Kwoyelo is currently fighting for his rights to liberty against the government of Uganda, arguing that he is being held illegally after the constitutional court ordered his release. But the Gambian-based continental body has indicated that it will decide on Kwoyeloâ€™s complaint of illegal detention by the Ugandan government at its next extra ordinary sitting next month.
The much anticipated corruption trial of suspended Principal Accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), Geoffrey Kazinda, failed to take off on Monday. Kazinda, who was arrested in July last year, was reportedly ill suffering from a soft neck condition at Luzira Prison and could not stand in the dock.
Mobile phone users have up to January 31 to check the validity of their handsets before the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) blocks their connection to telephone networks. According to UCCâ€™s Manager Communications and Consumer Affairs, Fred Otunnu, the elimination of counterfeit phones will be done in phases considering that already there are many such phones on the market.