of his associates said yesterday.

Court gives State 30 days to find assessors in ‘serial killer’ case

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:00
The High Court in Kampala has given the State 30 days to trace the assessors in the murder case involving ‘serial killer’ Baker Walusimbi for the case to be concluded, else court releases him on bail.

Parliament report exposes rot at UNRA

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:00
A new report by a parliamentary committee has exposed what MPs have called ‘irregularities at the Uganda National Roads Authority (Unra) ranging from awarding contracts to incompetent consultants

MPs criticise plan to use Shs125 billion from Petroleum Fund

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:00
Parliament’s Budget Committee has responded angrily to plans by the Ministry of Finance to enlist Shs125 billion from the Petroleum Fund when the ministry did not include the same in the Budget Framework Paper.

5 years later, govt fails to fund National Housing project

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:00
The promise came against the backdrop of a 2007 court order that put paid to a private initiative, the Nsimbe Holdings, a joint venture between Mugoya Estates and Premier Development Company

URA closes jailed Kanyamunyu’s company over Shs13m tax arrears

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 15:09
The company was closed for failure to pay millions of shillings in Value Added Tax

US troops end hunt for LRA’s Kony

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 14:17
The move, which was announced last month, will see US troops pulling out of the country's east where they have been helping Ugandan forces track down rebels from the feared Lord's Resistance Army

FDC’s Kantinti loses Kyadondo East parliamentary seat

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:50
This followed a successful petition by NRM's William Sitenda Sebalu who was the runner up in the February 18 election and lost to Kantinti by a small margin of 326 votes

Court blocks journalists from covering Nyanzi’s case

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:49
Nyanzi is accused of cyber harassment and offensive communication. Journalists from various media are packed in the corridor leading to Justice Kabanda's Chambers

Four nominated for Toroma County seat

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:09
Mr Daniel Othieno, Katakwi District returning officer, who presided over the nominations said five more  candidates would be nominated on Wednesday.

IGP Kayihura, internal affairs state minister appear before defence committee of Parliament

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:05
IGP Kale Kayihura and internal affairs state minister Obiga Kania appear before defence committee of Parliament

VIDEO: Police driver who knocked down Besigye supporter charged

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:59
Benon Matsiko, a police pickup driver working with Kira Road Police Station was on Tuesday charged with one count of unbecoming behaviour likely to discredit image of the Force.

Meet the Trumps: the White House family business

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:04
The US press often portrays her and Jared as moderating influences over a president hot to temper, but there has been little evidence that their assumed progressive views have tempered policy decisions

High Court orders Luzira to produce Dr Nyanzi today

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 07:20
Dr Nyanzi also faults the magistrate of having remanded her to Luzira Prison awaiting the determination of her mental status instead of hearing her bail application.

Court of Appeal to rule on FDC’s Kantinti’s election appeal today

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 07:12
Mid last year, High Court judge Isabirye Kaweesa, nullified Kantinti’s election and ordered the Electoral Commission to organise fresh elections in his constituency

Half-ton Costa gives Chelsea breathing room

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 06:57
Fabregas's pass from halfway sent Costa scampering away down the inside-right channel and his cut-back was swept into the bottom-left corner by Hazard.