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Makerere Students Arrested Over Stella Nyanzi Protest

Police in Kampala has arrested four Makerere University students for demonstrating in protest of trial and incarceration of research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi. The four, donning university undergraduate gowns, were arrested at Buganda Road Magistrate’s Court. They had gone to court to attend proceedings for Dr Nyanzi’s bail application. Nyanzi faces charges of

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Former Information Minister Kabakumba Loses Election Petition

Former information minister Kabakumba Masiko hopes of returning to parliament could have fizzled out after she lost an election petition. On Monday, Court of Appeal chaired by deputy chief justice Steven Kavuma ruled in favour of Bunyoro Affairs minister Ernest Kiiza, declaring null and void the decision by the High Court

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Desh Kananura, Brother, Three Others Acquitted of Murder

Justice Joseph Muragira of High Court in Kampala has this afternoon (Friday April 28th, 2017) acquitted Panamera Bar proprietor and rally ace, Desh Kanarura, his brother Raymond Kananura and three others of murder. Prosecution alleged that Kananura and the four co-accused Raymond Kananura his brother, Nzoreba Samuel, Onyango Jacob and Maganda Cirus

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IGG Mulyagonja: It’s not Easy to Catch Corrupt Ministers

The Inspector General of Government Irene Mulyagonja has explained why government had implicated more low-ranking officials than the senior civil servants commonly referred to as “big fish”. Speaking to NBS TV Wednesday morning, Mulyagonja said it was difficult to catch high-ranking officers such as ministers. She also said that the inspectorate was

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Kabafunzaki Named in Two Fresh Corruption Scandals

The woes of interdicted minister of state for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Herbert Kabafunzaki, are far from over, with two fresh scandals threatening to sink the political career of the 46-year old politician. In early April, Kabafunzaki was arrested for allegedly soliciting a Shs 5m bribe from AYA investments boss

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FDC’s Kantinti Thrown Out of Parliament; Court Orders Fresh Election

The Court of Appeal has Wednesday nullified the election of Kyadondo East MP (in Wakiso district) Apollo Kantinti and ordered that a fresh poll be held. Last year, High Court judge Isabirye Kaweesa nullified FDC’s Kantinti’s election citing failure to comply with electoral laws. But Kantinti ran to the Court of

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Stella Nyanzi Sent Back to Luzira, Only Allowed to Read the Bible

By: URN Makerere university researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi has been sent back to Luzira by Buganda Road magistrate court pending application for revision of her case filed in the high court. The court magistrate James Eremye Mawanda sent Dr Stella Nyanzi back to Luzira basing on the application of her defence team. Nicholas

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