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Changing human rights fronts, governance structures and regimes have seen remarkable changes in Uganda’s judicial system. With various structural and policy establishments, we ask whether the judiciary has been beneficiary to the institutional freedoms that were hoped for at the independence attainment in 1962.
A defiance campaign over land now goes to religious establishments as the inter religious council announces they are going to preach the message of defiance on the Land Amendment bill. The spiritual leaders want every religious leader to preach against the proposed law during every prayer effective August 11, 2017
“Who will speak for us”, could be the words in the hearts of many Ugandans as the country debates lifting the presidential term limit. Their decision was already over turned a decade ago as they watched helplessly and now more changes await the constitution they purportedly made According to Isabella...
Parliament has paid tribute to the fallen soldier and former UPDF representative Major General Julius Oketta who passed on Saturday morning at Kadic Hospital due to heart failures. The legislators however questioned the rationale used to deploy, promote and reward UPDF soldiers – with many citing discrimination.
Retired Col. Kiiza Besigye has been arrested and locked up in Nagalama after holding a secret meeting with his lawyers and members of parliament who are his close allies. Before his arrest the opposition strongman told the media that they have resolved to go to court over his incarceration...
Chaos erupted at the Nakawa Chief Magistrates’ court as relatives and wives of suspects in the Kaweesi murder case threatened to dump children with prisons officers arguing that they don’t have what to feed the children since their fathers are in jail. The suspects were appearing before grade one magistrate...
Parliament might go into limbo for the next three sittings as Opposition members of parliament who were not suspended vow not to return to the House until their colleagues complete their suspension The decision is a sign of solidarity to their colleagues whom they allege were suspended unfairly
Former FDC presidential flag bearer Rt.col. Kiiza Besigye has threatened to drag government to court over malicious cases levied against him. Dr Besigye and other senior FDC party leaders this morning appeared before the Kabale chief magistrate court to answer charges of inciting violence, harming police officers and malicious damage...
Only one of the three Kaweesi murder suspects who were granted bail on Monday has managed to rise the 2 million bail fee and walked to freedom. Umar Maganda one the three that were charged with professing to belong to the ADF were released on bail on tuesday but...
It is a million dollar question as we seek for answers on how Uganda National Roads authority degenerated into the mess it finds itself in? How did the dubious Chinese firms beat the rigorous legal regime to access billions in shillings, which billions according to the committee of parliament...
The Electoral Commission has clarified on the standoff between Robert Kyagulanyi and police that led to his temporary arrest, saying he was campaigning in a non designated area According to EC chairperson, kasangati has a health centre, a court and detention facility and therefore cannot hold any campaigns
It was a mixture of joy and disappointment today across the country as teachers, parents and pupils celebrated the release of the 2016 examination results. Most visible were those who surpassed expectations and performed well. We now bring you the excitement as it played out in various towns across the...
When you see him work his sweat and take down his opponents, Yusuf Babu makes winning seem easy. However, the national boxing team captain has not found it easy. Grace Mbabazi finds out why the 20 year old is on top of his craft.
Busoga is known for its prints ticking tourism centers that have attracted people from across the world. The region is an area with a big history and a huge tourism future. And if well managed, it has the ability to create jobs and wealth to reduce on the high...
It has been confirmed that the remains of Professor George Wilberforce Kakoma are missing parts – after his grave was found tampered with earlier this week. This followed the issuance of a second court order by the Wakiso Chief Magistrates Court earlier today following a botched exhumation yesterday.
Many local governments are presenting misstatement of contracts for works and fake accountability for work and activities. The Local Government Accounts Committee of Parliament that has been doing work in Mbale reports that 17 local government administrative units within Mbale region are faced with incomplete works, delayed works that deny...
The Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura suspended officers accused of leading the operation in which supporters of opposition figure Col (rtd) Kizza Besigye were clobbered. The Deputy Police Spokesperson Polly Namaye confirmed that the IGP Police removed the commander of Kampala Metropolitan Police south Andrew Kaggwa, pending conclusion...