The FDC National Chairperson, Wasswa Biriggwa clarified their position on the people power campaign, saying it is a child of defiance. He called onto opposition parties to harmonize their forces in the struggle to liberate Uganda.
Museveni said traders should pardon him for abandoning them, but hastened to argue that they should also ask to be pardoned since they were the first to abandon him when Uganda opened the curtains for elective politics in 1996.
Some of the squatters claim they are being targeted because of their Rwandan origin. Led by Eric Ssenzoga the Kasubi village Defense Secretary, the squatters claimed that some of the leaders have resorted to using megaphones to ridicule them, saying Rwandese have no right to settlement in the area.
The Buvuma District LC V Chairperson, Alex Mabirizi, acknowledged the problem of absenteeism. He explained that the workers are expected to work full time but most of them report for work on Tuesday and leave by Thursday, which is affecting service delivery.
Moses Mawerere, the Chairperson Mission Zone, says the district has been running adverts on different radio stations claiming that stamps are free of charge but to his surprise the same people are asking them for money.
Kyagulanyi was expected to appear before a military court for illegal possession of fire arms following his arrest on Tuesday during the last day of campaigns in the just concluded Arua municipality parliamentary by-elections.
Lutukumoi however, says he was convinced to return to his party after the grand DP reunion on August 3, 2018 because the party leaders have taken laudable steps to address the trivial conflicts that had always bedeviled Ugandas oldest party. He told URN in an email that as he waits to make an official return to DP, his heart; mind and soul have never left the party despite joining government.
Prime Minister Modi was accorded a high-level ceremonial welcome on arrival. During the visit, he held bilateral discussions with President Museveni at State House, Entebbe on Wednesday 24th July 2018. President Museveni hosted a state banquet in the honour of the visiting Prime Minister.
In a report released on Tuesday, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, noted the deliberate and brutally violent targeting of civilians, particularly women and children, in April and May. According to the report, at least 120 women and girls were raped and those unable to flee were killed as part of a deliberate scorched earth policy that has displaced thousands of people.
In the coming days, the Minister of Finance will announce the financial support we intend to give to the groups that wish to join the manufacturing in the form of the enhanced micro-finance efforts and the Innovation in addition to the Women Fund, the Youth Fund and Operation Wealth Creation Fund.