|The lease and purchase of
240 official limousines for the Commonwealth Heads of
Government Meeting in Uganda had the word scandal written
State House borrowed Sheraton cooks
|The panic and drama that unfolded
as Uganda hosted the 2007 Commonwealth Heads of Government
Meeting (CHOGM) exposed the incompetence and lack of
capacity in every sector.
Chogm roads mess
|Exactly six months after the
Commonwealth Summit in Kampala, The Weekly Observer
can reveal the extent of the mess that characterised
the Shs 250bn meeting.
tests FDC's resolve
|When Alex Onzima embraced
President Museveni, offered him a gift and showered
him with praises during his recent visit to the West
Nile region, the Maracha MP knew what was to follow.
wants to return Muslim land
|Even before court decides
whether the Mufti, Shaban Mubajje, is guilty of fraud,
the man who bought the contested Muslim property wants
to pull out of the deal.
a good case of Africa's failed democracy
|A tense presidential election
run-off is on the cards in Zimbabwe. Meanwhile, Chameroon's
President Paul Biya has pushed legislation throught
parliament, allowing him to stand for another 7-year
fails to sort out Ssembabule mess
|The leadership deadlock in
Ssembabule district has taken another twist with tthe
new Chief Administative officer (CAO) being denied access
to the office.
review: labour conditions appalling
|A country assessment report
on the social, economic and political environment has
decried the poor working conditions that still obtain
in private and public sectors, calling upon government
to address the situation
UPDF recalled release
On the surface it
looks an innocent press release that condemns thugs
who are terrorising the city. But somehow it casts
Police in bad light and makes it appear incapable
of policing the nation.