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US & Canada · Kampala

Uganda detains opposition figure urging protests over prices

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Kizza Besigye, a four-time presidential candidate, has been unable to leave his home since May 12. Ugandan police routinely detain opposition figures inside their homes. His detention followed his call for Ugandans to protest against rising commodity prices. The government blames mostly on the war in Ukraine, a major supplier of grain and edible oils.See the Story
Yoweri Museveni · Uganda

Uganda: Museveni Appoints 16 High Court Judges in Acting Capacity

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Ugandan courts have for many years struggled to clear the ever increasing case backlog. Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo has been on the forefront requesting government to ensure recruitment of more magistrates and judges. President Museveni has since promised to act but noted it will be done in a phased manner.See the Story
Uganda · Uganda

Uganda Cranes to face either Somalia or Tanzania in 2022 CHAN Qualifiers

Uganda will play either Somalia or Tanzania at the second round. The games will be played in August this year with Uganda starting on the road. Uganda is seeking to qualify for the sixth time having appeared at the previous five editions (2011, 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2020).See the Story
Africa · Uganda

5 perish in Kyenjojo-Kyegegwa road accident

At least five people have perished and eight others severely injured in a road accident along the Kyenjojo-Kyegegwa highway. Three of the dead are Hebert Byamukama, Consolata Katusabe, and another only identified as Agondeze. Police are yet to establish the identities of other male victims.See the Story
Corruption · Uganda

President Museveni urges ODPP staff to avoid corruption, be patriotic  - Watchdog Uganda

H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda, Gen. Yoweri Museveni, has today met a delegation from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) led by the DPP, Justice Jane Frances Abodo. The meeting was at State House, Entebbe.During the meeting, the delegation decried low staffing, low salaries and threats on them as some of the challenges they face in executing their duties.See the Story
Africa · Kampala

Five killed in western Uganda road accident

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
KAMPALA, May 26 (Xinhua) -- Five people were on Thursday killed in the western Uganda district of Kyegegwa after a passenger service vehicle they were travelingSee the Story
Africa · Kampala

Four children killed in central Uganda fire outbreak

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
KAMPALA, May 26 (Xinhua) -- Four children from the same family were killed when a fire engulfed their house in the central Uganda district of Wakiso on Thursday. Police said in a statement issued here that the dead were aged eight and below. The children were burnt as their mother, Annet Naigaga, who deals in roasted maize and yellow bananas, went to fetch water 500 meters away. "The children were left inSee the Story
Uganda · Uganda

Four children of same mother burnt to death in Uganda

The children caught fire when their mother, Annet Naigaga, went to fetch water 500 meters away. The children were left inside their old two-bedroom, semi-permanent house with their 12-year-old sister. Police suspect a burning candle in the house could have fallen on a motorcycle and ignited the fire.See the Story
Africa · Uganda

Minister Kasaija snubs COSASE twice, summoned again - Watchdog Uganda

COSASE is probing the Shs10.6 billion supplementary payment to six landowners in Bunyoro and Buganda regions. Among the six land owners is the Lusanja land in Kyadondo belonging to Medard Kiconco and the Ndeeba Church land belonging to Ephraim Enterprises.See the Story

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