Authorities in Adjumani district are demanding for the demolition Olia government prison saying it is unfit for human habitation. The decision comes a few days after district officials toured the prison to assess its condition following a petition by the inmates complaining about the poor state of the facility.
New Bunyoro Kitara kingdom premier Jackson Kasozi Nsamba has pledged to fight for the return of the kingdom assets soon after officially assuming office on Monday afternoon. Nsamba was appointed premier two weeks ago by Omukama Solomon Gafabusa Iguru replacing Engineer Yabezi Kiiza who retired at the beginning of the year.
At Kijura tea factory, more than forty workers donâ€™t have any protective gears such as gloves and eye goggles and as a result, they are exposed to dust and chemicals. Some of the workers donâ€™t have overalls and gumboots.
Work at Jinja referral hospital was paralysed on Monday morning following a strike by medical workers. Sixteen intern doctors put down their tools, demanding for payment of their salary arrears for the last two months.
The increasing marriages involving West African and Ugandan girls has caught the eye of the department of immigration fearing it might be a ploy to lure these girls into the booming sex trade in China and Malaysia.
A 35 year old man believed to have been dealing in stolen motor bikes in Lira district, has been charged with bribery after he attempted to pay a bribe of 100,000 shillings to the District Police Commander.
Jasper Aligawesa, the secretary general of the National Council of Sports-NCS has blasted Justice George Kanyeihamba for accepting to head the Uganda Olympic Committee tribunal without consulting the relevant authorities.
On November 18 last year, the High Court Judge Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny-Dollo who had begun hearing this case was forced to halt the trial before referring it to the Constitutional Court for interpretation of some of contentious issues which the suspects had raised.
although the elections are expected to take place on April 27, this week, Masaka district Muslim council has ordered for the closure of all mosques. The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council Constitution gazettes Mosques as polling centers for Muslim elections.