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Toro queen mother, Best Kemigisa finally made it to the land probe to answer to the queries regarding the illegal acquisition and sale of over 13 square miles of land belonging to the Toro royal family. There was drama in the commission when the queen mother accused her in-laws...
15 students of Makerere University have been arrested following a strike that saw police fire tear gas and live bullets to disperse the rowdy students. led by their guild president papa Were Salim, the students are protesting a proposal to increase tuition..
Illicit trade is reportedly on the rise in the Eastern district of Namisindwa due security lapse. Robert Mutemo the RDC and head of security in the district told NBS that police is overwhelmed by the increasing cases of smuggling and human trafficking. Details with our reporter
A policy is in the offing that will allow Telecom Companies share the available infrastructure and minimizing connectivity costs. The Permanent secretary in the ministry of ICT, Waiswa Vincent Bagire says the broadband policy that is before cabinet will bar Telecom companies from repeated excavations mandating them to use...
The National Organization of Trade Unions has drafted a salary projection scale for all government workers that they want implemented starting with the 2019/20 financial Year. The projection is in response to a recent government decision to pay scientists more than humanities scholars. NOTU terms this a discriminatory move...
At least 46 cases of measles have been reported in Amuru district, causing panic among residents and local leaders. According to a report by the district health team, the suspects are being monitored at Bi-Bia health center III in Elegu along the Gulu-Juba road. The situation is being attributed.
The Ugandan youth have been cautioned against the migration abroad for work in the face of growing modern slavery. Commissioner of Parliament Cecilia Ogwal says that majority youth seeking job opportunities abroad despite their qualifications find themselves under employed on account of tight immigration policies.
When you talk about the real estate business in Uganda and how it has evolved over the years, the name Patrick Kasulu whose company Property Masters became a household name in the 2000s comes to mind. But like some businesses in Uganda, property Masters and its proprietor crumbled under...
The Rwanda high commissioner in Uganda Major General Francis Mugambaje has cautioned Rwandese nationals living in Uganda against extremist ideologies. Speaking during the 24th genocide commemoration in Kasensero, Kyotera District Maj. Gen Mugambage said the 1994 Rwanda genocide was planned by violent extremist groups whose members are still seething...
Proponents of the age limit petition that just concluded in Mbale have voiced concern over the environment in which the hearing was conducted. These claim that the proposal to have this case heard in Mbale only served to increase the costs to the petitioners. Limited literature, a meager resource...
Lawyers are skeptical about the orders issued by the Inspector General of Police barring the re-arrest of suspects within court premises. They argue that most re arrests are carried out by other security organs who may not be bound by the IGPs orders. The order comes at a time...
Local leaders in Omoro district are concerned over the increase in new cases of nodding disease syndrome. State minister for health Joyce Kaducu confirmed the new cases. The local leaders led by Omoro district Chairperson Peter Douglas Okao is now accusing government of sending them expired drugs. Benson Ongom...
Chief Justice Bart Katurebe has attributed Uganda’s current case backlog on what he describes as a case of laziness among lawyers. The Chief justice is concerned that some lawyers don’t prepare well for their case only to make excuses before presiding judges seeking postponement of cases. Richard Olwenyi has...
Legal brains have spoken out on the engagement of the Parliamentary rules committee’s in the ongoing tiff between the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga and State Minister for Lands Persis Namuganza saying it is illegal. This comes as the Committee chair Clement Obote plans to write to the speaker, seeking clarification...
Police has arrested a UPDF officer and his wife for staging their kidnap with intent to extort money from the woman’s family. Robinson Kisembo and Agnes Nyangoma Agnes were arrested following a one and a half weeks hunt. The parents of the woman had only paid 100,000 shillings of...
The heroes are back. The Ugandan athletes that represented the country at the commonwealth games in Australia returned this afternoon to a hero’s welcome. The first lady and minister for education and sport Janet Museveni received them at the Entebbe international airport.
The Makerere University don at the centre of the latest sex scandal Kisuze Edward has admitted that he had an affair with the student in question Miss Njoroge Racheal Njeri. the don who has since been suspended is still under police custody at Wandegeya police station
Toro’s queen mother Best Kamugisa has up to three days to report to the Land Probe Committee or face arrest. This after the queen mother skipped an earlier invitation to appear before the commission. Best Kamugisa mother to king Oyo is accused by Toro princes of selling over 9,000...
The Inspector General of police Martin Okoth Ochola has ordered the immediate closure of the infamous Nalufenya Police facility, arguing it has tainted the good image of the police force. Ochola who had appeared before the parliamentary committee on defense and internal affairs chaired by Mityana Woman MP Judith Nabakoba,...