Opposition to name leaders tomorrow

The election of a new Chief Whip and Leader of opposition in Parliament has been pushed to tomorrow. ¬†Forum for democratic change leader Dr Kiiza Besigye was expected to name a team of leaders who will head the opposition in the 9th parliament today, but the outgoing chief whip says more consultations are still being …

Hooting campaign kicks off

The hooting campaign has kicked off; with car horns heard ringing in the air in the city centre and other parts of the country. Our reporter in the city centre says several owners of private cars, taxi drivers and bodaboda riders have participated in the campaign.¬† The campaign called by the Activists for Change is …

Vice President in Court over election petition

The Vice President Prof. Gilbert Bukenya Balibaseka has today appeared before court in a petition challenging his election as Busiro North MP. He was sued by one Hussein Kasta Bukenya who claims the elections were marred by various irregularities. Kasta Bukenya is seeking court orders nullifying the Vice President’s election and wants fresh polls held. …

More cases of suspected ebola reported

The ministry of health says 2new cases of suspected Ebola were reported over the weekend. Both cases involved soldiers, with one referred from Karita in Amudat district while the other was referred from Mubende district. This brings to 4 the number of patients who have been isolated for close observation at the Bombo military Hospital …

Good news on Ebola

The latest update from the Ministry of Health indicates that the 3 people who were being investigated for Ebola do not have the disease. The country has been on alert for Ebola after a 12-year old girl died of the disease in Luwero district. 3 of the 25 people who got into contact with the …