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Sunday, December 25th, 2016

 

116 Rwenzururu Royal Guards Released

Police  has today released 116 Rwenzururu Royal Guards who recently surrendered to the gov’t after being promised amnesty. Over 160 Rwenzururu royal guards have so far surrendered to security agencies in Kasese, three weeks after the arrest of their King Charles Wesley Mumbere. This is after government extended amnesty to the royal guards suspected to have been involved in clashes with government forces since September in Kabarole and Kasese districts that culminated into the palace attack by the army. According to Agapitus Ecotu, the Rwenzori East Police Commander, out ofRead More


Kasese Conflict Dominates Christmas Homilies

Thousands of Christians today gathered at different places of worship to celebrate Christmas. In his Christmas homily, Archbishop of Kampala Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has called for the preservation of the environment to minimize the effects of climate change. The Archbishop who led the Christmas Day mass at Lubaga Cathedral in Kampala also spoke out against the wanton cutting of trees. “I call upon those destroying lives and property to stop. Let’s remain peaceful”, Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga implored. He urged researchers and innovators to find sources of alternative energyRead More


President Putin Declares Monday a day of national mourning

President Putin has declared Monday as a national day of mourning after Russian military defense plane carrying 92 people, including dozens of Red Army Choir singers, dancers and orchestra members, crashed into the Black Sea on its way to Syria on Sunday. The Russian Defence Ministry said one of its TU-154 Tupolev planes had disappeared from radar screens two minutes after taking off from Sochi in southern Russia, where it had stopped to refuel from Moscow, on its way to Syria. Major-General Igor Konashenkov, a ministry spokesman, told reporters that nobodyRead More


Police Launch Motorcycle Brigade in City as MOH deploy standby Ambulances

The police have  today launched a motorcycle brigade that will ensure safety & security during this festive season. During the launch, the IGP said that the brigade  will enforce the patrol team on the ground. They are not built for speed due to the side car and can carry 3 officers. In a related development, Ministry of Health, through the Uganda National Ambulance Service has deployed, on standby, a fleet of fully equipped and staffed ambulances along the major routes leading into and out of Kampala City. These ambulances shallRead More


11 ways to be a CHRISTMAS Today

1-YOU ARE CHRISTMAS when you decide to be reborn each day and let God into the inner recesses of your Heart. 2-You are the CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS when your inner virtues are the vibrant colours that adorn your life. 3-You are the CHRISTMAS TREE when you refuse to be overwhelmed by the wind of the tribulations of life. 4-You are the CHRISTMAS BELL when you chose to reach out to others with loving sentiments that summon them to embrace unity and common purpose. 5-Your are CHRISTMAS LIGHT when with your life,Read More


President Museveni stops Parliamentary Probe in Kasese Killings

The ongoing investigation into unrest in Kasese district by the parliamentary committee on defence and Internal Affairs may have hit a snag. This after it emerged that President Yoweri Museveni has written to Speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga through the Attorney General advising her to halt the probe. The Deference and Internal Affairs committee of Parliament on Wednesday 7th December 2016, started investigations into the recent Kasese attacks which left over 100 people dead scores injured and dozens arrested. The res­o­lu­tion was made by the Speaker of Par­lia­ment, Re­becca KadagaRead More