BREAKING: DPC Muhammad Kirumria Resigns From Police

Nonconformist Police Officer Muhammad Kirumira, who has been serving as the District Police Commander (DPC) for Buyende has announced his resignation from the Force. Citing his rocky relationship with his commanders that spanned several years back, Kirumira said in a statement today that he was throwing in the towel. His recent arraignment before a Police […]

Chief Justice Decries Huge Sums Spent on Renting Court Premises

As government finalizes plans to relocate all its ministries and agencies currently renting private premises to its recently acquired structure in Bwebajja, the judiciary has come out to seek assistance on their ever growing rent expenses. Chief Justice Bart Katureebe revealed Monday that the Judiciary   spends up to 10 billion shillings on rent annually, 80% […]

Chief Justice Decries Huge Sums Spent on Renting Court Premises

As government finalizes plans to relocate all its ministries and agencies currently renting private premises to its recently acquired structure in Bwebajja, the judiciary has come out to seek assistance on their ever growing rent expenses. Chief Justice Bart Katureebe revealed Monday that the Judiciary   spends up to 10 billion shillings on rent annually, 80% […]

Law Society Applauds Kavuma Successor DCJ Owiny Dollo

President of the Uganda Law Society (ULS) Francis Gimara has applauded the new Deputy Chief Justice Owiny Dollo for restoring the image of this office which had gone down the drain under his predecessor. Justice Owiny Dollo replaced Justice Steven Kavuma last year as Deputy Chief Justice, after the latter clocked retirement age. “We are […]

DP Activist Turns Bitter In Court; “Police Took My Money”

Moses Mboowa, alias Chief Mboowa, the Democratic Party supporter and famous Radio Talk show caller, who is facing charges of inciting people to attack MPs supporting the lifting of Presidential Age Limit, yesterday turned furious while asking court to order Police to return all items which were confiscated from him during his arrest. The activist […]

Kitatta’s Wife Drags Kayihura, Gen Muhoozi to Court

A few days after the arrest of Boda-Boda 2010 Chairman Abdullah Kitatta by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI), his wife Sumayya Ninsima through her lawyer Joseph Kiryowa has dragged the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura and the Chief of Defence forces Gen. David Muhoozi to High Court seeking orders compelling them to […]

Century Bodaboda Riders Charged for Attacking Bodaboda 2010 Offices

Mwanga II Court grade one magistrate Allan Nyakaana has charged seven members of Century Bodaboda Riders Association with two counts of criminal trespass and malicious damage to property. These were arrested on Monday for attacking Bodaboda 2010 offices in Wakaliga, Nateete a and setting them ablaze as an act of vengeance. Prosecution alleges that the […]

NFA Boss Arrested Over Kajjansi Forest Reserve Giveaway

The Land Commission of Inquiry chaired by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire has ordered the arrest of Michael Mugisa, The Executive Director of the National Forestry Authority. The arrest follows accusations that Mugisa sold out over 250 hectares of the Kajjansi Central Forest Reserve to businessmen. The arrest order came after he testified before the commission, whose […]

Museveni Commits to Stop Corruption, Taxes’ Under Collection – President

President Yoweri Museveni has said that the Government is concentrating on stopping resource wastage, corruption and under collection of taxes. “We should work within the limited resources. The Government is concentrating in stopping resource wastage, corruption and under collection of taxes. Government is sorting out the under declaration of international calls through the various telecommunications […]

Museveni Apologizes for Delaying to Sign Death Warrants

As various groups in the country continue to react to President Yoweri Museveni’s last week’s commitment to resume signing off of death sentences, he has come out to reaffirm his decision to have people on the death row handed their sentences as prescribed by courts. The president reemphasized today that nothing will bar him from […]

Residents Sue Bamugemereire Land Commission

Three People from Katale – Bukwenda village in Wakiso district have rushed to High Court to challenge the powers of President Yoweri Museveni’s sanctioned Land Commission of Inquiry, especially on investigating matters that are before courts of law. The complainants who are relatives, led by Eria Mubiru are faulting the Land probe commission, which is chaired […]

Police Wants Red Pepper to Remain Closed – Lawyers

Lawyers representing the Pepper Publications in the case against the company’s 5 directors and 3 employees have accused police of making efforts to keep its publications off the streets. The media house’s offices have been closed since December 21st last year when they were raided by police following publication of a story in the Red […]

Defense Lawyers Protest Delayed Trail in Red Pepper Bosses’ Case

Hearing of the case before Buganda Road chief magistrate court where 8 Red pepper employees and Directors are accused of among others disturbing the piece of President Yoweri Museveni, did not take place as scheduled today, due to the absence of the trial magistrate Abdul Salaam Waiswa. The State Prosecutor from Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) also […]

Opposition MPs File Another Challenge Against Age Limit Law in Constitutional Court

Just days after members of the Uganda Law Society challenged in court the Constitutional Amendment Act of 2017 – better known as Age limit Act; — a group of members of parliament have rushed to the Constitutional Court seeking similar remedies, that is, to have the newly signed law nullified on grounds that it was […]