Declare Karamoja disaster area: MPS appeal

Declare Karamoja region a disaster area. This is the appeal to government from members of parliament from region. This is after hunger hit the area claiming the lives of over 30 people. Addressing journalists at parliament, the chairperson of the Karamoja parliamentary group Samson Lokeris and Kabong woman MP Akello Roselilly said although government has …

DPP Appointment; court cases stall

The delayed appointment of the Director of Public Prosecutions is affecting the operations of some courts. The trial of embezzlement case against the interdicted principal accountant in the office of the Prime Minister Godfrey Kazinda has today failed to kick off because of the same. Kazinda and his 3 co-accused had appeared before the Anti-Corruption …

Namungoona fire: more bodies identified

6 more bodies of the victims of the Namungoona fire have been identified. This is after the release of DNA test results of victims this morning. According to senior Pathologist Dr. Moses Byaruhanga, two bodies still remain unidentified as the samples from the purported relatives did not match those of victims. He says these bodies …

Aronda appointment: President to meet Parliamentary committee

The disagreements over calls for the resignation of former army commander Gen. Aronda Nyakairima have drawn the president’s attention. Parliament’s Appointments Committee chaired by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga will meet President Museveni tomorrow to discuss the pending approval of two ministerial appointees. These include Internal Affairs appointee Gen Aronda Nyakayirima and the junior Health Minister Erioda …

8 4GC leaders charged in Court

Eight members of the For God and my Country pressure group been charged in court. The group has been charged with 8 counts of managing an unlawful society. Led by former FDC leader Dr Kiiza Besigye, they have appeared before Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate Olive Kazarwe who granted them a non cash bail of …