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We need to create grassroots radio stations-Besigye

We need to create grassroots radio stations-Besigye

Former Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate Dr Col. Kizza Besigye has insisted that stopping him from reaching his people via radio stations won’t deter him from sending his message to people. Besigye said this on Saturday while in Kitgum district after the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, Mr Christopher Omara reportedly ordered his talk that […]

Meghan Markle wows public with speech on women’s right

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle has moved the public in New zealand with her speech based on the country’s history of women’s suffrage.  The Duchess was on a joint royal tour with her husband, Prince Harry in  New Zealand on Sunday. “We are proud to be able to join you tonight in celebrating the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in […]

Over 150 Ugandans deported from United Arab Emirates due to crime

Over 150 Ugandans deported from United Arab Emirates due to crime

The foreign affairs ministry has stated that a total of 154 Ugandans have been deported from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after negotiations by the Ugandan embassy in Abu Dhabi.(Daily Monitor) Mr Moses Kasujja,  told Daily Monitor that some of the deportees had committed offences and were serving jail sentences. According to Mr. Kasujja, the […]

Security tightened ahead of Bobiwine home coming

Security tightened ahead of Bobiwine home coming

Just hours to the return of the Kyadondo East Member of Parliament,Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu alias Bobi Wine, police and the miltary have teamed to provide a security to ensure that no ‘law is broken’. There has been a heavy deployment of security both in police uniforms and military wear in the places where the […]

US calls International Criminal Court ‘dangerous’

US calls International Criminal Court ‘dangerous’

Global giant, U.S.A has withdrawn its trust from the International Criminal Court(ICC) deeming it very ‘dangerous’ According to John Bolton, the White House National Security Advisor,the court constitutes an assault on US sovereignty, given its an unaccountable tendencies. “In theory, the ICC holds perpetrators of the most egregious atrocities accountable for their crimes, provides justice […]

Why fire tear-gas, why fire bullets, Museveni questions Police

Why fire tear-gas, why fire bullets, Museveni questions Police

President Museveni yesterday released a statement condemning in the strongest terms the shooting and beating of civilians by the Police. The president questioned as to why police fired tear gas and live bullets during the Monday demonstrations that saw the rioters, section of the public, and journalists brutally beaten and arrested. “Youth groups of Monday […]

Death toll of newborn babies rises at Abim Hospital

Death toll of newborn babies rises at Abim Hospital

Source: Daily Monitor Residents in Abim District in Karamoja Sub-region have asked security officials to investigate the deaths of newborn babies at The residents say at least five newborns have so far died in the last one week at the district hospital without clear reasons. Mr Patrick Owili, who lost his newborn last Friday, says that his […]

President Museveni reduces mobile money tax to 0.5%, insists on social media tax

President Museveni reduces mobile money tax to 0.5%, insists on social media tax

This follows an outcry and anger from the citizens who,  rather than make mobile money transactions as was before the taxes, prefer to use public means such as motorcycles, taxis to transfer money as they found it cheaper to travel than incur the extra costs that come with the tax. For social media, users have […]

Justice bills campaign relaunched

Justice bills campaign relaunched

Legal aid service providers Network (LASPNET) together with the Greater North Parliamentary Forum have re-launched a campaign to move a private members bill in Parliament to have legal aid and administration of justice bills enacted into law. Addressing key stakeholders at meeting to devise collective strategies for the passing of these bills, the executive director […]

Kadaga defends lining up in LC1 elections

Kadaga defends lining up in LC1 elections

The speaker of parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has defended the method of lining up in choosing LC1 leader saying that it cannot block the rights of voters. This is after the 16 ambassadors that met the speaker of parliament this afternoon showed their concern on the decision to elect LC1 leaders through lining up saying […]

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