US Supreme Court to hear case on vulgar trademarks

By AFP

The US Supreme Court takes up Monday the government's refusal to register a trademark by a clothing line named "Fuct," and arguments should be, well, salty.
The case pits a provision of US trademark law that allows the government to deny requests on the basis of "immoral" or "scandalous" words against the bedrock principles of free speech enshrined in the Constitution.

Bouteflika's mosque seen as monument to megalomania in Algeria

By AFP

Algeria's Abdelaziz Bouteflika may be gone, but his unfinished Great Mosque of Algiers looms large as a symbol of his 20-year reign and, many say, his megalomania.
Built with the nation's vast oil wealth, the monument on the Bay of Algiers will be the world's third biggest mosque and Africa's largest, also boasting the tallest minaret anywhere at 265 metres (870 feet).

Government studying four more towns for city status

By MISAIRI THEMBO KAHUNGU

Museveni warns UPDF on tribalism

By FRANKLIN DRAKU

Kampala. President Museveni has urged the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) to shun tribalism and embrace Pan Africanism, which distinguishes them from the past traditional tribal and colonial armies.
The President, who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, made the remarks while addressing UPDF soldiers at Nakasongola Army Barracks in Nakasongola District at the weekend.

Museveni gives Shs3b for skilling youth in 35 districts

By DERRICK WANDERA

Reveller killed in Makindye bar brawl

By URN

Two men are detained at Katwe Police Station in connection to a brawl at Wine Bar in Makindye division in Kampala leading to the death of another reveller identified as Bright Musisi.
The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesman, Luke Owoyesigyire identified the suspects as Henry Kalanzi and Nicholas Kirumira, both residents of Kirombe zone in Makindye Division.

US Supreme Court to hear case on vulgar trademarks

By AFP

The US Supreme Court takes up Monday the government's refusal to register a trademark by a clothing line named "Fuct," and arguments should be, well, salty.
The case pits a provision of US trademark law that allows the government to deny requests on the basis of "immoral" or "scandalous" words against the bedrock principles of free speech enshrined in the Constitution.

Sunk cost of Sanchez holding Man Utd back

By AFP

Manchester United travel to Barcelona on Tuesday needing another miraculous Champions League fightback from a 1-0 first-leg defeat on home soil to make the semi-finals.
The return of the club's highest earner from a six-week injury layoff to make the voyage to Catalonia in such circumstances should be a source of inspiration.

Sunk cost of Sanchez holding Man Utd back

By AFP

Manchester United travel to Barcelona on Tuesday needing another miraculous Champions League fightback from a 1-0 first-leg defeat on home soil to make the semi-finals.
The return of the club's highest earner from a six-week injury layoff to make the voyage to Catalonia in such circumstances should be a source of inspiration.

Courts start online trial sessions for suspects

By ANTHONY WESAKA

KAMPALA. The Judiciary will today commission video-conferencing technology that will enable suspects attend court proceedings while in prison.
Currently, suspects, especially on capital offences keep reporting to magistrates’ courts for mention of their charges as police complete inquiries into the cases.
The technology, which will start in Kampala, will aid the mention of all criminal cases at Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court involving suspects on remand in Luzira prison.

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