Gunmen Attack Hotel Belonging to Ministry Official

[Monitor] Lira -Police in Lira District are investigating an attack on Lira Valley Resort Hotel, Ojwina Division in Lira Municipality that reportedly left property worth over Shs200 million looted.

[Monitor] Lira -Police in Lira District are investigating an attack on Lira Valley Resort Hotel, Ojwina Division in Lira Municipality that reportedly left property worth over Shs200 million looted.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Chief Sends 100 Flying Squad Officers to Kasese

[Monitor] Kampala -The Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has transferred more than 100 Flying Squad Unit (FSU) officers to Kasese District to hunt for elements that illegally possess guns.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has transferred more than 100 Flying Squad Unit (FSU) officers to Kasese District to hunt for elements that illegally possess guns.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Soldier Accuses Major of Torturing Him With Red-Hot Panga, Sues Government

[Monitor] Kampala -Lt John Junior Mware, 37, joined the army in 1999 as an idealist 20 year-old young man after his academic journey at Nakasongola Army Secondary School came to a halt in Senior Two.

[Monitor] Kampala -Lt John Junior Mware, 37, joined the army in 1999 as an idealist 20 year-old young man after his academic journey at Nakasongola Army Secondary School came to a halt in Senior Two.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

400 Wakiso Residents Facing Eviction Petition Court

[Monitor] Kampala -Residents of Kito-Kirinya and Namataba villages in Wakiso District have petitioned the Land Division of the High Court, seeking to block the move by the National Environmental Management Authority (Nema) to evict them from their land.

[Monitor] Kampala -Residents of Kito-Kirinya and Namataba villages in Wakiso District have petitioned the Land Division of the High Court, seeking to block the move by the National Environmental Management Authority (Nema) to evict them from their land.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Civil Society Organizations Call for a Referendum On MPs Tax Exemptions

[Independent (Kampala)] Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have called for a referendum for Ugandans to decide if MPs should pay income tax on their allowances or not.

[Independent (Kampala)] Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have called for a referendum for Ugandans to decide if MPs should pay income tax on their allowances or not.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

King Mumbere Charged With Aggravated Robbery

[Monitor] Jinja -Rwenzururu King Charles Mumbere is likely to spend Christmas in jail after he was yesterday charged afresh, this time with terrorism, and remanded to Luzira Maximum Security Prison until December 28, 2016.

[Monitor] Jinja -Rwenzururu King Charles Mumbere is likely to spend Christmas in jail after he was yesterday charged afresh, this time with terrorism, and remanded to Luzira Maximum Security Prison until December 28, 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

BoU Lowers Central Bank Rate to 12 Percent

[Monitor] Following what seems as an improvement in the economy despite existing risks, Bank of Uganda yesterday pressed ahead with its policy of easing monetary policy stance reducing the Central Bank Rate from 13 per cent to 12 per cent to boost econ…

[Monitor] Following what seems as an improvement in the economy despite existing risks, Bank of Uganda yesterday pressed ahead with its policy of easing monetary policy stance reducing the Central Bank Rate from 13 per cent to 12 per cent to boost economic activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda