Godfrey Kisseka, the town clerk of Mubende Municipality, says that most violators of the current physical development plans are powerful and well connected; saying that fighting them requires political support from the president.
District Council Speaker Bernard Mpungu says that since councilors unanimously voted against her unbecoming behavior, the appointing authority should take their concerns seriously so as to create harmony and sanity within the district
Henry Kyemba, the then Personal Secretary to Dr Apollo Milton Obote points out that as tension between Mengo and Obote continued rising, there were a lot of accusations. Kyemba notes that since Dr. Lumu was a personal friend to Kabaka Fredrick Muteesa, who was already at loggerheads with Obote, his arrest was unavoidable.
Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo Ituuzo, the Director Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, says the project hit a snag last financial year when the contractor abandoned the site before the Health Ministry terminated his contract.
Mufti Menk decried of the wars that have caused massive destruction and loss of lives in different parts of the world. He also decried rampant killings caused by people hiding behind religion to commit atrocities.
Speaking during a special council sitting held at the district headquarters on Thursday, Richard Mbazira, the male councillor representing Walukuba-Masese division says that, Sakwa refers to local leaders as illiterates who cannot do much for their people.
Itabuka, who lives a humble life in Itonko village in Namutumba town council in Namutumba district, told URN in an exclusive interview that leadership is the willingness to serve and not a profession, which requires experience.
Akuze filed the case through his lawyers; Mangeni and Company Advocates at the Jinja High Court, demanding for a payment of 200 million Shillings for the service that allegedly propelled Kadaga through leadership.
In honor of the deceased, Henry Mayega, Nyombis brother who is the Uganda Deputy Ambassador to China gave his life to Christ. This move sent the church to jubilation and ululation before the congregation prayed for him.
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.
Speaking during the meeting, Joseph Luzige, the Mityana District LC V Chairperson, noted with concern the invisible hand of power brokers in the brutal evictions. According to Luzige, the brutal evictions are instigated by people who use their connections to bully people off their land.
The arrest of Besigye followed the deployment of several officers outside this home and those of other opposition politicians like City Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago and Ingrid Turinawe, the FDC Women League Chairperson.
United under the Common League of the Ugandan Diaspora CLOUD, the group is calling for the unconditional release of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake, Ntungamo Municipality MP Gerald Karuhanga, Jinja East MP Paul Mwiru, Arua MP Elect Kassiano Wadri and former Makindye East MP Micheal Mabikke.
The Leader of Opposition, Betty Aol Ochan threatened to mobilize the masses from the constituencies of the jailed MPs to demonstrate, should Government fail to provide a satisfactory account on the fate of the MPs immediately and release them unconditionally.