President Yoweri Museveni on Friday described those complaining about the high cost of living in the country as sick people. Presiding over the national celebrations to mark the international youth day in Arua town, the president said those complaining are against development.
Over 100 roadside vendors in Wobulenzi have protested the town council proposal to relocate them to a new market site, claiming that the area is a death trap where scores have been knocked dead by over-speeding vehicles.
High Court in Kampala on Friday sentenced Tom Nkurungira alias Tonku to death for murdering his ex-girl friend, Brenda Karamuzi. The judge however, acquitted Tonkuâ€™s former shamba boy, Fred Ssempijja of murder but convicted him of being an accessory to the crime. Ssempijja was sentenced to five years in jail.
The family of a businessman in Lira town who fell off a speeding police vehicle and died of severe injuries is threatening to sue government for compensation. Geoffrey Mone, a resident of Teso Bar in Adyel division died last week at Lira Regional Referral Hospital as a result of internal injuries and brain damage.
High Court in Kampala has convicted Tom Nkurungira alias Tonku for murdering his ex-girl friend, Brenda Karamuzi. Justice Rugadya Atwooki has just ruled that the evidence adduced by the prosecution places Nkurungira squarely at the scene of crime.
Jinja District Land Board is protesting a decision by Mubarak Kirunda, Jinja Central Division LC 3 chairman to illegally allocate plots of land to residents along Lake Victoria shores. In April 2011, Kirunda started allocating plots of land to residents along lake shores to establish their businesses.
15 business premises in Kabala Municipality are facing closure for breaching the National Water and Sewerage Corporation Act. Owners of the affected business premises are accused of disconnecting their flash toilets from the National Water and Sewerage Corporation-NWSC system.