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Deputy Chief Justice Mwilu’s Arrest ‘Shocked Kenyatta’

Deputy Chief Justice Mwilu’s Arrest ‘Shocked Kenyatta’

Opposition politician Kalonzo Musyoka has revealed how he tried to save Deputy Chief Justice (DCJ) Philomena Mwilu from being prosecuted on claims of corruption. Mr Musyoka, leader of Wiper Democratic Movement, said he sought the intervention of President Uhuru Kenyatta, who had travelled to the US to meet President Donald Trump at the White House. […]

Family Planning Users Are Murderers – Pastor Girado Olukol

Family Planning Users Are Murderers – Pastor Girado Olukol

Mbale — Couples using family planning to determine the number of children that they should produce have been branded as ‘murderers’ by a pastor. The head of the Pentecostal Outreach Ministries in Tororo District, Pastor Girado Olukol, explained that those engaging in family planning are running away from God’s command of bearing as many children […]

‘Selfless’ South Sudanese surgeon, who’s saved thousands of lives over 20 years, ‘humbled’ to receive top UN award

‘Selfless’ South Sudanese surgeon, who’s saved thousands of lives over 20 years, ‘humbled’ to receive top UN award

For 20 years, Doctor Evan Atar Adaha has been providing medical services to the conflict-affected people of Sudan and South Sudan and, on Monday, he received the 2018 Nansen Refugee Award, a prestigious prize given annually by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) to honour the women and men who work tirelessly to provide life-saving help […]

Zambia Deported Renowned Pan-African, Prof. PLO Lumumba, for Speaking Up Against China

Zambia Deported Renowned Pan-African, Prof. PLO Lumumba, for Speaking Up Against China

Why would Zambia deport an African who is legally eligible to enter into the country, just because he has spoken against China’s pernicious dealings in Zambia? Is Zambia a slave to China? It is surprising but it is true, and sadly so. Prof. Lumumba was sent back by Immigration officials shortly after he landed at […]

‘Don’t use birth control,’ Tanzania’s President tells women in the country

‘Don’t use birth control,’ Tanzania’s President tells women in the country

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has told women in the East African nation to stop taking birth control pills because the country needs more people, according to local media reports. “Women can now give up contraceptive methods,” Magufuli said. “Those going for family planning are lazy … they are afraid they will not be able to […]

Omar al-Bashir sacks his entire Cabinet, appoints new PM

Omar al-Bashir sacks his entire Cabinet, appoints new PM

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir Sunday sacked the country’s 31-member cabinet and appointed a new prime minister who will form a smaller government to tackle a growing economic crisis in the African country. Bashir’s decision to fire the entire government was approved by the top leaders of his ruling National Congress Party (NCP) at a late […]

Bobi wine was beaten, not tortured – Ugandan minister

Bobi wine was beaten, not tortured – Ugandan minister

The Ugandan government says opposition MPs nursing serious injuries after being attacked by security forces were “beaten” not tortured. Mr Julius Maganda, President Yoweri Museveni’s East African Affairs minister, says MPs Mr Bobi Wine and his Mityana Municipality counterpart Francis Zaake were only harassed. TORTURE The lawmakers are seeking medication in the US and India, […]

Bobi Wine’s friend Muhammed Kirumira ‘shot at’ near Bulenga

Bobi Wine’s friend Muhammed Kirumira ‘shot at’ near Bulenga

Gunmen have reportedly shot at suspended Buyende District Police Commander Muhammad Kirumira and his wife. The two who were driving in the family car were reportedly shot near their home in Bulenga, Wakiso District. The attackers were riding on a boda boda. His body and that of his wife have been removed from the scene […]

I can do away with parliament: President Museveni

I can do away with parliament: President Museveni

In the past, fights between President Museveni and parliament have broadened into uneasy standoffs but there’s no sign either side has learned anything about avoiding them. In the aftermath of the Arua by-election violence both sides are inching closer to another fight. Ahead of an anticipated debate on the findings of a parliamentary probe into […]

Opposition Are Terrorists, Hooligans, Says President Museveni

Opposition Are Terrorists, Hooligans, Says President Museveni

Kampala — President Museveni has branded Opposition supporters as “terrorists” and “hooligans”, saying they pelted his vehicle with “projectiles” on August 13, triggering the violence that erupted following the bitterly contested Arua Municipality by-election. In an August 31 letter responding to demands by the Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga, President Museveni said supporters of […]

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