• Two journalists arrested in Kasangati

    Police arrests two journalists for taking pictures at the home of former Forum for Democratic Change  president Dr. Kiiza Besigye. Those arrested include Radio One’s journalist Ronald Muhinda and The Daily monitor’s Stephen Kafeero They have now been released without charge Stephen Kafeero: “And when i reached , i found

  • NRM’s CEC approves Kadaga for speaker

    The Central Executive Committee of the ruling NRM party approves Rebecca Kadaga to run for the position of the speaker of the 10th parliament on the party’s ticket. The race has been between two people, Kadaga who has been in the chair for the last five years and her deputy

  • Non teaching staff in public universities call off their strike

    Non teaching staff in all public universities resolve to call off their sit down strike after getting assurance from government that it will enhance their salaries. The non teaching staff from six public universities have been on strike for the last two days protesting failure by government to increase their

  • Journalists rights violated in Uganda on a daily – report

    Ugandan is ranked 102nd in the latest global press index, slumping down seven places from the 95th position it held last year. The report assesses press freedoms in 180 countries. It attributes the decline to acts of intimidation and violence against journalists which is said to happen almost on a daily

  • Opposition not fronting candidates for speaker & deputy speakership

    The Opposition chief whip Cecilia Ogwal explains that the opposition is not fronting any candidate for the position of speaker or deputy speaker saying their number cannot favorably compete with that of the ruling NRM party. Ogwal explains that with less than 60 opposition mps, they cannot compete with the

  • CEC to vet speaker & deputy speaker today

    The ruling NRM’s Central Executive Committee is expected to convene today to vet and approve aspirants for the position of speaker and deputy speaker in the 10th parliament. Two people are vying for the office of Speaker and these are Jacob Oulanya , the Omolo County MP and the long