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Will ban on endangered tree species work?


Government has suspended cutting, transportation and sale of shea nut and Afzelia africana tree logs

Pupils stranded as officials close schools


The schools were closed on Monday during an operation conducted by the district leadership in conjunction with the police

Parents arrested over low pupil turnout


Parents told to send their children to school or risk being arrested, paying a fine or community service

Sub-county residents draft by-law to protect wetlands


In Otuke, many wetlands have been encroached on by residents seeking land for agriculture

Nebbi voters put EC on notice over delayed polls


Nebbi Town Council was granted municipality status about three years ago but elections of new municipal leaders have never been held

Woman arrested for killing own father in attempt to rescue mother


The incident happened as the girl attempted to intervene in a fight between her parents

Tanga, Lumumba clash over sacking of 364 NRM officials


Ms Lumumba said NRM which has been employing 372 workers will retain only eight of the workers

How terrorists raise money to hit targets


According to the financial intelligence report, some of the means of revenue generation for terrorists are drug trafficking, extortion and trading in precious metals

Unra fines truck owners Shs2b for overloading


Unra’s media relations manager Allan Ssempebwa told Daily Monitor on Monday that two trucks bound for DR Congo were impounded at their Mubende weighbridge station

Kayihura briefs journalists on national security


Two of the deceased were tourists while the others were on business visits

Appetite for nice wheels rides NRM boss to self-destruction


Mbale NRM vice person Muhammad Gusaga has been arrested for exchanging a house built for him by the party for luxury vehicles

Besigye no show at court, magistrate issues criminal summons


Charges of murder had initially been slapped against Besigye and co-accused following the death of a protester who was shot during protests in Rukungiri stadium on October 19

New take on real-life hijack drama in '7 Days in Entebbe'


After a refuelling stop in Muammar Gaddafi's Libya, they headed to Entebbe, Uganda, then ruled by brutal dictator Idi Amin

Lt Gen Joram Mugume appointed NEC board chair


NEC is the business arm of the army and since its incorporation in 1989, it has operated without a substantive board.

Hearing of detained ASP Kirumira case flops over missing court member


Kirumira was expected to be in police court today for further hearing of the charges against him

UNEB to release UACE results tomorrow


The 2017 Senior Six exam results are set to be released tomorrow

I was blindfolded for four months, says detained journalist Bakka


Rev Isaac Bakka was allegedly blindfolded from his first day of abduction until Wednesday last week when he was taken to Kireka Police Station

Police stuck with arrested radio presenter


Police preferred charges of publication of false news against him

Woman stabs husband for forcefully demanding sex


The wife had allegedly denied sex to his husband for close to a year

URA targets ivory, instead seizes 1,000kgs of cow horns


URA officials impounded a forty feet container with 600 sacks of cattle horns weighing 1280 kilograms suspected to be ivory

Citizen petitions court over exclusion of prisoners from voting


The petitioner in his suit also challenges the EC's exclusion of Ugandans living in diaspora from voting

Journalist Bakka in bad health – wife


Veteran journalist, Rev Isaac Bakka, who was arrested four months ago is in bad health, his wife Ms Sylvia Nalubowa has revealed

Landslide survivors ask govt to re-open closed schools


The residents say they walk long distances to access both education and health services

Water shortage hits Mbale Town


When I sent my children to fetch water at the well, they spent a day in the queue and they returned with only two jerrycans of 20 litres