Police arrests one over FDC break in

By Damali Mukhaye Police in Najjanakumbi is holding the security guard of the opposition forum for democratic change to help it in the investigations after the party’s offices were broken into yesterday night. This is after the police sniff dog that was brought at the scene ended at the door step of the security guard who resides within the party premises. Najjanankumbi CID Joyce Ethwie who was leading the police team told KFM that they have gathered some information from the party offices that were broken into and have taken the figure prints. She also says that they are holding the security guard she named Danstan Ojukaas, the first suspect since he was on duty when the incident happened, to …

Political financing is a threat to Uganda -Musumba

By Moses Kyeyune  Commercialization of Uganda’s politics, if not checked, poses a serious danger to the country’s sovereignty. This is according to Salaam Musumba, the Forum for Democratic Change Vice President for Eastern Uganda who was earlier speaking at a Round Table dialogue on the Cost of Politics in Uganda held in Kampala. Musumba says the citizenry should worry that the use of money in politics has become a weapon and a huge against able but economically weak potential leaders. The dialogue is premised on findings of a recent study by the Alliance for Election Finance Monitoring. The study focusing on campaign financing at parliamentary level showed that politics in Uganda is heavily commercialized to the extent that candidates for …

Priests ordered to apologise for disturbing spirit of the dead

By Santo Ojok.  Two Anglican clerics have been ordered to apologize to a family in Apac District for allegedly disturbing the spirit of their dead daughter.  The family of late Elizabeth Akena accuses Rev Felix Opio of Alaro Archdeaconry and Rev Charles Olwa Ocom of Akokoro Parish of dishonoring their daughter’s Will.  The family claims that the servants of God ordered that their daughter’s remains be buried in the compound of her late husband yet in her will, the deceased had indicated that she should be buried at her daughter’s home.  However, Rev Opio said the church is independent and that he will not apologise to anybody since they were doing God’s work and God cannot apologise to man.

FDC offices broken into, 4 computers, printer and monitors taken

  By Damali Mukhaye At least four computers, printers and monitors have been stolen from the opposition forum for democratic change offices in Najjanakumbi. Brenda Atuzarirwe, an Officer in the FDC’s Electoral Commission who was the first to enter the offices in the morning says that she found when the door was open and when she entered inside, computers where missing. She said that two offices one belonging to the party’s electoral commission and another to their Secretary General Nandala Mafabi were broken into. The police has been informed and the party officials are waiting for police to come before they access the rooms that have been broke into not to interfere with police investigation.  

NDA recalls about four million lifeguard condoms

National drug Authority has directed Marie stopes Uganda to recall the batches of life guard condoms said to be non- complaint with the quality standards. The call is contained in a letter signed by the director products safety at NDA, Victoria Nambasa to pharmacist in charge, Marie stopes Uganda. According to Nambasa , the safety loopholes were discovered during routine past market surveillance by NDA after the condoms were distributed despite failure to comply with the standards. The Authority has demanded that Marie stopes provides details of distribution of the products, a list of clients notified of the recall, a list of clients who responded to the recall communication and a list of clients that didn’t respond. It has also …