At a recent investigation by the Parliament Committee on Commissions Statutory Authority and State Enterprises- COSASE, it emerged that the agreement compelled Uganda to establish an escrow account to hold all revenues. The agreement also gave China powers to approve CAA budgets before spending the money and China to inspect CAA and Uganda’s books of account something interpreted as eroding Uganda’s sovereignty.
The Ugandan legislators boycotted the sittings and their counterparts from Burundi and S. Sudan followed, prompting the Speaker to suspend the house for three days for lack of quorum. South Sudan is now the biggest winner after the protest saw 11 out of the 60 vacant positions ring-fenced for the EAC's youngest nation.
The Head of Communications at the PPDA, Chris Magoba says the directive of the President and of the finance ministry are being implemented in accordance with the laws. "The law is being followed. We have issued a circular to guide the entities that include the ministries and and Local governments (where the projects are located) on the subject," said Magoba.
Several government institutions which include Parliament, Uganda Prisons Service Headquarters, Ministry of Lands, Ministry of Education, the Inspectorate of Government, Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and the Ministry of Information Communication and Technology and National Guidance were closed.
KCCA planned for remuneration and facilitation of offices of the Speakers and the executive committees with the Authority Speaker supposed to earn 13.8 million Shillings and their deputy 11 million Shilling monthly. They would also be entitled to a personal assistant, a car and a furnished office among other benefits. Division Speakers would earn 9.8 million Shillings and their deputies 7.5 million Shillings monthly.
The audibly furiously president spent 10 minutes of his speech during the Science, Technology and Innovation exhibition at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds to caution those behind what he termed as an attack on his “decorated scientist”.
Paul Bukenya, the Electoral Commission Acting Spokesperson says that the public display for the voters’ register officially starts today and will run for the next 10 days until 17th November. He says that the exercise is to help the electoral body clean up the voters’ register.
Kampala Resident City Commissioner Hud Hussein says that village leaders are expected to have active security committees, consisting of the secretary for defence, the chairman and the local defence units, a village register with particulars of all residents, and village identity cards.
According to Nyanjura vendors in Nakasero still pay for electricity water, garbage collection and toilet fees even when in 2020, President Museveni directed KCCA to repossess all public markets and suspend market fees.
Addressing the media on Tuesday, Chief Registrar Sarah Langa Siu said that the money is not being claimed due to the ignorance of litigants regarding their rights on bail money and the experience they go through while in court and prison.
The Chief Justice was speaking Friday at Hotel Africana during a public lecture organized by the Uganda Christian Lawyers Federation to remember the life of the organization’s first president Charles Owor.
The UK government had earlier on advised its nationals to be extremely vigilant about their security, adding that attacks on Uganda could be indiscriminate, including in places visited by foreigners...
"AFIEGO is not an NGO. It is a company. But AFIEGO staff do not constitute the non-profit company, a legal entity of its own that can sue and be sued. To be arrested for operating without a permit was therefore irregular," Bariyo says.
"So police is hiding these people from court because the charge against them cannot stand in court," he adds, "But if police thinks it has a good case, it should produce them in court and we defend them."