Yona Wasswa, the Chairperson of the National Council for Persons with Disabilities, said that the current innovations in the market are neither accessible nor affordable for persons with disabilities (PWDs).
The minister presented a dummy cheque of 607,604,210 million shillings for the National Special Disability Grants. These funds will be distributed to 129 groups, each consisting of 5 to 10 persons with disabilities in 13 districts from Ankole, Kigezi, Rwenzori, and Bunyoro regions in Western Uganda.
Moses Ayebare, the Chairperson of the affected residents, points out that since the special certificate of title encompasses other titles issued earlier for plots 65, 66, 118, 208, 209, and 210, they are concerned about the impact on residents who haven't yet obtained titles for their land. Ayebare requested the minister to establish a mechanism to help them obtain free land titles.
Halson Kagure, the Communications Manager of Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital explains that many of the stranded individuals arrive as patients, while others are left at the hospital by relatives for unknown reasons.
Anne Twinomugisha Muhairwe the Deputy Inspector General of Government, who was accompanied by the University Chancellor Bishop Sheldon Mwesigwa said that they received reports through the complaints desk about lecturers sexually exploiting female students in exchange for marks.
The Chief Justice, Alphonse Owiny-Dollo said Kenneth Kakuru was a very genuine person who was never an arrogant but pleasant, caring, loyal friend and never kept any grudge for long and he apologized if someone disrespected Justice Kakuru noting that it was a matter of communication.
On Tuesday, City Clerk Assy Abirebe Tumwesigire wrote to Kiggundu directing him to nominate the two candidates. He explains that the grounds for their disqualification are not stipulated in the Association's Constitution.
The leaders want resources availed for the construction of a remand home arguing that the absence of a remand home is breeding more criminals because the children are released back to commit more crimes.
Robert Kirenga, the Chairperson of the National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders Uganda, says that they face harassment, intimidation, interference, and persecution in the course of their work noting that the Government has continued to apply laws that seek to restrict their work and silence them.
The Electoral Commission Chairperson, Richard Kigundu, says that he disqualified the complainants on grounds that they don't have stages within the city while others had a criminal record, and lacked clearance letters from the District Internal Security Officer and supporting signatures for their nomination.
Hajjat Safiya Nalule Juuko, the Chairperson of the Commission says that the free legal clinic was an initiative to extend the services of the commission to the people in the countryside, who would otherwise find difficulty in registering complaints in the absence of regional offices.
Innocent Draville, the Officer in Charge of Mbarara Main Prison says since 2014 when the plea bargain initiative started in Mbarara, a total of 1,276 capital cases have been handled and disposed of compared to the 281 petty offences noting that more efforts are needed to advocate for petty offenders to enroll for plea bargaining.
Nathan Bakundane, one of the affected para vets, says that he has worked for the last three years until the National Drug Authority confiscated his drugs and asked to present a licence from the veterinary board in vain.
Innocent Draville, the Officer in Charge of Mbarara Main Prison, says that the facility that was constructed to host only 324 inmates currently accommodate 2581. He says that the inmates now sleep in turns because of space problems.
For Bukiro and Bubaare sub-counties, their district councillors said that the names brought to the council for approval had not been taken through the sub-county councils for verification and so were not fit for approval by the district council.
Sicola Tumwebaze, a strategy officer at Action for Batwa Empowerment Group (ABEG) says that out of the 220 Batwa household visited, 140 never attained formal education despite the introduction of Universal Primary and Secondary Education.