Members of East African Community will have a pay rise with effect from this July as the EAC implements a decision to increase their sitting allowances on top of a salary increase they got last November.
Members of Parliament have disagreed with Speaker Rebecca Kadaga over her decision turning down a petition to recall the House from recess. In a letter dated January 17 2012, Kadaga tells the legislators that she could not recall the House because the petitioners had not fulfilled the requirements of Article 95(5) of the constitution on the same.
Dr. Kiiza Besigye may have the final say on who is to be appointed to the post of Leader of Opposition in Parliament. This comes after the FDC National Executive Committee failed to come up with a common position on the matter on Tuesday.
Price of mineral water and handkerchiefs were suddenly hiked in Kampala as police used teargas to disperse Democratic Party youth protesting against continued detention of their party leader Nobert Mao and his deputy Spokesperson, Keneth Kakande.