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Ugandan MP Sylvia Rwabwogo Says Love Texts From College Student Was an Assassination Attempt

Ugandan MP Sylvia Rwabwogo Says Love Texts From College Student Was an Assassination Attempt

A Ugandan MP who cried in court while narrating her experience with a smitten young man has finally spoken out on the arrest and detention of a 25-year-old YMCA student who confessed his “too much love” for her. Brian Isiko was handed a two year prison sentence after pleading guilty of cyber harassment and offensive […]

Rising Fuel Prices, Higher Taxes to Push Up Kenya, Uganda Inflation

Rising Fuel Prices, Higher Taxes to Push Up Kenya, Uganda Inflation

Kenya and Uganda face a higher cost of living in the second half of this year, driven by a surge in fuel prices, increased taxation and weakened local currencies. Reports by their respective central banks have said that this will translate to higher import bills. In Kenya, goods and services prices will be pushed up […]

Museveni Pilots’ Pay Increases 10 Times

Museveni Pilots’ Pay Increases 10 Times

The presidential aircrew is the biggest beneficiary of the new salary structure for public servants, according to the 2018/19 financial year salary structure seen by Saturday Monitor. While salaries of some civil and public servants have been either doubled or increased by a few hundreds of thousands of shillings, the salary of the presidential aircrew […]

Former Ugandan Crime Intelligence Director Col Atwooki Ndahura Convicted, Waits Sentencing

Former Ugandan Crime Intelligence Director Col Atwooki Ndahura Convicted, Waits Sentencing

Former Director of Crime Intelligence in police, Col Atwooki Ndahura, has been convicted after he pleaded guilty and awaits sentencing in the military court, according to information presented to the High Court by the Attorney General yesterday. Col Ndahura was expected to appear in court yesterday following the High Court order last week to compel […]

Speaking for the first time: deaf children in Uganda

Speaking for the first time: deaf children in Uganda

15 and learning to speak: Imagine living without being able to communicate with anyone around you. That’s the reality for many deaf people living in the developing world who’ve never been taught sign language. Kiki King went to rural Uganda in 2014 to meet some of the countries most isolated children and the people helping […]

President Yoweri Museveni Orders Army Guards for Members of Parliament

President Yoweri Museveni Orders Army Guards for Members of Parliament

Stunned by the recent wave of high-profile assassinations, Members of Parliament will now get military guards from the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF), the legislators and President Museveni agreed in a closed-door meeting on Tuesday. In the meeting, MPs alarmed by the recent wave of high-profile killings and, particularly, the June 8 gunning down of […]

Sex for food rocks Ugandan prisons

Sex for food rocks Ugandan prisons

Findings of a prison survey made public last week show a very disturbing reality of the high prevalence of HIV, TB and homosexuality in our prisons. Commissioned in 2013/14 by the Commissioner General of Prisons Dr Johnson Byabashaija, the survey puts the average HIV perseverance rate among inmates countrywide at15 per cent, which worryingly stands […]

Ugandans Seek to Dodge Social Media Tax

Ugandans Seek to Dodge Social Media Tax

Ugandan are devising ways of evading the infamous social media tax that came into effect at midnight, July 1, 2018. According to a random survey on social media done by the Daily Monitor, several people had resorted to Virtual Private Network (VPN) to bypass paying the daily excise duty charge on Over-The-Top (OTT) services. The […]

I Was Satisfying a Client, Ugandan Socialite Says On Leaked Nude Photos

I Was Satisfying a Client, Ugandan Socialite Says On Leaked Nude Photos

Ugandan socialite Don Zella has explained the circumstances under which she was photographed on top of a naked man. Pictures of her half naked body seated on a naked body of a man in what appeared like she was riding a horse have been doing rounds on Uganda social media. Several social media users took […]

Ugandan Socialite Zari Hassan Under Fire for ‘HIV Comment’

Ugandan Socialite Zari Hassan Under Fire for ‘HIV Comment’

Ugandan-born socialite Zari Hassan has been accused of stigmatizing people infected with HIV. The boss lady, in an Instagram rant wrote how people think her lavish life is funded by baby daddy Diamond Platnumz. She wrote how she is self-made, adding that the message was intended for some people and that those not concerned should […]

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