Jacobs Seaman Odongo

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Dr.Johnson Byabashaija Featured image for Usyk outclasses Fury to become undisputed heavyweight champion

News Featured image for The Observer editors summoned to defend MPs bribery story
Mon 13 May, 2024 19:16
The Observer editors summoned to defend MPs bribery story
Featured image for The Observer editors summoned to defend MPs bribery story

Media Council accused of passing judgment and pushing journalists to sanitise the image of Parliament and legislators


Uncategorized Featured image for Fred Kajoba: Former Cranes goalkeeping coach dies at 54

News Featured image for Museveni: Service award to Mpuuga is primitive accumulation of wealth
Sun 12 May, 2024 20:38
Museveni: Service award to Mpuuga is primitive accumulation of wealth
Featured image for Museveni: Service award to Mpuuga is primitive accumulation of wealth

President direct Attorney General to find out the legality of the award that he calls all sorts of immoral names, putting Speaker Anita Among back on the spot


Dr.Johnson Byabashaija Featured image for From Kutesa to Kandiho: Can Museveni still stick with Speaker Among?
Sun 12 May, 2024 11:03
From Kutesa to Kandiho: Can Museveni still stick with Speaker Among?
Featured image for From Kutesa to Kandiho: Can Museveni still stick with Speaker Among?

Speaker Anita Among's options are running thin and while it would be easy for Museveni to forgive her alleged corruption, it is a completely different when it involves such tough UK sanctions


Rwanda Featured image for Rwanda rejects U.S. blame for attack on DRC displaced camp

News Featured image for Karuma Bridge closed for three months
Sat 04 May, 2024 01:54
Karuma Bridge closed for three months
Featured image for Karuma Bridge closed for three months

The bridge, vital for connecting Kampala to northern Uganda, West Nile, DR Congo via Goli and South Sudan


News Featured image for Govt fails to condemn UK sanctions, calls for negotiations

Rwanda Featured image for Rwanda's Victoire Ingabire asks EA Court of Justice to restore her civic rights

News Featured image for Parliament, again, blames anti-gay law for Among's UK sanctions
Tue 30 Apr, 2024 19:56
Parliament, again, blames anti-gay law for Among's UK sanctions
Featured image for Parliament, again, blames anti-gay law for Among's UK sanctions

Parliament said the iron sheets have been used as a "ruse to conceal the real, unstated but clearly obvious reason for the sanctions".


News Featured image for UK slaps Speaker Among, Karamoja iron sheets ministers with huge sanctions
Tue 30 Apr, 2024 15:51
UK slaps Speaker Among, Karamoja iron sheets ministers with huge sanctions
Featured image for UK slaps Speaker Among, Karamoja iron sheets ministers with huge sanctions

Speaker Anita Among and former Karamoja Affairs minister Goretti Kitutu and Agnes Nandutu face travel bans and asset freeze


tesla cars Featured image for Foreign affairs officials 'frustrated' with travel protocol breaches
Wed 24 Apr, 2024 20:45
Foreign affairs officials 'frustrated' with travel protocol breaches
Featured image for Foreign affairs officials 'frustrated' with travel protocol breaches

Last month, Minister Betty Amongi signed a document in Qatar in error, while just last week, PM Robinah Nabbanja's bodyguard vanished in the US - like Speaker Anita Among's bodyguard did in 2022


Justice Law and Order Featured image for CID summons bank manager in electronic fraud investigation

Dr.Jackson Orem Featured image for Veteran journalist Moses Serugo fails kyeyo in Germany

University Council Featured image for Give us a chancellor that is not academically stained, Mak staff tell Museveni
Sun 21 Apr, 2024 07:00
Give us a chancellor that is not academically stained, Mak staff tell Museveni
Featured image for Give us a chancellor that is not academically stained, Mak staff tell Museveni

In March, Makerere University Search Committee interviewed William Bazeyo for the position despite knowing his stained integrity, and the Council proceeded to recommend him for appointment


Otafiire Featured image for High Court dismisses Byarugaba's NSSF job appeal

KDF Featured image for Abubaker Omboko: Museveni mourns Kakira sugarcane out-grower
Thu 18 Apr, 2024 18:26
Abubaker Omboko: Museveni mourns Kakira sugarcane out-grower
Featured image for Abubaker Omboko: Museveni mourns Kakira sugarcane out-grower

David Ojwang Omboko was a man who was addicted to football but one who made a fortune in sugarcane farming


Dr.Johnson Byabashaija Featured image for Hillary Clinton pays glowing tribute to rights activist Mugisha in Time100
Thu 18 Apr, 2024 13:29
Hillary Clinton pays glowing tribute to rights activist Mugisha in Time100
Featured image for Hillary Clinton pays glowing tribute to rights activist Mugisha in Time100

Former US Secretary of State says she is honoured to work alongside Frank Mugisha as he defends the human rights of gay Ugandans and people around the world.


Uncategorized Featured image for MPs want alcohol, cigarettes to meet donor funding deficit

Vital Kamerhe Featured image for Amida Shatur: The woman who floors Congo's richest men
Mon 15 Apr, 2024 07:30
Amida Shatur: The woman who floors Congo's richest men
Featured image for Amida Shatur: The woman who floors Congo's richest men

Amida Shatur, 48, is a mother of five, including three children with celebrated Ndombolo star Jean Bedel Mpiana, and one each with Kinshasa's magnates Didace Kinuani and Vital Kamerhe


Ugandan newsnda Featured image for Govt seeks funds to destroy expired COVID vaccines
Fri 12 Apr, 2024 21:51
Govt seeks funds to destroy expired COVID vaccines
Featured image for Govt seeks funds to destroy expired COVID vaccines

Legislators on the Health Committee say by December 2023, 10 million COVID-19 vaccines had expired in NMS stores.


Sports Featured image for Canal+ gives Multichoice little choice with improved $2.9bn buyout bid
Mon 08 Apr, 2024 14:01
Canal+ gives Multichoice little choice with improved $2.9bn buyout bid
Featured image for Canal+ gives Multichoice little choice with improved $2.9bn buyout bid

Struggling to balance its business books amid drop in subscriber numbers as many run to streaming service, Multichoice appears to have little choice with the new offering on the table


Otafiire Featured image for U.S. says not satisfied with 'small and insufficient' repeal of anti-gay law clauses
Thu 04 Apr, 2024 06:38
U.S. says not satisfied with 'small and insufficient' repeal of anti-gay law clauses
Featured image for U.S. says not satisfied with 'small and insufficient' repeal of anti-gay law clauses

The US said the remaining provisions of the law pose grave threats to the Ugandans, especially LGBTQI+ community and their allies.


Sam Ninsiima Featured image for William Bazeyo: Former Makerere student tells Museveni of 'syndicate in appointments'
Thu 04 Apr, 2024 04:46
William Bazeyo: Former Makerere student tells Museveni of 'syndicate in appointments'
Featured image for William Bazeyo: Former Makerere student tells Museveni of 'syndicate in appointments'

Mr William Bazeyo, who resigned from his acting deputy vice-chancellor position in 2020 following an expose of his PhD credentials, is in the running for Makerere University Chancellor position


Muni University Featured image for Govt releases Shs60bn for public varsities staff salaries
Wed 03 Apr, 2024 20:04
Govt releases Shs60bn for public varsities staff salaries
Featured image for Govt releases Shs60bn for public varsities staff salaries

Last month, Makerere University staff gave the government until April 8 to find Shs12.6 billion for their salaries or they withdraw their labour


winnie byanyima Featured image for Injectable HIV prevention drug set for 'aggressive' rollout in Africa
Wed 03 Apr, 2024 15:53
Injectable HIV prevention drug set for 'aggressive' rollout in Africa
Featured image for Injectable HIV prevention drug set for 'aggressive' rollout in Africa

