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Value for money: Legislators face travel restrictions for Non-Attendance of Plenary sittings

In a bold move aimed at reinforcing legislators’ commitment to legislative duties and value for tax payers’ money, Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda, Anita Among has hinted on restricting foreign travels for legislators who have made consistently dodged participating in plenary sessions of Parliament. While presiding over the plenary sitting of November 22, 2023, […]

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Why Zaake’s character is not befitting of an MP

In the bustling heart of Uganda, a storm brews in the political arena. Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zaake, has once again been summoned before the Committee on Rules, Privileges, and Discipline. This marks the third instance of such a call. The repeated appearances of Zaake before the committee have sent ripples through the political landscape,

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Police foil United Forces of Change! Prayers at Nsambya Sharing Hall

This was after they blocked our Nsambya Sharing Hall prayers. 22 activists have spent the night at CPS Police Station This is today’s @PoliceUg brutality that has marked the end-of-year for United Forces of Change!This was after they blocked our Nsambya Sharing Hall prayers. 2023 will be a year of United struggle for a New

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JUST IN: Makerere University Council Indefinitely Suspends Guild Elections after Student Dies during Campaigns

One student is reported dead following a scuffle between NUP and FDC supporters on Thursday July 14th, 2022. According to close sources, the deceased is a one Bewatte Betunguura a second year law student at UCU Kampala campus. Reports indicate that the deceased had come to attend Justus Tukamushaba’s (one of the guild aspirants) procession. The two

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The Washington Post:Follow View Profile Ukraine war pushes global displaced to record high, U.N. says

© Markus Schreiber/AP Refugees wait for transportation after fleeing Ukraine and arriving at the border crossing in Medyka, Poland, on March 7. (Markus Schreiber/AP) Russia’s war in Ukraine has pushed global displacement figures to record levels, the U.N. refugee agency said Thursday, calling the statistics a “tragic milestone.” Over the past decade, levels of displacement have

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AFP:Follow View Profile Xi tells Putin China will keep backing Russia on ‘sovereignty, security’

| © Alexei Druzhinin Xi Jinping (R), who has described Vladimir Putin as as ‘old friend’, invited the Russian leader to the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics in early February Chinese President Xi Jinping told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in a call Wednesday that Beijing would keep backing Moscow on “sovereignty and security”,

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BBC News:Follow View Profile Mexico megachurch leader jailed for child sex abuse

Naasón Joaquín García, the leader of the La Luz del Mundo megachurch, has been sentenced in a Los Angeles court to 16 years and eight months in prison. García, 53, pleaded guilty last week to three counts of sexually abusing girls from his congregation. His plea deal means his sentence is considerably shorter than the

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AFP: Ukraine president visits frontlines as fighting rages

krainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met troops on the frontlines in Donbas Sunday as heavy fighting raged in the eastern industrial region that Moscow has focused its forces on taking. Zelensky visited command posts and frontline positions in Lysychansk, which sits across the Siverskyi Donets river from Severodonetsk, where Ukrainian troops were pushing back against Russian

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Teenager with albinism killed for body parts in Mogovolas, Mozambique

By Club of Mozambique. 5:04 CAT | 30 May 2022 Image: Miramar A teenager with albinism was killed and dismembered in Mogovolas district, in Mozambique’s northern Nampula province, for his body parts Police say they have arrested the main suspect, who they say confessed to the murder. The detained suspect is the victim’s uncle, aged 22, according to

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Reuters:Russian forces face stiff resistance in Ukraine’s Donbas By Pavel Polityuk and Oleksandr Kozhukhar

© Reuters/STRINGER A police officer checks an area during an evacuation of local residents between shelling in the village of Novomykhailivka KYIV/LVIV (Reuters) – A Moscow backed separatist leader was reported by state-run TASS news agency on Tuesday as saying that Russian forces had not advanced as rapidly as they had hoped in the battle for

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