Daily Archives: February 9, 2021

Supreme Court Rejects Bobi Wine’s Application To Amend Election Petition Challenging Museveni Victory

The Supreme Court has dismissed National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential candidate Kyagulanyi Sentamu Robert aka Bobi Wine’s application to amend the main presidential electoral Petition challenging the outcome of January 14, 2021, presidential race. According to court, the application was dismissed on grounds that the matters brought challenging the legality of Museveni election were filed…

Widow, Orphans Languish As UPDF Lt. Col Nyakaisiki Carol Grabs Late Brother’s Property, Dragged To Court

A high ranking officer of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) is accused by her family members of allegedly grabbing her late brother’s properties, leaving the widow and orphans to languish in poverty. Lt. Col. Nyakaisiki Carol Basaliza, is alleged to have grabbed the property that was left behind by her deceased brother Maj. Francis…

Big Story: DR. Congo Investigates UN Officials For Trafficking Minerals In The Guise Of Peacekeeping

Congolese authorities are investigating United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo officials over trying to illegally export minerals. The U.N. mission in the DR.Congo says it is cooperating with authorities and launching its own internal investigation. Officials in Congo say they stopped the driver as he tried to cross the border into Rwanda…

‘Bobi Wine Was Just Hired By Mafias To Shake The Status Quo’-Tamale Mirundi

Former presidential press secretary and media advisor Joseph Tamale Mirundi has once again written a book titled “People Power” predicting Bobi Wine’s fate after losing presidential election against President Yoweri Museveni. Mirundi compares Bobi Wine to a grasshopper hunter who struggles a lot to catch the grasshoppers but never gets rich because the business only…

Deal Gone Bad! Ugandan Man Arrested For Defrauding Over Shs500 Million In Fake Gold Transactions

The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID headquarters detectives have in detention a one Odaka Jimmy-alias Governor aged 28, for defrauding people over 500 Million through fake Gold transactions. The suspect who is a resident of Mirumu Town Council in Abim District was arrested on Feb 08, 2021, from a hideout in Soroti According to police, the arrest…

Supreme Court Sets Date For Pre-hearing Of NUP’s Kyagulanyi’s Petition Challenging Tibuhaburwa’s Victory

The Supreme Court has set the pre-hearing date for the election petition filed by National Unity Platform’s Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine challenging Yoweri Museveni’s victory in the just-concluded presidential elections. The pre-hearing conference has been set for Thursday, February 11, 2021. This is one where parties involved in a case meet with judges…

Nubian Li, Eddie Mutwe Continue Sleeping In Jail As Court Martial Grants Bail To 13 NUP Supporters

The Makindye General Court Martial has granted bail to 13 supporters of National Unity Platform who were arrested from Kalangala district in December 2020 where Kyagulanyi had gone to converse for support ahead of the concluded January presidential elections. Those released are Rachael Akiiki Tusiime, Saphinah Nansovo, Jamirah Kalyango Namwanje, John Miiro, William Ntege alias…