Business East Africa National Security

Ugandan Traders to demonstrate over delayed compensation of goods lost in South Sudan.

Ugandan Traders who lost goods and money in South Sudan in partnership with Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) are set to organize a peaceful demonstration over non-payment of money for supplies and contracts performed in South Sudan. KACITA Spokesperson Issa Sekitto says that several understandings have been reached between the two states to have payments but […]

East Africa National Politics Security

Rwanda-Uganda standoff is a sensitive issue – Uganda.

Government chief whip Ruth Nankabirwa on Tuesday Jan 21,2020 asked parliament to let government conclude the ongoing talks between the Ugandan government and its counterpart in Rwanda, prompting Parliament to respond with an order. This was after the Rukungiri municipality legislator Roland Mugume raised a matter of national importance in which commented about the continued […]

Crime National Security

Murder suspect found dead.

Wanted murder suspect found dead in Kazo district. Police in Kazo district western Uganda is investigating circumstances surrounding death of a casual worker who has been wanted for suspected murder after death of a juvenile. The worker only identified as Vicent of Tandeka Joseph in Ryetanga cell Rwemikoma sub county was seen leaving the home […]

Crime National Security

Mbarara Man Held for Aggravated Robbery

By Robert Ayebare Mbarara Police in Mbarara are having in detention a man identified as Anthony Tumwesigye on charges of aggravated robbery. Tumwesigye was apprehended by police with the help of locals in Rubindi shortly after attacking a cyclist identified as Nixon Akampuriira and taking off with his motorcycle. Rwizi regional police spokesperson Samson Kasasira […]

National Politics Security

Lwemiyaga MP charged and remanded.

Lwemiyaga County Member of Parliament,Theodre Sekikubo has been arraigned before the Magistrate court in Masaka and charged with six counts including unlawful possession of a fire arm, inciting violence, obstructing a police officer and threatening violence. Court heard that on 2nd August 2010 at Ssembabule District Headquarters play ground, the legislator had in his possession […]

International Security

25 Soldiers,63 killed in Niger attack.

West Africa – Suspected Islamist militants have killed 25 soldiers,six others wounded in an attack on an army post in west Niger near its border with Mali on Thursday. It was not immediately revealed who was responsible for the attack on the post at Chinagodrar, about 130 miles (209 km) north of the capital Niamey, […]