In South Africa presumption of innocence is respected, in Uganda its violated

In South Africa the police, newspapers, local leaders and all people in power are not allowed to identify suspects in crimes until they have appeared in court. Presumption of innocence in South Africa is highly respected. But in Uganda one is presumed guilty immediately or shortly after arrest. On arrest or immediately after the police, […]

MPs start discussing suspension of Amama Mbabazi, Hillary Onek

The motion seeking  the suspension of the Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and Internal Affairs minister Hillary Onek from the house has dominated the debate in parliament this afternoon. According to the motion moved by Kween county MP Chemaswet Kisosi, the MPs want the two to step down pending investigations into allegations to taking massive bribes from […]