Inside Makerere's Four-Day Strike


A strike against tuition increment has entered day four at Makerere University with no sign of either side compromising.

Students at Uganda’s biggest and oldest university went on strike on Tuesday to a 15% progressive fees increment on their tuition which is supposed to be done for five years. The policy started in the academic year 2018/2019 and it only affects new students, not the continuing ones.

Pastor Bugingo Displays “Award” to his Followers


Controversial evangelist, Pastor Aloysius Bugingo, on Sunday wowed his congregation when he showed them an award he won from the Public Opinions and the East Africa Book of Records.

The House of Prayer Ministries International preacher was recently voted as the most admired and influential pastor in Uganda. This, amidst the highly publicized controversy over his plans to separate with his wife Teddy Naluswa and taking on another woman, Susan Makula.

Boy, 12, Kills Python in Busia


A 12-year-old pupil of Sibiyirise Primary School in Busia district today became a hero after he singlehandedly wrestled and killed a python.

Opyema Joel, a primary six pupil, had been sent by his parents to harvest yams from a nearby wetland. As Opyema harvested yams a python pounced on him and he fell down. The reptile then started coiling itself around him to attempt to suffocate him. However, he gathered courage and fought for his dear life.