Uganda

Uganda Security agencies get protest management guidelines.

Uganda’s president on Sunday issued several guidelines to the countries’ security agencies, instructing them on how to manage crowds, deal with protesters and conduct arrests. The guidelines follow several incidents of brutal arrests and much publicised reports of torture by opposition politicians at the hands of police and military officers. The president started off by […]

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Lake Victoria: Kenya-Uganda settle for commission.

Kenya and Uganda have finally opted for the creation of a joint commission that will determine ownership of the disputed Lake Victoria island. For more than a decade, the two East African nations have been arguing over its ownership.  The stalemate has been a source of worry for fishermen here. “The reason I came here […]

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Uganda: Govt ban menial workers’ export to Oman over abuse case.

Following reports of abuses in Gulf states, Ugandan has temporarily banned the export of menial workers to Oman. The Gender, Labor and Social Development minister, Janet Mukwaya, said her compatriots are also barred from seeking jobs in the Middle Eastern country. She said the decision was informed by repeated claims of gross human rights violations […]

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Dozens die as mud destroys Uganda villages

A landslide following heavy rains in eastern Uganda has killed more than 40 people. It is feared that the death toll could rise as a government rescue team reaches the Mount Elgon area. FOLLOW US ON:  INSTAGRAM, LINKEDIN, YOUTUBE, TWITTER & FACEBOOK A river burst its banks and a torrent of mud and water swept villages away. Pictures from the […]

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