Building of the oil pipeline, revamping the railway, easing of trade barriers, and a single East African identity card are among the decisions reached at during talks between the leaders of Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda on Tuesday.
The Omukama of Tooro, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV, has called for investigations into the illegal sale of Kingdom land in Kyenjojo district. The land in question is the site where King Oyo Foundation Hospital is supposed to be constructed. The 20 acre piece of land is located in Kibira parish in Nyantungo Sub County.
NRM Caucus convened today has dropped Kalungu Woman Member of Parliament Florence Kintu and Igara County West MP Rafeal Magyezi from their leadership positions on the Committee of Local Government and Public Service where they have been serving as Chairperson and Vice Chair Person respectively.
The Head of Media in the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA), Rogers Mulindwa has said some people have been trying to harm the Federation President Lawrence Mulindwa. On Monday, Lawrence Mulindwa announced that he will not seek reelection at the end of his current term in August this year, having served at the helm of FUFA for nearly nine years.
Because of Balojjaâ€™s strong ties with prominent politicians and top police detectives in the southern region, police secretly summoned him until when information leaked to the media today that he was questioned for over three hours on matters concerning the land dispute with Yiga that could have led to his death.
Over 50 residents from Kiwuula village in Mijwala Sub County have stormed Ssembabule Central Police station demanding explanation as to why police have failed to stop the mystery killings that are spreading in the area.
Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR) together with other civil society organizations under the umbrella of the coalition against torture (CAT) have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on the Compensation of Torture Victims in a reasonable time of over 3 billion shillings.
The Chief Administrative Officer Bushenyi has finally consented to the district council resolution to interdict the Principal Personnel Officer for alleged misuse of office. In the letter dated 12 June 2013 signed by the Bushenyi CAO Lillian Nakamatte, the Principal Personnel Officer Pauline Nakayenga was ordered to leave her office pending investigations from the district Public Accounts Committee.
Police in Kalangala have arrested Mr. Fred Wandera the manager of Action Aid Kalangala branch and a colleague accusing them of inciting violence after the distributed magazines and flyers dubbed Black Monday as passengers were travelling on MV Kalangala ship.
Almost all shops in downtown Kampala remain closed as traders start their three-day strike. The traders want Government and Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) to remove the Pre- export Verification Conformity (PVoC). The PVoC programme is meant to guard against counterfeit goods on the local market.
The Anti Corruption Court is tomorrow expected to pass its sentence on former Principal Accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister, Geoffrey Kazinda, following his conviction for fraud related charges a week ago.
President Museveni and Uhuru Kenyatta, according to a statement, also discussed the need to undertake joint road project â€“ Kapchorwa â€“ Suam - Kitale to facilitate trade between the two countries and the need to support Ugandaâ€™s pharmaceutical manufacturers, Quality Chemicals to supply drugs to Kenya and to allow for investments by Kenya in the company.