The Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa said that government will ensure that Indians in Uganda have peace and are treated as equal citizens.
Tayebwa made the statement on Friday, 19 August 2022 at Nsambya Railways Ground where he was the chief guest at the centenary celebrations of Pramukh Swami Maharaj.
Pramukh is the founder, spiritual teacher and guide of the BAPS, a major branch of the Swaminarayan Sampradaya, a Hindu denomination.
Pramukh traveled around the world to teach people about spirituality and positivity and was an inspiration to millions worldwide with his motto, “In the joy for others lies our own”.
He assured the Indian community support and called for respect of the Indians. “We are also doing all we can to ensure that Indians in Uganda do have peace and are not treated as se...
The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs , Norbert Mao made this commitment while responding to the report of the Committee on Human Rights on the state of human rights and human rights violations in the country from January 2020 to date.
The committee report that was adopted during a plenary sitting on Thursday, 18 August 2022 exposed violation of fundamental rights of Ugandans.
Notable was a case of the raid on the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu kingdom in 2016, in which the report revealed that a joint state security operation of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces and Uganda Police Force raided and attacked the offices of the king in Kasese town on the 26 November and later the palace on 27 November 2016.
Mao said that in such scenarios where gross human rights violations were commit...
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Police in West Nile are investigating the death of 14 people after allegedly taking “City 5”, a local potent gin produced by City 5 distillers in Ayivu division of Arua city.
The death started occurring on Friday until Sunday morning while several other victims are hospitalized. According to police, seven of the deaths occurred in Mvara and Oluko suburbs in Arua city and seven others in Madi Okollo district.
Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Police spokesperson confirmed the incident noting that police have made some arrests and cordoned off the manufacturing plant of the gin. According to Angucia, police have has picked samples of the gin for dispatch to the government analytical laboratory.
Angucia has cautioned the locals to stop drinking the gin as invest...
MelBet Uganda has unveiled a new sponsorship partnership with current East Africa CECAFA cup holders’ Express FC in a multimillion sponsorship deal signed with express.
The launch of this partnership was graced by the MelBet Uganda Country Director, Mr. Andrew Kamwesigye flanked by his Digital Manager, Mr. Nick Sakwa and Sales Manager Mrs. Nassuna Teopista while Express FC was represented by the club CEO Isaac Mwesigwa and his Assistant Patricia Ayebare among others.
The 2022-2023 season will see Express appear with the MelBet logo at the back of the official Express FC Jersey, the company will also be transporting Express FC for their Cecafa championship defense slated to take place in Tanzania.
Mr. Andrew Kamwesigye the MelBet Uganda country director statement during the press conference...