In an attempt to save face, FDC is turning around on the suspension of shadow cabinet members from UPC and DP. The party now says that they will only sack individuals who failed to support a boycott of the East African Legislative Assembly elections.
People working around the Tobacco Leaf Processing plant in Kampalaâ€™s Industrial Area say they are worried about their lives. According to the world Health Organisation (WHO), every year 600,000 nonsmokers die from heart disease and lung cancer, and thousands of children suffer from respiratory infections because of exposure to second hand smoke.
Government has cancelled the law granting blanket amnesty for former rebels upon renouncing rebellion. Internal Affairs Minister, Eng. Hillary Onek confirmed that he had signed the lapse of the law on May 23 but refused to discuss the details of how and why he chose to do it at this time.
Through Innocent Omara of Omara and Company Advocates, the residents have asked court to issue a permanent injunction blocking the allocation of the open space currently occupied by Tipper stage to private developers.
National Resistance Movement (NRM) councilors in Bushenyi district are up in arms with the party secretariat protesting non payment of their money meant for facilitation during the 2011 general elections.
Over 700 squatters on the Nakivale refugee land in Isingiro district have once again secured a temporary court injunction blocking Government from evicting them. Mbarara High Court Judge Andrew Bashaija has extended the interim order to June 7, 2012.
Following Wednesdayâ€™s elections of Ugandaâ€™s nine representatives to the East African Legislative Assembly â€“ EALA, focus today turns to vigorous lobbying and campaigns for the next Speaker of the regional parliament.
The deputy Inspector General of Government Raphael Baku has faulted parliament for doing little to address the worsening corruption in the country due to what he calls their laziness in discussing the IGGâ€™s reports.