Gender-Based Violence in Uganda Could Be Cultural, Not Poverty Issue

[Monitor] The 1995 Constitution of Uganda reinforces the principles of equality and prohibits discrimination of all forms, including those based on sex, among others.

[Monitor] The 1995 Constitution of Uganda reinforces the principles of equality and prohibits discrimination of all forms, including those based on sex, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lack of Experience and Skills Brew Problems in Police Force

[Monitor] A Commissioner, Superintendents and Inspectors of Police, a Sergeant, two Corporals and a Constable were arrested and charged with the offence of kidnapping Lt Joel Mutabazi and handing him over to Rwanda. The type of kidnapping alleged to ha…

[Monitor] A Commissioner, Superintendents and Inspectors of Police, a Sergeant, two Corporals and a Constable were arrested and charged with the offence of kidnapping Lt Joel Mutabazi and handing him over to Rwanda. The type of kidnapping alleged to have been carried out is so grave that it carries a death penalty on conviction.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MP Muhanga Transports NRM Supporters to Museveni’s Age Limit Rally

[Monitor] National Resistance Movement (NRM) supporters in Kabarole district are being transported on a free charge to attend the age limit consultation rally at Karambi Sub County.

[Monitor] National Resistance Movement (NRM) supporters in Kabarole district are being transported on a free charge to attend the age limit consultation rally at Karambi Sub County.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda Elected to Serve On the World Heritage Committee

[Monitor] Uganda has been elected to serve on the World Heritage Committee by the 21st General Assembly of the State Parties to the World Heritage Convention at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. The event which took place on the 14th of November, 2017 …

[Monitor] Uganda has been elected to serve on the World Heritage Committee by the 21st General Assembly of the State Parties to the World Heritage Convention at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. The event which took place on the 14th of November, 2017 saw the election of twelve (12) new members to the World Heritage Committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Local Government Officials Kicked Out of Legal Committee On Age Limit

[Monitor] Parliament -Parliament’s Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs on Thursday turned away a delegation from the Uganda Local Governments Association, saying that they were ill prepared.

[Monitor] Parliament -Parliament's Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs on Thursday turned away a delegation from the Uganda Local Governments Association, saying that they were ill prepared.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Man Gets Seven Day Jail Term for Contempt

[Malawi News Agency] Thyolo -Thyolo Third Grade Magistrate’s Court Wednesday sentenced Arnold Kholowa, 36, to seven days imprisonment for disturbing court proceedings after he threatened a witness in court in a case in which his mother is a complainant…

[Malawi News Agency] Thyolo -Thyolo Third Grade Magistrate's Court Wednesday sentenced Arnold Kholowa, 36, to seven days imprisonment for disturbing court proceedings after he threatened a witness in court in a case in which his mother is a complainant in a land grabbing case.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Experts Worry Over Proposed Amisom Withdrawal

[Ethiopian Herald] The proposed withdrawal of around 1000 African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops from Somalia could create vacuum in the country, lead to the revival of weakening Al Shabaab and undermine the gains made against the insurgent g…

[Ethiopian Herald] The proposed withdrawal of around 1000 African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops from Somalia could create vacuum in the country, lead to the revival of weakening Al Shabaab and undermine the gains made against the insurgent groups so far, learnt The Ethiopian Herald.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Besigye’s Bail Extended, Rearrested At Court

[Monitor] Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has been rearrested shortly after Rukungiri Chief Magistrate’s court extended his bail.

[Monitor] Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has been rearrested shortly after Rukungiri Chief Magistrate's court extended his bail.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda