The Electoral Commission (EC) has set April 17 as the date it will concurrently hold the by-elections for the vacant positions of Kampala Lord Mayor and in the four constituencies that were formerly represented by four expelled NRM rebel MPs.
Apollo Lubwama, URA Supervisor, Process Management Division, says effective April 1st 2014, all applications for driving licenses will be done online. Lubwana also adds that renewal and duplication of driving licenses will also be done online. He says that the service will save applicants from queues, middlemen and higher cost.
Nkana Red Devils head coach Masauso Mwale has said his team is here to beat KCCA FC to avenge the disappointment in the CAF Champions League tie a week ago. A ten-man KCCA FC managed a 2-all draw against the Zambian champions last Saturday away in Kitwe.
Asha Egunyu Komuhendo, a daughter to the former Presidential Advisor on Legal Affairs, Fiona Egunyu, has accused State Minister for Tourism Agnes Akiror Egunyu of deliberately trying to grab her mothers property.
Five judges of the Supreme Court have today ruled that the \"rebel MPs\" Theodore Ssekikubo, Mohammad Nsereko, Wilfred Niwagaba and Barnabas Tinkasimire retain their seats in Parliament as the court disposes off their main appeal.
On Wednesday morning, Greater Masaka NRM Youths leader clashed in a news conference over the current standoff between President Museveni and Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi. Youth NRM leaders convened a news conference to weigh in on the resolutions by NRM Caucus endorsing incumbent president Yoweri Museveni as party candidate in 2016.
Lucky Bonarde Katebiire was arrested last week from his home in Kisaasi where he was operating an internet based unregistered company called Connect Hemisphere Safaris that he has been using to con tourists.
The commonly violated rights of human rights defenders according to research carried out last year include the right to freedom of assembly at 23 percent, opinion and expression which stands at 20 percent. Others include the right to access to funding, an effective remedy, access and communication with international bodies and the right to be protected.
3500 residents of Nyamisimbo parish in Masaha Sub County, Isingiro district, have started building their own health unit after getting tired of waiting for government to extend health services to the area. Deus Iraka, the chairperson construction committee, says each family contributed 15,000 shillings towards the construction of a two roomed health unit.
The opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) is working on an eight-month programme to introduce new party structures. FDC Secretary General Alice Alaso tells Uganda Radio Network that this will include positions right from the grassroots to the national level with the exception of the party President.
A press statement issued by Hillevi EngstrÃ¶m, the Swedish Minister for International Development Corporation, affirmed that â€œSwedish aid is not unconditionalâ€ confirming the aid suspension. The statement said that the Swedish Government is choosing to suspend government-to-government payments with the exception of research cooperation.