• Banyakigezi deny endorsing Mbabazi for presidency

    Mps from Kigezi region refute press reports that they have endorsed the Prime minister also leader of Government business Amama Mbabazi as their NRM presidential flag bearer in 2016  The reports emerged following a meeting organized by the International Community of Banyakigezi at the Uganda Museum on Saturday where Amama

  • Pigs that were taken to parliament to be auctioned

    Police is set to auction the pigs brought to parliament mid this month by two activists protesting corruption and greed by MPs. Deputy Police Spokesperson Polly Namaye says auctioning of the pigs was meant to take place today but says it  will now be held on Thursday this week. Namaye

  • UDB boss acquitted

    The anti corruption Court has acquitted the chief executive officer of the Uganda Development Bank Patricia Ojangole after being charged with influencing her recruitment. In his ruling, justice Lawrence Gidudu said the evidence adduced before court against Ojangole was not sufficient to convict her. Ojangole had been accused of conflict

  • 300 MUK workers to be laid off

    The National Organization of Trade Unions-NOTU moves to intervene in a disagreement between Makerere University and over 300 workers who are being laid off due to the privatization of services in halls of residence According to NOTU secretary General Peter Werikhe, the workers have been serving as casual laborers in

  • Internal affairs to investigate challenges in ID registration

    The ministry of internal affairs is set to begin investigations into reports that foreigners are being registered in the ongoing mass enrolment exercise for national IDs. This after a civic and election monitoring group, Citizen Watch It, released a report indicating that foreigners at the border towns are being registered

  • Opposition demands for reforms within the policeforce

    Opposition in parliament say the country needs to hold urgent reforms to ensure that colonial tendencies within the police force are eliminated, and that the militarization of the force is also stopped. Shadow minister for internal affairs, also Butambala county MP Muwanga Kivimbi says that even after Uganda got independence,