NATO rejects Ukraine call for no-fly zone to halt Russian bombing

What you need to know:As NATO rebuffed calls for a no-fly zone, the West is weighing fresh sanctions after hitting Russia with unprecedented punishment that has sent its economy into turmoil.NATO on Friday rejected pleas from Ukraine to impose a no-fly zone to halt Russia’s bombing, but Western allies said they were eyeing more sanctionsRead More

Muhoozi sued over 48th birthday celebration activities

What you need to know: Also jointly sued with Gen Muhoozi is the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), for being an overseer of the military, and the Attorney General, the chief government legal adviser. Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has been sued for his recent 48th birthday celebration activities that many have since interpreted as theRead More

Lwasa Sent Side Hen Dianah Nabatanzi To Dubai A Week Before Kwanjula Ceremony With Angel

A bonk champ will always be a bonk champ! Latest and exclusive info coming through confirms that Emmanuel Lwasa sent side hen Dianah Nabatanzi to Dubai a week before his favorite Angel introduced him to her parents. Interesting right? Lwasa sent Dianah way a week before Kwanjula Well, y’all know that over the weekend LwasaRead More

Bonk champ, Lwasa puts young city babes, who want free things on high alert as he declares his intentions to harvest one in Kampala

Showy tycoon and renowned bonk champ, Emmanuel Lwasa, has finally declared his intention to harvest a Kampala-based woman, following his failed relationship with Angel Kwankunda. Lwasa and Angel bitterly broke up last month after only one of bonking. Angel had introduced him to her parents but couldn’t save their love story… and now Lwasa is officiallyRead More

Angel exposes troubled ex-boyfriend Lwasa, with intent to have him re-arrested

Showy tycoon and renowned bonk champ, Lwasa Emmanuel has so far been caught on the wrong side of the law, twice, over fraud and forgery… and his ex-girlfriend, Angel Kwakunda somewhat wants him to land into more troubles, according to her latest revelation.  Angel Kwakunda says Lwasa lives a fake life to impress, and that he findsRead More

OH NO! Omusajja myaka 30 akwattiddwa ng’ali mu kaboozi n’omuwala mu kkanisa, agugyeeyo nga guswakidde nga Golola

Poliisi ekutte omusajja Ajibola Akindele myaka 30 ku misango gy’okusobya ku muwala myaka 20 mu kkanisa munda mu ssaza lya Ogun mu ggwanga lya Nigeria. Okusinzira kw’alipoota ya Poliisi, nga 16, omwezi guno Ogwokuna, 2022, maama yasindika muwala we okutimba ekkanisa, nga balinze okusaba kw’enkya ku Ssande nga 17, Ogwokuna, 2022. Ku kkanisa, begatibwako abakyalaRead More

ABASAJJA! Ssemaka akwattiddwa lubona ng’ali mu kaboozi n’omukozi w’awaka ng’omukyala agenze mu ddwaaliro kuzaala

Waliwo ssemaka aswadde mu maaso ga mukyala we, bw’akwattiddwa ng’ali mu kaboozi n’omukozi w’awaka. Okusinzira ku Ifeoluwa, ssemaka wadde amannya gasirikiddwa, mukyala we yagenze mu ddwaaliro olunnaku olw’eggulo okuzaala kyokka enkya ya leero, omusajja akedde mu kusinda mukwano n’omukozi. Ifeoluwa agamba nti neyiba era abadde atumiddwa okukima ebintu by’omukyala okubitwala mu ddwaaliro wabula asobeddwa okusanga omusajja ng’aliRead More

I ran away from Uganda for security reasons because I love licking other women’s beans – Julie Mutesasira

n 2017, Canada-based and renowned gospel singer Julie divorced her ex-husband and father of her two children, Pastor Steven Mutesasira, and left Uganda after she was accused of sleeping around with different men. She would later travel to Canada where she is currently staying with her new lover for reasons she has just disclosed now,Read More

Early cancer detection saving lives – doctors

Cancer is detected at a late stage because people delay to go for screening, doctors say.In an interview with Monitor, Dr David Miti, a medical expert at UMC Victoria Hospital, said the biggest challenge is the lack of effective sensitisation about regular screening, which enables early detection. According to the cancer institute, more than 70 percent ofRead More

WHO launches traditional medicine hub in India

The World Health Organization launched its Global Centre for Traditional Medicine at a site in India on Tuesday, aimed at unlocking its potential by blending ancient practices with modern science. The GCTM knowledge hub is intended to create a body of reliable evidence and data on traditional medicine practices and products to help inform standardsRead More

