Law Review Team Faces a Rocky Path

[East African] As Uganda’s Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee readies itself to scrutinise the Bill to remove presidential age limits, its composition, the time allotted to it, and the prevailing public mood all seem likely to make the journey a…

[East African] As Uganda's Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee readies itself to scrutinise the Bill to remove presidential age limits, its composition, the time allotted to it, and the prevailing public mood all seem likely to make the journey ahead anything but pleasant, especially for its proponents.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nigerian Lifters Grab 13 Gold Medals in Uganda

[Guardian] It was celebration time for Team Nigeria’s athletes and officials yesterday, as the country won a total of 13 gold, four silver and one bronze medal at the Africa Junior/Youth Weightlifting Championships in Entebbe, Uganda.

[Guardian] It was celebration time for Team Nigeria's athletes and officials yesterday, as the country won a total of 13 gold, four silver and one bronze medal at the Africa Junior/Youth Weightlifting Championships in Entebbe, Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Orders Govt to Compensate Murder Suspects for Torture

[East African] Even before the Ugandan government can find killers of former Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi, it now has to pay a Ush1.76 billion (about $485,000) fine for the torture of suspects it arrested over the incident.

[East African] Even before the Ugandan government can find killers of former Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi, it now has to pay a Ush1.76 billion (about $485,000) fine for the torture of suspects it arrested over the incident.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ethiopia Takes Over Leadership of Nile Basin Initiative

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Ethiopia has assumed leadership of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), taking over from Uganda. Ethiopia will chair both the Nile Council of Ministers and the Nile Technical Advisory Committee of the NBI for the next one y…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Ethiopia has assumed leadership of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), taking over from Uganda. Ethiopia will chair both the Nile Council of Ministers and the Nile Technical Advisory Committee of the NBI for the next one year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tortured Kaweesi Murder Suspects to Get 80 Million Shillings

[Independent (Kampala)] The High court in Kampala has ordered that the 22 tortured suspects in the murder of former police spokesman AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi, be compensated 80m shillings each, with an interest of 20percent.

[Independent (Kampala)] The High court in Kampala has ordered that the 22 tortured suspects in the murder of former police spokesman AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi, be compensated 80m shillings each, with an interest of 20percent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Stuck With Body of Murdered Woman

[Observer] Over six weeks since her naked, decomposing body, was found dumped in a bush behind rental houses in Katabi, along the Kampala-Entebbe highway, this unidentified woman’s remains still lie unclaimed in the city mortuary.

[Observer] Over six weeks since her naked, decomposing body, was found dumped in a bush behind rental houses in Katabi, along the Kampala-Entebbe highway, this unidentified woman's remains still lie unclaimed in the city mortuary.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda