Category «National News»

MP Ochen asks Kadaga to watch her back

By Moses Kyeyune: Kapelebyong County MP Julius Ochen has asked the Speaker of Parliament to bear her reputation in mind while presiding over the ongoing debate on the constitution amendment bill 2017. While giving his position on the controversial bill this morning, Ochen has said that there are some members who habour ill-intentions against the …

Action aid move to court Following the freezing of their bank accounts

By Ssebuliba Samuel: Following the long standing freezing of Action Aid bank accounts over alleged money laundering, the organization has dragged standard chartered Banka and financial intelligence authority to court to commercial court. In October the bank of Uganda froze all action aid bank accounts, but later cleared it following several investigations and handed the …

Museveni and Uhuru Kenyatta agree on cooperation between Kenya and Uganda

By Benjamin Jumbe President Yoweri Museveni and his Kenyan Counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta have reiterated their commitment to strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two countries as well as deepening regional integration for development and prosperity. This was during a bilateral meeting held at State House Nairobi. The two leaders also exchanged views on the situation in …

Red Pepper directors granted bail

By Ruth Anderah: The 8 Red Pepper directors and senior journalists have been granted bail by the Buganda Road Court. The ruling has been delivered by Buganda Road Grade One magistrate Samuel Kagoda who ordered them to execute a non-cash bond of 20 million shillings each. They are accused of offending and endangering national security. …