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Lukwago case set for March 20th

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago at High Court

The High Court has set March 20th to start hearing a case filed by city lord mayor Erias Lukwago challenging his removal from office. Lukwago wants a tribunal report quashed and declared because it was based on irrationality, biased and against the principals of natural justice. In his suit before the High Court he also …

Dr. Besigye invites Mbabazi to the opposition

Former Forum for Democratic Change president Dr Kizza Besigye has taken a swipe at the Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi. Besigye has expressed disappointment with Mbabazi’s attitude in regard to the latest development within the ruling NRM party. This comes after the NRM caucus moved to trim his powers as the party’s secretary general, relieving him …

Three MPs arrested

MPs Theodre Ssekikubo, Mohammed Nsereko and Muwanga Kivumbi have been arrested. These were picked from Kisekka Market as they headed to park yard market for the Buganda fundraising Drive Meanwhile the DPC CPS Denis Namwoza says three police officers have been injured in the scuffle between police and supporters of the expelled MPs. Earlier, the police …

Over 200 pupils, families stranded after hailstorm

Over 200 pupils are stranded after a hailstorm destroyed their classrooms. A hailstorm that hit Ngugo parish in Bugamba sub county Rwampara destroyed several classroom blocks at Binyuga Primary School and several homes. The Monday night heavy downpour left four classroom blocks  completely destroyed including all school text books as well as part of the …

FDC Makerere guild candidates disqualified

Tension is high at Makerere University following the disqualification of some candidates from the guild race. Five candidates including Andrew Muhinya from the FDC were disqualified for having retakes and indiscipline record. The spokesperson of university electoral commission Micheal Opoya says they will hold an urgent meeting with the police and the dean of students …