Besigye, Lukwago trial fixed

Buganda road Court had fixed the 26th of June to kick start the trial of the FDC’s Kizza Besigye and 14 others, over the events in which police officer John Ariong was killed. Besigye is jointly charged with the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, FDC’s Ingrid Turinawe, Kawempe Mayor Mubaraka Munyagwa, Kampala woman MP Nabirah Nagayi …

Pioneer Buses speak on KCCA dues

Pioneer Easy Bus Company says it will continue to operating without remitting any funds to KCCA, until all terms in the contracts signed have been fulfilled. This is after it emerged that the bus company owes the city authority Shs 300m, accumulated over the last 3 months it has been operating. The Company director, Fred …

Works ministry requests more funding

The ministry works and transport says the proposed 1.3 trillion shillings planned allocation for the next financial year is too little compared to the sector demands. According to 2012/2013 pre-budget proposals, government has allocated 1.3 trillion shillings up from Shs. 1.2 Trillion last year. The works and transport minister Eng Abraham Byandala says the ministry …

Museveni warns on coups

President Museveni has warned African Commanders of Land Forces against resorting to coups to change leadership. Speaking during the Africa Land Forces Summit for army commanders at Speke Resort Munyonyo, President Museveni said that commanders are not supposed to take part any political fights. Referring to Mali and Uganda in 1979, President Museveni noted that …

Football awards launched

The Bell Super League footballer of the year awards have been launched today, with the ceremony set for 29th June. The awards meant to reward quality football in the country have 15 categories lined up, in which players are competing. The biggest award of the footballer of the year has 4nominees who include Kizito Lwanga …