Muruli Mukasa, who is also the Member of Parliament for Budyebo County in Nakasongola District previously served as Minister of Gender from March 1, 2015, until June 6, 2016. He also served as Minister of Security from 27 May 2011 until 1 March 2015.
On 7 December 2021, Peter Lokeris, the Minister of State for Energy led officials from the Ministry and introduced the Bill to Parliament’s Committee Environment and Natural Resources for scrutiny. The Minister disclosed that the Ministry is lobbying the lawmakers to expedite the amendments when plenary resumes because several private mineral license holders are not performing to capacity as required.
“We have been accused of not going to the party headquarters, but those guys have made it impossible for us to go there. The moment you step there, they assume that all their financial problems are going to be solved. They ask for all kinds of favors from us, which we are also incapable of solving because we also have constituents who are equally demanding,” another MP told us.
Godfrey Bemanyisa, the Masaka City Clerk, says that the current arrangement is inconveniencing them hence the need to put all administration offices under one building to ease coordination of services and staff.
Vincent Weboya, the former Budadir East MP, said that the secretariat needs to empower them such that they are also able to empower others at the grassroots. He told the Secretary-General that he was ready to work with him, noting that he will force himself to his office because he is willing to work for the party.
Addressing a press conference in Iganga town, the royal chiefs unveiled Yokonia Isiko, as the chief royal prince, who will also carry the mandate of steering other chiefs as they earmark preparations of coronation and unveiling another King.
Bujjingo is accused of committing bigamy and contracting marriage by customary law with Susan Makula when already married to Teddy Naluswa under the Marriage Act. On the other hand, Makula is charged with contracting marriage with Bugingo well aware that he is legally married to another woman.
In their impeachment letter dated 3rd, January 2022, which was received by both the office of the Speaker of Parliament and officials from the Ministry of Gender, the chiefs say that Busoga Lukiiko members fraudulently approved a motion to allow Gabula to rule for life after his term expired in 2019.
In its latest update on COVID-19 testing requirements, the condition was waived for passengers to six of the seven emirate countries. Passengers now need to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result certificate issued from an accredited laboratory within 48 hours to departure. Only those destined to Dubai are required to have a certificate issued within six hours to departure.
Last year, KCCA passed a budget of 441.79 billion Shillings to facilitate its operations for the financial year 2022/2023. But this is far below the annual allocation of at least 1.5 trillion Shillings envisaged in the KCCA five-year Strategic Plan launched in 2020.