• Clashes in Kasese signal a failed intelligence system-DP

    Democratic Party President Nobert Mao says the recent clashes in the western region signal an uncoordinated and a failed intelligence system in the country. This after recent clashes and attacks on security installations in Kasese, Bundibugyo and Ntoroko district which have left close to 100 people killed, hundreds arrested and

  • Traditional healers drag UCC to court

    A group of traditional healers, herbalists and birth attendants petition  High Court seeking an injuction blocking the implementation of a directive by Uganda Communications Commission asking all electronic media houses to stop running their advertisements and programs that allegedly promote witch craft and misleading information. Under their umbrella Uganda N’eddagala N’obuwangwa Bwaffe LTD  the applicants

  • Katikkiro Mayiga transparency and accountability icon of July

    Anti graft campaigners under their platform Black Monday Movement name the Katikiro of Buganda Kingdom Charles Peter Mayiga as the transparency and accountability icon of the month of July. Mayiga becomes the first beneficiary of the new initiative by the activists meant to recognize Ugandans who are taking the lead

  • Finance refunds civil servants money

    The ministry of finance says it has refunded the money that was irregularly deducted from civil servants from the month of October to December last year. The most affected were teachers whose money ranging from 5000/= to 20,000/= was deducted by the ministry without notice thereby causing anxiety and anger

  • ICPA-U to punish unprofessional accountants

    The Institute of Certified Accountants of Uganda wants employers to report accountants who violate the professional code of conduct for disciplinary action. The Institute’s Chief Executive Officer, Derrick Nkajja says when accountants are dismissed for misconduct without reporting to the institute , the same accountants end up getting employment in

  • 80 suspected to be behind Kasese attack arrested

    Over 80 people suspected to be behind the attack on a police station and barracks in the western district of Bundibugyo have been arrested. Over 75 people were killed in a co-ordinated attack over the weekend and this is alleged to have been caused by a dispute between rival tribes