Two Men Found in Possession of Human Bones
[Monitor] Police in Nakaseke district is holding two people found transporting human bones in a sack without a court order allowing exhumation and relocation of human remains.
Academics Give Advice On Rwenzori Conflict
[East African] The approach by the Ugandan government to criminalise the discontent in the Rwenzori sub-region is a misdiagnosis of the problem there, academics at Makerere University have said.
Two Dead, Scores Injured in Mpigi Multi-Car Crash
[Monitor] Mpigi -Two people have died on spot and at least 14 injured after an accident involving five vehicles at Kalandazzi near Mitalamaria Catholic Parish on the Kampala-Masaka highway.
Regional Business Body Wants Kenya to Compensate Rwandese, Ugandan Investors
[Daily News] The East African Business Council (EABC) demands Kenya to compensate Uganda and Rwanda traders whose properties worth over $47 million were destroyed during the 2008 post-election chaos.
Defiance Is Legal, Besigye Tells Court
[Monitor] Kampala -Dr Kizza Besigye has defended his defiance campaign in the Constitutional Court, saying it is a lawful means by which citizens can boldly resist the illegal and unconstitutional acts and conduct of any person or authority to keep themselves in power against the provisions of the Constitution.
9.7 Billion/ - Set to Boost Small Holder Farmers
[Daily News] A charity organisation has received Â£3 million (about 9.7bn/-) grant from the UK government to support 70,000 small holder grain farmers in Tanzania and Uganda so that they can gain access to regional export markets.
Gold Deal - Police Arrest Kulayigye Accuser
[Monitor] Kampala -Police have arrested the man who accused the UPDF chief political commissar, Col Felix Kulayigye, of ransacking his office and harassing his staff after a gold transaction went bad last Friday.
Land Theft, Impunity and the Plight of Widows
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] A study by the International Justice Mission showed that nearly one in three women had been victims of 'property grabbing' after the death of their husbands in Mukono.
Government to Host More S.Sudan Refugees
[Monitor] Adjumani -Government will continue receiving refugees from South Sudan as long as the country remains unstable. Although the warring parties in the newest East African nation formed a transitional government recently, South Sudanese are still fleeing.
Uganda Hosts International Water and Sanitation Symposium
[Independent (Kampala)] Over 170 participants from 26 countries are in Kampala June 20-23 for the Kampala Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) symposium 2016. It is the sixth sustainability forum of its kind, and the first to be held on the African continent.
Muntu Attacked for 'Overlooking' Besigye Supporters in Cabinet
[Observer] A section of Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) members have criticised their party president, Gen Mugisha Muntu for 'sidelining supporters' of his predecessor Dr Kizza Besigye in the composition of a shadow cabinet.
Police Arrests Driver of Truck That Killed MP's Daughter
[Monitor] Police have arrested the driver of the Isuzu truck number UAP 872 that run over and killed Entebbe member of Parliament, Hon Rose Mary Tumusiime's daughter Doreen Tashobya and home care taker, Patrick Busingye.
Prof Ogenga Latigo Survives Election Petition
[Monitor] Gulu -Mbarara Resident High Court judge, Justice David Matovu, Thursday dismissed with costs an election petition against Prof Morris Ogenga- Latigo, the Agago North member of Parliament.
Application Developed for Animal Scientists to Report Disease Outbreak
[Monitor] Ugandan scientists in the animal sector now have privilege to use an internet based application for tracking various animal diseases dairy farmers are faced with.
Monitor Gave More Space to Election Stories - Report
[Monitor] Kampala -The Daily Monitor allocated more space than any of eight local dailies to the coverage of the 2016 elections, an election monitoring report by the African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) released Wednesday says.
Uganda Tops List of Genocide Fugitives - Report
[Focus] The genocide fugitives tracking unit (GFTU) at the National Public Prosecution Authority (NPPA) has unveiled 10 Countries with the largest number of fugitives.
How UK Exit From EU Would Benefit Uganda
[Monitor] One of the main causes of yesterday's referendum in the United Kingdom is the amount of sovereignty the country has lost to the regional bloc. Immigration and its impact on jobs, the burden on healthcare and the automatic right to other welfare benefits were other issues of concern.
Government to Set Rules for E-Commerce
[Monitor] Kampala -The government is working around the clock to set up an enabling environment for e-commerce.
Uganda Airlines to Fly Again - President
[Monitor] Kampala -After nearly two decades in limbo, Uganda Airlines, a national carrier, could fly again after President Museveni, in his first address to the new Cabinet yesterday termed the lack of a national airline "a big shame," criticising Kenyan, Ethiopia and South African "brothers" for ditching the comradeship and instead opting to exploit Ugandans.
Minister Promises to Make Father's Day Public Holiday
[Monitor] Kampala -The government has promised to gazette Father's Day, marked every June 21 worldwide, as a public holiday.