The Commission Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama told the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on Wednesday afternoon that they are waiting for the decision of parliament following consultations with Ugandans to notify them the category of candidates to prepare for polls in 2021.
According to information obtained by URN, prior to his visit to Kyesiga and Kyanamukaka sub counties, Ssekandi sent a team led by Mulindwa Birimumaaso, a senior presidential advisor to select and register those who would participate in the consultations.
Legislators sitting on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee have grilled officials from the Uganda Law Reform Commission accusing them of failure to advise Parliament on necessary electoral reforms. The Reform Commission officials led by the Chairperson Vastina Rukimirana Nsanze appeared before the committee chaired by West Budama South MP Jacob Oboth-Oboth to respond to the proposed Age Limit Bill, 2017.
Stanley, who has previously criticized the police leadership, states he was provided documents to sign for police bond which was not granted to him before being driven to Kira Road Police Station in Kampala where he is incarcerated.
Muloni said that the Government of Uganda continues to prepare for the introduction of nuclear power as part of the diversification strategy for meeting future electricity needs for social economic development.
The commission concluded its public hearing in Masaka region early last month. But Nakayi says several additional complaints have been registered from the area prompting a return. One of the complaints was submitted by a group of residents threatened with eviction to pave way for sand mining in Lwera.
UNEB Executive Secretary Dan Odongo says preliminary investigations have traced the leakage to storage station in Busesa. He adds that the area supervisor and scouts have since been arrested to aid investigations into the matter.
Another officer told URN, many of them have resorted to candles, which exposes the barracks to the risk of catching fire. Suwed Manshur, the Elgon Region Public Relations Officer confirms the power crisis in the barracks.
Mozambican Anglican Bishop, Dinis Salomo Sengulane, a panel member of the Africa Peer Review Mechanism Eminent Persons is leading a team of experts who have started Ugandas second peer review. The team of 17 experts from over 10 African countries will be in the country for two weeks.
The three; Isaiah Tweheyo Kakuru, 30, and Janet Twinomugisha, 31, both residents of Kakoba ward, and Birari Ndolero, 50, a driver from Kamukuzi division, were arrested after uprooting demarcations erected by the National Environmental Management Authority-NEMA.
In the meeting, held on Tuesday at the Youth Centre in Kotido town, six councillors voted to reject the proposed amendment while nine abstained. Those who rejected the proposal, brought as a private members bill by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi, vowed to protect, preserve and defend the constitution.