Masaka Magistrates Court has today charged Rogers Mulindwa, a communications officer at the National Resistance MovementNRM Secretariat, with assault malicious damage to property. Mulindwa appeared before Grade Two Magistrate Adams Byarugaba in relation to a May 12, 2015 incident when he reportedly assaulted Edward Bindhe, a journalist working with Uganda Radio Network.
Nicholas Sadron, Executive Director of International Conservation Caucus Foundation ICCF, says the region has in recent years seen increased poaching on elephants, pangolins and rhinos, among other animals, due to their value on the international markets.
The Chair of the Board of NFA, Gershom Onyango, says in 2005, there were an estimated 180,000 encroachers and when NFA started to evict them the government in 2006 issued an executive order stopping the evictions.
Speaking exclusively to Uganda Radio Network, the sources said the attackers torched the Eco Bus because it reportedly belonged to individuals linked to the Juba regime and spared the Gateway and Friendship buses which are owned by Ugandans.
The canons led by Christopher Kisembo, accuse the Archbishop of abusing his authority and the constitution of the Province of the Church of Uganda by appointing a commission to choose a new Bishop for West Ankole Diocese upon the retirement of Rt Rev Yona Katonene.
The committee, which last month made on-site visits to Lwera, Kalungu district to investigate reports of mass sand mining, established that Aqua World Uganda Limited, a company owned by Pastor Kakande of Synagogue Church of All Nations in Mulago, has been illegally mining sand in the area.
Illegal possession of wildlife products carries a penalty of not more than five years imprisonment and a fine of not less than one million Shillings or both. Under the penal code act, conspiracy to commit a felony carries a maximum penalty of seven years in jail.
Joseph Kazibwe, an eye witness, says the residents descended on Nakalyango accusing her of bewitching Sonko over a land dispute. He says the mob members chopped off Nakalyangos hands and hacked her several times on the head.
They include Ngora woman MP Jacqueline Amongin, Agago North MP Prof. Morris Ogenga Latigo Sembabule woman MP Anifa Bangirana Kawooya, Dokolo South MP Felix Okot Ogong and Buyende Woman MP Veronica Babirye Kadogo.
The convict, Gideon Niwamanya, attached to Nteko Tourism Police post in Nyabwishenya Sub County- Kisoro District, shot and killed his colleague Police Gilbert Musasizi on May 17, 2013. He accused him of failing to perform his assigned duties.
According to the new WHO report, drinks and foods high in free sugars can be a major source of unnecessary calories in peoples diets, particularly in the case of children, adolescents and young adults. It adds that nutritionally, people dont need any sugar in their diet.
Former students of St. Marys College Aboke in Kole district have launched a fundraising drive to re-roof the school buildings in memory of their colleagues who were abducted by the Lords Resistance Army rebels-LRA. The old students had gathered at Aboke for memorial prayers to mark the 20th anniversary since the LRA abduction of 139 girls at the school in October 1996.
The UN chief said governance systems in Africa are improving, especially through the African Peer Review Mechanism APRM, a voluntary self-assessment initiative used by African Heads of State to share and reinforce best practices.