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Bulding collapses, 4 injured

A building under construction has this afternoon collapsed in Namungona, a Kampala suburb. The 3-storied flat is located near Total Petrol Station. The chief fire officer Simon Musoke says all the people that were trapped inside escaped though 4 of them sustained serious injuries. The injured have been rushed to hospital and the cause is …

Parliament blocks release of billions

  Parliament’s Budget committee has blocked the release of more funds to cover arbitration costs, travel and operation expenses for a Ugandan delegation handling a suit filed by Heritage Oil.  The hearing of a case in which Heritage Oil sued Uganda over an oil tax disagreement amounting to about 1.1 trillion shillings started in London. …

Bat Valley Primary School survives demolition

Bat Valley Primary School has today survived yet another attempt to have it demolished. Kampala Capital City Authority stepped in to stop the demolition which had started on one of the buildings. The Authority earlier allowed agents of Indian charity, Shree Sanatan Dharma Mandal to renovate the building but they instead started on demolishing the …

Terror suspects plead not guilty

12 of the suspects on trial over the July 11th bomb blasts have pleaded not guilty to the charges. Three counts of terrorism and 76 counts on the murder charge have been read to them this morning. Edris Nsubuga, who earlier made a public confession to the planning and execution of the attacks repeated the …

5 Terror suspects set free

Government has withdrawn charges against 5 suspects of the July 11th bomb blasts, leaving 14 on trial. The 5 who have been set free include Mohammed Adali Abdul, Dr. Ismail Kalule, Ismail Kagwa Walusimbi, Kalif Abdi Mohammed and Kenyan human rights activist Ali Amin Kimathi. The state has also withdrawn terrorism and murder charges against …