Lecturers at the School of Law at Makerere University have asked Parliament of Uganda to consider shelving the bill seeking to amend Article 102b of the 1995 constitution. This position was contained in joint statement by 22 law lecturers read by Associate Prof. Christopher Mbazira today at Makerere University.
Flex Cuthbert Esoku, the Mbarara Chief Administrative Officer, says they are doing everything possible to ensure the coffee seedlings are absorbed by the neighboring districts to protect the farmers from making loses.
The two; Iganga Woman MP Brenda Asinde Suubi and Rukiga Woman MP Caroline Kamusiime are part of a team of legislators voted in elections last month. They comprised of one by-election and five elections in the newly created districts.
The drive is a brainchild of Swim Safe Uganda, a not for profit organisation that works to reduce cases of drowning across its east Africa. The organisation estimates that up to 5000 cases of drowning are reported every year in Uganda, mostly within Lake Victoria.
Vincent Ssempijja, the Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Minister, says even the other fish handling facilities built at Kalangala and Katosi landing sites are idle because they were not completed.
Demonstrations were from International Police-Interpol, the African Police Organisation Afripol, and the Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization EAPCCO, senior police officers training school Bwebajja, police support operations, colonial police and sports like netball, taekwondo and boxing.
However, it will be tabled before a one-sided parliament after a boycott by members of the opposition. They were protesting the suspension of their colleagues by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
The Rwanda High Commission in Uganda has issued a statement dismissing reports by veteran journalist Justus Muhanguzi Kampe that he was intimidated in a bid to stop him from launching his book on the Rwandan genocide.
The indictment follows a World Bank report on education which indicated children are learning very little in school with millions lacking basic numeracy and literacy skills even after spending several years in school.
The Health Ministry also appeals to members of the public to observe good hygiene, and sanitation around homes and schools and boil or drink chlorinated water. The circular follows the confirmed outbreak of cholera in Nyakiyumbu Sub County in Kasese district.
Last week, UCC, the government body which regulates the broadcasting sector, stopped the live broadcast of parliamentary proceedings. A number of radio and television stations have also told of how unidentified persons have directed them not to host opposition politicians, particularly those opposed to the lifting of the presidential age limit.