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Police recover 4 stolen guns, arrest two

Police in Kibuku district recovered four guns and apprehended two suspected thieves during an operation on Saturday. This comes after an inmate who had escaped from lawful custody reportedly joined a group of robbers targeting Amula stores at Tirinyi Prison and making off with the four guns overnight. Responding swiftly, Kibuku police and Tirinyi Prisons […]

Public Trust in Service Delivery Erodes, Directorate of Ethics Report Reveals.

The report from the Directorate of Ethics has indicated that the members of the public have lost trust in service delivery in the country. The report, based on extensive surveys and assessments, suggests that a growing number of citizens no longer have confidence in the delivery and integrity of various services provided by the government […]

Smooth start so far as S.6 exams enter second week, says UNEB


Exam body, UNEB has noted that there has been a smooth start to the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) exams that have entered the second week today. UNEB spokesperson, Jenniffer Kalule Musamba told journalists on Monday there have not been any major incidents in the last series of the three sets of national exams […]

Police start drink-driving operations targeting passenger vehicles as festive season nears

Police have announced that they have kicked off drink-driving operations targeting mostly drivers of passenger vehicles on all roads and highways around the country. Addressing journalists on Monday, Traffic Police spokesperson, Michael Kananura said as the festive season draws near, they have scaled up their operations on the road. The traffic police spokesperson warned that […]

‘Education officials should not operate private schools’

Members of Parliament from the Acholi sub-region are proposing a policy that would prevent any Ministry of Education official, regardless of their position, from actively participating in the management of an educational institution while still serving in the civil service. The MPs observed that the education system has been adversely affected by public officials who, […]

Kyabazinga marries in Busoga’s first royal wedding since 1956

The Kyabazinga of Busoga, William Wilberforce Gabula Nadiope IV, and Jovia Mutesi have exchanged marriage vows. This was during a colourful ceremony held on Saturday afternoon at Christ’s Cathedral Bugembe in Jinja. The function, which attracted powerful officials from Busoga kingdom and government of Uganda, was held under tight security. Anglican Archbishop Stephen Kaziimba officiated […]

Security tightened at border with DRC

Security has been beefed up at the border districts of Bundibugyo and Ntoroko to prevent Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels from crossing into Uganda. The development follows a Sunday night attack by suspected ADF rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The incident, which occurred in Kichanga, Watalinga County inside DRC, approximately 20 kilometres […]

Man arrested for allegedly sabotaging Kyabazinga’s wedding

A man in Mbale district has been arrested by police for allegedly trying to sabotage the Busoga royal wedding on social media. The suspect is said to have called the father of Jovia Mutesi, the bride-to-be, demanding for Shs200 million to conceal information that he said could potentially stop the November 18 royal wedding. He […]

Mali army seizes key rebel northern stronghold Kidal

Mali’s army has seized Kidal, a key town in the country’s north that the ethnic Tuareg rebels have held for nearly a decade. Kidal has been a bastion for the Tuareg, one of the rebel groups at the centre of the country’s long-running political and security crises. The army, reportedly backed by Wagner group mercenaries, […]

Royal chiefs disagree over conjugal rights ahead of Kyabazinga wedding

As preparations intensify for the upcoming Busoga royal wedding between Kyabazinga William Nadiope IV and Jovia Mutesi, a rift among cultural leaders in Busoga Kingdom has emerged concerning a traditional practice that prohibits married couples from consummating their marriage on the wedding night. Patrick Mudungu, the leader of traditional healers in the kingdom, has issued […]