A special Committee set up by the Inspector General of Police IGP Martin Okoth-Ochola to investigate the operations of Nalufenya has cleared the facility of any allegations of torture. The committee chaired by the police Director Human Rights and Legal Services, Erasmus Twaruhukwa, is supposed to present its recommendations to the policy and Advisory Committee PAC on Wednesday.
Although the Minister for Planning David Bahati had said Government has not yet got funding of up to 1.3 billion shillings, Finance Minister Minister Matia Kasaija said the money was there but he needed to look at the way to allocate it.
Parliament has faulted the National Information Technology AuthorityNITA-U Uganda for failure to expand the National backbone Infrastructure to provide Internet to government Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
An energy activist group has said non-renewal of the UMEMEs concession as electricity distributor will not end what it calls endemic corruption and mismanagement of the electricity sector. While Africa Institute for Energy Governance AFIEGO welcomes President Musevenis directive against renewal of UMEMEs concession, it is calling for more action including punitive measures against Energy Minister Irene Muloni and her ministry officials.
Micheal Wanyama the Executive Director of HESFB made the appeal for additional funding while appearing before the Education Committee today. He said that his board had planned to take on 3,000 new students in the coming financial but only 4.34 billion Shillings has been allocated in the proposed budget leaving a funding gap of 8 billion.
Odong was arrested on Thursday, March 22, after he allegedly used a gun to rob a mobile money agent at Jinja Camp in Lira town. He shot and injured Sandra Ajwang, a mobile money operator before he fled off with a bag containing five million Shillings.
In order to appear to beat the March 15 deadline State Minister for Planning David Bahati tabled fake policy statements in parliament two weeks ago. Records from the Clerk to Parliament office indicate that the documents that were tabled were withdrawn immediately.
Namuganza, the Member of Parliament for Bukono County, is faulted for bad-mouthing leaders from the region, belittling the Kyabazinga of Busoga William Gabula Nadiope IV, threatening to kill the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga and insulting constituent
The outcry comes days after a report by the District Public Accounts Committee which indicated that some civil servants have absconded from duty for more than two months yet they are still receiving salaries.
Uganda Communication Commission spokesperson, Pamela Ankunda says the station owners have been informed of the decision. Until these radios show cause why they should be allowed to be on air, she said they will be switched off.
The move follows a warning to journalists, issued by the Department of Communications and Public Affairs CPA against organizing meetings of any kind on behalf of Members of Parliament. According to Chris Obore, the Director of Communications at Parliament, journalists are overstepping their boundaries by involving themselves in tasks that are a preserve of Parliament staff.
Police has arrested his biological son identified as James Maniraguha, as one of the killers. Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson Elly Maate says that Maniraguha was arrested after indicators that he could have been involved in a plot to end his fathers life.
The land measuring one acre, of block 222 had about 10 structures. Today, officers from Kira Road Police Station led a group of bailiffs to execute the court order which saw families kicked out of a place they had called home for years.
Herbert Ssekabira, the Luweero district councillor for Persons with Disabilities says that PWDS are among the most vulnerable groups at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS over lack of information on prevention, care and treatment services as well as friendly services.