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Rest in Peace Andrew Kaweesi – How Secure Are the Rest of Us?

Rest in Peace Andrew Kaweesi – How Secure Are the Rest of Us?

So, what if the late assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi was taking his children to school, or worse yet, taking his lovely wife to the hospital to experience one of the most amazing and magical wonders of this world – giving birth, what then? Do these cold blooded assassins have any conscience? […]

Suspects Arrested After Murder of Ugandan Police’s Kaweesi

Suspects Arrested After Murder of Ugandan Police’s Kaweesi

Police say a number of arrests have been made in the March 17 assassination of the Ugandan police spokesman, Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi. One of the suspects was apparently arrested Tuesday as he tried to cross into the Democratic Republic of Congo. Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura told mourners […]

Bantu Knots Not Just for Bad Hair Days

Bantu Knots Not Just for Bad Hair Days

The 1990s are ruling today’s fashion world. Retro styles are ruling wardrobes and hairstyles alike, because nothing says stylish like a well-put-together retro look. This is one hairstyle you need to try out: the Bantu knots. They are commonly referred to as bituttwa in Buganda. And it is not a style for bad hair days. […]

US Army Uses Mothers to Get Joseph Kony’s Men to Defect

US Army Uses Mothers to Get Joseph Kony’s Men to Defect

American special forces deployed in the Central African Republic (CAR) to support the hunt for Joseph Kony and his LRA rebels have switched from using bullets to blaring recordings from mothers and fathers, aunts and uncles to persuade the militants to defect. According to a report by Wall Street Journal (WSJ), US commandos are relying […]

Police Spokesperson Felix Kaweesi Killed 100m Away From Home

Police Spokesperson Felix Kaweesi Killed 100m Away From Home

Police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his driver Godfrey Mambewa and the bodyguard Corporal Kenneth Erau have been shot dead in a Friday morning shooting near his home in Kulambiro in Kisaasi, a Kampala suburb. The trio was shot dead by unknown assailants just about 100 metres away from Kaweesi’s home. According to several witness accounts, […]

SureBüddy brings sponsored cover to Uganda with new insurance App

SureBüddy brings sponsored cover to Uganda with new insurance App

SureBüddy, an android application that has today launched into market, brings sponsored insurance and insurance related products to Uganda. SureBüddy is simple and easy to use – the app renders advertisements, the consumer watches the ads, and then receives free cover as a reward. Ad images are non-intrusive, use very little data, and disappear with […]

First Kill Your Family – Child Soldiers of Uganda and LRA

First Kill Your Family – Child Soldiers of Uganda and LRA

First Kill Your Family: Child Soldiers of Uganda and the Lord’s Resistance Army is yet another publication about the northern Uganda insurgency. The book by renowned American journalist and author Peter Eichstaedt centres majorly on children who became fighters against their will. Like most books written by authors from the West on the insurgency, First […]

International Criminal Court (ICC) President meets with President of Uganda

International Criminal Court (ICC) President meets with President of Uganda

On 1 March 2017, the President of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi, who was on an official visit to Uganda, met with President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at State House in Entebbe. The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Hon. Kahinda Otafiire, the Attorney General, Mr. Byaruhanga William and State Minister […]

Ugandans Behave Like Sheep, No Wonder We’ve Wolves Among Us

Ugandans Behave Like Sheep, No Wonder We’ve Wolves Among Us

Witnessing King Leopold’s injustices in the Congo, one academic wrote: “In their lust for quick profit, civilized men turned savage”. This is exactly the story that continues to unfold in Uganda; where you wake up and read that a group of people have shared Shs 6bn amongst themselves. That Shs 230m, Shs 242m, or Shs […]

Research Calls for New Approach to Youth Employment

Research Calls for New Approach to Youth Employment

Modern research recently released by The MasterCard foundation is advocating for a fresh approach to youth employment training strategies in Africa. Dubbed Invisible Lives: Understanding Youth Livelihoods in Ghana and Uganda, the findings were made public last Thursday at the Young Africa Works Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. The report brings out the employment lives of […]

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