• Implement presidential directive on evicting wetlands – Environmentalists

    Environmentalists demand that government takes a tough stance on people who encroached on wetlands and forest reserves as of the presidential directive. President Museveni ordered that all individuals who illegally encroached on protected areas vacate by July this year The National Forestry Authority says it has started with cancellation of

  • Enact law for domestic workers – activists

    Labor rights activists want parliament to enact a law that upholds the rights of domestic workers and stops exploitation. The Programs officer Platform for Labor Action Lydia Bwiite says most of the domestic workers do not know their rights and work under harsh conditions Speaking during training for domestic workers

  • Parliament to build collaboration with established hospitals

    Parliament plans building collaboration with established hospitals to help manage the health of legislators at a subsidized price. While representing the clerk to parliament during the launch of the second opinion portal by India’s HBG medical group, Parliament’s Senior Medical Officer Dr. Fred Bawulira said parliament spends huge sums of

  • Kyuma kya Yesu remanded again

    William Ntege aka Kyuma Kya Yesu, the man who roughed up Kasanda South MP has again been remanded to prison after the presiding magistrate failed to show up to hear his bail application. Ntege was arrested last month during Kabaka’s 24th coronation ceremony after physically attacking Nsubuga who was moving

  • Seven women killed in Entebbe in the last two months

    Another woman has been killed in Entebbe, Wakiso district, bringing to seven, the total number of women killed in Entebbe in the last two months. The body of 35 year old Aisha Nakasinde was discovered in a bush a few meters from Kasenyi Barracks in Nkumba-Kavundira, Kasenyi  in Katabi town