Kikuube District – Human Rights defenders have expressed concern, calling for immediate action for government to construct enough detention facilities in rural areas after reports emerged that female and male suspects share one cell in some areas. The regional representative of Kikuube District in western Uganda Martin Zinira, while speaking during the ongoing Human rights […]Read More
Rwanda increases tariffs on Ugandan goods as Rwandese cross into Uganda through bushes & water streams.
Rwanda has increased tariffs on Ugandan goods at the Kyanika border point in Kisoro district following a week of closure. The Rwanda Revenue Authority last week informed its counterpart the Uganda Revenue Authority about the closure of this point as it intends to develop it, to put a one-stop border post and vehicles were diverted […]Read More
Cargo trucks from Uganda have been blocked from crossing into Rwanda at Kyanika border in Kisoro district, south western Uganda to pave way for completion of a one-stop border post, the Rwanda Revenue Authority informs its Ugandan counterpart Uganda Revenue Authority (URA). With effect from February 28, 2019, until undisclosed date, heavy trucks carrying goods from […]Read More
South African Funeral company directors to sue a pastor who claims to have performed what Jesus did.
Funeral directors in South Africa have vowed to sue a self-styled prophet, Pastor Alph Lukau of Alleluia Ministries International church in Johannesburg who claims to have resurrected a dead man over the weekend. A viral video shows this pastor shouting “Rise Up” before the man, only called by the name Eliot dressed in a full […]Read More
Police have opened a violence case against Retired Major General Matayo Kayaligonza for joining his escorts, Peter Bushindiki number RA/221607 L/CPL and Private John Robert Okurut number RA/230927 to assault a traffic policewoman in Seeta, Mukono district in central Uganda on Sunday, 24 February 2019. Unlike Kyaligonza, the two military police officers are being detained […]Read More
The Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) have arrested two military police escorts of Rtd Major General Matayo Kyaligonza who were caught on camera assaulting a female traffic officer in Seeta, Mukono on Sunday. UPDF spokesperson,Brigadier Richard Karemire has identified the arrested soldiers as Peter Bushindiki number RA/221607 L/CPL and Private John Robert Okurut number RA/230927 […]Read More
South Sudan – It has been raining down in lethal temperature on hired mercenaries fighting alongside Salva Kiir’s forces in Yei River. Ground sources intimated that at least 20 of the mercenaries got killed and 10 have been wounded during the three weeks sporadic fighting with National Salvation Front (NAS) – forces. No fatalities have […]Read More
Parliamentary Committee chairpersons and their deputies given only one week to handover to their successors.
The speaker of Parliament of the republic of Uganda, Hon Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has given a one week ultimatum to former committee chairpersons and their deputies who have refused to surrender parliament offices to their successors to do so. Following a reshuffle of the committees late last year, the former committee heads were expected to […]Read More
Eastern Uganda – Police have heavily deployed on streets of Jinja Town in Jinja district, Busoga sub-region to block the Busoga Democratic Party-Uganda Young Democrats reunion function slated to take place at the Rugby Grounds in Jinja today February 20, 2019. Officially, UYD is the youth wing of the Democratic Party (DP) which started in […]Read More
Eastern Uganda – Police in Tororo district are detaining one of their own, John Bernard Kirunda for allegedly robbing 1.8 million from a businessman, Alfred Obure on gun point. The accused is attached to Merikit police post is said to have raided the cattle trader’s home located in Merikit town, Kachinga East village in Merikit […]Read More