Mukono mother death suspect in court

  The police are making progress in the case involving an expectant mother who died in Mukono early this week. The doctor accused of neglecting her leading to her death is to be charged with manslaughter. The police spokesman, Kampala metropolitan Ibin Senkumbi says the suspect is expected to be produced in court this afternoon. …

More data needed for ID project

The mass registration for national identity cards will capture information of 16 year old persons, as government seeks to issue IDs before the 2016 general elections. The exercise was scheduled to kick off this November however Parliament halted its implementation over discrepancies in its roll out and delays in issuance of the IDs. Internal Affairs …

Fight against terror taken to schools

The police are taking the fight against terrorism to schools. All schools in Kampala will be required to establish check points at their entrances with security equipment. Parents will also be subjected to thorough checking before getting into schools. In the same vein, teachers have been asked to pass on vigilance messages to pupils and …

”Big Fish” hard to catch, Lokodo

Ethics Minister Fr. Simon Lokodo

Getting the big fish in the fight against corruption is not easy. This admission has been made by the Ethics Minister Simon Lokodo a day after a survey carried out by Human Rights Watch, accused government of failing to punish high senior ranking government officials involved in abuse of public funds . Addressing journalists at …

MPs probe fighter jets money

Members of the parliamentary committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises are seeking answers regarding the controversial shs1.7 trillion fighter jets. They plan to meet president Yoweri Museveni for a briefing on the matter. This is after the Central Bank Governor Tumusiime Mutebile failed to brief MPs on the memorandum of understanding that the …