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ICC president visits LRA war victims

  Judge Silvia Fernandez de Gurmendi, the president of the International Criminal Court (ICC), has visited victims of the Joseph Kony-led Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebellion in northern Uganda. The victims are beneficiaries of the Trust Fund for Victims (TFV), a project helping victims through psychological rehabilitation, physical rehabilitation and material support. Some

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Kampala Mayor Speaks out on Park Yard Market Demolition: Govt on Land Grabbing Spree

Kampala city mayor Erias Lukwago has accused government of land grabbing attempts hours after police sealed off Park Yard Market, a Kampala downtown market as a demolition exercise went ahead, 10 days to a deadline given to traders to vacate. Kampala minister Beti Kamya had issued a 30-day ultimatum to the

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TOUGH TIMES: Kenya Govt Adverts won’t appear in private media anymore

As one of the measures to slash expenditure, the Kenyan government has banned state advertising in commercial media. According to a memo dated February 8, 2017, the ban also includes tenders and job applications. In the memo, head of Civil Service Joseph Kinyua warns accounting officers that they “will be forced

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