President Yoweri Museveni has finally named High Court Judge Benjamin Isingoma Kabiito as the new chairperson of the Judicial Service Commission--JSC. The appointment comes six months after the term of the old commission expired.
Dr. Akinyele Eric Dairo, the head of the UNFPA office in Uganda says the current debate on whether or not to teach sex education in school is healthy but adds that some of it has been blown out of proportion.
Bishop Fredrick Drandua was buried on Wednesday but his death has exposed the longstanding rifts that emerged after his retirement as Arua Diocesan Ordinary in 2009. While many have described him as a man of peace, the events of the past one week put to the fore that all is not well in the diocese he led for 23 years.
While addressing the media, Akol claimed that the legislators traveled to Mayuge Sugar Factory under the guise of a trip by the Parliamentary Forum on Food Security, Population and Development, where the payments were made.
Robert Okello died on spot while Doreen Lanyero sustained injuries to her left leg. Lanyero is receiving treatment at Gulu regional referral hospital while the remains of Okello have been handed to his relatives for burial.
One of the clauses in the bill seeks to make it an offence for a bar or entertainment place owner to sell alcohol on his or her premises before 5 pm and midnight on weekdays, while during weekends, from 5 pm on Friday to one am on Monday.
Mango farmers in Kasese district have elected former defence minister Dr. Crispus Kiyonga as their chairperson. Kiyonga is expected to look for better market for mango produce. Farmers also want him to explore ways of fighting the mango fruit fly which destroys the fruit before maturity.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Regional Police spokesperson, says the suspect was apprehended by residents of Miraza village in Mbefu Sub County in Kagadi district on Tuesday who became suspicious when they saw him roasting bananas by the roadside in the night.