Mabirizi files truck full of record of appeal documents

By Ruth Anderah  Hassan Male Mabirizi one of the dissatisfied petitioners of the Constitutional court age-limit judgment has filed a record of appeal before the Supreme Court. In record of appeal, Mbabirizi details his reasons for challenging the judgment that validated the lifting of the presidential age-limit from 75 years. Mabirizi’s 30,600 paged record that …

IGG stops Shs2bn pay out to Kibimba rice scheme claimants

By Abubaker Kirunda The Inspector General of Government (IGG) has stopped the ministry of finance Permanent Secretary from releasing Shs2billion meant for compensation of alleged displaced rice out growers at Kibimba rice scheme in Bugiri District. 30 Kibimba rice out growers led by Peter Mwafu wrote to the ministry earlier seeking compensation for rice lost when …

Karamoja residents cry out to land probe commission

Stephen Ariong Residents in Karamoja sub region have cried out to the chairperson of the land probe commission Justice Catherine Bamugemereire to help investigate reports of land grabbing by some senior government officials in the area. The appeal was made during a sensitization meeting on land matters by Land and Equity Movement of Uganda and …

26th Nile Council of Ministers’ meeting opens in Bujumbura

By Damali Mukhaye Burundi today hosts the 26th Annual Nile Council of Ministers’ meeting in its capital Bujumbura. Ministers in charge of Water Affairs from the 10 Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) Member States meet to discuss and provide strategic guidance and direction on cooperative management and development of the shared Nile Basin water resources so …

IGAD sets deadline for South Sudan peace deal

By Frederic Musisi The Sudanese government and the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have set August 19th to negotiate and finalise discussions on the remaining aspects of the South Sudan peace deal Sudanese Foreign Affairs Minister Al-Dierdry al-Dhikheri told the IGAD meeting last Thursday in Khartoum that discussions on the revitalized agreement on resolution of …