Taxi drivers lose court case

The case filed by taxi drivers over monthly dues collected by KCCA has been dismissed. High Court Judge Benjamin Kabiito said the drivers had erred in suing KCCA instead of the Minister for Kampala, who issued the directive to re-introduce the dues. Minister Frank Tumwebaze issued a directive for the authority to reinstate the fees …

Collapsed building; 2 in ciritical condition

Eight of the people injured by the collapsed building have been discharged, while two remain in critical condition. According Ashim Kasinga the officer In charge of the Mulago Police Post, 4 of the 14 people admitted this morning died from the severe injuries sustained. Mulago Hospital spokesperson Enock Kusasira says the two in critical condition …

Building collapses, 4 dead

4 people have been confirmed dead following the collapse of a building in downtown Kampala. The bodies have been taken to the Mulago Hospital mortuary. The building named Nice Times is next to Magoba Arcade along Nakivubo Mews. Police arrived at the scene soon after the building collapsed and rescue efforts are underway. More details …

Opposition MPs storm out of Parliament

Members of the opposition have stormed out of Parliament this afternoon. Led by their leader Nandala Mafabi, they have walked out in protest of the approval of Gen. Aronda Nyakairima as Internal Affairs Minister. The issue was raised by the Dokolo Woman MP Cecila ogwal who demanded that the issue be discussed by the house. The …

Gen. Aronda cleared for Ministerial post

Gen. Aronda Nyakarima has been cleared by Parliament to assume his ministerial position. The former Chief of Defense Forces’ appointment has finally been approved by Parliament’s Appointments Committee. The 20-man committee chaired by the speaker Rebecca Kadaga had to vote on the matter after 6 of the members objected to it, and one abstained. Earlier …