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The Court of Appeal Friday afternoon issued an interim order staying James Akena’s Uganda People’s Congress presidency until the main application is handled. The ruling now halts the implementation of the High Court orders revoking the election of James Akena as president of the Uganda People's Congress Party (UPC). Deputy Chief...
Parliament has reprimanded government for what they termed illegal and forceful eviction of over 60,000 small scale miners and suspending artisanal mining in Mubende. Government officials led by State Minister for natural resources and mineral development Simon D’Ujanga came under fire for employing UPDF soldiers to carry out the eviction...
Many Ugandans are afraid of retiring for fear of how life will be after quitting their jobs. But for those who save with the National Social Security Fund stand firm and they are not bothered of life after retirement. Patience Ndinawe tells the story of Simon Peter Kabba who...
Uganda’s licensing demands will likely take the biggest toll on traditional clubs Express and Sc Villa. The two rivals, risk elimination from the league for failure to fulfill the licensing requirements. The two clubs have until 19 march kickoff to heed to the calls or be ruled out of...
The attorney general made unexpected visit at Makerere University on the start of the registration and verification of the students an exercise that is going on under tight security. Accompanies by officials from the university, the attorney general visited different colleges cross checking the effectiveness of the exercise. Well as...
The family of the former Assistant Inspector general of police Andrew Felix Kaweesi has waited one year for justice to be served. The former police spokesperson was gunned down a few meters away from his home on the 17th of March 2017 along with his driver, Godfrey Mambewa and...
Kampala Capital City Authority has faulted parliament and other government institutions for failing to pay property tax as required by the KCCA act. While appearing before COSASE committee, Executive Director of KCCA Jennifer Musisi said government institutions and parliament have not paid their arrears from 2015 and this is hindering...
Court business was today paralyzed across the country as state prosecutors laid down their tools over poor pay. The decision followed a failed government to the ultimatum set by the aggrieved prosecutors under their umbrella association about a month a go. Now the directorate of public prosecution will hold a...
Now the last retired Col Kizza Besigye returned, there was heavy deployment along Entebbe Road and in most parts if of the Capital Kampala. But this was not the case today as Dr. Besigye was let free from the Airport to his Kasangati home in Wakiso district. Richard Olwenyi...
Bailing out stressed companies may not happen any time soon if government does not recapitalize Uganda development bank. UDB Board Chairman Dr. Samuel Ssejaka says that currently UDB has no capacity to meet the loan needs of stressed companies. But even if government honours its 500 billion shilling recapitalization promise,...
There will be a plenitude of business for Members of Parliament to deal with as the August house comes out of its recess tomorrow. While MP’s are psyched up over the return of Parliament, public perception on what should dominate conversation of their legislators’ agenda is in total contrast.
Ahead of the 93rd FUFA Assembly slated for this saturday the 5th of August In Masindi, the federation of Uganda football associations will have one more battle to fight. On the day the high court in Lira dismissed Daniel Obote's application for an injunction on this weekend's FUFA elections, at...
A former head of Corporate Banking at Housing Finance Bank has pinned two people in the conspiracy that led to the loss of over 24billion shillings that was meant for the construction of the Mukono Katosi road. Kansiime Mary Nyende says Isaac Mugote a former employee in the bank and...
Over 1,000 legislators spreading over the five year decade post independence Uganda have been recognized making it the first time in Uganda’s history. President Yoweri Museveni presented the golden jubilee award to the former legislators, promising to improve on their welfare through the pension scheme.
Amuru leaders are threatening to drag government to court over going against the will of the people by demarcating the Amuru land in the absence of the landowners. Amuru Woman Member of Parliament Lucy Akello says they will seek justice for their vulnerable people. This comes as government technocrats...
The government of Uganda has received 100 million US Dollars from the Global Partnership for Education Fund to enhance UPE performances. The funds are meant to improve training of Primary teachers in the 27 worst performing districts around the country. The intervention will also develop an early grade reading...
NIRA given one-week ultimatum; officials chased for the 5th time over irregularities in Authority Budget.
Fist fights ensued at the police disciplinary court, as former Buyende district police commander Muhamad Kirumira protested the harsh bail terms issued by court. Kirumira accused the police disciplinary court of issuing harsh terms to keep him incarcerated and in protest, scuffles and fist fights with court orderlies followed.