Police this morning closed down the Masjid Noor Mosque along William Street over terrorist links. The mosque led by Sheikh Yunus Kamoga, is majorly dominated by Muslims from the Tabligh sect that emerged in Uganda to aggressively popularize the teachings of Islam.
During the year, costs of beverages, tobacco, rent, fuel, electricity, transport, communication, education, health and entertainment all dropped. On the processed food front, Sugar prices were depressed for most of the year as the factories were producing over and above their targets.
Dr. Celestine Barigye, the Hospital director says the hospital does cannot afford to fuel a standby generator to run vital machines in the theater, the accident and emergency wards in the absence of power supplied off the national grid.
Police in Masindi has recovered a gun and bullets that were lost when thugs attacked Karujubu Police post and Maiha Prison in Masindi district on December 16. An AK47 gun and 52 bullets were recovered on December 28 when one of the key suspects was arrested from Masindi Taxi Park as he boarded a taxi to Hoima district.
Police at Katovu in Lwengo district are holding a woman who poured hot water on her 11 year old step son on Sunday. The incident occurred on Sunday night at Kitesa Village, Malongo Sub County in Lwengo district. Zaituni Nampijja (20) poured the hot water on Ashraf Ssenoga (11) after ordering the boy to his bed.
The remarks by the former Secretary-General of the Sudan People\'s Liberation Movement (SPLM) and current leader of the SPLM Former Detainees faction come after the Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni said Ugandan troops will not withdraw until after South Sudan stabilizes and the capital is secured.
Eight men were arrested and are still being held at the Central Police Station for alleged terror links. It however remains unclear whether the arrests are connected to the murder of Sheikh Mustapha Bahiga, a Muslim cleric shot by unknown gunmen early this week.
Launched in 2011 by West Buganda Diocese, the plaza on Edward Avenue Masaka, the six-storied structure is planned to have a banking complex, shopping mall, rentable office space, a modern hotel and a parking yard. The commercial set up would ideally widen the tax base for the church.
A 70-year old woman has been found dead in her house in Kabwasa village, Rakai district. Angella Nansamba\'s body was discovered on Tuesday evening by a concerned neighbour who had not seen her for several days.
In his general circular dated December 22, Justice Bamwine reveals that the civil servants and other litigants are getting a soft landing in court as they easily obtain injunctive orders to stop the IGG or DPP from prosecuting them and the Auditor General and the Police from investigating them.