A UPDF soldier on Thursday night shot and injured a colleague before committing suicide at a detachment in Moroto district. The incident happened in Kidepo village, Rupa Sub County, 10 kilometres West of Moroto town.
Global human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, has once again voiced its opposition to the Public Order Management Bill 2011 currently being debated in the Ugandan parliament. Sarah Jackson, Amnesty International\'s deputy Africa director says the bill must not be allowed to pass in its current form as it poses a grave threat to basic freedoms in the country.
The Rwandan government has switched off close to half a million mobile phone subscribers for failure to register their Subscriber Identity Module commonly known as SIM cards. The SIM card registration exercise in Rwanda kicked off in February 2013 and was supposed to come to an end on the 31st day of July.
Elioda Tumwesigye, the State Minister for Health and General Duties, says this is caused by the large sexual cycle that housemaids have especially at home including fathers, sons, motor cyclists, askari and shamba boy among others. This means if each of the above people have sexual partners, then the spread of HIV is more imminent.
Reverend Canon George Bagamuhunda has been elected new Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Kigezi. Canon Bagamuhunda is to replace Right Reverend George Katwesigye, who retires in March 2014 after heading the diocese for over 15 years.
Tororo Town College in Tororo Municipality was on Thursday indefinitely following a violent student strike. The school administration took the decision on Thursday morning after students turned rowdy and pelted stones at the school building destroying school property.