Despite scoring highly, the search committee, declined to recommend Professor Moses Joloba for appointment on grounds that there were several complaints against him. However, the committee noted that there was no conclusive report on the status of the complaints as well as disciplinary action by either management or Appointments Board.
On Friday afternoon, the State Anti-Corruption Unit together with other agencies including the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya stormed the municipality and held a meeting which later turned into an investigation panel with several individuals submitting evidence as others shared their grievances.
Although the offices were previously closing at 7 p.m., Our reporter found the officers operating way beyond 10 p.m. One of the lower-level staff who preferred anonymity says that at night, officers keep busy looking into their documents. “The municipality is hot these days,” the staff said.
Jackie Kiiza Kemigisha, the Principal Urban Officer in the Local Government Ministry, said the meeting came up with four resolutions and resolved to implement them with immediate effect in the interest of better service delivery in the municipality.
Angume was injured by a tear gas canister fired by his colleague targeting the protesters. Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan Police confirmed the officer was injured but didn’t divulge details.
Dr. Kamunyu vowed in an interview with URN never to cede to dishonesty as he returns to Makerere University, saying that academic freedoms and freedoms of expression that he was fighting for remain cardinal to him.
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.
Last month, Kabarole district council instituted a committee to investigate the creation of Kasenda Sub County. However, Ruta has opposed the committee.He says that members of the committee are likely to be biased and the investigations are wastage of resources.
Ben Tukei, a programme officer with Action Aid local rights cluster in Katakwi district, says the theft of public funds has continued, adding that 7 cases of embezzlement have been reported to police in Teso region.
Unidentified gunmen killed Col. Ibrahim Abiriga and his brother on June 8th 2018 when they sprayed their Volkswagen Beetle registration number UBB 706D with bullets as the duo approached their home in Kirinnyabigo in Kawanda in Wakiso District.
According to Museveni, although investigations into Abirigas assassination are ongoing, there is a high possibility that the masterminds of the murder wanted to hurt the National Resistance Movement-NRM.