The lawyers Humphrey Tumwesigye and Simon Peter Musangala from Musangala Advocates & Solicitors said they were taken by surprise and accused the State Attorney of smuggling in new evidence to pin the accused.
Dr Mehari Tadelle Maru, a legal consultant on the protocol says that although there are several barriers to free movement, mistrust between member states and trans-boundary resource disputes remain the key barriers. Mehari was speaking on the sidelines of the IGAD high-level experts technical review meeting on the draft protocol at Speke Resort Munyonyo.
Uganda last year ordered for four CRJ900 regional jets with Bombardier Commercial Aircraft, as part of the much-anticipated plan for the revival of Uganda Airlines. The first jet was supposed to in January but government kept pushing forward the arrival time.
The land had been allocated to the Uganda Investment Authority in 2013. However, the district rescinded its decision after the failure by the UIA to pay about 1.3 billion Shillings for it and started a localized drive to attract local investors to establish an agro-based industrial park.