Acting Chief Justice Steven Kavuma has today down-played the none appearance of private lawyers under their umbrella association Uganda Law Society (ULS) at the opening of the Judiciary\'s New Law year for 2015. Justice Kavuma said as long as the head of the Bar who is the attorney General Peter Nyombi was present at the function, it was inconsequential for other lawyers to attend.
But sections of Christians have rejected election of canon Nsubuga as Bishop citing irregularities in nomination process and favouritism. Several Christians who talked on condition of anonymity says they preferred the house of Bishops to elect a bishop who was born in Luweero diocese rather person from as far Mityana district.
Three men charged in connection with the murder of nine people in Rakai District have been committed to High Court for trial. The suspects allegedly murdered nine people all members of the same family in January 2013 at Mutagombwa village in Kyebe sub-county in Rakai district.
At least 9percent of Ugandans consume beer, according to the World Health Organisation report of June 2014. The most popular beer brands in Uganda are Senator, Eagle Larger, Bell Larger and Club Beer. These are produced by the two multinationals, Uganda Breweries/East African Breweries (EABL) and Nile Breweries, subsidiaries of Diageo and SABMiller respectively. Senator and Eagle Larger produced by EABL and NBL respectively account at least 50percent in sales volumes. For instance, Nile Breweries, sales of the Eagle Brand are now at an estimated 192 million bottles per annum.
Private foresters in Bunyoro are taking precaution to guard their forests against fires this dry season. Forest fires have been a problem during the dry season affecting some private foresters and the National Forestry Authority (NFA).
Old Kampala DPC Joram Mwesigye was on Thursday afternoon produced before Buganda Road Court for allegedly beating up journalists while they covered a demonstration by unemployed youth in Kampala on Tuesday. He was charged with assault causing bodily harm and malicious damage to property before Grade One Magistrate Sanyu Mukasa.
Ruth Sebatindira, the president of Uganda Law Society (ULS) last evening disowned short text messages that were being sent by unkown people to lawyers calling upon them to attend today\'s judiciary function of opening the new law year.This she says is contrary to her earlier communication where she was encouraging them to rally behind her in solidarity to shun the function as protest against President Museveni\'s continued refusal to name a substantive chief justice and deputy.
Tullow appears to have made a decision that it will not apply for the new licenses, at least from what George Cazenove the Head of Media Relations at Tullow told URN. He replied with a straight \'no\' when asked whether they\'ll participate in the new round of licensing.
Bagonza says that since the start of the financial year, the sub county has managed to raise 250 million shillings from the growers, which has helped construct markets, do routine maintenance of roads and renovate water sources in the sub county