The Health Committee of parliament that is in the western region to assess the situation of health facilities made an impromptu visit at Kigorobya Health Center IV today and discovered that drugs are being kept in the mortuary at the facility.
The demand followed a statement by Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda that the government was expediting a review of the taxes with a view of presenting to parliament an amendment by Thursday, next week.
Several Members of Parliament have expressed mixed views hours after their colleagues in the National Resistance Movement NRM endorsed a proposal to have presidential age limits removed from the constitution.
The Presidential Affairs Committee is tasked with assessing the functionality of the Office of the President, including State House, Kampala capital City Authority KCCA and Security organizations like the Internal and External Security Organizations.
Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) officials apologized to Parliamentâ€™s Presidential Affairs Committee for the manner in which KCCA enforcement agents mishandle people and their property while executing their duties and pledged to handle the culprits behind the brutality.
Three independent Members of Parliament (MPs) have gone to the Constitutional Court seeking for an interim injunction; stopping Parliament from electing new office bearers of the Parliamentary Commission until their petition challenging their exclusion is heard and determined.
Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of Parliament, has told MPs that the House has secured iPads for them and that they were received on Friday 29th October 2013. The iPads cost Parliament 8 billion shillings.
They are Caroline Okao, the state minister in charge of Micro finance, Chrysostom Miyingo, the state minister for Higher Education, Alex Onzima, the state minister or Local government and the state minister for regional cooperation Asuman Kiyingi.