Bobi Wine attacks govt over rights abuses.

By Adam Bukenya updated at 1048 EAT What you need to know: In his speech, Bobi Wine also criticised the government for under-equipping health facilities and questioned the quality of healthcare to ordinary citizens. Opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, has castigated the government over growing cases of grotesque violations of citizens’ rights. Speaking…

State to amend charges in Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana case.

By Adam Bukenya Updated at 2103 EAT The prosecution led by Mr Richard Birivumbuka told the court presided over by Masaka Grade One Magistrate, Ms Christine Nantegge that he wants to amend the charge sheet and sought adjournment with the assurance that the duo will be committed to High Court in the next sitting. Jailed…

Katuntu Promises Fairness As Zaake Hearings Start.

By Musisi Yiga John Updated at 0006 EAT on February 24th 2022. Parliament’s Committee on Rules, Privileges and Discipline has commenced hearings into MP Francis Zaake (NUP, Mityana Municipality)’s alleged unbecoming conduct, with Chairperson, Hon Abdu Katuntu promising fairness. Zaake, a Parliament Commissioner, is set to appear before the committee following comments attributed to a…

Uganda Railways Corporation owes NSSF Shs2.8 billion

By Musisi Yiga John Updated at 1915 EAT on FEB 17th 2022 Members of Parliament are concerned how Uganda Railways Corporation (URC) accumulated a debt of over Shs2.8billion in unpaid remittances to National Social Security Fund (NSSF). The MPs sitting on the Committee of Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) made the observation while…

Heavy penalties in proposed cyber law

By Musisi Yiga John-Updated at 1525 EAT on FEB 16th 2022. Kampala Central Member of Parliament, Hon Muhammad Nsereko (has been granted leave by Parliament to introduce a law on cyber-harassment which prescribes hefty fines, lengthy jail terms, a ban from holding public office and loss of office for convicted offenders. Clause 2 of the…

LOP Mpuuga:NUP in no Hurry to choose EALA Candidate

By Musisi Yiga John-Updated at 2006 EAT FEB 12th 2022 The National Unity Platform-NUP is not in a hurry to choose a candidate for the East African Legislative Assembly-EALA due to the absence of the required guidelines, the Leader of Opposition Mathias Mpuuga has revealed. The East African Legislative Assembly-EALA is an organ of the…

FDC; Harold Kaija Elected Flagbearer for EALA Race

By Musisi Yiga John-Updated at 12:49 EAT ON FEB 09th 2022 The opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has elected Hon. Harold Kaija as the party flagbearer for the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) race. Kaija was elected on Tuesday during the party’s National Executive Committee-NEC held at its headquarters in Najjanakumbi along Entebbe Road….