Lady Rewarded With “Brown Envelope” For Twerking For Uganda Vice President

Three days ago, Uganda Vice President Edward Ssekandi got more entertainment than he expected during a public function. This is after singer Phina Masanyalaze took to the stage with a seductive dance during the International Youth Day celebrations in Jinja. In a footage of her performance, the singer is seen shaking her waist a few … Continue reading Lady Rewarded With “Brown Envelope” For Twerking For Uganda Vice President

Ugandan feminist and lecturer jailed after writing a poem of Uganda’s President

A Ugandan feminist and lecturer identified as Stella Nyanzi, has been jailed over a poem about the vagina of the President, Yoweri Museveni’s mother on Facebook in September.  Nyanzi had used graphic and unflattering descriptions of the privates of the mother of the president when addressing how unfortunate it was for him to be born.  She critiqued his … Continue reading Ugandan feminist and lecturer jailed after writing a poem of Uganda’s President

Millions of Ugandans quit internet services as social media tax takes effect

In the three months following the introduction of the levy, the number of internet subscriptions to such services fell by more than 2.5 million, according to the Uganda Communications Commission. Fears have been raised over the impact on the economy. However, the president, Yoweri Museveni, wrote to the finance ministry in March urging the introduction of the tax as a way to deal with the consequences of online “gossip”.

Uganda’s ruling party NRM backs 74-year-old Museveni for 6th Term

Museveni will be 76-year-old and also will be running for his sixth term by then. According to a local daily, New Vision the NRM agreed in a meeting on Wednesday that the president should continue leading the movement to continue the country’s transformation. “[He should] continue leading the movement and the state in 2021 and beyond to eliminate bottlenecks to transformation.”