Category «National News»

Betting centers have become hiding places for thieves

By Damali mukhaye. The leadership of Nakawa division has expressed concern over the increasing betting houses within the area Speaking at an ongoing division leadership sensitization on the gaming sector, laws and regulations, the division mayor Ronald Balimwenzo says that majority of the gaming centers operate 24 hours and have become hiding places for thieves …

Law society to privately prosecute errant UPDF officers

By Ritah Kemigisa. The Uganda Law Society has promised to private prosecute errant UPDF soldiers. The army officers have been on the spot for allegedly brutalizing opposition politicians and journalists. Now according to the society‚Äôs president Simon Peter Kinobe, the society is taking all evidence against any officer and are also welcoming complaints from affected …

Isimba dam to be ready by December

By Ssebuliba Samuel. Government is set to add more 183 megawatts on the national grid by December this year following the completion of Isimba Dam construction. Currently this dam is 95% completed and almost ready to start generating power. According to the Chief executive officer of Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited Harris Mutikanga, necessary connection …

Government responds to EU parliament concerns

By Benjamin Jumbe. Government has maintained that members of the European Union parliament were used by civil society organisations and NGOs to make serious allegations against Uganda. Several legislators in the European parliament last week raised concern over the recent. State minister of foreign affairs Henry Okello Oryem claimed that the members of these NGOs …