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18:17
18:17

FDC Mobilising Supporters Ahead of Besigye's Return to Court uganda police force 1 1

Ibrahim Semujju, the FDC party spokesperson, says they have embarked on mobilising FDC party supporters and leaders to demand the unconditional release of Besigye.
17:20
17:20

DP Not Ready to Lead Opposition in Parliament democratic party dp 1

brahim Semujju, the FDC party spokesperson, says their National Executive Committee is currently locked up in a meeting to chart a way forward on the issue on whether or not to name a leader of the opposition in parliament.
17:01
17:01

Husband Sues Telecoms for Sharing Phone Content with Wife invasion of privacy

He alleges that the two companies breached his privacy by linking all his incoming calls and text messages to his wifes phone. As such, all his discussions with a mistress ended up with his wife, Jessica Nabaggala.
16:01
16:01

Court Summons Kiggundu to Testify in Abiriga Election Petition 1 Top story

In his ruling, Justice Keitirima dismissed the arguments of the EC lawyer, saying it is the right of the petitioner to cross-examine any witness related to his case. He ordered Engineer Badru Kiggundu, the Electoral Commission Chairperson to appear before Arua High court on June 7th at 11am for cross examination to allow court to arrive at a just decision.
15:59
15:59

Concerned Citizen Challenges Appointment of Vice President voting rights

In his petition, a concerned citizen Pius Kabiswa contends that article 108 2 of the constitution that empowers the President to appoint his Vice contravenes article 59 that mandates the citizens to elect their leaders. He wants the constitutional court to declare the article inconsistent.
15:43
15:43

MPs Want Vote for Backbench Parliamentary Commissioners new mps 1 4

The Parliamentary Commission, a body responsible for the administration and strategic guidance of the Parliament of Uganda is composed of the Speaker of Parliament who serves as its chairperson, the Deputy Speaker, the Leader of Government Business, Leader of Opposition, the Minister of Finance and four backbench Members of Parliament.
15:25
15:25

Stop Unnecessary Pressure on Courts: Uganda Law Society political 2

Francis Gimara, the president Uganda Law Society, says courts are overwhelmed by the number of political disputes, which ideally require political solutions.
14:56
14:56

Over 3,500 Protest Eviction from Aler Community Farm 1 1

56-year-old Tom Ogwal Amononeno says he was born and raised on Aler Community farm land. According to Ogwal, once he is evicted he and members of his family will have nowhere to live, adding that they will have no option but to sue the district.
14:55
14:55

Child Prostitution in Mbale Worries Authorities hiv/aids prevalence 5

Wandwasi says that more than 20 percent of children living in urban centres in the district are currently involved in commercial sex. The vice is common in the trading centres of Busiu, Bugema, Munkaaga, Nkoma, and Nakaloke, located along the highway often used by long-distance truck drivers.
12:00
12:00

Mumbere Reconciles With Expelled Ministers

Clarence Bwambale, the spokesperson Rwenzururu Kingdom says Mumbere met the expelled ministers in Kampala on Monday under the mediation of Captain. Mike Mukula, the NRM vice chairperson for eastern Uganda who is as well as spearheading peace talks in Rwenzori region.
11:32
11:32

Ignorance Hinders Management, Treatment of Obstetric Fistula 1 4

Uganda currently ranks third in the countries with the greatest obstetric fistula cases in the world according to World Health Organisation WHO rankings. There are over 200,000 thousand cases of women living with fistula in the country with close to 2000 cases registered annually.
11:11
11:11

Expectant Mothers to Get Free Maternal Health Care Services 4

Sarah Baguma, a mother from Namatala ward in Mbale municipality says the initiative is long overdue. She notes that the maternal health care challenges in Uganda require a comprehensive approach that government and development partners must undertake.
10:53
10:53

Political Parties Yet to Nominate Whips in Parliament 10th parliament 1

The whips are expected to ensure that their members attend plenary and committee sittings, inform MPs of forthcoming parliamentary business and enforce compliance to the values and policies of their respective parties.
10:45
10:45

Masaka Municipality Enraged Over Illegal Structures 4 1

Martin Kigozi, the Physical Planner of Masaka Municipality, declined to comment on the matter, saying he isnt authorised to speak to the media. However, many of the developers accused of flouting the physical planning regulations claim their plans are approved by the authorities.
07:48
07:48

Karugusa SS and St. Paul SS Banned from Copa Coca Cola Championship 2

Raphael Bwire Ouma, the Chairperson Organising Committee Copa Coca-Cola Football tournament, says despite the fact that all the 56 teams were screened the two schools managed to sneak in mercenaries using forged documents.
07:28
07:28

Activists Seek Judicial Review on Social Media Crackdown chapter four uganda 3

Sarah Kihika, a Human Rights Activists wants government to seek a judicial review before ordering the social media shut down. According to Kihika, court should be able to weigh in the evidence of the eminent threat to national security and need to shut down any form of media before violating the rights to freedom of expression and information.
06:58
06:58

Gender Ministry Seeks UGX 8B to Close Illegal Children's Homes childrens homes 2

Kaboggoza Ssembatya, the Assistant Commissioner Childrens Affairs Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development, says the money will be used to trace and resettle children from the affected homes with their families and help establish an alternative care framework for those who do not have parents.
06:42
06:42

Prisons Restricts Besigye's Visitors 2016 elections 1

Frank Baine, the Uganda Prisons Spokesperson, says only 20 people will be allowed to visit Besigye in a day. The decision was prompted by the high number of people who have been turning up to see the opposition leader.
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