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NO BAIL: Kabafunzaki Sent to Luzira, Bail Hearing Application Deferred

Herbert Kabafunzaki, the State Minister of Gender, Labour and Industrial Affairs, has been sent to Luzira Prison after he pleaded not guilty to bribery charges days after he was netted reportedly receiving a bribe from Mohammed Hamid of Aya Investment. Kabafunzaki and his political aide, Brian Mugao, appeared at the Anti-Corruption

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Kayihura: Keep First Lady Out of Stella Nyanzi Issues

Police Chief Kale Kayihura has told journalists that first lady Janet Museveni should be left out the issues concerning controversial Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi who is currently on remand at Luzira Prison and faces cyber harassment and offensive communication charges. Gen Kayihura said that the order to arrest Nyanzi

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BRIBERY CASE: Minister Kabafunzaki Denies Charge; Aide Pleads Guilty

The aide to Herbert Kabafunzaki, the State Minister of Gender, Labour and Industrial Affairs, Tuesday evening pleaded guilty to charges of bribery.     Brian Mugabo and his boss appeared at the Anti-Corruption Court in Kampala, three days after they were nabbed at Serena Hotel in Kampala reportedly receiving a bribe from Mohammed

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Janet Museveni Didn’t Order Stella Nyanzi Arrest: Says Kayihura

Police chief Gen. Kale Kayihura has finally revealed the person who gave the order for the arrest of Makerere University researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi on Friday last week. The IGP while speaking to journalists at Uganda Communication Commission’s headquarters revealed that the orders to arrest Dr Nyanzi came from him and

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Amnesty International: Stella Nyanzi Prosecution is Pointless, Politically-Motivated

Amnesty International has spoken out on the arrest and prosecution of Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi, terming it “pointless”. On Monday, Dr Nyanzi was charged with offensive communication and cyber harassment relating to her  Facebook posts in which she reportedly referred to Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni as a "pair of

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Kabafunzaki to Appear Before Anti-Corruption Court Today

The State Minister for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Herbert Kabafunzaki is set to be arraigned before the Anti-Corruption court today. Kabafunzaki was arrested by detectives from Uganda Police and Special Forces Command while he was receiving a bribe from an investor on Saturday afternoon. He was found taking a bribe from

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Stella Nyanzi Charged with Calling President Museveni “a Pair of Buttocks”

Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi was today arraigned before Buganda Road Court in Kampala, days after she was arrested last Friday. Dr Nyanzi was brought from Kira Divisional Police Headquarters to Buganda Road Magistrate’s Court amidst tight security. According to the charge sheet, she has been charged with two counts:

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Museveni Wants Judges to Hold Court Proceedings in Prisons

President Yoweri Museveni has asked the judiciary to consider holding court trials in prisons. Museveni was on Friday officiating at the passing out of Uganda Prisons cadet officers at Luzira on April 7, 2017. This was President Museveni's first time at the country's largest prison facility. Here, Dr Johnson Byabashaija, the Commissioner General

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Health Ministry PS Diana Atwine Dragged to Court in Mbarara Land Wrangle

A land wrangle involving Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Kanzira Atwine has dragged on for 17 years now with attempts for an out-of-court settlement dead on arrival. The family of late Elia Rwancwende accuses Dr Atwine of illegally buying off 30 hectares of their 66.84 hectares family estate at

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MP Beatrice Anywar Seeks Shs 14m for Treatment in India

Doctors have referred Kitgum Woman Member of Parliament Beatrice Anywar to India for further treatment about a month since she was involved in an accident at Patiko in Lamwo district. MP Anywar has been receiving treatment at Case Clinic in Kampala but doctors have recommended that the specialised medics in India

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