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NRM @ 37: Only eight of original 27 fighers still alive

By Daniel Bakalangudde. The death of former Army Commander and Security Minister Gen Elly Tumwine last year, left only eight of the original 27 fighters who were armed during the launch of the National Resistance Army (NRA) bush war in 1981 still surviving. Tumwine passed on in Aga Khan hospital in Nairobi from complications related […]

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The NRA battle for Kampala city

By Our Reporters. The Battle of Kampala was a battle of the Ugandan Bush War that took place from January 17 to 26 , 1986 in which forces of the National Resistance Army (NRA) attacked and captured the Ugandan capital, Kampala, from the Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA). On February 6, 1981 Mr Yoweri Kaguta […]

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How NRA rebels overran Kampala city

By Our Reporter. As the Kampala city was being overrun by the rebels there were over 20 men of the National Resistance Army (NRA) and 80 Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA) and Former Uganda National Army (FUNA) soldiers who were killed in the fighting. But there were also close to 3,000 UNLA soldiers who were […]

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Offensive communication is no longer an offence, court rules

By Sarah Kibisi Acen. The Constitutional Court in Kampala has ruled that Section 25 of the Computer Misuse Act, 2011 which speaks about offensive communication contravenes the constitution and is therefore outlawed. In 2016, two people including lawyer Andrew Karamagi and Robert Shaka went to court to challenge that section of the law that they […]

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AstraZeneca’s Healthy Heart Africa set to expand to 10 more countries in Africa

By Zurah Nakabugo. AstraZeneca has announced a planned expansion of its access to healthcare programme, Healthy Heart Africa (HHA), to 10 more countries, starting in 2023. The programme, which is currently present in nine countries, is designed to contribute to the prevention and control of hypertension or high blood pressure and the burden of cardiovascular […]

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Museveni, Ruto and Ramaphosa most influential African leaders

By Sarah Kibisi. According to BCW’s Twiplomacy, a digital diplomacy initiative by the strategic communication agency, BCW Global in their 2022 World Leader Power Ranking report, Kenyan President William Ruto ranked 13 worldwide leads the pack in Africa and is closely followed by Cyril Ramaphosa, from South Africa and Museveni comes third and 29th in […]

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Nabbanja, Tayebwa, Mpuuga meet over missing NUP supporters

By Dan Bakalangudde. Prime Minister Hon Robina Nabbanja, Deputy Speaker of Uganda Parliament Hon. Thomas Tayebwa and the leader of Opposition in Parliament, Mr Mathias Mpuuga met this month to discuss the alleged disappearance of Ugandans, especiaally supporters of the opposition, National Unity Platform (NUP).The meeting at Parliament recently was also attended by Information Minister, […]

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Apollo Kaggwa schools owner Hajji Sewava leaves a legacy

By Our Reporter. The proprietor of Sir Apollo Kaggwa Schools – Haj Musa Ssewava, who died on December 15, 2022 was laid to rest in Buloba, 19kms west of the capital – Kampala.The late Ssewava died from a Kampala hospital where he had been rushed for treatment after suffering a stroke.Family friends revealed that Haj […]

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European NGOs in solidarity with Iranian Protestors

By Our Correspondent. A demonstration was organised in front of the European Commission in Brussels  on December 13th, 2022 by several European organisations in solidarity with the people of  Iran .This follows executions of the two young protestors and iran protests after the death of Mahsa Amini and in parallel with the European Union summit. […]

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IRAN PROTESTS: IS IT BEGINNING IN FALL OF IRANIAN REGIME ?

By Our Correspondent.  A conference organised  in the Italian Senate on November 29th, 2022 titled “Iran protests :is it the beginning of the fall of the regime ” ,by EPP group in the European Union (EU) parliament and head of Forza italia Mep Martusciello together with MPs  Rubano and Patriarca  among many others who showed […]