Threats Sent to Late Sheikh Kirya as Evidence Accepted

[Monitor] The 14 sheikhs accused of masterminding the deaths of Muslim clerics have lost round one of their defense after court dismissed their application seeking to block prosecution from submitting Sheikh Hassan Kirya’s police statement which he mad…

[Monitor] The 14 sheikhs accused of masterminding the deaths of Muslim clerics have lost round one of their defense after court dismissed their application seeking to block prosecution from submitting Sheikh Hassan Kirya's police statement which he made before he was shot dead.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Boy Injured After Baboon Throws Villager’s Arrow Back

[Monitor] Lamwo -A 13-year-old boy is nursing injuries at St Joseph’s Hospital in Kitgum District after he sustained injuries from an arrow following a confrontation between residents and a baboon.

[Monitor] Lamwo -A 13-year-old boy is nursing injuries at St Joseph's Hospital in Kitgum District after he sustained injuries from an arrow following a confrontation between residents and a baboon.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Besigye Asks Locals to Participate in LC1 Elections

[Monitor] Kiruhura -Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has asked locals to participate in the forthcoming LC1 elections “despite being organised in an improper way of lining up behind candidates.”

[Monitor] Kiruhura -Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has asked locals to participate in the forthcoming LC1 elections "despite being organised in an improper way of lining up behind candidates."

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Busoga MPs Express Mixed Reactions Over University Closure

[Monitor] Jinja -Members of Parliament from Busoga sub-region are divided over a decision by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) to revoke the provisional licence for Busoga University.

[Monitor] Jinja -Members of Parliament from Busoga sub-region are divided over a decision by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) to revoke the provisional licence for Busoga University.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bizarre! Man, 52 Buried With $5 700 to ‘Bribe God’

[News24Wire] A deceased Ugandan man was reportedly buried with at least $5 700 which he said he wanted to offer as an “offertory” so that God could “forgive him” of his sins and “save him from hell fire”.

[News24Wire] A deceased Ugandan man was reportedly buried with at least $5 700 which he said he wanted to offer as an "offertory" so that God could "forgive him" of his sins and "save him from hell fire".

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Judge Declines to Transfer King Mumbere’s Bail Hearing

[Monitor] Jinja -Jinja High Court judge Eva Luswata has dismissed an application by the state to have Rwenzururu king Charles Wesley Mumbere’s bail hearing transferred to International Crimes Division of the High Court.

[Monitor] Jinja -Jinja High Court judge Eva Luswata has dismissed an application by the state to have Rwenzururu king Charles Wesley Mumbere's bail hearing transferred to International Crimes Division of the High Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Poor From Uganda, Kenya Receive Aid Directly

[East African] Uganda and Kenya are the sites of an innovative aid project that has the potential to revolutionise the ways charities and donor governments seek to alleviate extreme poverty in Africa.

[East African] Uganda and Kenya are the sites of an innovative aid project that has the potential to revolutionise the ways charities and donor governments seek to alleviate extreme poverty in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tight Security After Fire Guts Uganda’s Health Ministry Building

[East African] Access to Uganda’s Ministry of Health headquarters remains restricted after police cordoned off the entire building following a mysterious fire that gutted a section the complex in Kampala on Sunday.

[East African] Access to Uganda's Ministry of Health headquarters remains restricted after police cordoned off the entire building following a mysterious fire that gutted a section the complex in Kampala on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Queries Raised on U.S.$1.7 Million ‘Presidential Handshake’

[East African] A storm is raging over the payment of $1.7 million in bonuses to 42 government officials who helped Uganda win disputes with oil companies over capital gains taxes on the resale of oil blocks.

[East African] A storm is raging over the payment of $1.7 million in bonuses to 42 government officials who helped Uganda win disputes with oil companies over capital gains taxes on the resale of oil blocks.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda