The function took place on Friday with the Cabinet being represented by the Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi, Legislature by the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga and the Judiciary was represented by the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe.
Also approved by the appointments committee chaired by Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah were Justices Paul Mugamba and Richard Buteera who were appointed by President Yoweri Museveni last month to the Supreme Court bench.
Royal theatre, the home of Diamonds Ensemble, a group led by Rubaga South Member of Parliament Kato Lubwama, was this morning evicted over non payment of rent. The group has reportedly accumulated rent arrears for a period of five years amounting to 200 million Shillings.
According to scope of the confirmed charges by International Criminal Court, in Abok IDP Camp, Dominic Ongwen is accused of carrying out attack on civilian population, murder, attempted murder, torture, cruel treatment, other inhumane acts, pillaging, enslavement, destruction of property and persecution. Others include sexual and gender based crimes, conscription and use of child soldiers committed between at least 1 July 2002 and 31 December 2005.
They addressed victims of the May 19th 2004 Lords Resistance Army Massacre in Lukodi Village in Bungatira Sub County, 17KM North of Gulu Town calling for truth telling, reconciliation and accountability.
A senior officer of the Uganda People Defense Forces-UPDF in Nakapiripirit district is to spend the next ten years in jail for killing a civilian. Captain Michael Walumbe pleaded guilty for the murder of Moses Asio, a resident of Kopetatum village in Nakale parish in Loregai Sub County in Nakapiripirit district.
Irene Aceng, the Karamoja police spokesperson attributes the rise to excessive consumption of alcohol. She also identifies little or no respect for women in most areas of Karamoja saying these are the main causes of rampant violence against women.
The presidential election No. 1 of 2016 was lodged before the Supreme Court on Tuesday last week by former presidential candidate John Patrick Amama Mbabazi, seeking to nullify the election of President Museveni on grounds that the EC did not comply with the electoral laws and that there was also outright voter rigging.
Uganda Police\'s Flying Squad on Tuesday, June 2 announced the arrest of 20 suspected car robbers. The robbers are thought to have been part of a gang responsible for the theft of 170 vehicles and disappearance of at least 50 drivers.