Police Seek Army Intervention in Wakiso Women Murders

[Monitor] Kampala -After failing to stop women murders in Wakiso District, police have sought the intervention of the army to hunt killers in Katabi Town Council in Entebbe and Nansana Municipality.

[Monitor] Kampala -After failing to stop women murders in Wakiso District, police have sought the intervention of the army to hunt killers in Katabi Town Council in Entebbe and Nansana Municipality.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Official Suspended for Wearing ‘A Very Short, Tight Dress’

[News24Wire] A Ugandan court official has reportedly been suspended for wearing “a very short and tight dress” to work, breaching the country’s strict dress code for public sector workers.

[News24Wire] A Ugandan court official has reportedly been suspended for wearing "a very short and tight dress" to work, breaching the country's strict dress code for public sector workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nightmare At the Ugandan Embassy in Germany

[Monitor] “We know you are a 24 years old, but you are a minor,” “Call us back in five minutes,” “Call us in the afternoon”, ” The computer broke down”, “The system isn’t working,” “We have to call London and check”, “London did not respond”, “We will …

[Monitor] "We know you are a 24 years old, but you are a minor," "Call us back in five minutes," "Call us in the afternoon", " The computer broke down", "The system isn't working," "We have to call London and check", "London did not respond", "We will call you back".

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Neglected Northern Uganda Mustn’t Be Ignored Any Longer

[IRIN] London -Uganda received its one millionth refugee from South Sudan on 17 August. This influx of people, many of whom have fled terrible violence to seek sanctuary in northern Uganda, has put a significant financial strain on the country and in p…

[IRIN] London -Uganda received its one millionth refugee from South Sudan on 17 August. This influx of people, many of whom have fled terrible violence to seek sanctuary in northern Uganda, has put a significant financial strain on the country and in particular its northern region.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ugandan Police Shut Down Protests Over Presidential Age Limit Bill

[Deutsche Welle] Police in Uganda fired teargas at demonstrators protesting against a proposed law that could remove presidential age limits. The change is seen as an attempt by longtime President Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule.

[Deutsche Welle] Police in Uganda fired teargas at demonstrators protesting against a proposed law that could remove presidential age limits. The change is seen as an attempt by longtime President Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

We’ve Been Thrown in the Oil Shadows – Nwoya, Packwach, Nebbi District Leaders Speak Out

[Oil in Uganda] Got Apwoyo sub county is headquartered somewhere inside a tiny structure in Nwoya district, tucked behind the Gulu – Pakwach highway. Turning off at a trading centre is a small road that leads to the quiet two-roomed establishment.

[Oil in Uganda] Got Apwoyo sub county is headquartered somewhere inside a tiny structure in Nwoya district, tucked behind the Gulu - Pakwach highway. Turning off at a trading centre is a small road that leads to the quiet two-roomed establishment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Furore Over Uganda Presidential Age-Limit

[CAJ News] Kampala -UGANDAN must end their attempts to silence people opposed to scrapping the presidential age limit, a human rights organisation has said. The call by Amnesty International follows the arrests of the mayor of the capital city Kampala,…

[CAJ News] Kampala -UGANDAN must end their attempts to silence people opposed to scrapping the presidential age limit, a human rights organisation has said. The call by Amnesty International follows the arrests of the mayor of the capital city Kampala, Erias Lukwago, for allegedly preparing to protest against the proposed change. Some opposition MPs were blocked from accessing parliament to participate in the debate, which has now been postponed. Demonstrations against the change were also banned. "It is ironic and absurd tha

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Heavy Police Presence as Age Limit Debate Flops

[East African] A much anticipated Private Member’s Bill to remove age limits in Uganda’s Constitution did not make it to the House on a day characterised by chaos in and outside the National Assembly.

[East African] A much anticipated Private Member's Bill to remove age limits in Uganda's Constitution did not make it to the House on a day characterised by chaos in and outside the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda