• Govt to compensate 2,615 by October

    Government assures that all the 2, 615 people affected by plans to construct an oil refinery in Buseruka sub county in Hoima district will be compensated by October this year. According to figures at the ministry of energy 1,370 of the affected people have been settled. The refinery coordinator in

  • Demand for more kingdom land still on

    Buganda Land Board denies receiving any official communication from the attorney general recalling some of the 213 land titles that were handed over to the kingdom. This after reports that the attorney general wrote to the kingdom withdrawing some of the land titles and also indicated that the kingdom has

  • Govt’s borrowing might cause massive debt burden

    Civil society actors warn that government’s accelerated borrowing might plunge the country into another massive debt burden. According to a report by parliament’s committee on national economy Uganda’s total debt stood at 14.578 trillion by the year 2013. The Programs Director Uganda Debt Network Julius Kapwepwe says whereas borrowing may

  • KCCA Councilors petition LOP over Lord mayors’s case

    KCCA councilor Bernard Luyiga and other local councilors from different parts of Kampala petition the office of the Leader of Opposition, calling for the intervention of parliament in the delay by the Supreme Court to rule on whether Erias Lukwago should resume his duties as the Lord Mayor of Kampala.

  • Three people killed during KCCA evictions-local leaders

    Local leaders in Ndeeba claim that 3 people were ruthlessly killed as KCCA evicted those who had encroached on railway land. Area councillor James Sekidde says the 3 were crushed by bulldozers as over 100 houses were razed down. Sekidde says the matter was reported to police, but no action

  • Activists want silence on menstruation broken

    Civil Society actors want government to urgently address the problem of managing menstruation periods among the girl child by exempting sanitary pads from taxes to reduce the high school drop out rate as a result of failing to manage menstruation. They say that 56% of girls drop out of school