DCJ Flags-off Masaka Criminal Appeals Session

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At least 45 criminal appeals are set to be handled in Masaka during a month-long session at the Masaka High Court. The Court of Appeal session was flagged off on Monday (September 16) by the Deputy Chief Justice, Alfonse Chcagmoy Owiny Dollo. The regional sessions is one of the efforts to address backlog at the appellate court. The Deputy Chief Justice, Alfonse Owiny-Dollo, said the cause-listed appeals are for sentences and convictions passed between 2011 and 2015. He said it was important to increase the number of Justices at the…

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Magnificent Electrical Plaza Officially Open it’s Door to Rental Business World

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By Daniels N. Tatya Crane Management Services (CMS) on Saturday opened yet another rental business plaza officially, the public Electrical Plaza which is located on Market Street in downtown Kampala. Crane managements director Rajiv Ruparelia, in the accompany of his dear wife Mrs Naiya Ruparelia presided over the colorful ceremony that saw the business empire chairman, tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia in presence also. Electrical Plaza is the latest building owned by Crane Management Services (CMS), a leading Real Estate company based in Kampala, Uganda. The plaza has more than 315 shops,…

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President Museveni, Raila Odinga meet, discuss socio-economic developments

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President Yoweri Museveni has received and held a meeting with former Kenya Prime Minister, Mr. Raila Odinga, who paid a courtesy call on him at State House, Entebbe on Monday afternoon 16th 2019 Mr. Museveni and his visitor discussed matters related to socio-economic as well as political developments in their respective countries. The President informed his guest that under the National Resistance Movement Government, Uganda has registered systematic political growth characterised by affirmative action for marginalized groups like the women, youth and the disabled. “By independence, Uganda had only three…

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[OPINION] – Uganda’s Life Expectancy now stands at 63 Years.

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BY CHARLES ACHODA | In Uganda, if President Museveni says he is still young, strong and energetic, some people disprove. The World Health Organization (WHO) has proved it beyond reasonable doubts that Ugandan life expectancy now stands at 63 years. This shows that the NRM government is making strides in developing the health sector and the country at large. In the 2000 WHO report, the average life expectancy of Ugandan was 47 years. Today, we are standing at 63 years. Research further shows that an average Ugandan now lives four…

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Today in history ,Michael Jordan signed his first NBA contract with the Chicago Bulls

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On September 12, 1984, Michael Jordan signed his first NBA contract with the Chicago Bulls. It was a 5 year guaranteed contract with two option years. The whopping total was for a little over $6 million and that included a $1 million signing bonus. At the time, it was the third highest contract ever given to a rookie (behind Ralph Sampson and Hakeem Olajuwon). In 1984 the salary cap for the entire team was only $3.8 million. But for Thorn and the Bulls, they thought Jordan and his $1 million…

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South Africa crime: Police figures show rising murder and sexual offences

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Sexual offences and murder rates have risen significantly in South Africa over the past year, according to new official crime figures. Murders recorded by the police have been rising every year for the last decade, and sexual offences including rape have risen 4.6% this year. The release of the figures comes amid growing concern about violence against women after a number of high-profile rape cases and murders in recent weeks. Thousands of people took to the streets earlier this month to protest against the attacks. Which crimes are getting worse?…

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Kenya, Uganda sign MoU to strengthen cross-border cooperation

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President Yoweri Museveni and his Kenya counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta, on 12/9/2019 signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen cross-border cooperation between Kenya and Uganda. The two leaders also witnessed the signing of a joint Memorandum of Understanding between the two governments to ensure cross-border programme for sustainable peace and socio-economic transformation among the pastoralist communities of the Karimojong of Uganda the Turkana and West Pokot of Kenya. Uganda’s Minister for Karamoja Affairs, John Byabagambi and Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Devolution, Eugene Wamalwa signed for their respective governments. The…

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EMPHASIZE PROFESSIONALISM IN MILITARY POLICE: BRIG KINALWA.

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Military Police soldiers have been urged to enhance Professionalism while executing their duties. The remarks were made by the Chief of Training and Recruitment Brig Gen James Kinarwa on 11 Sept 2019 while passing out 142 Military Police Soldiers. The passed out soldiers have been on a one month Public Order Management Course held at the Institute of Security and Intelligence Studies in Garuga – Entebbe. Kinalwa advised Trainees to use the acquired Knowledge and Skills in making their work easy and efficient. “Unless you behave in a professional way,…

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Bitter Museveni Promises ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth’ against killers of innocent people

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BY Daniels N. Tatya Bitter and tired of reports of people being killed, raped, terrorised and kidnapped by organised criminals in the Country, the bitter President Museveni has said, “The NRM always believes in the Law of Moses: An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.” “…the Courts need to move quickly on the cases of murder, rape and terrorism, the big backlog of cases notwithstanding. The punishments must also be severe, including the hanging of Killers. MUSEVENI: Fellow Ugandans and, especially the Bazukulu. First of all,…

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Seven Confirmed Dead, others severally Injured in Nakasongola Bus accident

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By Xpress Times Reporter Seven people have been confirmed dead and 11 others injured in a road accident involving a Roblyn Coaches Bus and a parked truck that had developed a Mechanical Condition at Namayonjo village, Nakasongola District Wednesday morning. Mr Christopher Ssendijja, the Officer in Charge Nakasongola Police Station said five people died on the spot while two of the victims died as they were being rushed to hospital. “We rushed at the accident scene at 1:00am and tried our best to ensure that we save lives from the…

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