Parliament Must Investigate Dott Services Over Shoddy Work

[Observer] Early last week, one person died along the Mbale-Tirinyi-Iganga highway, and several other lives could have been lost unnecessarily, after a passenger service vehicle was swept away by a heavy downpour.

[Observer] Early last week, one person died along the Mbale-Tirinyi-Iganga highway, and several other lives could have been lost unnecessarily, after a passenger service vehicle was swept away by a heavy downpour.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bridge Schools Submit 28 Academies for Licensing

[Observer] In 2005, Bridge International Academies (BIA) started operations in Uganda. Then, not many knew much about them, until the education ministry ordered the closure of 63 of their schools last year.

[Observer] In 2005, Bridge International Academies (BIA) started operations in Uganda. Then, not many knew much about them, until the education ministry ordered the closure of 63 of their schools last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Stella Nyanzi Runs to High Court to Fight Mental Exam

[Observer] The Criminal division of the High court has recalled from Buganda Road chief Magistrate’s court the case file of Dr Stella Nyanzi, the jailed Makerere University researcher, following an appeal by her lawyers.

[Observer] The Criminal division of the High court has recalled from Buganda Road chief Magistrate's court the case file of Dr Stella Nyanzi, the jailed Makerere University researcher, following an appeal by her lawyers.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Of Luzira Prisoners and Their Neighbours

[Observer] Luzira is a symbolization of crime. The prison facility dominates our relational sensibilities with this lakeshore neighborhood. Riding on the prison as synecdoche, taxi touts joke that only criminals live in Luzira.

[Observer] Luzira is a symbolization of crime. The prison facility dominates our relational sensibilities with this lakeshore neighborhood. Riding on the prison as synecdoche, taxi touts joke that only criminals live in Luzira.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tobacco’s Ill Effects Surpass Terrorists’ Threats

[Observer] Tobacco is a leading cause of preventable death globally. After realising this ‘pandemic’, the World Health Organisation adopted the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) treaty on May 21, 2003.

[Observer] Tobacco is a leading cause of preventable death globally. After realising this 'pandemic', the World Health Organisation adopted the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) treaty on May 21, 2003.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Doctor Sued for ‘Abducting’, Committing in-Law to Butabika

[Observer] Paul Obonyo, a private citizen, has dragged Dr Abel Katahoire, the managing director of Multi-Konsults, to the Civil division of the High court accusing him of ordering his abduction and later committing him to Butabika national referral men…

[Observer] Paul Obonyo, a private citizen, has dragged Dr Abel Katahoire, the managing director of Multi-Konsults, to the Civil division of the High court accusing him of ordering his abduction and later committing him to Butabika national referral mental hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nile Breweries Decries Tax Increase, Illicit Alcohol

[Observer] Nile Breweries Limited (NBL) wants government to stop increasing taxes on beer and instead focus more on the bigger challenge of tackling illicit alcohol, which denies government revenue.

[Observer] Nile Breweries Limited (NBL) wants government to stop increasing taxes on beer and instead focus more on the bigger challenge of tackling illicit alcohol, which denies government revenue.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda