At Least 70 Houses Torched in Clan Revenge Attacks

[Monitor] At least 70 huts are reported to have been torched and hundreds of people displaced following a clan revenge attack in Koch Goma sub county, Nwoya District last evening.

[Monitor] At least 70 huts are reported to have been torched and hundreds of people displaced following a clan revenge attack in Koch Goma sub county, Nwoya District last evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Besigye – ‘I Will Not Return to This Nakawa Court’

[Independent (Kampala)] Former Presidential candidate Dr.Kiiza Besigye on Wednesday told Nakawa Grade One Magistrate Noah Ssajjabi that he will not return to his court in respect of the treason charges unless investigations are complete and he is notif…

[Independent (Kampala)] Former Presidential candidate Dr.Kiiza Besigye on Wednesday told Nakawa Grade One Magistrate Noah Ssajjabi that he will not return to his court in respect of the treason charges unless investigations are complete and he is notified.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda Welcomes More Refugees Daily Than Some in Europe Annually, Charity Says

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Uganda gives refugees the right to work, freedom of movement, access to the same services as nationals, and a small piece of land to farm

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Uganda gives refugees the right to work, freedom of movement, access to the same services as nationals, and a small piece of land to farm

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Econet Media to Rebrand Uganda’s WBs TV to Kwesé Free Sports

[CIO] Econet Media, has been granted the rights for the purchase of Wava Broadcasting Station (WBS TV) by the Uganda Communications Commission and the Uganda Broadcasting Council and the company will soon be rebranded to Kwesé Free Sports for a 24/7 delivery of Kwesé sports content.

[CIO] Econet Media, has been granted the rights for the purchase of Wava Broadcasting Station (WBS TV) by the Uganda Communications Commission and the Uganda Broadcasting Council and the company will soon be rebranded to Kwesé Free Sports for a 24/7 delivery of Kwesé sports content.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Chief Says Besigye is One of His Challenge in 12 Years

[Monitor] Kampala -The Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has said four time presidential candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye, and Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago have been his biggest challenge in his 12 year tenure as police chief.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has said four time presidential candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye, and Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago have been his biggest challenge in his 12 year tenure as police chief.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

IMF Boss in Uganda for 3-Day Visit

[Monitor] Kampala -At about 7:40pm on Wednesday evening, Ms Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), landed at Entebbe International Airport to start of her 3-day visit to Uganda.

[Monitor] Kampala -At about 7:40pm on Wednesday evening, Ms Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), landed at Entebbe International Airport to start of her 3-day visit to Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mpigi Woman Dies in House Fire

[Monitor] Mpigi -Grief and shock engulfed residents of Maggale Zone in Buwama ‘A’ village in Buwama Sub-county, Mpigi District on Tuesday morning after a 65-year-old woman perished when fire gutted her house.

[Monitor] Mpigi -Grief and shock engulfed residents of Maggale Zone in Buwama 'A' village in Buwama Sub-county, Mpigi District on Tuesday morning after a 65-year-old woman perished when fire gutted her house.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Names New Internal Spymaster

[East African] Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni continues to shakeup top leadership in the country’s key security organs and has now fired the head of the internal spy agency.

[East African] Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni continues to shakeup top leadership in the country's key security organs and has now fired the head of the internal spy agency.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tax Chief Taken to Task Over Oil Bonus

[East African] Uganda’s revenue authority boss was hard pressed to explain why 42 government officials received $1.7 million in bonuses for representing the country in an international tax oil dispute, a duty that was already part of their job mandate.

[East African] Uganda's revenue authority boss was hard pressed to explain why 42 government officials received $1.7 million in bonuses for representing the country in an international tax oil dispute, a duty that was already part of their job mandate.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda