Ministers block trial

The trial of Ministers Sam Kutesa, John Nassasira and Mwesigwa Rukutana over alleged charges of graft has been halted, pending a constitutional court pronouncement over the same. This is after one of their lawyer Oscar Kambona, asked court to refer the case to the Constitutional Court to decide whether the IGG can conduct prosecution when …

Ministers appear before the Anti corruption court

Ministers Sam Kutesa, John Nassasira and Mwesigwa Rukutana are today expected to appear before the Anti-Corruption Court for mention of their case over alleged misappropriation of funds meant for the Common wealth Heads of Government meeting in 2007. They face charges of abuse of office and causing financial loss of over 14billion shillings to the …

Warrant of arrest for FDC’s Ingrid Turinawe

The Court in Nakawa has issued a warrant of arrest against the FDC head of the women’s league Ingrid Turinawe over treason charges. The same court has also slapped treason charges against aides to FDC Party President Col. Kizza Besigye and remanded them to Luzira prison. Those detained are Sam Mugumya, the political assistant to …

Treason charges for protestors

The Inspector General of Police Major General Kale Kaihura says they have evidence implicating members of the Activists for Change in acts of treason. The activists launched the second phase of the walk to work protests this week, which they say are meant to draw government attention to high cost of living. General Kale Kaihura …

Ankole names heir to its throne

Ankole Kingdom has announced its heir to the throne, who is now Charles Rwebishengye Barigye. The new King is a 20-year old student of Social Work and Social Administration at Uganda Christian University Mukono. Prince Rwebishengye was named in the will of his deceased father, who passed away last week. He is the second son …