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‘Insulting First Lady’: Stella Nyanzi Wins Makerere Suspension Case

Makerere University's Staff Appeals Tribunal has ordered the university to reinstate suspended researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi’s first appeal. The reinstatement is one of the 15 orders made by the tribunal in its ruling on Dr Nyanzi’s appeal. In March, The chairman of the Appointments Board of Makerere University ordered the suspension of

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Court: Ex-Minister Byandala Has Case to Answer

Former works and transport minister Abraham Byandala and his co-accused have case to answer in Mukono-Katosi Road scam, the anti-corruption court has ruled Monday. Byandala, former Executive Director for UNRA Berunado Ssebbugga Kimeze, former UNRA Director Finance and Administration Joe Ssemugooma, former UNRA legal counsel Marvin Baryaruha, businessman Apollo Senkeeto (Mark

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Matthew Kanyamunyu Finally Granted Bail

High Court judge Justice Wilson Kwesiga has this afternoon granted bail to Quantum Express Logistics Executive Director Matthew Kanyamunyu who is accused of murdering Kenneth Akena. Kanyamunyu, through his lawyer Evans Ochieng applied for bail for the fourth time seeking court to release him on bail pending the hearing of his case,

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Igara East MP Kicked Out of Parliament

The constitutional Court has Tuesday annulled the election of Andrew Martial as the Member of parliament for Igara East. The decision by judges Egoda Ntende, Richard Buteera and new deputy chief justice Owiny Odolo followed a petition by the former constituency’s legislator, Micheal Mawanda who challenged the 2016 election results. Mawanda argued

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Court Summons Abiriga for Urinating in Open

Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court has summoned Arua Municipality MP Abiriga Arua a day after he was pictured easing himself outside Ministry of Finance offices. On Wednesday, court wrote to Abiriga summoning him to appear before the temple of justice for “committing a nuisance by easing in public contrary to section

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Police Summons NRM Rebel MPs Over Age Limit

Uganda Police has summoned a group of ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) rebel and party-leaning independents for allegedly inciting the public into violence against a planned move to delete the age limit clause to allow three-decade president Yoweri Museveni seek reelection beyond the age of 75. The MPs also face offensive

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UPDF Officer Arrested for Conniving with Poachers

Police in Fort Portal municipality, Kabarole District, with help from Natural Resource Conservation Network (NRCN) has arrested eight people, including a UPDF officer, over illegal poaching and possession of 20.5 kilogrammes of Elephant tusks worth Shs 8.2m. Alex Mugenyi, 27, a UPDF soldier attached to 29 brigade, stationed at Kavera under

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Ivan Semwanga: Court Decides on Request to Exhume Body

High court in Kampala has ruled on a case in which Abey Mgugu sought an order for the exhumation of the body of fallen socialite Ivan Ssemwanga after his Rich Gang members buried him with money. Mgugu had sought orders to exhume Semwanga’s remains with the intention of recovering all the

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Kamwenge Mayor Byamukama Released on Police Bond

Kamwenge Mayor Godfrey Byamukama has Saturday afternoon (August 9th, 2017) been released on Police Bond. Byamukama was arrested in April this year in connection with the murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi. He was released from Nalufeenya Detention Centre in Jinja on Saturday Afternoon. According to Police Spokesperson AIGP Asan Kasingye, although he

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Judges Suspend Strike; Otafiire Wins Round One

Judicial officers have called off a strike over pay after meeting chief justice Bart Katureebe in a follow-up of a series of meetings. The strike was called off Wednesday, ending about two weeks of industrial action that halted court business around the country. Katureebe, Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma, and Principal Judge

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