The body of the Retired Anglican Bishop of Soroti Diocese Geresom Ilukor has been transferred to Mulago Hospital as burial preparations get underway. The deceasedâ€™s daughter Jean Aarakit, told Uganda Radio Network on phone that a requiem service will be held today September 2 at All Saints Cathedral, Nakasero. After the church service, the body will be transported to Lieutenant General Charles Anginaâ€™s home in Kyambogo for a vigil before it is transported on Tuesday morning to Bukedea.
Five men have been arrested at the government Atera ranch in Apac district on suspicion of being involved in rebel activity. Lately the ranch has been a scene of conflict as Apac local government attempts to force settlers off the ranch.
The UPDF Soldiers attached to Tooro Kingdom assaulted the students, who were demanding answers why the Tooro Kingdom Concern Offices were open and yet investigations into mismanagement of the programme hadn\'t been completed
Uganda is to host over 2000 African immigrants that will be expelled from Israel, an online news agency in the Middle Eastern nation has reported. But the Uganda government denies that such a deal was signed. David Kazungu, the Director for Refugees in the Office of the Prime Minister, says such a deal would be a violation of key international agreements to which the Ugandan government is party.
Two people are confirmed dead after they reportedly ate Fox meat in Kyangwali Sub County, Hoima district. Joseph Opio and Expedito Tumusiime, all residents of Ngurwe village in Kasonga parish, died on Wednesday, just a day after the meat.
The appointment of Dr Silver Mugisha as the new National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) Managing Director continues to attract negative comments with the Inspectorate of Government saying its advice was ignored. Dr. Mugisha was early this week confirmed as the new Managing Director ending the long and grueling process to choose the person to take over from Dr William Muhairwe, who retired almost two years ago.
The Uganda Law Society (ULS) has unanimously agreed to challenge the reappointment of retired Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki in court if Parliament vets him. A member of ULS Bruce Kyerere filed a petition that was discussed at the societyâ€™s extraordinary general meeting.
The petitioners as background of their petition cite the opinion that Nyombi gave to President Museveni over the reappointment of Odoki which contravenes article 144 of the Constitution. They also say that the Attorney General misled Museveni by saying that the recently appointed Minister for Internal Affairs Aronda Nyakairima can serve as minister while still serving in the army.
The development comes after the university council agreed to give a 70% salary incentive to the staff of Makerere effective this October. According to a letter from Council sent to the Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) executive on 27th August, the payment of the incentive will start with the month of October.
Officials at UNRA Hoima say the rampant theft has left almost all major roads in the area without such important road signs. Robert Musisi, the UNRA Assistant Engineer Hoima area, says the road authority has repeatedly replaced the stolen road signs in vain.
Up to 95% of public buildings in Kampala Central Business District (CBD) do not meet accessibility standards, three years after the introduction of guidelines to make them accessible to people with disabilities (PWDs).