• ICC receives petition to investigate Kasese killings

    The International Criminal court acknowledges receipt of a petition by political leaders of Kasese district to open formal investigations into gross human rights violations in the district. This follows clashes between security forces and royal guards of the Omusinga wa Rwenzurur Charles Wesley Mumbere last month. According to a letter

  • Local Council elections hang in balance

    The electoral commission says it awaits amendments of the existing local government act and considering of the budget for the polls by government before proceeding with holding the local council elections. Last year government revealed that the local council polls will be held this year after over 15 years without

  • The deaf demand for special wealth program

    Deaf people in Uganda demand that government puts in place a special wealth creation programme for them insisting that they have not benefited at all from the existing poverty alleviation programs. Speaking through an interpreter, the executive director Uganda national association of the deaf, Ambrose Murangira said the deaf are

  • Chinese company accused of mistreating workers

    The Lord Mayor of Kampala Erias Lukwago and other local leaders in Kawempe Division have directed China Railway Construction Company to halt works in Kampala pending resolution of grievances fronted by its workers including sexual harassment. The company was awarded contracts for the construction of several KCCA roads and junctions