Uganda News Journal
Printing presses stopped as union accuses police of intimidation
Police in Uganda's capital have shut down the country's leading independent newspaper after it published an incriminating letter about the president.
[HRW]Nairobi -The Ugandan government should immediately end politically motivated police intimidation of newspapers and radio stations and ensure that the media can operate freely, Human Rights Watch said today.
A spokesman for Uganda’s government says President Yoweri Museveni’s administration will continue with investigations into a security breach despite, criticisms that it is contravening the constitution. “That is not true that the government is stifling freedom of the press or freedom of the people of Uganda,” said government spokesman Fred Opolot. “The police and the government [are] ensuring ...
Ugandan police raid the offices of at least two newspapers following reports that President Yoweri Museveni is grooming his son to succeed him and people opposed to the plan could be killed.
By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) - Police raided Uganda's leading independent newspaper on Monday and disabled its printing press after it published a letter about a purported plot to stifle allegations President Yoweri Museveni is grooming his son for power, a senior editor said. Speculation is growing that Museveni, in office since 1986 and one of Africa's longest serving leaders, is ...
[New Vision]A 60-year old pastor of Lukango Church of God in Kammengo, Mpigi district is in police custody over defilement.
[New Vision]The Government should come up with a special development programme for the Busoga region to bring it up to the level of other areas, Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of Parliament has said.
[New Vision]Acting Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma has urged freshly appointed members of the Local Government Finance Commission to uphold the qualities the appointing authority saw in them.
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police forcibly entered the premises of an independent newspaper to look for evidence against an army general who recently questioned the president's alleged plan to have his son succeed him, witnesses said Monday.
[Observer]The woman who allegedly first published the letter that eventually got Gen David Sejusa in trouble says she is scared for her life.
Chimps in Uganda: Resilience
Even before the first drops flow, Uganda's oil sector is beset by bribery allegations against officials, tax-related cases abroad that cost the government millions in legal fees and the alleged interference of a president whose firm control of the sector worries transparency campaigners.
Walking across the stage at Messiah College today, Kris Sledge accepted his diploma and closed a chapter of his life, one that nearly ended for good in the summer of 2010.
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Even before the first drops flow, Uganda's oil sector is beset by bribery allegations against officials, tax-related cases abroad that cost the government millions in legal fees, and the alleged interference of a president whose firm control of the sector worries transparency campaigners.