H.E the President to lead Anti-Corruption Walk on December 4th 2019

His Excellency the President will on Wednesday 4th December lead the country in a walk to highlight the gains made so far in the fight against corruption and announce the government’s plans to stem the vice going forward The walk starting 8am, which will be held under the theme “A CORRUPTION-FREE UGANDA; IT STARTS WITH ME”, will see the President walk from Constitutional Square in the city centre to Kololo…

Journalists Cautioned on Court Reporting

KAMPALA - The Deputy Chief Justice, Alfonse Owiny-Dollo has warned journalists covering cases before court to avoid being judgmental in their reporting. Owiny-Dollo said some journalists have a tendency of assuming the role of judicial officers in their reporting, which he says is not only contrary to the sub-judice rule, but also prejudice to the court proceedings. ‘Do not assign yourself the duty of judges to make a conclusion before…

Sweden to help Uganda Police fight Gender-Based Violence

The Swedish government has pledged to build the capacity of female Police officers to effectively respond to sexual and gender-based violence (GBV) cases in Uganda. The Swedish envoy to Uganda, Per Lindgarde, revealed that his government would train local security forces on how to address and investigate GBV cases and retool the forensic department of Police to ably handle the cases.“We need to provide the officers with the tools and…

OBITUARY:The Life and Times of Hon. Med Kaggwa

KAMPALA -As Ugandans prepared to celebrate World Children’s Day, they were rudely shocked to learn that one of the guests at the function died on the way. The guest was none other than the chairman of Uganda Human Rights Commission Medi Ssozi Kaggwa Kaggwa died this morning after reportedly collapsing while driving to attend the function organized by UNICEF in Kampala. The politician-turned human rights defender was a lawyer, who…