Monthly Archives: December 2020

Big Story: End arrests of political opponents in Uganda: UN independent experts

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A group of independent UN human rights experts called on Ugandan authorities to end the arrest, detention and judicial harassment of political opponents, civil society leaders and human rights defenders.

The concerns, raised by the experts on Tuesday, come amid an uptick in violence ahead of Uganda’s 14 January presidential election and includes reports of the death of an opposition politician’s bodyguard along with injuries sustained by three journalists hit by tear gas canisters on Sunday.

Lukwago – EC case adjourned to 6th Jan 2021

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The mayor case against the Election commission, the orders on campaigns and judgment is reserved for 6th January 2021.

In a communiqué by the Lord Mayor, he has informed the public that he argued out his case against Justice Byabakama on obnoxious orders on campaigns and judgment is reserved for 6th January.

Lewis Hamilton knighted

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Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has been knighted in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.

The Briton, 35, sealed a seventh drivers’ title at the Turkish Grand Prix in November – equalling Michael Schumacher’s championships record.

Rugby league legend Rob Burrow is made an MBE for services to rugby and his awareness campaign since being diagnosed with motor neurone disease.

Poll petition in Ghana

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Ghana’s main opposition candidate in the 7 December election has filed a petition at the Supreme Court seeking to annul President Nana Akufo Addo’s re-election.

Former president John Mahama has said that he lost unfairly to Mr Addo citing electoral irregularities and arguing that both of them did not attain a clear majority.

Pandemic dampens New Year celebrations around the world

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Restrictions are being placed on New Year festivities around the world as many countries struggle to curb new spikes in coronavirus cases.

Fireworks displays and other public gatherings have been cancelled from Sydney to New York.

Festivities are being particularly muted in Europe, amid fears over a new more contagious strain of the disease.

Uganda: Bobi Wine to Museveni , you will soon be history

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Uganda: Bobi Wine to Museveni , you will soon be history. Whisper Eye Reports

The National Unity Platform presidential candidate Hon Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has lashed out to president Museveni after being arrested in Kalangala Islands earlier today.

Updates: Bobi Wine arrested in Kalangala

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Bobi Wine has been arrested in Kalangala. Whisper Eye Reports

National Unity platform (NUP)/presidential candidate Hon Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has been arrested.

Former World Boxing Champion Justin Juuko jailed in Uganda

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The government has told High Court in Kampala that the Forum for Democratic Change -FDC party coordinator for Greater Masaka Region Justin Juuko was remanded after being charged with treachery.

Juuko, also known as “The Ugandan destroyer,” was arrested on December 12 from Kyazanga and reportedly charged by the Unit Disciplinary Committee-UDC of the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence. This is according to the evidence tendered before High Court Civil Division Judge Musa Ssekaana on Monday, by the Attorney General’s representatives.

EezZy- UCC agree to improve Tumbiza song with funding from MOH

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Musician Eric Opoka has agreed to produce an improved version of the “Tumbiza sound” song to encourage observance of the Covid-19 Standard Operating Procedures- SOPs. 

Two weeks ago, the Ministry of Health asked the Uganda Communication Commission-UCC to ban the song on grounds that some of the lyrics were misleading the public regarding the observance of the Covid-19 guidelines. 

Breaking News: Zebra Ssenyange aka Mando , former boxing champion shot dead

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Breaking News: Zebra Ssenyange aka Mando , former boxing champion has been shot dead. Whisper Eye Reports.

Whisper Eye has learnt that Former Uganda boxing team captain of the famous “The Bombers” Zebra Ssenyange aka Mando has been shot dead.

Hassan Kitenda: Do you plan on investing? Unit trusts can be a viable investment option

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We can all agree that investing is a good habit to have. Investing is how you take charge of your financial security. It is also one of the key ways of achieving one’s financial goals. It’s inevitable that as we go through life, our financial goals will change at different stages of our lives.

Depending on where you are in life, you may be saving for your child’s education, buying a house, creating an income generation stream, creating an emergency corpus, saving money for the short term, or planning for retirement as its always an omnipresent financial goal for people during their working lives.

Bobi Wine to Fred Enanga, you have become a shame to this nation

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Police Spokesperson Enanga has become a shame to this nation, Bobi Wine says. Whisper Eye Reports

The National Unity Platform presidential candidate Hon Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has lashed out at police spokesmen early today at party headquarters in Kamwokya a Kampala suburb.

Another Bobi Wine guard has been knocked by a police truck in Kalerwe

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Just In: Another Bobi Wine guard knocked, a broken leg. Whisper Eye Reports

Just hours after Mr. Sentanza Frank was allegedly knocked down by a military truck dead later for UPDF to dismiss the allegations.

This morning another guard only identified as Ashraf Sseremba alias Ashraf security has lost his leg after being knocked by a police truck.