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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.
09:55
09:55

Gov't to Compensate Acholi War Claimants UGX 1 Million for Each Animal livestock 3 1

With payments expected to be effected beginning October, Kafuuzi told claimants that Government considered to pay uniformly a sum of one million shillings for each cow to each of the claimants in Acholi, Lango and Teso sub regions.
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.
07:29
07:29

NRM MPs to Consult on Proposed Bail Ban for Capital Suspects 1 5

President Museveni has in the past criticized provision of bail to suspected capital offenders and on Monday, he clashed with the Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo on the issue of granting bail to persons accused of capital offences pending determination of their cases.
21:07
21:07

Oulanyah Questions Access to Information Law Parliament 4 1 Top story

The Speaker of Parliament is of the view that the law has served the elite at the expense of the uneducated rural populace. But the right to access to Information activists say parliament has not played its oversight function to ensure that the law is implemented as envisaged in 2005 when it was enacted.
17:23
17:23

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

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.
15:58
15:58

Court Nullifies Bukomansimbi North MP Elections Over Invalid Academic Qualifications 1

In her ruling, lady Justice Ketra Katunguuka cited inconsistencies in Nandagire’s academic papers and eventual nomination. She overturned her victory on grounds that she did not qualify for election as a member of parliament.
14:23
14:23

Red Tape, Cost Cited as Obstacles to Information Access Twaweza 14 1

According to the Access to Information Act, every citizen has a right of access to information and records in the possession of the State or any public body, except where the release of the information is likely to prejudice the security or sovereignty of the State or interfere with the right to the privacy of any other person.
09:54
09:54

Court Dismisses Petition Against Rakai Woman MP Juliet Kinyamatama Masaka High Court 1

Nalubega ran to court challenging Kinyamatama’s nomination by the Electoral Commission on grounds that she was not a registered voter anywhere in Uganda, which disqualifies her from being nominated and subsequent election for any elective position.
17:44
17:44

FDC Demands for A Full Time Education Minister 1 3

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.
10:48
10:48

Ministry of Education Directs Gulu College of Health Sciences to Reopen teargas 1 2

On September 9, more than 300 students of the College protested against the new fees structure levied by Management.
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 1 4

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.
13:00
13:00

Museveni Meets Orthodox Church Leaders, Pledges Support 1

On Wednesday, Museveni met a delegation from the Church led by Metropolitan Makarios Archbishop of Nairobi in Kenya who is also the caretaker of the Orthodox Church in Uganda.
12:11
12:11

Kyagulanyi Stopped From Travelling To United States Over COVID-19 Restrictions

In a statement on his social media platform (Facebook), Kyagulanyi said yesterday he left Uganda for the United States of America via Qatar, to attend diaspora events including the Uganda Action Day and NUP Convention, scheduled for this weekend.
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