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Besigye stuck at a church

Forum for Democratic Change leader Dr. Kiiza Besigye is still stuck at a church in Nabweru where has been sitting for over three hours after he was blocked by the police from walking to his home. After the court session this morning, Besigye tried to walk to his home but he was blocked by the …

Besigye Returns To Court

Forum for Democratic Change leader Dr. Kizza Besigye is today expected to return to court over charges relating to the walk to work protests. Dr Besigye faces charges of holding unlawful assembly and the case is set for mention at the Nabweru magistrate court today. On Monday this week, Besigye appeared before the Kasanagati Magistrate’s …

Budget speech read, no tax increments

The minister of finance Maria Kiwanuka has announced tax cuts on some household items mainly sugar and kerosene. Excise duty on kerosene has been abolished while that on sugar has been cut by 50% in a move expected to reduce the prices of sugar. She has also announced VAT tax exempts on solar energy supply …

President to address nation today

President Yoweri Museveni is expected to deliver the State of the Nation Address today . The address gives an update on the status of the country, highlighting the social-economic and political aspects, among others. He will be expected to speak out on the status of the economy, the skyrocketing food prices and the agriculture sector, which …

Obua apologises to the nation

Uganda Cranes player and Hearts forward David Obua has apologized to the nation, his coach and team over his unbecoming conduct during the weekend game. Obua threw a tantrum, pulling off his shirt and throwing it on the turf after being substituted during the Uganda Crane game against Guinea Bisau. Speaking during the Uganda Sports …