Nakawa chief magistrate James Eremye Mawanda adjourns to 13th July mentioning of the case in which former FDC presidential flag bearer Dr. Kiiza Besigye’ is accused of treason. Besigye had appeared before court this morning In his submission, Besigye showed discontent over the delayed investigations in the case challenging the
State Minister for Primary Health care Sarah Opendi wants laws against Early Marriages and Defilement reviewed to address the problem of high teenage pregnancies in the country. Opendi proposes that men who defile children be castrated noting that the existing legislation is not punitive enough hence continued cases of defilement.
Traffic police says it is set to start an operation today intended to crack down on passengers who defy traffic regulations Yesterday police impounded over 5000 motorcycles and a number of cars in an operation on motorists who violate traffic regulations. Regional Traffic Officer Kampala Metropolitan Norman Musinga says they
Another Member of Parliament Edward Ssembatya representing Katikamu South constituency has been thrown out, by Kampala High Court over forged academic documents. Presiding Judge Isabirye Kaweesa ruled that the discrepancies in the names of Ssembatya that appear on several of his academic documents that he relied on for nomination for
Uganda needs to reduce its under-five mortality rate in poor communities by 6.8% per year to enable it realize the 2030 target of 25 deaths per 1,000 live births, according to a UNICEF global report released. The State of the World’s Children 2016, UNICEF’s annual flagship report indicates that to
Masaka High Court dismisses an application by NRM’s Patrick Nkalubo to have votes for Lwemiyaga constituency Member of Parliament recounted. Nkalubo lost to his long time rival Theodore Ssekikubo and the two have since February been embroiled in forth and back court battles over the contentious vote recount application filled