Minister Starts Survey of Amuru Land Amidst Heavy Army Deployment

[Observer] Despite opposition from Amuru locals, Lands minister Betty Amongi has launched the contested survey of Amuru land that is earmarked for the Madhvani group of companies to eventually set up a sugar factory.

[Observer] Despite opposition from Amuru locals, Lands minister Betty Amongi has launched the contested survey of Amuru land that is earmarked for the Madhvani group of companies to eventually set up a sugar factory.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kabafunzaki Aides Are Conmen, Labour Commissioner Testifies

[Observer] The corruption trial of Herbert Kabafunzaki, the interdicted state minister for Labour, rolled off on Monday at the Anti-Corruption court before Justice Margret Tibulya.

[Observer] The corruption trial of Herbert Kabafunzaki, the interdicted state minister for Labour, rolled off on Monday at the Anti-Corruption court before Justice Margret Tibulya.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

NMS Sues Finance Official Over ‘Unfair’ Special Audit

[Observer] National Medical Stores (NMS) has challenged the finance ministry’s “special audit” on the institution in the High court, saying it violates the law and rules of natural justice.

[Observer] National Medical Stores (NMS) has challenged the finance ministry's "special audit" on the institution in the High court, saying it violates the law and rules of natural justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

FDC Deserves Credit for Building Democratic Culture

[Observer] Forum for Democratic Change, the largest opposition political party in the country, has just concluded the nomination exercise for candidates who will compete for its leadership during internal elections to be held in November.

[Observer] Forum for Democratic Change, the largest opposition political party in the country, has just concluded the nomination exercise for candidates who will compete for its leadership during internal elections to be held in November.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Private Sector Casts Doubt On Central Bank Intervention

[Observer] Since November last year, the Central bank has entirely focused on lowering interest rates in order to boost economic activity. Yet, many players in the private sector still believe that the interest rates are not yet low enough.

[Observer] Since November last year, the Central bank has entirely focused on lowering interest rates in order to boost economic activity. Yet, many players in the private sector still believe that the interest rates are not yet low enough.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

FDC Candidates Start Campaigns Today

[Observer] The five candidates nominated to contest for the presidency of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party will formally begin their hunt for votes tomorrow, according to the party Electoral Commission (EC).

[Observer] The five candidates nominated to contest for the presidency of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party will formally begin their hunt for votes tomorrow, according to the party Electoral Commission (EC).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ex-Minister Kabafunzaki Hijacked Aya Sex Case – Witness Tells Court

[Observer] The first prosecution witness in the corruption trial of Herbert Kabafunzaki told court on Monday that the former junior minister of labour hijacked the investigations into the sexual harassment charges brought against Aya Group boss Mohamme…

[Observer] The first prosecution witness in the corruption trial of Herbert Kabafunzaki told court on Monday that the former junior minister of labour hijacked the investigations into the sexual harassment charges brought against Aya Group boss Mohammed Hamid.

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House Fire Kills Five Children in Kyankwanzi

[Observer] Five children said to belong to one family were yesterday burnt to death at Bukwiri village in Kyankwanzi district. Police said the children were in a house that caught fire around 12:30pm.

[Observer] Five children said to belong to one family were yesterday burnt to death at Bukwiri village in Kyankwanzi district. Police said the children were in a house that caught fire around 12:30pm.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda