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KALOC youth support age limit removal

KALOC youth support age limit removal

A section of youth under their association Kick Age Limit Out of the Constitution (KALOC)  have supported the constitutional amendment bill number two which looks at lifting presidential age limit in the constitution saying article 102b is discriminatory. The group led by the guild president of IUIU, Kassim Kamugisha was appearing before the committee on […]

Youth urged to embrace operation wealth to fight poverty

Youth urged to embrace operation wealth to fight poverty

Rose Mutonyi Masaba the Bubulo County West MP in Manafwa District has urged youths to embrace operation wealth creation if they are to fight poverty. Addressing journalists at Parliament Mutonyi said that youths don’t want to participate in wealth creation because they think it’s for the elderly people. She noted that many of the youth […]

Table bills to protect children and women, Kadaga tells MPs

Table bills to protect children and women, Kadaga tells MPs

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has called upon Members of Parliament to consider re-table the pending bills related to protection of children and women. The pending bills include the Sexual Offences bill and Marriage and Divorce bill. Kadaga was addressing a dialogue on ending gender based violence and HIV/Aids organized by the Uganda Women […]

Nurses and midwives distance self from doctors sue

Nurses and midwives distance self from doctors sue

The Uganda nurses and midwives union has disassociated themselves from the court application that was filed by Uganda Medical Workers Union against the striking doctors. The union yesterday took all the striking doctors and medical practitioners to high court civil division for engaging into an illegal industrial action. RELATED: Health minister explains doctors strike The union […]

Parliament to probe police over rearrests

Parliament to probe police over rearrests

The Inspector General of Police and other police officers are to face the parliamentary committee on human rights to answer the human rights violation of suspects always released by court only to be rearrested by police. ALSO READ: Why Kansingye was dropped as police spokesperson This follows the recent arrest by security operatives of, Ahmad Ssenfuka, […]

MPs react to Zimbabwe situation

MPs react to Zimbabwe situation

This week the Zimbabwean army put the country on lock down, putting the country’s president Robert Mugabe under house arrest in what many have called a coup. ALSO READ: Mugabe held at his home, says South African president A section of Ugandan members of parliaments have come out to analyze the situation in Harare.  The minister […]

Address prosecutors concern, human rights defenders ask government

Address prosecutors concern, human rights defenders ask government

Defenders of human rights have challenged government to hastily address concerns of state prosecutors to avert abuse of rights prisoners. Prosecutors have been on strike since last month over low pay. This was after after high court directed prisons authorities to halt presenting of criminal suspects to court pending a conclusive resolve to the state […]

Reject age limit bill, Kanyeihamba tells MPs

Reject age limit bill, Kanyeihamba tells MPs

Justice George Kanyeihamba has described the controversial age limit removal bill as one dividing and tearing the country into pieces. Kanyeihamba said so while appearing before the parliamentary legal and parliamentary Affairs committee chaired by West Budama South MP Jacob Oboth-Oboth which is seeking views from different stakeholders regarding the age limit removal bill. RELATED:Take […]

Uganda Police one of the best in Africa – Kasingye

Uganda Police one of the best in Africa – Kasingye

Police is still analyzing the recently released report by World Internal Security and Police Index (WISP), says spokesperson Asan Kasingye. The International Science Association (IPSA) and the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) recently released the WISP report that ranked the Uganda Police among the worst five Police Forces in Africa. AIGP Asan Kasingye said […]

Health minister explains doctors strike

Health minister explains doctors strike

The minister of health Dr.jane Aceng has said that the current doctors strike is being fueled by the disparities in payment of public servants. While appearing before the health committee chaired by Bukuya county Mp Dr.Micheal Bukenya to explain why they have failed to resolve the Doctors problems related to poor payment, Aceng said that […]

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