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19:49
19:49

Uganda Taking Wrong Direction in Rule of Law -Civic Index Reports 5

The Lead researcher Associate Professor Ronald Kakungulu says that when they asked respondents what they thought about the direction Uganda was taking in respect for human rights and the rule of law, a whopping 73.9 percent said the country was heading in the wrong direction while only 10.9 percent believed Uganda was heading in the right direction.
13:12
13:12

Odonga Otto Demands Refund of UGX4 million he Gave for Amuru Tourism Road Amuru Hot Springs 1

In a letter dated 27th September this year, Otto claims that in July this year, he gave the Town Council the money to construct the road to his tourism site, to improve access to social services and open opportunities for other tourism investors, but that the road was never opened due to "bad local politics, irredentism and negative attitudes" among others.
11:58
11:58

Councilors Petition Ministry Over District Service Commission Chairperson

‘’We the undersigned members of Budaka district council do hereby bring to your attention our utmost displeasure and dissatisfaction with the process and/or procedure leading to the appointment of John Kasita as the new chairperson of Budaka district service commission,” reads the petition.
17:23
17:23

DP Condemns President’s Proposal to Quash Bail for Capital Offences 3 1

Okoler called upon all right thinking Ugandans and opinion leaders to condemn the move by President Museveni with utmost contempt, equating it to the abuse of the Judiciary during Idi Amin's era that saw Chief Justice Benedicto Kiwanuka murdered. Nalukoola said the president's speech being made by the main celebrant at the occasion of commemorating an icon of justice was a mockery of justice.
17:44
17:44

FDC Demands for A Full Time Education Minister 3 1

Speaking during the weekly FDC press conference at their headquarters Najjanankumbi, the FDC party spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, reasoned that the education sector needs a minister who is ready to be in the field identifying problems and suggesting solutions unlike the first lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Museveni who is busy and inaccessible to handle the prevailing crisis.
14:58
14:58

Mpererwe Residents Abandon Homes over Floods 2 3

In the zone, you are welcomed by empty houses that look abandoned by the owners, while others are flooded with water with no people in them. Although the area has more than 100 families, the area has been abandoned.
18:57
18:57

Muslims Asked to Embrace Vaccination As Mosques Open for Prayers 3

The Muft of Uganda Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje led the prayers at Gadhafi National Mosque and thanked the President for opening worship places.
07:55
07:55

MP Ssewanyana Re-Arrested Outside Kigo Prison 1

Erias Lukwago. Lukwago, Ssewanyana’s lawyer said that Ssewanyana's kidnap renders the court directive that he should be released on bail insignificant.
19:49
19:49

Uganda Receives 650,000 Covid-19 Vaccine Doses 5 3

501,153 doses were donated by the French government while the 153,900 doses were from Belgium.
16:27
16:27

JEEMA to Hold Grass Root Elections 4 1

JEEMA Secretary General, Muhammad Kateregga tells URN that after grass root elections, the party structures will be fully constituted for the National Delegates Conference planned for 2023.
15:45
15:45

Former Kyenjojo Woman MP Appeals Against Election Petition Ruling 1

On September 8, Justice Victoria Katamba dismissed the petition on grounds that Baguma didn't have an accompanying affidavit to support her petition as provided for in the law.
11:41
11:41

Workers Union Wants Ratification of Violence and Harrassement Convention Expedited 5

The convention passed at the 2019 General Conference of the International Labour Organization-ILO in Geneva requires member countries of ILO to domesticate and implement its provisions to respect and promote workplaces free of violence and harassment.
10:47
10:47

Nyanzi Lists Nine Grounds of Appeal Against Court Ruling

Last week, Justice Margaret Apiny dismissed Nyanzi's petition. She ruled that Nyanzi had not personally served Nsereko and didn't exploit available options like asking the court to extend the time for service such that he could serve Nyanzi.
08:05
08:05

Museveni Renews Fight Against Giving Bail to Murder Suspects 2

The President urged the judiciary to address the issue of ideological differences when passing judgement on criminal cases to render justice to the victims of these crimes and to avoid the breaking of the law with impunity.
16:33
16:33

DP to Commemorate Ben Kiwanuka’s 49th Death Anniversary Democratic Party 3 1

Siranda also eulogized Kiwanuka for fighting for Ugandan farmers, to eliminate middlemen while selling their farm produce, an act that saw farmers reap big from their farm produce.
12:17
12:17

People`s Progressive Party to Hold National Delegates Conference PPP 3

David Alira, the party’s Secretary-General Alira said that they have kicked off consultations with security personnel to agree on how and when the event can be hosted following coronavirus standard operating procedures.
22:08
22:08

Taxi Operators Appeal to KCCA to Open Old Taxi Park 4

KCCA failed to complete works in three months as planned attributing the delay to COVID 19 which forced the country into lockdown during which movement of workers was limited. Heavy rains were also blamed for the delay.
10:24
10:24

Civil Society, Police Want Compensation Fund for Victims of Gender Based Violence 3

Dora Kanabahika, a lead consultant at the ICGLR Regional Training Facility says that it is not enough for government to prosecute the perpetrators and abandon the victims.
16:53
16:53

Most Mailo Land Owned by Powerful Non-Baganda; Will They Stab Themselves? -Professor 2 1

"In 1955, Zakaria Mungonya became the first minister of lands in the colonial government and he introduced a mailo land system in areas such as a Ankole, Kigezi and Bugisu, which is never talked about when discussions of land happen; It is as if land only exists in Buganda and not elsewhere, and the system has been called evil and only evil in Buganda" -Historian/Author Professor Lwanga Lunyiigo.
16:51
16:51

Nyanzi Appeals Against Election Petition Ruling 1

Through his lawyers, Semuyaba, Iga and Company Advocates, Nyanzi has filed a notice of appeal before the High Court in Kampala challenging the ruling of Justice Apiny.
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