Husband Flees after Burning Wife with Boiling Beans in Domestic Brawl

Police are hunting a man on charges of aggravated assault after burning his wife with boiling beans in Makindye division, a Kampala city suburb. The suspect has been identified as Richard Waligo a resident of Kamwanyi zone, Nsambya Central-Makindye Division in Kampala, who poured a full saucepan of boiling beans on his wife, suspecting infidelity […]

Busia Man Accused of Murdering his Tenant over Rent Flees

Failing to pay one’s rent is not punishable with death in Uganda. That is why Police in Busia district have launched a manhunt for a man accused of killing his elderly tenant who was owing to him 30,000 shillings in rent arrears. The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old Martin Egesa, a resident of Mugungu […]

Seven People Buried Alive In Busia Gold Pits

Seven people have been buried alive in gold pits in Busia district within nine months. The deaths occurred between May 2021 and February 2022 in Buteba, Sikuda, Busitema sub-counties and Tiira town council. A report from Busia central police station shows that three cases were reported by Greenstone gold mining company where the deceased allegedly […]

Busia RDC Suspends New Boda-boda Leadership, Orders Fresh Elections

The Busia Resident District Commissioner-RDC, John Rex Achila, has nullified the newly elected Boda-boda leadership and ordered fresh polls. On Sunday, the National Union of Drivers, Cyclists and Allied Workers-(NUDCAW) declared Joseph Ojambo and Bernard Mukisa as the Chairperson of Busia district and Municipality Boda boda association respectively during a consultative meeting held at Dom […]

Busia boda-boda leadership candidates threaten to sue Union for rejecting their candidacy.

The National Association of Drivers, Cyclists and Co-operatives (NUDCAW) has fired three candidates for the chairmanship of the Boda-boda Riders for Busia District riders for lack of valid driving licenses. Joseph Ojambo and Moses Wanjala Oundo were vying for the district chairmanship while Benard Mukisa and Isaac Samanya were vying for the outgoing chairman of […]

Cargo Truck Numbers at Kenya Border Near Normal, But Fuel Prices Hardly Fall

The traffic situation at the Busia border post on the Uganda-Kenya border has now normalized, while the backlog at the Malaba post is due to be cleared by the end of this week, according to Uganda Revenue Authority. This follows more than two weeks of intensive activity to clear cargo trucks crossing into Uganda, after […]

50-year-Old Arrested for Aggravated Defilement of 8 year old Girl

Police have arrested a 50-year-old man for allegedly defiling an 8-year-old girl. The suspect has been identified as Milton Sunday, a resident of Nyairongo village in Kaseeta Parish Kabwoya sub county in Kikuube. He was arrested on Saturday. It is alleged that on Saturday Morning at around 9p.m Sunday raided the home of the victim […]

Former Ethics Minister Fr Simon Lokodo is Dead

The former minister of Ethics and Integrity Fr Simon Lokodo has died. Fr Lokodo reportedly collapsed during a meeting in Geneva, Switzerland on Thursday and was rushed to the Intensive Care Unit, where he passed on this morning. Fr Lokodo had travelled to Geneva to represent the chairman of the Uganda Human Rights Commission during […]

Two UDF Soldiers Perish in Tororo Accident

Two Uganda people’s Defense Forces UPDF officers have been confirmed dead on Saturday morning following an accident in Tororo district. The duo was knocked by a cargo truck at Tororo, Mbale, Malaba,Jinja Corner Junction in Tororo municipality. The two army officers have been identified as Warrant Officer Collins Manayanga and private James Tumusime, both attached […]

Busia Local Government Pays Tribute To The Deceased Former LC5 Chairperson.

Busia district local government on Friday 28th moved a motion in the council to pay tribute to the late former LC5 chairperson Were Patrick Wedakule who passed away on Thursday morning at his home in Mululumbi village, Dabani sub-county. Were Patrick Wedakule was the LC V Chairperson of Busia district between 2006-2011. The district vice-chairperson […]