Alcoholic drinks control bill is an attack on the freedom to socialize, and industry players:

By Wod Omoro Kampala – Alcohol manufacturers in Uganda have expressed reservations about the proposed Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill, saying that it is “diversionary” and “regressive.” The manufacturers were holding a stakeholders’ meeting with the drafter of the bill, Sarah Opendi, who is also the Tororo woman Member of Parliament.
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Muhabura diocese C.O.U head of laity to sue seven fellow Christians, demands Ugx1.5b compensation

By Libino Byamukama Kisoro – The Church of Uganda provincial head of laity, Tereraho John has issued a notice of intention to sue seven fellow Christians from Muhabura diocese over defamation. He is demanding Ugx1.5b and an apology from the Christians for allegedly defaming him. Tereraho, through his lawyers Andrew
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Kafta Queen convicted and sentenced to 3 years imprisonment for aggravated torture

By Wod Omoro Kampala – On 31st January 2023, Kafta Queen appeared before the Chief Magistrates Court at Kira before Her Worship Roseline Nsenge and pleaded guilty to the charge of aggravated torture. She was accordingly convicted on her own plea of guilt and sentenced to 3 years imprisonment. The
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Parliament: MPs praise Justice Aweri Opio’s humility and selflessness

By Wod Omoro Kampala – Parliament has paid tribute to Justice Rubby Aweri Opio, the Justice of the Supreme Court who passed away on Wednesday last week. During a special sitting to pay tribute to him held on Tuesday, the Speaker of Parliament Anita Among, the Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja, the
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Serve your sentence! High Court trashes Male Mabirizi’s bail application

By Wod Omoro The criminal division of the High Court  Criminal  has trashed jailed lawyer Male Mabirizi’s hopes of getting bail noting that the right is only available for accused persons not criminals who are already convicted. The background of this application is that Mabirizi was convicted and sentenced by
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Uganda charges US parents over torture of foster son

Ugandan authorities have charged two US foster parents with committing “aggravated torture” against their 10-year-old son, police said Tuesday. The couple, both 32 years old, were charged on Friday and remanded to Luzira Prison, a maximum security facility on the outskirts of the capital Kampala, police said in a statement.
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URA penalises fraudulent clearing agent for false tax declaration

By Wod Omoro As URA continues to hunt for tax evaders around the country, Ahmed Kasule, a renowned director of Kasuline limited fell prey to the operations following information that he had knowingly and fraudulently registered a motor vehicle in 2018 with an intention to reduce his tax liability. Denis
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28 VAT fraudsters charged with  filing fictitious tax returns

By Wod Omoro After analyzing information that was received about a suspected tax fraud scheme that involves companies dealing in fictitious VAT returns, URA’s intelligence team embarked on a hunt to prove the truthfulness of the allegation. When Wallnetnews contacted URA Commissioner Tax Investigations Kugonza Denis Kateeba, he confirmed that
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Supreme Court judge Opio Aweri is dead

By Wod Omoro Kampala – Uganda’s Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo on Wednesday morning announced the death of the Supreme Court judge, Ruby Opio Aweri Justice Opio Aweri who has also been the Chief Inspector of Courts passed on at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala on Wednesday morning. The learned
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Here is what you didn’t know about the 3 Justices appointed by M7

By Our Reporter President Yoweri Museveni has appointed three Justices to the Supreme Court and also elevated his lawyer John OscarKihika as judge at the Court of Appeal. Kihiika is the director for legal affairs for the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party. Those appointed to the Supreme Court are;
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