Rwanda speaks out on why they revoked & sent back Ugandan cement trucks at border

Cement imports in to Rwanda by Uganda’s Hima Cement Limited were last month sent back after allegedly failing to meet quality standards for imports entering the local market, Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) has said. The clarification follows a scenario where cement imports in three trucks – each...

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Sudan’s Al Bashir Transferred To Prison

Sudan’s deposed president Omar al-Bashir was moved to Kobar prison in the capital Khartoum late on Tuesday, two family sources said. Bashir is being held under tight security in solitary confinement, a source at the prison said. Since his removal by the military last Thursday, Bashir...

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Imprisoned MP aspirant rushed to Mulago hospital after torture claims

Mr Isaac Apenyo the former Ajuri County MP contestant has been rushed to Mulago National Referral Hospital amid claims of torture during the time of his arrest. The Uganda Prison Service Public relations officer, Mr Frank Baine told Daily Monitor on Tuesday that Mr Apenyo was referred to Mulago...

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My Easter concerts are happening with or without police reply – Bobi Wine

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, has said he will go ahead to hold his Easter music shows even if police have not responded to his notification he sent to them more than a month ago. Mr Kyagulanyi said he notified police in time to deny them the legroom to have excuses...

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President Museveni to appoint Anywar,Anita Among,Mao and Bwanika As Ministers In Cabinet Reshuffle

In a bid to make proper and planned decisions ahead of the forthcoming 2021 general elections, teams on both the opposition and the ruling party are working tooth and nail to win public sympathy and support. According to our  insider sources at State House, president Museveni is considering a mega...

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We’re using diplomatic means to resolve Rwanda Standoff-Minister Okello Oryem Speaks Out

Uganda is using diplomatic means to resolve the border standoff with her neighbour Rwanda, State Minister for International Affairs has said. Mr Henry Okello Oryem was Tuesday appearing before the Foreign Affairs Committee this afternoon to present the ministry budget requirements for the Financial...

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FDC threatens to boycott IPOD summit over police harassment

The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has threatened to boycott the second Inter-party for Dialogue (IPOD) summit and other donor funded programmes in protest over continued harassment of party officials. FDC president, Patrick Oboi Amuriat says it would be hypocritical of them to carry as normal,...

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Former MP aspirant sent to jail over Shs84m election debt

High Court on Monday sentenced former MP aspirant, Mr Isaac Apenyo to Lira government Prison for six months for defaulting payment of Shs84, 686, 500 to Ajuri County MP, Mr Hamson Obua as costs of an election court dispute between the two. The Lira high court’s deputy registrar, Mr Thaddeus...

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Kadaga returns after treatment in Nairobi

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has returned to the country after spending three weeks at Aga Khan Hospital in Kenya’s capital Nairobi. Information from the Speaker’s office indicates that Kadaga returned to the country on Saturday. Her Principal Press Secretary, Sam Obbo confirmed...

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Civilian Prime Minister mooted for Sudan

Sudanese protesters on Sunday demanded the country’s military rulers “immediately” hand power over to a civilian government that should then bring ousted leader Omar al-Bashir to justice. Thousands remained encamped outside Khartoum’s army headquarters to keep up pressure on a military council...

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