PICTORIAL: As President Museveni mourns wife of his Deputy Press Secretary, describes her as loyal cadre and great mobiliser

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has mourned Ms. Gladys Aliyinza, the wife of his Deputy Press Secretary, Hajji Faruk Kirunda. Ms. Aliyinza died on Thursday 27th June 2024 in a fatal…

Minister Babalanda confirms death of Personal Assistant’s wife 

The Minister for Presidency, Hon. Babirye Milly Babalanda has confirmed the death of Ms. Gladys Aliyinza, the wife of her Personal Assistant, Hajji Faruk Kirunda. According to the Minister, Ms.…

HAJJI FARUK KIRUNDA: No need for “reign of terror” to finish the corrupt

Should Uganda summarily execute the corrupt or strengthen its systems to defeat their vice? Corruption is a serious evil which President Yoweri Museveni named in his budget day speech as…

FARUK KIRUNDA: There is hope for Patriotism revival in Uganda

I have seen clips of very cheerful students undergoing Patriotism trainings in some schools with a lot of optimism. What foregoing generations of school goers missed at that formative age…

FARUK KIRUNDA: 2026 coming too early for warring opposition parties

Does the opposition in Uganda ever learn from history? Counting from 1996, through 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016, 2021 and now on to 2026. The supposedly long-awaited transition from President Yoweri…

FARUK KIRUNDA: Uganda’s political transition is secure

I admire and respect the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Mr. Nobert Mao, whom I first knew as a firebrand Guild President at Makerere Univerty and later Member of…

FARUK KIRUNDA: Let’s push to rescue Ugandans from land mafias

Article 237(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda states that land belongs to the citizens of Uganda and Article 26(1) protects the right to own property either individually or…

FARUK KIRUNDA: UPDF will not allow neocolonialists in Uganda

Happy belated Tarehe Sita, all Ugandans! Yesterday, we commemorated Army Day which is a remembrance of the day in 1981 when the first shot was discharged at Kabamba, marking the…

Online Scam! Ugandans cautioned against fraudsters plotting to con them in the name of President Museveni

The Deputy Press Secretary to His Excellency the President of the Republic of Uganda, Mr. Faruk Kirunda has cautioned Ugandans against fraudsters who are plotting to defraud them of their…

FARUK KIRUNDA: Do small projects well for smarter roads!

The outcry on the state of road infrastructure in Uganda is a result of the failure of some leaders to do their utmost in supervising and monitoring of road projects,…