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Former South African President Jacob Zuma’s corruption trial resumes today in a Pietermaritzburg high court after many times of rescheduling. According to a report by BBC, Zuma is facing charges in connection with a multibillion-dollar arms deal in which he is accused of accepting bribes from a French company Thales in the 1990s. However, both […]

The National Bureau for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO Bureau) under the Ministry of Internal Affairs has halted the operations of 54 NGOs due to non-compliance with the NGO Act 2016. The NGO Bureau Executive Director, Stephen Okello, explained that 23 of these were operating with expired NGO permits contrary to section 31 (1) and 32(1) of […]

The Uganda Police Force (UPF) has stated with sheer commitment to put an end to torturous acts with very strict prohibitions. This was said by the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola yesterday in a release that detailed initiatives taken to counter torture in the UPF. Ochola said that even though his leadership has […]

The Government has launched a National Call Centre to be used by the public in a bid to put to end the rampant illegal land evictions in the country. This was opened by the Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Judith Nabakooba on Sunday in Wandegeya, Kampala. While commissioning this centre, Nabakooba revealed that […]

Following the rescue of some girls in Kampala, the National Bureau for NGOs has warned the public against dealing with unregistered organisations with the NGO Bureau. It is reported that on July 20, the Uganda Police rescued fourteen girls from a guest house in Muyenga, Makindye division in Kampala who were alleged to be trafficked […]

By Derrick Asaba The Uganda Police Force has announced the arrest of yet another shooter in the attempted murder of General Edward Katumba Wamala and his bodyguard, Sgt Khalid Kuboit on June 1. This was made known by the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj Gen Paul Lokech in a Press release dated July 13 […]

With outrage and condemnation of torturous acts by police against Katumba assassination suspects, the Uganda Law Society (ULS) has called for issuance of a court order for further treatment of these suspects. This follows the arraignment of Sserubula Hussein Ismail, Nyanzi Yusuf Siraji, Kagugube Muhammad, Walusimbi Kamada, Kisambira Siriman Ayuub, Abdulaziz Ramathan Dunku, Habib Ramathan […]

State House has tasked telecom regulator, Uganda Communication Commission to investigate Social Media users declaring President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni either very sick or dead. In her press statement, Linda Nabusayi Wamboka, the Senior Presidential Press Secretary, says that the only reason President Museveni is no longer visible is that he has chosen to work virtually […]

The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has given one month to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions to complete its investigations into charges of sectarianism preferred against   Bizonto comedians. The comedians Julius Sserwanja is also known as Kidomoole, Peter Sabakaaki (Omuzinyuuzi), Mbabaali Maliseeri (Uncle Luyuguumo), and Gold Ki Matono, also known as Opeto were arrested over […]

A Police Corporal is nursing wounds at Kiruddu Hospital in Kampala after he was shot by thugs during an operation on Wednesday. Robert Ekakor and three other police officers were pursuing armed thugs in Makindye Luwafu when the thugs who were on a motorcycle opened fire at them. Trouble started when policemen moving in a […]