Kiyindi, Where Child Prostitution Is Common, Cheap

[Observer] On the shores of Lake Victoria in Buikwe district is Kiyindi village, one of the biggest landing sites in the country. The area, which is renowned for its fishing business, is also a hub for child prostitution, writes RACHAEL NINSIIMA.

[Observer] On the shores of Lake Victoria in Buikwe district is Kiyindi village, one of the biggest landing sites in the country. The area, which is renowned for its fishing business, is also a hub for child prostitution, writes RACHAEL NINSIIMA.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sheikhs’ Murders – Suspects Decline to Defend Themselves

[Observer] Sheikh Muhammad Yunus Kamoga and 13 others, on trial for masterminding the killing of fellow sheikhs Mustapha Bahiga and Ibrahim Hassan Kirya, have declined to defend themselves in court.

[Observer] Sheikh Muhammad Yunus Kamoga and 13 others, on trial for masterminding the killing of fellow sheikhs Mustapha Bahiga and Ibrahim Hassan Kirya, have declined to defend themselves in court.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Suspended Minister in Sex and Bribe Scandal Cited in Fake Qatar Jobs Deal

[Observer] The interdicted minister of state for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Herbert Kabafunzaki, is embroiled in fresh controversy over a botched labour export deal that he allegedly engineered while still in cabinet.

[Observer] The interdicted minister of state for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Herbert Kabafunzaki, is embroiled in fresh controversy over a botched labour export deal that he allegedly engineered while still in cabinet.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

South Africa Needs Moral Leaders, Not Those in Pursuit of Selfish Gain

[The Conversation Africa] Stellenbosch University -South Africa has seen a great deal of progress in many spheres of life since non-racial democracy in 1994, yet many of its people are still waiting for their hard-won freedom to pay dividends. Economic…

[The Conversation Africa] Stellenbosch University -South Africa has seen a great deal of progress in many spheres of life since non-racial democracy in 1994, yet many of its people are still waiting for their hard-won freedom to pay dividends. Economic freedom still eludes them.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Charges Officer Who Told Museveni of Mafia in the Force

[Observer] Stephen Mugarura, the police officer who authored a dossier a couple of years ago, highlighting criminal activity within the force, was yesterday charged in the Police Disciplinary court with discreditable conduct.

[Observer] Stephen Mugarura, the police officer who authored a dossier a couple of years ago, highlighting criminal activity within the force, was yesterday charged in the Police Disciplinary court with discreditable conduct.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Eskom Troubles Loom Large As UEGCL Eyes Fresh Funds

[Observer] In going against a long-held tradition, government is looking at reclaiming some ground it ceded to foreign power firms when the energy industry needed new investment, with the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited looking to underta…

[Observer] In going against a long-held tradition, government is looking at reclaiming some ground it ceded to foreign power firms when the energy industry needed new investment, with the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited looking to undertake works that South Africa's Eskom Uganda Limited has failed to pull off at the Nalubaale and Kiira dams, writes JEFF MBANGA.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Giving Away Government Ranches Is Unacceptable

[Observer] Approximately 24 square miles of Aswa and Nshaara government ranches, in Pader and Kiruhura districts respectively, could be doled out to individuals, private companies and the ruling party, National Resistance Movement (NRM), if the ministe…

[Observer] Approximately 24 square miles of Aswa and Nshaara government ranches, in Pader and Kiruhura districts respectively, could be doled out to individuals, private companies and the ruling party, National Resistance Movement (NRM), if the minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Vincent Ssempijja, gets his way.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda