Jacobs Seaman Odongo

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News Featured image for 'Talking' Kyaliwajjala truck to be towed away
Sat 22 Jun, 2024 08:50
'Talking' Kyaliwajjala truck to be towed away
Featured image for 'Talking' Kyaliwajjala truck to be towed away

The white Mercedes Benz truck carrier with red and blue paintings on its hauler has been a subject of ribald black magic tales for five years.


Dr.Jackson Orem Featured image for Pay 100k to get back your Simcard - the new fraud by telecoms

Kenya Featured image for Kenya's Kimani beats Uganda to Shs230m Africa innovation prize
Sun 16 Jun, 2024 13:29
Kenya's Kimani beats Uganda to Shs230m Africa innovation prize
Featured image for Kenya's Kimani beats Uganda to Shs230m Africa innovation prize

Ms Kimani became the third woman and second Kenyan - after Norah Magero - to win the coveted prize for innovation at its 10th award where the Royal Academy of Engineering gave out its biggest prize ye...


News Featured image for CAA tests Entebbe for passenger crash response readiness
Fri 14 Jun, 2024 12:18
CAA tests Entebbe for passenger crash response readiness
Featured image for CAA tests Entebbe for passenger crash response readiness

Regular drills and simulations are conducted to keep personnel adept at executing emergency protocols.


significance Featured image for Nawangwe tells Mak deans to read epitaph of banned forum

Rwanda Featured image for Paul Kagame, why won't you let me run? - Heartbroken Rwigara cries out

Rwanda Featured image for Diane Rwigara again barred from Rwanda's presidential election

News Featured image for Prof Barya Shs100m victory an indictment on Nawangwe administration
Thu 06 Jun, 2024 12:30
Prof Barya Shs100m victory an indictment on Nawangwe administration
Featured image for Prof Barya Shs100m victory an indictment on Nawangwe administration

John Jean Barya, a professor at the School of Law with a teaching experiencing spanning back to 1990, was denied a post-retirement contract despite proving he qualified for one.


Education Featured image for Makerere deputy vice chancellor removed from university's WhatsApp groups
Sun 02 Jun, 2024 11:20
Makerere deputy vice chancellor removed from university's WhatsApp groups
Featured image for Makerere deputy vice chancellor removed from university's WhatsApp groups

Trails of WhatsApp messages the Nile Post has seen shows officials in confusion, wondering what was going on because they had not heard from Dr Kakumba.


International Education Day Featured image for Nawangwe suspends Makerere forum he himself launched, cites legality

Sports Featured image for How govt plans to fund Shs72tn Budget

News Featured image for US triples Speaker Among's woes, sanctions even hubby Magogo
Thu 30 May, 2024 15:22
US triples Speaker Among's woes, sanctions even hubby Magogo
Featured image for US triples Speaker Among's woes, sanctions even hubby Magogo

Speaker Anita Among, Minister Lugoloobi and former ministers Goretti Kitutu and Agnes Nandutu sanctioned along with spouses


News Featured image for Speaker insists she is not the owner of Flat 4 in London's Silk House
Wed 29 May, 2024 21:15
Speaker insists she is not the owner of Flat 4 in London's Silk House
Featured image for Speaker insists she is not the owner of Flat 4 in London's Silk House

Speaker Anita Among says the UK government know the real owner of the said property and that it is not anywhere close to her person


News Featured image for Museveni demands Speaker Among explains UK house ownership
Wed 29 May, 2024 19:56
Museveni demands Speaker Among explains UK house ownership
Featured image for Museveni demands Speaker Among explains UK house ownership

192.com indicates that the flat went down for £183,895 (Shs891 million).


Dr.Johnson Byabashaija Featured image for Prof Nawangwe humiliated: How 'forged letter' drew Speaker Among out of the devil's workshop
Fri 24 May, 2024 18:38
Prof Nawangwe humiliated: How 'forged letter' drew Speaker Among out of the devil's workshop
Featured image for Prof Nawangwe humiliated: How 'forged letter' drew Speaker Among out of the devil's workshop

Just this month, it looked like Speaker Anita Among was dead up for censure but a chess grandmaster does not just give up his Queen to the Bishop of Canterbury like that when there are four pawns


Entertainment Featured image for How Buganda loses in Bobi-Mpuuga fight
Thu 23 May, 2024 14:04
How Buganda loses in Bobi-Mpuuga fight
Featured image for How Buganda loses in Bobi-Mpuuga fight

In the fight, Mpuuga and Bwanika appear to use the kingdom sentiments to tackle down Bobi Wine, whose supporters are not taking it lying down either


News Featured image for Don't censor exams on my account, Speaker tells Makerere
Wed 22 May, 2024 22:57
Don't censor exams on my account, Speaker tells Makerere
Featured image for Don't censor exams on my account, Speaker tells Makerere

Ms Among, in a post on X on Wednesday evening, said she found no fault in the School of Law's satirical essay that parodied her conduct of business in Parliament.


International Education Day Featured image for Prof Anthony Mugisha: Makerere finally gets its missing deputy vice-chancellor

News Featured image for Makerere investigates parody of Speaker in Law exam

Dr.Johnson Byabashaija Featured image for Top 'kiosks' bleeding the taxpayer
Mon 20 May, 2024 06:30
Top 'kiosks' bleeding the taxpayer
Featured image for Top 'kiosks' bleeding the taxpayer

From the standard gauge railway to Lubowa hospital and Kiira Motors to the Presidential Initiative on Banana there is so much the taxpayer is being asked to give out that even Nathan Magoola and his D...


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.