They rejected calls for order in the house and continuously sang the National Anthem; Oh Uganda, May God Uphold Thee, as a symbol of defiance. Kadaga accused them of misconduct and disrupting parliament business a day earlier, turning the chamber into a playhouse and disrespecting the rules of procedure of Parliament.
Muntu announced his exit last evening after a meeting between him and his successor Patrick Amuriat Oboi. The meeting was to, among others; discuss the outcome of the nationwide consultations carried out between January 15 and September 7, 2018, by his camp. The consultations were launched after he lost the party presidency to Patrick Oboi Amuriat.
Besides government, Tiedemann said development partners equally fund private sector and civil society organizations. He pointed out that European Union Mission in Uganda is supporting implementation of the national development plan but it doesnt mean its the plan is serving foreign interests.
We know that the form of executions has changed so theyre hiding the bodies there is every reason to believe that in a large number of cases, they are ending up dead, said Franoise Hampson, a member of the UN panel.
Chibita says that according to the initial perusal of the file, there is evidence to pin those involved in the chaos that preceded the elections in Arua, but further inquiries were ongoing to establish who exactly pelted stones at the Presidential motorcade.
The Kitgum Municipal Council Speaker, Daniel Oroma, says the existing laws are silent on inducting lower local government leaders. He however, says he has already written to the Local Government ministry to organize orientation for the new leaders.
The Deputy Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says the team will act as a standby public order management force following intelligence showing that people are being ferried into the district to cause chaos.
The Deputy NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dr. John Arimpa Kigyagi, told URN about Shillings 920million is needed to conclude the entire process. He says that money is needed to print ballot papers, purchase ballot boxes, and cater for transport and the human resource.
Lutukumoi however, says he was convinced to return to his party after the grand DP reunion on August 3, 2018 because the party leaders have taken laudable steps to address the trivial conflicts that had always bedeviled Ugandas oldest party. He told URN in an email that as he waits to make an official return to DP, his heart; mind and soul have never left the party despite joining government.
Walukamba was nominated together with Amina Mutesi, Rose Birabwa, Rachel Magoola and Monica Musubika last week for the NRM primaries for the newly created Bugweri district scheduled for August 14th, 2018.
James Ebitu, the Director of Social Protection in the Gender Ministry, argues that the elders councils stretch from grass root to national level and as candidates progress to other levels, they live gaps that need to be filled but Electoral Commission doesnt have resources to conduct elections immediately.
Dr. Tanga Odoi, the NRM party Electoral Commission Chairperson, says the Commission decided to extend the campaign period following numerous complaints from candidates, saying the allocated time wasnt sufficient.