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American arrested in Uganda over $2m ‘currency fraud’

American arrested in Uganda over $2m ‘currency fraud’

US authorities have arrested an American in Uganda for allegedly leading a large international counterfeiting ring. Ryan Gustafson, 27, was charged with conspiracy and counterfeiting outside the US after the fake currency was used at multiple American businesses.The US Secret Service traced the money to Kampala, where they say they found a counterfeit ring also […]

Ugandan maid Jolly Tumuhiirwe sentenced to four years in jail for assaulting toddler

Ugandan maid Jolly Tumuhiirwe sentenced to four years in jail for assaulting toddler

A Ugandan maid has been sentenced to four years in jail for assaulting a toddler, in a case which sparked outrage across the country after a video was released.Jolly Tumuhiirwe, 22, was filmed beating, kicking and stamping on the 18-month-old child.On Friday, she told a court in Kampala the attack was revenge after she was […]

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni says the people do not want him to retire

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni says the people do not want him to retire

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has said the people do not want him to retire although he does not “need power”.The long-serving leader said this ahead of a highly anticipated ruling party conference next week.Museveni, aged 70, has been Uganda’s leader since 1986.He has already been chosen as the ruling National Resistance Movement’s (NRM) candidate for […]

East African Oil Export Pipeline Close to Choosing Sole Project Consultant

East African Oil Export Pipeline Close to Choosing Sole Project Consultant

Three of East Africa’s strongest economies are nearing a decision on choosing a consultant to oversee the building of a pipeline which will serve as the pump for the region’s oil rich reserves to the coast ready for export. Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda invited bids back in June for a consultant to oversee a feasibility […]

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