US government agency plans to make inexpensive shots that UNAIDS executive director Winnie Byanyima was 'turning history on its head' widely available for people at risk


Otafiire Featured image for Stay out of our anti-gay fight, Mwenda tells donors
Wed 03 Apr, 2024 14:52
Stay out of our anti-gay fight, Mwenda tells donors
Featured image for Stay out of our anti-gay fight, Mwenda tells donors

'Your involvement with sanctions and travel bans distorts the whole issue, making it like you want to impose your values on Uganda'


Dr.Johnson Byabashaija Featured image for Constitutional Court stands by anti-gay law
Wed 03 Apr, 2024 12:38
Constitutional Court stands by anti-gay law
Featured image for Constitutional Court stands by anti-gay law

Homosexuality and its promotion remains a criminal offence in Uganda, the Supreme Court says, but opens health centres to allow treatment of gay persons


Dr.Jackson Orem Featured image for Gitere: Sir Kisoro brings vibes to environment
Wed 03 Apr, 2024 07:00
Gitere: Sir Kisoro brings vibes to environment
Featured image for Gitere: Sir Kisoro brings vibes to environment

In his date of birth, 02/02/2000, you see Sir Kisoro's passion for rhyme. He gets this out strongly in his latest single, Gitere, where he lets the vibe flow.


Ethiopia Featured image for Koffi Olomide makes the splash for DR Congo senate
Tue 02 Apr, 2024 19:23
Koffi Olomide makes the splash for DR Congo senate
Featured image for Koffi Olomide makes the splash for DR Congo senate

"My brothers in Sud-Ubangi, I've arrived," Koffi, whose real name is Antoine Agbepa Mumba, declared.


Features Featured image for Twitter concerns over UCC chief Nyombi Thembo's political comments
Tue 02 Apr, 2024 09:03
Twitter concerns over UCC chief Nyombi Thembo's political comments
Featured image for Twitter concerns over UCC chief Nyombi Thembo's political comments

The government's communication policy says as an identified public servant, one's comments should be apolitical, impartial and professional


Rwanda Featured image for Kagame reiterates conviction genocide is happening in DR Congo
Tue 02 Apr, 2024 07:20
Kagame reiterates conviction genocide is happening in DR Congo
Featured image for Kagame reiterates conviction genocide is happening in DR Congo

"With FDLR Interahamwe and Congolese state involvement, Congo's crisis mirrors a haunting echo of genocide." 


neglect Featured image for Ernest Kakwano, the smooth operator who sneaked Muhoozi and siblings to exile
Sun 31 Mar, 2024 20:00
Ernest Kakwano, the smooth operator who sneaked Muhoozi and siblings to exile
Featured image for Ernest Kakwano, the smooth operator who sneaked Muhoozi and siblings to exile

On February 3, 1981, Yoweri Museveni had to sneak his children out of the country to Kenya ahead of the planned launch of war on the government three days later. He entrusted that critical task with E...


William Bazeyo Featured image for William Bazeyo and salary, the two foxes Makerere is straining fix
Sun 31 Mar, 2024 08:00
William Bazeyo and salary, the two foxes Makerere is straining fix
Featured image for William Bazeyo and salary, the two foxes Makerere is straining fix

The University Council is riddled by careering members who hop from one constituency to another and dominate Council business with old methods of doing things at the expense of innovative ideas and ad...


Features Featured image for Humphrey Mayanja: Chameleone's elder brother dies
Sat 30 Mar, 2024 09:45
Humphrey Mayanja: Chameleone's elder brother dies
Featured image for Humphrey Mayanja: Chameleone's elder brother dies

Humphrey, along with second born Henry Kasozi, are the only of the male Mayanjas who was not into entertainment and music recording where Joseph (Chameleone), Douglas (Weasel), Pius (Pallaso) and the...


