Yusuf Mwesigwa

Nakasongola: Woman killed as UPDF conduct operation against illegal fishing

Justine Naiga, a resident of Buruuli quarters, Nakasongola Town Council was on Monday clobbered to death when UPDF soldiers conducted a raid on illegal fishers in Nakasongola District. The UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) on Monday conducted an operation against illegal fishing at Kyebisiire fish landing site in Lwampanga Sub …

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Night Raid on Makerere University Students by Soldiers leaves trail of damage

It was a long and turbulent night for Makerere University students who were caught up in the midst of a night raid by military personnel who both assaulted them and damaged property in millions of shillings. Eye witnesses say heavily armed soldiers went about the university breaking doors and capturing …

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Makerere suspends Guild Female Caucus Leader over tuition strikes amid tension at University

Tension is building at Makerere University with a heavy military presence as the university struggles to contain a fluid situation of tuition strikes that rocked the campus the whole of Tuesday. The tense atmosphere has seen the university expel one of its most influential students, Siperia Mollie Saasiraabo for her …

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Makerere University students showcase new strike tactics as they protest ‘cumulative tuition policy’

In a new style, Makerere University students this morning showcased a different approach to striking with the front line being led by an all female set of players. The new format means the usual heavy handedness of police in responding to riots has to be rethought as security seek to …

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