Through his lawyers of Nabukenya, Mularira and Company Advocates, Ntege is seeking interim orders from the Civil Division of High Court stopping the Lord Mayor from terminating his appointment to the land board or forcing him to reapply for the job, which he has since been declared vacant.
The report was an investigation of the actual size of Usafi Market and the manner in which KCCA law enforcement officers evicted vendors who were occupying part of the land where the market sits, claimed by a private developer.
Mukwaya said she was in Kampala district on a field monitoring visit to asses selected projects financed under the Community Development Driven CDD program. These are Youth Livelihood Program YLP and the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Program UWEP.
Lukwagos move follows an announcement by Jennifer Musisi Semakula that the event which has attracted multitudes to Kampala over the last six years, had been called off. Instead, Musisi said, that the contributions from sponsors of the festival would be used to accomplish key projects in the health and education sectors.
Although all the others appeared before Court in Gulu, Francis Zaake was nowhere to be seen. Instead, grisly pictures of him were circulating on social media, showing a swollen face and smashed fingers. But his whereabouts remained unknown.
Four of the judges upheld amendments on the removal of age limitations from the Constitution. They, however, declared that amendments on reinstating presidential term limits and extending the term of office for legislators and local government leaders from five to seven years, were erroneous since they did not go through the right legislation procedure.
The Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA Executive Director, Jeniffer Musisi has asked Kampala Minister, Beti Kamya to rescind Authoritys resolution of reducing property rates from 6 to 4 percent. Musisi in a letter dated 5th July 2018, argued that the councillors resolution was unlawful and untenable.
Politics is simply a game of numbers and maneuvers. In the KCCA council meetings, the National Resistance Movement, often referred to as the minority party, is always at the receiving end. And it was the case on Friday, when councillors voted to delete the word NRM from the KCCA ministerial policy statement.
Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago says when councillors sit to scrutinise and amend KCCA budget, they will be looking at two key issues--money for construction of markets and drainage channels to control floods.
Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA has been ordered to halt demolition of illegal structures in the city. The order issued today in a KCCA council meeting convened by the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago comes on the heels of accusations that demolitions are being carried out without prior notice.
The KCCA budget for the coming financial was prepared by the technical wing and submitted to parliament without the approval of the authority councillors contrary to Section 49 of the KCCA Act. In a council meeting convened by the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago today at City Hall, councillors noted that the document submitted to the parliament went through an illegitimate process.
The Bill, first presented in parliament in 2015, provides that the Lord Mayor be elected by at least two-thirds of the Councilors and not through universal adult suffrage. It also seeks to clarify roles of the Lord Mayor and Deputy Lord Mayor.