Museveni picks Oulanyah’s son to represent NRM in Omoro by-election

President Museveni who doubles as the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) chairman has directed that the party flag for Omoro County by-election be given to Andrew Ojok Oulanyah, the son of the late Speaker Jacob Oulanyah. This was after the NRM aspirants and leaders failed to agree on the choice of a sole candidate toRead More

Light at end of tunnel in fight against FGM

What you need to know: Female Genital Mutilation is an internationally recognised violation of the human rights of girls and women and, although globally the prevalence is declining, according to Unicef survey report carried out in 2020, the practice still affects around 200 million women across the world. Barbara Nalweyiso writes about the fight against the viceRead More

The Christian faith and female genital mutilation

What you need to know: Female genital Mutilation, therefore, continues to be a challenge in rural African communities When Fausiya Mollel, a Tanzanian student, presented a paper on Female Genital Mutilation in Africa to her class at Aston University in England, everyone was horrified. Her colleagues wondered if there was any effectiveness in protection ofRead More

Rwanda plane skids off runway at Entebbe airport

A passenger plane carrying about 60 people skidded off the runway this morning while landing at Entebbe international airport but the passengers and the crew disembarked safely.The RwandAir flight RWD 464 from Nairobi was landing at Entebbe airport at 5:31am when it overshoot the runway according to airport sources. At least 20 out of an estimatedRead More

24,086 Ugandans seek jobs in Middle East every year

What you need to know: The UN estimates that more than 620,000 Ugandans live outside the country, working in East Africa, Africa, Europe, Asia, Americas and Middle East, among others.  At least 16,397 Ugandans left the country between January and February in search of employment, according to data from the Ministry of Gender, Labour andRead More

Appointment of Central Bank governor long overdue – experts

What you need to know: This is because it is now nearly three months since the Central Bank governor’s job fell vacant following the demise of Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile. Despite the position’s influence on the country’s economy, it appears the appointment of a substantive 11th Bank of Uganda (BoU) governor is not on the appointing authority’sRead More

Cancer institute brings in 2 experts to train doctors

What you need to know: The institute, which has 40  oncology specialists, is eager to upgrade treatment. The Uganda cancer institute (UCI) has brought in two associate professors from the University of Washington in St Louis to train their radiation oncologists and physicians.The two associate professors, Dr Baozhou Sun and Dr Tianyu Zhao, shall beRead More

How these Panga Gang Thugs Operate-Police warn of new crime wave

What you need to know: Law enforcement agencies, in corroboration of findings in our analysis, show crime rates in the country dramatically rise each year in the months of April to June. Police have rounded up 350 suspects in swoops in Kampala and Wakiso, Uganda’s most urbanised metropolis, as law enforcement agencies report rising crimeRead More

Covid Is Finally Defeated. Uganda discharges last Covid patients – Thank you Ugandans For the Good Fight.

The Ministry of Health has said there is no Covid-19 patient admitted to hospital in the country.Mr Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the spokesperson for the ministry, however, told Daily Monitor that the risk of Covid-19 is still high.“[There are] no admissions at the moment. [But] we still have some people testing positive despite a very negligible positivityRead More

Al-Shabaab claims responsibility of Somali Parliament bomb attack

What you need to know: A single mortar shell landed at the entrance of parliamentary building while the joint parliamentary session was in progress, injuring several people including security guards and civilian officials. MPs and Senators were advised to remain inside the fortified compound; none of them was injured.   Mogadishu. Militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibilityRead More

Did Twitter deactivate Muhoozi’s account?

What you need to know: Even as many speculated that the account may have been deleted, it appears more likely that Uganda’s heir apparent had deactivated his own account. Usually, Twitter indicates when it has suspended an account with the message “Account Suspended”. But in this case, the error message is ““this account doesn’t exist”,Read More

Police summons Oulanyah’s father, Bobi Wine, Kiwanda over poison claims for Olanya Death

Police summons Oulanyah’s father, Bobi Wine, Kiwanda over poison claims Police have said they are preparing summons for a number of people including the deceased’s father Nathan Okori, NUP leader Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine and NRM Vice chairman for Buganda region, Godfrey Kiwanda among other individuals over allegations that former speaker ofRead More

Vatican Launches Probe Into How Pope’s Instagram Account ‘Liked’ Picture Of Semi Nude Brazilian Model…

The Vatican has opened an investigation after the Pope’s Instagram account was caught “liking” a raunchy picture of a Brazilian model posing in a sexy schoolgirl outfit, an official said on Friday. Reports and screenshots last week showed that the account of Pope Francis, which has 7.4 million followers, had hit like on the sultryRead More

