Rebel Leader Ongwen Says ICC Trial ‘Taking Him Back to the Bush’

[East African] A former commander of the Ugandan rebel group Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), Dominic Ongwen pleaded not guilty to war crimes and crimes against humanity as his trial opened Tuesday before the International Criminal Court at The Hague.

[East African] A former commander of the Ugandan rebel group Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), Dominic Ongwen pleaded not guilty to war crimes and crimes against humanity as his trial opened Tuesday before the International Criminal Court at The Hague.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Journalists Investigated for Forming Ghost SACCO to Defraud Museveni

[Monitor] Lira -Police in Lira District are investigating a group of journalists who allegedly formed a ghost Savings and Credit Cooperative Organisation (SACCO) to defraud President Yoweri Museveni.

[Monitor] Lira -Police in Lira District are investigating a group of journalists who allegedly formed a ghost Savings and Credit Cooperative Organisation (SACCO) to defraud President Yoweri Museveni.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Positive City Oilers Look Beyond Practice Losses

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda and regional basketball champions City Oilers were due to arrive in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, yesterday armed with vital knowledge about a lot more than just the weather conditions.

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda and regional basketball champions City Oilers were due to arrive in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, yesterday armed with vital knowledge about a lot more than just the weather conditions.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ongwen Pleads Not Guilty After Plot to Halt Hearing Flops

[Monitor] Hague -The Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled on Tuesday that the former Lord’s Resistance Army commander, Dominic Ongwen, understood the 70 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity brought against him and …

[Monitor] Hague -The Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled on Tuesday that the former Lord's Resistance Army commander, Dominic Ongwen, understood the 70 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity brought against him and that he must stand trial.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MP Wants Treason Military Trial Stopped

[Monitor] Kampala -Nakawa MP Michael Kabaziguruka has asked the General Court Martial to stay his trial on treachery until the Constitutional Court makes a verdict on his petition challenging the legality of his prosecution in the military court.

[Monitor] Kampala -Nakawa MP Michael Kabaziguruka has asked the General Court Martial to stay his trial on treachery until the Constitutional Court makes a verdict on his petition challenging the legality of his prosecution in the military court.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bujenje MP Faces Arrest Over Fraud

[Monitor] Kampala -The Member of Parliament for Bujenje County in Masindi District, Mr Patrick Kasumba faces arrest after he failed to appear in court for trial over alleged fraud perpetuated in transfer of land.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Member of Parliament for Bujenje County in Masindi District, Mr Patrick Kasumba faces arrest after he failed to appear in court for trial over alleged fraud perpetuated in transfer of land.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Justice Minister Skips House As MPs Demand Elections Answers

[Monitor] Parliament -The Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister on Tuesday skipped Parliament without notice forcing the House to abort a scheduled debate on the election of LC 1 chairpersons.

[Monitor] Parliament -The Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister on Tuesday skipped Parliament without notice forcing the House to abort a scheduled debate on the election of LC 1 chairpersons.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni, World Bank Agree to Start Talks On Bujagali Power

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni and a team from World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), have agreed to further discussions on the prospects of lowering the cost of power generated at Bujagali dam from the current $0.113 (Shs411) per…

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni and a team from World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC), have agreed to further discussions on the prospects of lowering the cost of power generated at Bujagali dam from the current $0.113 (Shs411) per unit to at least $0.05 (Shs182).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda