ICC says Ntaganda will appear before the pre-trial Chamber II to verify his identity and identify the language in which he is able to follow the proceedings. The 40 year old former army officer-turned rebel faces charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity in relation to his role in the conflicts in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
The long-awaited new Cassava Starch Factory in Mbale district is scheduled to open in May. The 375 million shilling plant would be the only one in Uganda after the Lira Cassava Starch Factory, a subsidiary of Uganda Development Corporation which closed down in 1985 due to political instability in the area.
The Economic Report on Africa 2013 shows that the continent experienced growth of up to 5 percent in 2012. The report was released on Monday at the opening of the 6th Annual Meeting for Ministers of Economy and Finance and Economic Development, organized by the African Union Commission and the Economic Commission for Africa, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
A Kampala-based law firm, Katende, Ssempeebwa and Company Advocates has been awarded a contract to help government establish an oil refinery in the country. The law firm and ACMIRS partners, an advisory agency based in Kampala are among a team of five companies, which government hired to provide comprehensive transaction advisory services for the development of an oil refinery following confirmation of commercial crude discovery.
Some leaders in Hoima are still skeptical over the operationalization of the long-awaited Bunyoro University, even as Minister Ernest Kiiza announces that a concept note has been submitted to the president.
Hardly two days after her victory in the just concluded 2013 Castle Lite Uganda Open Tennis Championship, Zimbabweâ€™s Fadzai Nawisire is already talking about defending her titles next year. The regional tennis event concluded on Saturday with foreign players dominating and walking away with the major trophies.
Access to clean and safe water in primary schools in Kabarole district remains one of the challenges affecting education. At Rutende, one of the primary schools located in Karangura Sub County, there is only one borehole serving a population of 890 pupils.