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  • Govt forms agriculture police

    The ministry of agriculture acquires a police force that will enforce a crackdown intended to rid the country of substandard agricultural inputs. This follows increasing complaints by farmers that they do not yield much from the inputs currently on the market. Agriculture commissioner Joseph Bazaale says they will now use

  • M7 finally speaks out on attacks in Kasese

    President Yoweri Museveni says Ugandans should not be alarmed by the attacks in Kasese and Bundibugyo districts saying that the scheme of the bad elements has been defeated, although he questions the laxity of the intelligence which could have averted the attacks.  In a statement issued to media houses today,

  • Govt engages Chinese authorities over the fate of Ugandans

    Foreign affairs minister Sam Kuteesa says they are still engaging the Chinese government to have Ugandans convicted of drug trafficking repatriated and tried back home. This follows the execution of 2 Ugandans and the pending execution of others arrested on charges of drug trafficking and other related offenses. Kuteesa however

  • Constitutional reforms should include abolishing death penalty

    Human rights activists want the planned constitutional reforms ahead of the 2016 elections to take into account the need to amend the constitution to abolish the death penalty   This would require that an amendment be carried out on article 22 of the constitution which provides for the death penalty

  • Clashes in Kasese signal a failed intelligence system-DP

    Democratic Party President Nobert Mao says the recent clashes in the western region signal an uncoordinated and a failed intelligence system in the country. This after recent clashes and attacks on security installations in Kasese, Bundibugyo and Ntoroko district which have left close to 100 people killed, hundreds arrested and

  • Traditional healers drag UCC to court

    A group of traditional healers, herbalists and birth attendants petition  High Court seeking an injuction blocking the implementation of a directive by Uganda Communications Commission asking all electronic media houses to stop running their advertisements and programs that allegedly promote witch craft and misleading information. Under their umbrella Uganda N’eddagala N’obuwangwa Bwaffe LTD  the applicants