Senegal Featured image for Sawa ya Matako: Inside South African song that captivates the continent
Tue 26 Mar, 2024 06:43
Sawa ya Matako: Inside South African song that captivates the continent
Featured image for Sawa ya Matako: Inside South African song that captivates the continent

Maj Gen Leo Kyanda is said to like 'Sawa ya Matako so much but don't confuse the sound because it is really 'shaya amathambo' (beat the bones)


Yusuf Kiranda Featured image for Professor cited in 'fake' PhD shortlisted for Makerere Chancellor job

Dr.Jackson Orem Featured image for 'Old Women' to pay for Bukedea Comprehension School grammar

Pokot Featured image for Museveni defends Among, lashes out at 'traitors'
Sat 23 Mar, 2024 18:22
Museveni defends Among, lashes out at 'traitors'
Featured image for Museveni defends Among, lashes out at 'traitors'

President Museveni says Speaker Anita Among is not the problem, attacks those exposing Parliament corruption as traitors


muhoozi Featured image for ANALYSIS: Balaam, Aber appointments confirm Museveni's worst kept secret

James Crumbley Featured image for Julius Mucunguzi, the man with memory of a dolphin, humility of a panda

Sports Featured image for ICEA Lion shines bright with cutting-edge innovations at insurance awards
Tue 19 Mar, 2024 18:29
ICEA Lion shines bright with cutting-edge innovations at insurance awards
Featured image for ICEA Lion shines bright with cutting-edge innovations at insurance awards

ICEA Lion won two prestigious awards for its groundbreaking products in the non-life and life insurance sector.


Robert Kakuru Featured image for Makerere staff give April 8 industrial action ultimatum
Sun 17 Mar, 2024 19:14
Makerere staff give April 8 industrial action ultimatum
Featured image for Makerere staff give April 8 industrial action ultimatum

The Joint Staff Associations says the Shs12-plus must be included in the budget for 2024/25 "so as to stop the injustice of underpayment that many members of staff have suffered for very many years an...


News Featured image for Former Busoga Kingdom premier, Jinja SS headteacher Mutengu is dead
Sun 17 Mar, 2024 17:16
Former Busoga Kingdom premier, Jinja SS headteacher Mutengu is dead
Featured image for Former Busoga Kingdom premier, Jinja SS headteacher Mutengu is dead

At Jinja SS from the late 1980s to early 1993 when he was appointed prime minister of the kingdom, he headed the most populous school in East and Central Africa.


Sugar Council Featured image for Museveni tells sugar millers to leave out 'petty' farmers

South Sudan Featured image for Kiir sacks new finance minister, appoints 12th man in 13 years
Sat 16 Mar, 2024 00:08
Kiir sacks new finance minister, appoints 12th man in 13 years
Featured image for Kiir sacks new finance minister, appoints 12th man in 13 years

Eng Chuang becomes the 12th minister of finance and planning since independence on July 9, 2011 - and the 20th since 2005 when South Sudan signed the Comprehensive Peace Agreement that marked its sepa...


Features Featured image for IN PICTURES: Masaka in a standstill as Muhoozi tours

Dr.Jackson Orem Featured image for When Mpuuga and Ssemujju come to your omnibus ride to Jinja

Rwanda Featured image for Jailed Rwandan General, ex-Kagame guard withdraw petition from EACJ
Thu 14 Mar, 2024 07:00
Jailed Rwandan General, ex-Kagame guard withdraw petition from EACJ
Featured image for Jailed Rwandan General, ex-Kagame guard withdraw petition from EACJ

Brig Gen (Rtd) Frank Rusagara was in 2016 convicted alongside his brothers-in-law Tom Byabagamba were for inciting rebellion against the established government while Byabagamba was also found to have...


Rwanda Featured image for Rwandan court locks Kagame critic out of July presidential polls
Wed 13 Mar, 2024 17:08
Rwandan court locks Kagame critic out of July presidential polls
Featured image for Rwandan court locks Kagame critic out of July presidential polls

Ingabire cannot appeal the court's decision for at least two years when she will she will next qualify to seek rehabilitation.