Opposition MP Wants Baguma Stripped of Rank

[Monitor] Kampala -The Shadow foreign affairs minister, Mr Godfrey Katusabe, yesterday mooted a proposal to have Superintendent of Police Aaron Baguma stripped of his rank and arraigned before court.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Shadow foreign affairs minister, Mr Godfrey Katusabe, yesterday mooted a proposal to have Superintendent of Police Aaron Baguma stripped of his rank and arraigned before court.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Witnesses in Police Boss Kayihura Case Withdraw

[Monitor] Kampala -Three witnesses in a private criminal prosecution case against the Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, and seven other senior officers have pulled out claiming they were bribed to swear affidavits implicating the police o…

[Monitor] Kampala -Three witnesses in a private criminal prosecution case against the Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, and seven other senior officers have pulled out claiming they were bribed to swear affidavits implicating the police officers.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UNAA to Discuss Political Climate in Uganda

[Monitor] Kampala -The political climate in Uganda will be the major topic of discussion as more than 3,000 Ugandans meet for the 28th Annual Ugandan North American Association (UNAA) Convention and Trade Expo in Boston, USA, slated for next month.

[Monitor] Kampala -The political climate in Uganda will be the major topic of discussion as more than 3,000 Ugandans meet for the 28th Annual Ugandan North American Association (UNAA) Convention and Trade Expo in Boston, USA, slated for next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Flash Mobs Get Young People On Board With HIV Awareness

[Key Correspondents] Music blares from an omnibus as it passes the small shops and businesses of Kasana Village that lies in Buganda central region of Uganda. Then the village information chairperson Isaac Kigozi comes on the radio calling for people t…

[Key Correspondents] Music blares from an omnibus as it passes the small shops and businesses of Kasana Village that lies in Buganda central region of Uganda. Then the village information chairperson Isaac Kigozi comes on the radio calling for people to come for HIV testing and counselling, condom distribution and prizes which have been organised by Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU). Young people follow the car, distributing leaflets and condoms while dancing to a mixture of Nigerian, Congolese and Ugandan music.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Minimum Wage Debate Draws Mixed Reactions From Economists

[Monitor] Kampala -As Ugandan workers wait for the minimum wage, some economic think-tanks have poked holes in the struggle, saying this may not be the most important challenge the country is facing.

[Monitor] Kampala -As Ugandan workers wait for the minimum wage, some economic think-tanks have poked holes in the struggle, saying this may not be the most important challenge the country is facing.

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First Lady and Education Minister Fails to Stop Universities Striking Staff

[Monitor] Kampala -The First Lady and minister for Education, Janet Kataaha Museveni, backed by four other ministers yesterday failed to convince non-teaching staff of public universities to call off the one-week strike that has paralysed operations.

[Monitor] Kampala -The First Lady and minister for Education, Janet Kataaha Museveni, backed by four other ministers yesterday failed to convince non-teaching staff of public universities to call off the one-week strike that has paralysed operations.

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State Lines Up Six More Witnesses to Pin Besigye

[Monitor] Kabale -The State has said it has lined up six more witnesses to testify against leading Opposition leader, Dr Kizza Besigye, in a case where he is charged with inciting violence, injuring policemen and malicious damage to three police cars.

[Monitor] Kabale -The State has said it has lined up six more witnesses to testify against leading Opposition leader, Dr Kizza Besigye, in a case where he is charged with inciting violence, injuring policemen and malicious damage to three police cars.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda