The eight member task force is chaired by Mubende Woman MP Benny Namugwanya. Other task force members include Kampala Central MP Muhammed Nsereko, Wakiso Woman MP Rosemary Sseninde, Buikwe Woman MP elect Judith Babirye, National Female representative for PWDs Safia Nalule, MP elect for Entebbe Municipality Rose Tumusiime and others.
Fred Mwesigye, the Presidential Affairs Committee Chairperson notes that is becoming practically impossible for one minister to adequately pay attention to the issues for the presidency, Kampala and metropolitan, without the help of the state minister.
Bernard Mugenyi, the Masaka District FDC Publicity Secretary, says they asked Kayemba to give them money for the agents but he declined. Kayemba told URN on phone from undisclosed location that he no longer wants to associate with FDC party members, saying the party office has been infiltrated by government spies.
Benon Twinomugisha, the Head teacher Mbarara high school, says they were forced to send away the students for fear that they may cause more havoc. He suspects that the students could have taken advantage of the situation to avoid sitting their end of first term examinations.
Announcing the countrywide vacation this morning at the government owned Media Center, Bright Rwamirima, the state Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries, said the exercise will kick off in Kampala after the World Veterinary day celebrations before it rolls out to other parts of the country until the next World Rabies day in September.
Gideon Tumwebaze, the coordinator Tulipona Veterans Association, who claim part of the forestry land in Nyairongo is however happy that the joint boundary survey veterans have long awaited, has kicked off.
The friction between Dr Wasswa and the radio station began on July 2, 2011 when they aired alleged slanderous words against him in one their news bulletins. They reportedly quoted the then Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof Venansius Baryamureeba stating that Dr Wasswa had been retired from his teaching duties for being mentally disturbed.
Angry residents, armed with placards, mounted barricades along Kampala-Gulu highway for close to 30 minutes. The protest was centered at Kasana trading centre, where one of the transformers was reported to be faulty.
He arrived aboard a chartered Tarco Aircraft that also carried 195 soldiers together with 20 PKMs and 20 RPGs. The weapons were agreed by the government and opposition in a plan last week for the arrival of SPLM-IO Chairman Riek Machar.
Bagoole challenged the process leading to todays decision in which High Court Judge Patricia Wasswa Basaza set aside the outcome of the recount. Justice Basaza ruled that the magistrate court erred to order a vote recount without evidence of irregularities in the tally.
Agago District Police Commander Albert Onyango says the three; Martin Ojok, Franco Okello and Paul Otto, were arrested with freshly extracted elephant tusks. They were arrested from Kaket Village in Lapono Sub County.
ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda says her office has reviewed a number of communications and reports detailing acts of killing, imprisonment, torture, rape and other forms of sexual violence, as well as cases of enforced disappearances in Burundi over the last one year.
Dimintiriya Byobona, a resident of Bugomba village is one of the farmers who have abandoned sugar cane growing in favor of coffee. Byobona owns 31 acres of land, which has been using for sugar cane growing.
On Sunday, Kibuku district closed more than 400 food kiosks, make shift restaurants and banned roadside food vending to curb the spread of cholera. Bumba said majority of the restaurant owners have failed to observe proper hygiene, which is likely to fuel the spread of the disease.
The British Embassy noted, however, that there is also lack of preparation for Machar to arrive on Monday. We regret in particular the Governments denial of landing permission to flights scheduled on April 23 for the return of opposition leader Dr Riek Machar. There has been a further lack of action to enable flights on 25 April.
David Ibanda, the Rakai District Criminal Investigations Officer, says they had launched investigations into the killings when they got reliable information pointing to Sserugo as the prime suspect. He says Sserugo disappeared from Kyotera before he could be picked up for interrogations.