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Besigye wants Museveni, Bishop Zac Niringiye to distribute anti corruption fliers on streets

    As former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president general, Dr. Col. Kiiza Besigye Kifefe doesn’t stop to amuse, even today he has politically done the same.   Addressing his supporters in Butaleja district, Eastern Uganda today, Col. Besigye challenged President Museveni Kaguta of the Republic of Uganda that if he is serious about […]

Black Monday ant corruption activists released by police

The nine anti-graft activists arrested Monday morning have been released on police bond. The nine including Retired Bishop Zac Niringiye and Emmanuel Kitamirike of the Uganda Youth Network were arrested as they took part in the BLACK MONDAY campaign. They had taken their campaign to Makerere University and were arrested while distributing leaflets containing anti-corruption messages. […]

Magistrate denied bail in anti corruption court

Lyantonde grade two magistrate Stephen Karakire has been denied bail. The Anti -Corruption court Chief Magistrate Irene Akankwasa refused to set Karakire free on ground that that she was not sure that he will turn up for trial. Stephen Karakire is charged with two counts of corruptly soliciting and receiving a gratification. Prosecution alleges that […]

UNBS unveils new anti counterfeit measures

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards has come up with new regulations of reducing imported counterfeit products. The national Chairman Ben Manyindo says the pre- import verification for conformity will start operating from 3rd December and all imports will first be certified before entering the country. Manyindo says the regulations are aimed at protecting the […]

Government expands anti retroviral treatment services

The Uganda AIDS Information centre has started offering Arterial-viral treatment services to all its centers country wide. The move is aimed at addressing the urgent need of ART services among people living with HIV/AIDS. The executive director of the Uganda AIDS Information Dr Raymond Byarugaba says the first group of people to benefit will be […]

Uganda Human Rights Commission says torture is on rise

Uganda Human Rights Commission says torture is on rise

The Uganda human rights commission has cited torture as the highest form of abuse registered last year. The revelation was made by officials from the commission while presenting its 14th Annual report for 2011 to parliament’s human rights committee. The commission said the top five alleged violations remained the same as those registered in 2010 and […]

MPs want to reduce President’s powers over corruption

MPs want to reduce President’s powers over corruption

Members of Parliament are pushing for amendments to the constitution and the Anti Corruption Act to reduce on the powers of the president in appointing anti corruption watchdogs. John Ssimbwa, the Member of Parliament for Makindye East who is one of the MPs spearheading the amendment says they want the president to stop appointing the […]

Recommended food for asthma patients

  Millions of people, according to the world health organisation (WHO) are suffering from Athma. And many people die everyday as a result of asthmatic conditions. But what is the recommended food for asthma patients. Eat a simple but light diet, based on foods that don’t promote mucus production. The foods that don’t promote mucus […]

Rebel groups in Khartoum plan massive anti government raids

  The Omara Bashir government in Northern Sudan is in trouble after intelligence reports indicated that the major rebel groups there are planning to carry out massive attacks onKhartoum. The main rebel forces in Northern include the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF), the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N), the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF)  and the […]

Rebel groups in Khartoum plan massive anti government raids

The Omara Bashir government in Northern Sudan is in trouble after intelligence reports indicated that the major rebel groups there are planning to carry out massive attacks on Khartoum. The main rebel forces in Northern include the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF), the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N), the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF)  and the […]

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