Some voters in Oyam South, Oyam district, are up in arms against Lands Minister Betty Amongi over the proposed amendment of Article 26 of the Constitution to enable government to compulsorily acquire land for public projects. Amongi represents Oyam South in Parliament. But some angry voters in the area call her a total disgrace to the constituency and Lango sub region for advancing a proposal that they say seeks to rob people of the only asset left for their livelihoods.
Public officers or pensioners who do not have the National Identification Card will not be paid salaries, according to a directive from government. The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has directed the Ministry of Public Service to ensure that with effect from August 2017, no public officer or pensioner without a National Identification Number or NIN is paid salary.
Several voters were turned away today at the Kenya High Commission in Kampala where they gathered to vote in the countrys general elections. There was tight security manned by the Uganda Police personnel. By reporting time, about ten people had been turned away after they were told they couldnt vote from Uganda since their names were reflected in Kenya.
Bayo told court they intend to amend the charge sheet so that the suspect appears in high court. Amony who had earlier in pleaded guilty to the charges, said she requires proof that the flat iron she used to inflict injuries on the maids is indeed a deadly weapon as claimed by the prosecution.
A total of 67 cases have so far been identified and seven of them confirmed by laboratory tests, according to surveillance and case finding reports. The cases are scattered in all the five division of Kampala, as well as several suburbs in Wakiso district.
However, the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party had declared August 8-9 as nomination dates for candidates seeking the party ticket and August 15 as election for the NRM party candidate in the new district. But the party election date falls for days ahead of the date set by the national Electoral Commission.
He reportedly hoodwinked the school girl into meeting him in undisclosed location in Nakawa, a Kampala suburb where he raped her. Preliminary investigations show that Arinaitwe met the victim at CID headquarters in Kibuli, a week ago and took her contacts.
Stephen Byantwale Tibeijuka, the Acting Commissioner in charge of Crop Protection, says the Ministry of Agriculture is alarmed by the number of farmers asking to be supplied with pesticides. Byantwale says chemical pesticides are harmful to the environment, the users and to those who consume farm products, noting that pests could also develop resistance over time.
John Kisembo Siriwayo, the Railway Ward LC IV councilor, says the floods caught many people unaware since it didnt rain in Kasese town. He says most households lost property since the floods occurred while they were at their work places and therefore couldnt protect them.