The Kyambogo University Chancellor, Prof. Elly Rwakishaya Katunguka, says they will not bow down to students pressure to reverse the new internship fees. He explains that the new fee that will apply to fresh students was occasioned by the increasing cost of student supervision.
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.
The suspects include mechanics, vendors and small business operators from Kisekka, Nasser Road, Nakasero Market and Katwe. Only 33 out of the 50 suspects who were locked up at CPS are on the charge sheet.
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 Kapelabyong MP, Julius Ochen told the house that several pictures are doing rounds on social media showing the Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zzake with wounds on his body, which they cant ignore.
In the letter, a copy of which URN has seen, Ntimba, says Monday has been interdicted from duty for failure to comply with section F-S of the Uganda Public Service Standing Orders 2010 thus leading public service into disrepute.
According to the youths, the levels of sexual harassment, and unemployment levels in the country continue to worry. They cited job seekers who are sexually harassed and students being abused by those in authority.
At least 33.9 percent of the children in Eastern Uganda face sexual forms of violence followed by 30.4 percent in Central and 21.8 percent in Northern Uganda. Sexual violence in the Western region stands at 20.2 percent on average.
According to the Uganda Violence against Children Survey report, schools were one of the areas where children are abused. The report shows that more than 20 percent of all forms of sexual violence that involve children take place at school.
Seera told our reporter on her sick bed at Bududa hospital that unidentified man attacked her at around 9pm on Monday night as she was heading to the neighboring Nabutsiba village in Bumwalukani parish in Bulucheke Sub County.
The Electoral Commission notes that elections had to be called off in some electoral areas mainly because unregistered residents disrupted the exercise when they were turned away. Available data from the field indicates that elections were not held in about 633 electoral areas, the statement reads in part.
According to Mao, it was the unanimous decision of the party leadership and Mukono District DP executive that the reunion proceeds as planned. He says the party has supported Nambooze since her arrest and continues to fight for her rights.