How Elections Were Rigged

Opposition stalwart Kizza Besigye has said that the February 18 general election was the worst in Uganda’s history. But how was the election rigged? Collating anecdotal evidence, SADAB KITATTA ...

Police hold 73-year-old man over bribe

RUKUNGIRI. Police in Rukungiri District are holding a 73-year-old man from Burambira in Bugangari Sub-county over allegations of offering a bribe. Mr Petero Batumaho was reportedly arrested while all...

IGG halts appointment of new Jinja land board

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) has halted appointment of a new Land Board for Jinja District amidst accusations of fraud and massive irregularities on the part of the municipal and distric...

Stolen govt drugs recovered in private hospital

Police in Tororo District have recovered government branded drugs and testing kits in one of the private hospitals in the district. The police spokesperson for Bukedi region, Mr Michael Odongo, said ...

U.S. concerned about electoral climate in Uganda

The United States said on Friday it was concerned that the electoral environment in Uganda was deteriorating in the run-up to elections next month. “Numerous reports of the police using excessi...

Good leaders don’t bribe voters – Ntagali

Budaka- Church of Uganda Archbishop Stanley Ntagali has told citizens aspiring for political office in the forthcoming general election to desist from bribery, saying good leaders are elected on meri...

War debt claimants told to account for Shs7b

Gulu. Government has asked the executive members of Acholi War Debt Claimants Association to account for Shs7.1 billion advanced to them between 2006 and 2011 as compensation for property lost during...

MTN fined Shs 2.3bn for sabotaging competition

The Commercial court has ordered telecom giant MTN Uganda to pay a sum of Shs 2.3bn (about $662,000) in damages to EzeeMoney Limited for sabotaging its business. Justice Henry Peter Adonyo on Novembe...