The Democratic Party suspends its activities in Kampala and surroundings as over Government plans to take over the city management. The opposition party is pushing for a referendum on the proposed takeover of Kampala by the central government. Recently government tabled in parliament the Kampala city bill that seeks to..
The International criminal court vows to arrest Sudan President Omar El Bashir when the opportunity falls. The ICC says it will not hesitate to arrest and prosecute Africa’s sitting heads of state accused of heinous crimes saying claims by the leaders that the Court is a creation to crush sovereignty..
Buganda kingdom officials deny allowing the central government to expand Kampala. The cultural government refutes claims by president Museveni that they agreed to give up some territory for expansion of Kampala as a capital city in exchange for Lubaga division and Mengo parish. Under the new Kampala Capital City Bill..
Government and parliament undertake to domesticate the International Criminal Court governing document, the Rome Statute. The target is to incorporate the Statute into Ugandan laws by September this year to ensure applicability of the ICC laws and prosecution of crimes against humanity on Ugandan soil. Uganda is among 109 countries..
Police in Kabale arrest the Head Master of Kabaale Day and boarding primary school over a fire at his school. The fire gutted the school’s administration block Monday night. South Western region Police spokesperson Polly Namaye says Ahimbisibwe Christopher was earlier being investigated for alleged abuse office and embezzlement. She..
Embattled Mbale Mayor Richard Masaba is released on bail by the high court’s anti corruption division in Kampala. Masaba who is accused of fraudulently selling council land was first charged before Mbale Magistrate’s court in October 2007 but his bail was canceled and he was committed to the anti corruption..