Category Archives: EAST AFRICA

General on a watch while people’s houses are demolished, property looted and people brutalized

Uganda’s topmost soldier General Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was almost caught unaware on Thursday when he visited Mperere Wakiso District to address issues of land wrangles

President Museveni sacks Commissioner for Basic Education Daniel Nkaada, Alfred Kyaka

President Museveni has directed that six senior government officials in the Ministry of Education be relieved over their duties.

Lawyer Nicholas Opio identifies gangsters behind brutal arrest of Kawoya

Uganda Police Force has  boldly disowned the gun men, saying they have never sanctioned such men or their acts.

“The Police did not sanction of participate in that operation.

Soldiers captured on video arresting Yusuf Kawoya are opposition collaborators: Tumwebaze

The Information Technology and Communications minister, Mr Frank Tumwebaze has lauded the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) for the arrest of soldiers accused of brutally arresting  a Democratic Party (DP) supporter in Kampala on Thursday.

South Africa gangsters responsible for Mohamed Dewji kidnap

Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was kidnapped by armed gunmen and held for ransom over a week ago, was released on Saturday morning andDewji did not know who his abductors were but believes they were from South Africa,

A rare Kenyan policeman praised for arresting ‘armed robbers’

A Kenyan policeman is being hailed a hero for his quick reaction in arresting armed robbers in the capital, Nairobi, on Thursday.

Plot to assassinate Burundi embattled leader discovered

The government of Burundi has accused a prominent opposition leader of organising a plot to kill the president.

In a television announcement, the security ministry said that

Missing billionaire taken in car from ‘a neighboring country’

Police in Tanzania say kidnapped billionaire Mohammed Dewji was taken by men driving a car that had arrived from “a neighboring country”, whisper eye media reports

Idi Amin arrest style witnessed on Kampala street

Armed men  believed to be from Uganda state security outfit yesterday seized a man in central Kampala in a gangster-style, and after  brutalizing him bundled him in a van and sped away.

Political Sergeant Bobi Wine wins war to use Mandela Stadium

Political Sergeant Bobi Wine, the  Self proclaimed Ghetto President, gladiator and singer Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has finally been granted permission to use Mandela National Stadium for his Kyarenga Album Launch.

BREAKING: Naalya Senior School gutted by fire.

Naalya Secondary School ,one of the prestigious schools on the outskirts of Kampala has been gutted by fire.

According to the Police spokesperson for  Kampala metro Luke Owesigire,

200,000 DR Congo nationals expelled from Angola

The Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday threatened to take international action over Angola’s recent, and allegedly violent, expulsion of some 200,000 illegal migrants from its west African neighbour.