Govt denies plans to dialogue with Besigye

The Government says it’s not aware of any plans to have dialogue with former presidential candidate Dr Kiiza Besigye or the FDC party under the mediation of the Swedish Government.

Police blocks FDC officials from distributing food in Katakwi

Police fires gun shots and tear gas as it blocks the opposition FDC party from distributing relief food items to over 2000 hunger stricken families in Toroma, Katakwi district.

Minister finance presents budget estimate of 28.9 trillion shillings

The minister state for planning David Bahati on behalf of the president has this afternoon presented budget estimates of 28 .9 trillion shillings for the financial year 2017/2018.

A section of DP members want a special conference to resolve the crisis in the party

The Truth and Justice Political pressure group is urging the current Democratic Party leadership to convene a special conference so that all stakeholders can chart a way forward for the crisis stricken party.

Authorities impose a curfew in Masaka, Lwengo, Bukomansimbi & Kalungu district

A joint security committee in the greater Masaka sub region declares a curfew, restricting movement of persons and operation of bars beyond 11pm following increased reports murders and robbery in the region.