Justice Nyanzi Sues KCCA Over Tax Row

[Monitor] Kampala -Kampala High Court judge, Yasin Nyanzi has petitioned the High Court to stop Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) from recovering Shs9.7m in property tax from him on account that the amount is excessive.

[Monitor] Kampala -Kampala High Court judge, Yasin Nyanzi has petitioned the High Court to stop Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) from recovering Shs9.7m in property tax from him on account that the amount is excessive.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sheikh Mwanje, Three Face Trial Over Maj Kiggundu’s Murder

[Monitor] Kampala -Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court has committed former leader of Tabliq Muslims Sheikh Yahaya Mwanje and three others to the High Court for trial on charges of murdering Maj Mohammad Kiggundu and his bodyguard on November 26, 2016.

[Monitor] Kampala -Buganda Road Chief Magistrate's Court has committed former leader of Tabliq Muslims Sheikh Yahaya Mwanje and three others to the High Court for trial on charges of murdering Maj Mohammad Kiggundu and his bodyguard on November 26, 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Democratic Party’s Boniface Byanyima Is Dead

[Monitor] Mzee Boniface Byanyima, one of Uganda’s pioneer pre-independence politicians is dead. Byanyima, is the father of Ms Winnie Byanyima, of former Mbarara Municipality MP and the current executive director of Oxfam International. Winnie is a wife…

[Monitor] Mzee Boniface Byanyima, one of Uganda's pioneer pre-independence politicians is dead. Byanyima, is the father of Ms Winnie Byanyima, of former Mbarara Municipality MP and the current executive director of Oxfam International. Winnie is a wife of Dr Kizza Besigye, the four-time presidential candidate.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Torture of Kaweesi Murder Suspects Is Crime Against Humanity, Says Kadaga

[Monitor] Kampala -Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga says the torture of many people suspected to have gunned down Felix Kaweesi in April meets the threshold of crimes against humanity.

[Monitor] Kampala -Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga says the torture of many people suspected to have gunned down Felix Kaweesi in April meets the threshold of crimes against humanity.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ministry Spends Shs3 Billion On Cars for District Bosses

[Monitor] Kampala -The ministry of Local Government diverted Shs3.5b from projects co-financed with the African Development Bank (AfDB) to clear taxes for cars of district chairpersons, an audit of projects by the Auditor General John Muwanga has revea…

[Monitor] Kampala -The ministry of Local Government diverted Shs3.5b from projects co-financed with the African Development Bank (AfDB) to clear taxes for cars of district chairpersons, an audit of projects by the Auditor General John Muwanga has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Makerere Goes to Parliament Over Shs130 Billion Debt

[Monitor] Kampala -As the Ministry of Education and Sports seeks Parliament to pass its over Shs2 trillion budget, one of the unfunded priorities is Makerere University’s Shs130b debt.

[Monitor] Kampala -As the Ministry of Education and Sports seeks Parliament to pass its over Shs2 trillion budget, one of the unfunded priorities is Makerere University's Shs130b debt.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Implicated Police Officers to Explain Torture Claims Before Media

[Monitor] Kampala -Upset by false official accounts amid mounting public criticism over torture of civilians, the police leadership has resolved to parade before journalist implicated officers to explain in person the torture of suspects.

[Monitor] Kampala -Upset by false official accounts amid mounting public criticism over torture of civilians, the police leadership has resolved to parade before journalist implicated officers to explain in person the torture of suspects.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Unra Turns to Court for Orders to Demolish Permanent Structures

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda National Roads Authority (Unra), yesterday commenced the highly anticipated exercise of pulling down structures within gazatted road reserves on all national roads leading out of the Kampala Central Business District.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda National Roads Authority (Unra), yesterday commenced the highly anticipated exercise of pulling down structures within gazatted road reserves on all national roads leading out of the Kampala Central Business District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Declines to Sign Transfer of Mining License to Chinese Investor

[Citizen] Dodoma -Minister for Energy and Minerals Prof Sospeter Muhongo has refused to sign the transfer of a mining license from a local investor to a Chinese company Mechanized Minerals Supreme Mining Company Limited.

[Citizen] Dodoma -Minister for Energy and Minerals Prof Sospeter Muhongo has refused to sign the transfer of a mining license from a local investor to a Chinese company Mechanized Minerals Supreme Mining Company Limited.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania