The arrests which started yesterday in different parts of the country followed a declaration by Amama Mbabazi, of a bid to contest for the Presidency. His agents thereafter embarked on the distribution of branded materials which included among others; posters, T-shirts and books, all bearing Mbabazis portrait.
Uganda has recorded a steady decline in exports of goods and services despite a growth in demand from markets outside the country. The trend, Bank of Uganda believes, has dragged down the aggregate demand and in effect hurt the economy.
Benon Katumwa, the National Director of Empower a Child, a non-profit organization that focuses on children and families living in extreme poverty in Uganda and Kenya said that child marriages continue to have a devastating effect on the health and education of young girls who are forced into the practice.
Kooki Environment Minister Dickson Ssebyala says that at least 80 out of the 100 hills in Kooki have been destroyed by human activity which involved cutting of tress and charcoal burning among others. He adds that the situation has exposed the chiefdom to severe drought conditions.
Three Justices of the court; Steven Kavuma, Augustine Nshimye and Remmy Kasule observed that the URA erred in collecting the money from UTODA since the law then under Kampala City Council, exempted them from paying VAT.
Kenneth Kakande DP deputy spokesperson says during the just concluded grass root elections in the various districts they party electoral commission received more than 200 petitions which they need to handle before the delegates conference is held.
The Journalists body was found tied to a bed in her home in Kolo quarters, Layibi division Gulu town last evening. She had a rope hanging over her neck, with blood strewn over the floor, Aswa Regional Police Commander Wilson Kwanya says.
On May 12 of 2014, Sister Mary Mukanyangezi, the commissioner of the Nun\'s Association under Kabale Diocese wrote to five nuns saying the church wouldn\'t renew their vows over alleged insubordination.