President Museveni has rallied ‘friendly’ legislators to approve a series of political moves intended to isolate what sources called “antagonists” and prevent them from “spoiling” his fifth term bid ahead of the 2016 general elections. The Daily Monitor understands that after signing the “Ngoma motion” in Kyankwanzi last month, the..
The Norwegian government has withdrawn Shs20b in budget support to Uganda over the Anti-Homosexuality law President Museveni assented to on Monday. “The new law violates fundamental human rights and the Ugandan Constitution,” the country’s Foreign Affairs minister, Mr Børge Brende, said. “We will hold back around Norwegian Kroner 50m of..
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..