The file of a parent who was captured on video beating a four-year-old child has been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions DPP. Michael Kasigire, the Kira Road Police Station Commander, told Uganda Radio Network that Daniel Kibuyes file was sent to the DPP today morning..
According to the Education Sector Policy Statement for the coming financial year 2018/2019, the budget is proposed to slightly increase from the current 2.5 trillion to 2.6 trillion Shillings. Despite the slight increase in the total budget, different budget line items within the sector are affected by budget cuts totalling to 7.8 billion Shillings.
A sub county official in Ntungamo district has been arrested over allegations of defiling his 10-year-old daughter. Ntungamo Grade One Magistrate Nasur Magomu remanded Theodore Asiimwe, the Rubaare sub county speaker, to Ntungamo central prison till April 18 when he will reappear in court for mention of his case awaiting committal to high court.
The team comprising the Assistant Inspector General of Police AIGP in charge of Planning and Research Edward Ochom and the Director of the Criminal Investigations Department Grace Akullo was ejected because of the absence of the Inspector General of Police IGP Martin Okoth Ochola.
High Court Justice Wilson Masalu Musene has ordered the prosecution to close the case in which 19 people are charged with treason. According to Justice Musene of High Court Criminal Division, prosecution led by Rachael Bikhole has occasionally asked for adjournments to allow her bring more witnesses but she has not been able to present them.
The division property rates roll was published in the Uganda Gazette and has been availed to Nakawa property owners at the division offices and City Hall for crosschecking rates attached to their properties. The draft roll will be displayed for 30 days and property owners who want to contest KCCA valuation will submit their complaints to the valuation court, chaired by lawyer Asuman Basalirwa. The roll display started on March 18 and it will end of April 18.
Three justices led by former deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma ruled that Peter Mugema alias Panadol is the rightfully elected MP for Iganga Municipality, rescinding the Jinja High Court decision that had nullified his February 2016 election victory. It was a different story for Winnie Komuhangi Matsiko, the Rukungiri Woman MP whose election victory court has nullified. Justices including Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny- Dolo and Paul Mugamba ruled in favour of Matsikos political rival, FDCs Betty Bamukwasa Muzanira.
A row has emerged between Parliament and journalists accredited to cover the House over convening press conferences for Members of Parliament. Parliaments Department of Communications and Public Affairs CPA issued a warning today against journalists convening press conferences for Members of Parliament, saying they are overstepping their boundaries.
A graduate of Makerere University has unveiled a foot-operated water tap as a way of reducing chances of spreading diseases of hand-held taps. Grace Nakibaala, who graduated recently with a Degree in Architecture, ventured into the the Pedal Tap technology as class project. As Ugandans joins the rest of the world to observe the World Water Day, Nakibaala says the Pedal Tap is a gift that Ugandans should embrace in saving water and dealing with infections that may be acquired through contaminated water.
During the last council meeting held on March 5th, 2018, councilors threatened not to conduct any council business until the Chief Administrative Officer; Simon Peter Akileng implements the council resolution recommending the interdiction of the Chief Finance Officer and accountant.