Hell Is Coming With Us – Muhoozi Warns Karimojong Criminals Who Killed His Soldiers…

Land forces Commander Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba has warned Karimojong criminals who killed his soldiers in cold blood to prepare for hell. “Karimojong criminals killed my soldiers in cold blood! There will be hell to pay for that,” Muhoozi tweeted. He advised them that if they want to avoid retribution they should get in touchRead More

We Are Going To Arrest Buyers Of Stolen Motor Vehicles: Police Nets 5 Suspects, Recovers 8 Cars 

An operation carried out by the Flying Squad Unit and the Territorial Police of Kampala Metropolitan has led to the recovery of eight (8) cars and arrest of five (5) suspects over theft of motor vehicles. Kampala Metropolitan Police mouthpiece, ASP Luke Owoyesigyire has said that of the eight vehicles, four have been claimed byRead More

Gen. Kandiho Appoints SP Byaruhanga His Personal Assistant…

Uganda Police Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Abel Kandiho has appointed Superintendent of Police (SP) Benson Byaruhanga Mworozi as his Personal Assistant. SP Byaruhanga has been the DPC Katwe police station and he has been replaced by Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) David Kamugira. Early this year president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni appointed Gen. Kandiho asRead More

Police Officer Who Arrested And Embarrassed Cheating Couple Detained…

Police have confirmed the arrest of an officer who embarrassed a cheating couple in a video that went viral on social media. In a video, the two victims were seen confessing of how they were cheating after being interrogated by police. According to the force spokesperson, Fred Enanga, the arrest of the cheating couple byRead More

Speaker Oulanyah Dead: Why I Delayed Announcing Of His Death – M7

The Speaker of parliament Jacob Oulanyah has finally breathed his last. In a statement through his Twitter page, President Yoweri Museveni announced the death of the Speaker. “Countrymen and Countrywomen. It is with a lot of sadness that I announce the death of the Rt. Hon. Jacob Oulanyah, the Speaker of Parliament. I got informationRead More

OULANYAH’S PAINFUL LAST DAYS: How Fallen Speaker Would Go To The Washroom In Parliament, Kneel Down And Hold The Feet Of Washroom In Agonising Pain; My Father Didn’t Prepare Us For This – Daughter Cries …

The Chief Justice (CJ) Owiny Dollo on Tuesday gave a blow-by-blow account of the last days of fallen Speaker Jacob Oulanyah on earth. This was during the vigil at Oulanyah’s home in Muyenga a Kampala suburb on Tuesday, where the CJ narrated how Oulanyah spent his last days. theGrapevine agrees that sometimes it’s painful toRead More

Furious High Court Judge Slaps Costs On Pastor Teddy Naluswa For Playing Delaying Tactics In Divorce Case With Bujjingo, Warns Her On Hiding Land Titles …

The head of the High Court Family Division Justice Joseph Murangira slapped costs on controversial World of Salvation Ministries International senior pastor Teddy Naluswa Bujjingo for playing delaying tactics in the divorce case against her former husband pastor Aloysius Bujjingo of House of Prayer Ministries International. On Tuesday, a furious Justice Murangira dismissed with costsRead More

Stop Fooling Ugandans, You Pocketed M7’s 3.1 Billion In January – MP Nsereko Undresses Bobi Wine’s NUP…

Maverick Kampala Central Member of Parliament Muhammad Nsereko has told National Unity Platform (NUP) leaders to stop fooling Ugandans. “In January 2022, the first cash released by the Ministry of Finance from the treasury in the January-March quarter was shared among Museveni’s NRM, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu (Bobi Wine)’s NUP, Patrick Amuriat’s FDC, Asuman Basalirwa’s JEEMARead More

I Am Not Planning To Commit Suicide – Former Jinja RDC Sakwa…

Former Jinja Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Eric Sakwa has trashed rumours that he was stopped from committing suicide. While speaking to theGrapevine on phone, Sakwa said that the people peddling these baseless rumours are his enemies who have been fighting him for long. “I was in a restaurant in Entebbe when a friend of mineRead More

OPINION: Withdraw All Bank Notes Which Bear Mutebile’s Signature, Dead People Don’t Have Any Notable Legal Rights – Lawyer Muwema Tells BoU…

On the 2nd February, 2022, Bank of Uganda issued a statement claiming that the death of Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile, (RIP) the former Governor, did not in any way affect the validity or legal status of the Bank notes he signed. This statement left me with second-hand embarrassment because it tried to oversimplify a complex legalRead More