Luke Owoyesigire, Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson, said in a statement that the police are actively investigating a fire at the country’s largest and oldest institution in the capital Kampala, which started at around midnight, burning property and documents.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday began a six-day march through the jungle to re-trace the route through which his guerrilla forces seized power three decades ago, which critics dismissed as a bid to rally support ahead of 2021 elections.
Critics say with such court rulings, Ugandans have no option but to take to the streets to see a change in government.
In a Friday meeting with Iranian ambassador to Uganda Seyed Morteza Mortazavi, Ssempijja said that his country enjoys fertile soil, abundant water resources, and low-cost workforce, adding that Iranian companies can cooperate with Ugandan firms in different areas including mechanized agriculture, construction of new irrigation systems, establishment of modern livestock centers, construction of agricultural processing factories, and marketing and exporting of agricultural products.
Ab sofort muss jeder Ugander, der über das mobile Internet soziale Medien nutzt, pro Tag 200 Schillinge oder umgerechnet knapp 0,05 Euro zahlen. Die Steuer sollen Mobilfunkunternehmen eintreiben. In Uganda wird die im Mai vom Parlament beschlossene Gebühr meist „Facebook-Steuer“ oder „WhatsApp-Steuer“ genannt. Kritiker sehen in der Steuer einen Versuch des seit über 30 Jahren regierenden Präsidenten Yoveri Museveni, das Leben für seine Gegner zu erschweren.
Residents claim the presence of the military facility in their village has denied them opportunities to utilise their land for agricultural activities.
Different as they are, what the moves in Tanzania and Uganda both show is African governments coming up with new ways to muzzle online commentators that seek to tell people what the official media don’t.