• Court determines Odoki’s fate today

    The Constitutional Court is set to deliver its ruling today on whether president Museveni was right to reappoint retired Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki. The petition arose in July last year when the President wrote to the chairman of the Judicial Service Commission, directing that Odoki be given a two-year contract

  • The ‘Maragoli’ tribe to petition parliament

    Elders and leaders of the Maragoli, a tribe which originated from Kenya and settled in parts of Bunyoro and Busoga are in Kampala to petition parliament seeking recognition as an indigenous Ugandan tribe. Tribes which were in the country by 1926 when the borders were drawn are recognized under the

  • Lukwago calls KCCA evictions injustice

    Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago describes as total injustice, the recent evictions of people along the railway without compensating them.   This KCCA yesterday demolished of people’s homes and makeshift houses built within the railway lines reserve area. Lukwago blames government for abandoning the railway system and letting people operate

  • Religious leaders call for extension ID registration

    Religious leaders join MPs to demand for the extensions of the national ID registration exercise to enable all Ugandans get registered. Last week MPs put the state minister in charge of planning Matia Kasaija on the spot demanding for the extension of the exercise consequently pledging that government will come

  • Muslim leaders condemn killings in Gaza

    The Mufti of Uganda Shiekh Shaban Ramathan Mubajje challenged world leaders to push for dialogue and peaceful means of resolving conflicts around the world that have led to death of thousands of people. Mubajje says leaders should act in parts of the world where there are killings pointing out Palestine

  • Investigations into alleged torture of Bundibugyo victims starts

    Government says investigations have started into alleged torture by UPDF officers and other armed personnel in light of the recent tensions in Bundibugyo. Recent Tv footage showed several armed personnel stumping and whipping a handcuffed victim. Internal Affairs Minister General Aronda Nyakayirima says as government they have a zero tolerance