Lawyers Accuse State of Delaying Jamil Mukulu Trial

[Monitor] Kampala -Defence lawyers representing 38 suspects, including remanded rebel leader of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), Jamil Mukulu, yesterday criticised the office of Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) of unnecessarily delaying the …

[Monitor] Kampala -Defence lawyers representing 38 suspects, including remanded rebel leader of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), Jamil Mukulu, yesterday criticised the office of Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) of unnecessarily delaying the pre-trial hearing of their clients.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Inside FDC, NRM Battle for Sheema Municipality Seat

[Monitor] Sheema -As opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) relishes the victory secured last month in the Rukungiri Woman MP by-election, the party leaders have also set eyes on winning the newly created municipalities of Ibanda, Bugiri, Nebbi, …

[Monitor] Sheema -As opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) relishes the victory secured last month in the Rukungiri Woman MP by-election, the party leaders have also set eyes on winning the newly created municipalities of Ibanda, Bugiri, Nebbi, Apac, Kotido and Sheema.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Did Kayihura Finally Rattle the President?

[Monitor] During the presentation of the Budget speech last week, the President seemed a bit forlorn. After all only a few days had passed after the bloody murder of former Arua Municipality MP Col Ibrahim Abiriga and his brother. This was a signature …

[Monitor] During the presentation of the Budget speech last week, the President seemed a bit forlorn. After all only a few days had passed after the bloody murder of former Arua Municipality MP Col Ibrahim Abiriga and his brother. This was a signature crime executed in similar fashion to the other recent high profile murders of the past five years.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Locals, Army in Row Over Land Boundaries

[Monitor] Gulu -Residents of Kanyagoga A village, Bar-dege Division in Gulu Municipality have accused Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) engineering brigade, from the Fourth Infantry Division barracks, of forcefully extending the military base bound…

[Monitor] Gulu -Residents of Kanyagoga A village, Bar-dege Division in Gulu Municipality have accused Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) engineering brigade, from the Fourth Infantry Division barracks, of forcefully extending the military base boundary into community land.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Chicken Smuggling a Threat to Northern Communal Areas

[New Era] Ongwediva -The smuggling of chickens from Angola into Namibia could hinder efforts by the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry to prevent the resurgence of Newcastle disease in Omusati Region.

[New Era] Ongwediva -The smuggling of chickens from Angola into Namibia could hinder efforts by the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry to prevent the resurgence of Newcastle disease in Omusati Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Former Busoga Varsity Students to Miss Exams

[Monitor] Kampala -Nursing students previously at Busoga University are stuck after the institutions they were relocated to last month demanded they pay fees before sitting end of semester exams today.

[Monitor] Kampala -Nursing students previously at Busoga University are stuck after the institutions they were relocated to last month demanded they pay fees before sitting end of semester exams today.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Badme – The Place Where the Ethiopia, Eritrea War Started

[IPS] Badme, Ethiopia -The utterly inconsequential-looking Ethiopian border town of Badme is where war broke out in 1998 between Ethiopia and Eritrea, lasting two years and devastating both countries.

[IPS] Badme, Ethiopia -The utterly inconsequential-looking Ethiopian border town of Badme is where war broke out in 1998 between Ethiopia and Eritrea, lasting two years and devastating both countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

From Nursing to Design, Meet Minga

[New Era] Rundu -Thirty-two-year-old Theresia Dominga Dinyando, fondly known as Minga, is striving to enchant fashion lovers who have a taste for intricate African designs at Rundu.

[New Era] Rundu -Thirty-two-year-old Theresia Dominga Dinyando, fondly known as Minga, is striving to enchant fashion lovers who have a taste for intricate African designs at Rundu.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

How Foot and Mouth Disease Is Affecting Kakumiro Budget

[Monitor] Kakumiro -The foot and mouth disease outbreak, which has devastated several herds of cattle, was officially reported to Kakumiro District authorities in April in Mpongo camp village, Mpasana Sub-county.

[Monitor] Kakumiro -The foot and mouth disease outbreak, which has devastated several herds of cattle, was officially reported to Kakumiro District authorities in April in Mpongo camp village, Mpasana Sub-county.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda