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20:20

Court Stops Fresh Mak Guild Polls

An injunction restraining the electoral commission of the Makerere University from carrying out fresh elections at the school of education scheduled on Wednesday 23rd March, 2016, reads in part the court injunction.
20:00
20:00

UHRC: Reliance on Donor Funding Crippling Our Work 3

Dr. Katebalirwa Amooti, a Commissioner with UHRC told MPs on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee this afternoon that due to delays by government to release funding on time, the Commission majorly runs its activities using donor funding, which is a fraction of its total budget.
19:47
19:47

Child Friendly Legal Aid Manual Unveiled 2

Fred Onduri, the Commissioner for Youth and Children Affairs in the Gender, Labour and Social Development, says the manual is an important tool to lawyers and stake holders because in most cases lawyers are not sure how to deal with their child clients.
19:46
19:46

Judiciary Seeks UGX 2Billion for Handling Election Petitions 2

Dorcas Okalany, Secretary to the Judiciary told the Legal and parliamentary Committee on Wednesday afternoon, that the item is part of the unfunded priorities in the 2015/2016 financial year budget.
19:33
19:33

Pre Trial Chamber Commits Ongwen for Trial 1 Top story

The Chamber based its decision on the evidence presented to it by the Prosecutor and by the Defence which included; witness statements or transcripts of interviews of a total of 123 witnesses; records of intercepted LRA radio communications; and oral testimonies of seven witnesses given before Single Judge Cuno Tarfusser under article 56 of the Rome Statute in the presence of the Prosecutor and the Defence in September and November 2015
17:44
17:44

PSU Investigates DPC For Threatening State Attorney

In her letter, Wakholi claims that she has been receiving reliable information since December 2015 indicating that Baguma intends to harm her. Polly Namaye, the Deputy Police spokesperson confirmed the ongoing investigations.
17:34
17:34

Eight Killed in Fresh Bundibugyo Clashes lydia tumushabe 1 Top story

Five of the dead are from the Bamba community, the remaining are Bakonzo. Lydia Tumushabe, the Rwenzori Regional Police spokesperson, says the Bakonzo attacked the Bamba forcing them to retaliate.
17:17
17:17

UHRC to Meet President Museveni over Besigye Freedoms 4

Katebalirwe Amooti, a Commissioner at UHRC says that Besigye has also filed a formal complaint before the Uganda Human Rights Tribunal concerning the violation of his rights. He says that on the basis of the developments, the commission will meet the president with a view of resolving the impasse.
16:14
16:14

Woman Raped, Strangled to Death

Sam Etom, the Katakwi District Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Officer, says the deceased was first raped before she was killed. Etom says preliminary investigations show that Aleper was strangled to death by Nankuka Opolot, the father of her three months old baby.
15:19
15:19

Byandala to Plead Guilty to Katosi Road Scam Charges eutaw 1 Top story

Byandalas plea bargain request was made through his lawyer Nsubuga Mubiru to court presided over by justice Lawrence Gidudu. The judge gave the IGG- the main prosecutor for the case and Byandalas legal team up to March 29 to discuss the possibility of embracing plea bargain.
15:13
15:13

Archbishop Calls for Calm 3

Independent presidential candidate, Amama Mbabazi petitioned the Supreme Court challenging the validity of the February 18th polls citing none compliance with electoral laws. Electoral Commission declared Museveni winner with 60.8 percent of the total votes cast.
14:48
14:48

Mak Students Reject Fresh Polls

Shakira Namaganda and Ismail Mutebi, both from the College of Education, said they wouldnt participate in the polls because Mwotta was validly elected. Andrew Maivi, another student from the College, said they will do everything possible to protect Mwottas victory.
14:43
14:43

Eleven Children Rescued from Illegal Orphanage in Luweero 2 2

The children aged between 4-8 and all living with disabilities, were liberated from Live for a Child Initiative located in Kasoma zone, Luweero town council. Police equally closed the facility and arrested a caretaker Rebecca Nakkazzi.
13:27
13:27

School Feeding Still a Nightmare for Lira 3 1

The district is implementing a parent-led school feeding programme in line with guidelines for School Feeding and Nutrition issued by the Ministry of Education, the Education Act, which gives parents the responsibility to provide food for their children and an ordinance passed by Lira District council in 2013.
12:27
12:27

Press Release; Ambassador Samantha Power Remarks on Uganda, Burundi Crisis great lakes region

When it comes to democratic accountability, the run-up and aftermath to last months elections shows real issues. The government and its security forces detained opposition figures without legal justification, harassed their supporters, and intimidated the media. It passed legislation restricting the operations of NGOs, banning them from acting against the interests of Uganda.
12:26
12:26

Suspect Commits Suicide in Police Cells

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa Regional Police Spokesperson, says Oweka was locked up on Monday afternoon at around 3pm. He says officers found the suspect hanging from the ceiling of the cells when they brought in more suspects the next morning, adding that the suspect used his trouser to commit suicide.
09:49
09:49

Lyantonde Councilors Want NRM Chairman, Registrar Sacked For Abuse of Office nrm debts 1

Led by Joseph Juuko, the LC V representative Kinuuka Sub-county, the councilors have appealed to Justine Lumumba Kasule, the NRM Party Secretary General to intervene and take immediate action against the two officials. They claim that since the two officials are father and son, they cant run the party effectively.
07:49
07:49

Massa – We Need Good Away Results 2017 afcon 1

Uganda Cranes skipper Geoffrey Massa has vowed that they will fight to get a good away result on Saturday.
07:31
07:31

DP Extends Olive Branch to Independents democratic party 1 2 Top story

Fred Mukasa Mbidde, the DP Vice President, says the party cabinet has decided to extend an olive branch to party members who ran as independents across the country.
07:16
07:16

Nemostars In Tough Group For African Event sudan 1

Ugandas League champions Nemostars VC have been placed in a tough group ahead of the start of the 34th edition of the African Volleyball Club Championship in Cairo, Egypt today.
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