Set Independent Inquiry in November Killings

[HRW] Kampala -The Ugandan government should facilitate independent and transparent investigations with international expertise into the November 2016 killings of civilians in Kasese, Uganda and hold security forces accountable, a coalition of 40 organ…

[HRW] Kampala -The Ugandan government should facilitate independent and transparent investigations with international expertise into the November 2016 killings of civilians in Kasese, Uganda and hold security forces accountable, a coalition of 40 organizations said today. The groups urged the government to invite relevant African Commission experts and United Nations special rapporteurs to participate in investigations.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mpofu, Chokore Win Busha Race

[The Herald] Isaac Mpofu and Chiedza Chokore won the inaugural 42km JM Busha 54 races National Peace Pledge Marathon at the National Sports Stadium yesterday.

[The Herald] Isaac Mpofu and Chiedza Chokore won the inaugural 42km JM Busha 54 races National Peace Pledge Marathon at the National Sports Stadium yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Oman Hurdle

[Observer] The Cricket Cranes face Oman today in their third ICC World Cricket League Division Three (WCLD III) encounter in Kyambogo, where they must win to keep their chances of qualifying for Division Two alive, reports JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE.

[Observer] The Cricket Cranes face Oman today in their third ICC World Cricket League Division Three (WCLD III) encounter in Kyambogo, where they must win to keep their chances of qualifying for Division Two alive, reports JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Speaker Kadaga, Minister Clash Over Environment Management Plan

[Observer] Climate change and managing its devastating effects should be a high priority for government, Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga said, rejecting a no-money plea from the minister of state for Environment, Dr Mary Kitutu, on May 21.

[Observer] Climate change and managing its devastating effects should be a high priority for government, Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga said, rejecting a no-money plea from the minister of state for Environment, Dr Mary Kitutu, on May 21.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Treatment of Protesting Youths Leaves Sour Taste

[Observer] Four students of Makerere University who were arrested for protesting in favour of controversial researcher Stella Nyanzi at Buganda Road court earlier this month were on Tuesday released on bail, after two weeks on remand.

[Observer] Four students of Makerere University who were arrested for protesting in favour of controversial researcher Stella Nyanzi at Buganda Road court earlier this month were on Tuesday released on bail, after two weeks on remand.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Stella Nyanzi in Fresh Court Fight Against Mental Check

[Observer] In her constitutional petition challenging the 1938 Mental Treatment Act, Makerere University researcher Stella Nyanzi says the state wants to embarrass her by insisting she takes a mental exam.

[Observer] In her constitutional petition challenging the 1938 Mental Treatment Act, Makerere University researcher Stella Nyanzi says the state wants to embarrass her by insisting she takes a mental exam.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda