Three Brothers Among Terrorists Jailed for Role in Deadly Kampala Bombings
[East African] "In regard to each of the offence, with regard to terrorism, murder and attempted murder: Hussein Hassan Agade, Idris Magondu, Issa Ahmed Luyima, Habib Suleiman Njoroge and Mohammed Ali Mohammed are each sentenced to life imprisonment. They will each spend the remainder of their lives in prison. I have taken into consideration the centrality of their individual participation in crime," said Justice Alfonso Owiny Dollo, concluding the long-running case of 13 men charged with the July 2010 terrorist attacks
League Title Number 11 for Uganda's KCCA
[CAF] Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) have been crowned champions of the 2015/16 Uganda Premier League after a 1-1 draw against 1-1 Sadolin Paints on the final day of the season on Friday, for their eleventh league title overall.
So Museveni Said - Let the People Party and Behold, They Did Exactly That...
[East African] Starting last week, I stopped criticising people who party before they work, people who prefer to spend on consumption instead of investment. Who am I to pretend to be smarter than majority of the newly elected Members of Parliament of Uganda?
The Great Liberator of Yester Years, the Worst Oppressor of Our Time
[East African] Ugandan journalist and the Independent Magazine chief Andrew Mwenda wrote last week criticising Winnie Byanyima, wife of incarcerated opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye, for supporting President Yoweri Museveni's government in its early days when, according to him, it was committing "worse" human rights violations and crying foul when the same tactics are used against her.
Missing Rival of Deputy Speaker Oulanyah Shows Up At Police
[Monitor] The rival of Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah in the February 18 Omoro County Parliamentary polls, who went missing on Wednesday has showed up in Kampala City.
Gen Sejusa Is No Longer a UPDF Officer, High Court Rules
[Monitor] Kampala -The High Court has declared that Gen David Sejusa is no longer a serving officer of the UPDF.
Court Jails World Cup Bombers for Life
[Deutsche Welle] Five of seven men found guilty of carrying out deadly bombings in Kampala in 2010 have been given life sentences. They avoided the death penalty for the attacks that targeted fans who gathered to watch the World Cup.
Sexual Health Services Arrive On Three Wheels
[Key Correspondents] In Uganda, tuk tuks are helping healthcare workers reach young people who are most vulnerable to HIV with sexual and reproductive health services.
UN Chief Welcomes Region-Led Meetings of Political Dialogue for Burundi
[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the meetings of the political dialogue for Burundi, held in Arusha, from 21 to 24 May under the auspices of the Facilitator of the East African Community (EAC), Benjamin William Mkapa, former President of Tanzania.
4,000 Sudanese Refugees Cross to Uganda
[Monitor] Adjumani -About 4,000 South Sudan refugees have crossed into Adjumani District in the last two weeks following continued hunger in Africa's newest nation.
Gunmen Raid UPDF Detach, Kill Two, Seize Guns
[Monitor] Gulu -Unknown gunmen have overrun a Uganda People's Defense Forces (UPDF) army detach in Opit trading center, Lakwana Sub-county Gulu District, killing two people and looting army uniforms before fleeing with eight guns.
DR Congo Detains One Ugandan Cop As Bodies of Dead Colleagues Are Brought Home
[Monitor] Kampala -A Ugandan police officer who was believed to have been killed with three others during an ambush by Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers on Lake Albert is alive.
Bodies of Ugandan Marines Killed in DRC Returned Home
[Observer] The bodies of three Ugandan policemen killed on Lake Albert along the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) border over the weekend have been handed over to Ugandan authorities in West Nile this afternoon.
[Observer] The curtains come down today on the 2015/2016 Uganda Premier League season, with a crowning moment at Nakivubo when KCCA FC, the new league winners, will be decorated, writes JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE.
Wanderers Just Going Through Their Motions
[Observer] Newly-appointed Cricket Cranes coach Steve Tikolo has an opportunity this weekend to catch a glimpse of his first league games. Top-of-the table Challengers take on bottom-placed Wanderers, writes JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE.
Kampala Bombings - Convict Sentenced to One Year of Community Service
[Monitor] One of the eight men convicted on Thursday for carrying out the 2010 Kampala twin bombings at Kyadondo and Kabalagala that killed at least 76 people who were watching the World Cup finals between Spain and the Netherlands has been sentenced to one year of community service.
How U.S Forced Museveni to Hire Ex-Daily Monitor Editor
[Observer] Appointment of former Daily Monitor chief Don Wanyama gives insight into Museveni's strategy to deal with critical donors
Expert Warns of Uncertainties in the Region
[Observer] Lack of political consensus among political leaders in the East African Community [EAC] is creating a highly-uncertain situation for investors targeting the region, analysts have said.
2010 Bombings - Eight Convicted, Five Acquitted
[Observer] Security detains the acquitted
Split As Besigye's Party Names House Leaders
[Monitor] Kampala -Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) yesterday named Kasese Woman MP Winifred Kizza as Leader of the Opposition in Parliament (LoP) for the 10th Parliament, Kira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda Opposition Chief Whip and Dokolo Woman MP Cecilia Ogwal member of the Parliament Commission.