Angeline Osege, the Soroti District woman MP asked parliament not to consider the KCCA budget for the 2014/2015 financial year, until the authority explains why it is allocating school land to investors.
A scheduled meeting between government and Buganda Kingdom officials failed to take place today after Attorney General Peter Nyombi cancelled it. At the meeting, AG Nyombi was scheduled to hand over to Buganda officials 82 land titles as par the memorandum of understanding signed in August last year.
Bahati and Obua note that besides the issue of quorum on which Court based its ruling, the substance of the entire petition was not handled by court adding that, they are also looking into the other grounds which were raised in the petition by the activists.
High Court Judge Stephen Musota has asked the Sports Minister Charles Bakkabulindi to mediate in the football row involving Maroons Football Club and Ugandaâ€™s governing football body FUFA. Justice Musota explained to the lawyer for Maroons, Sam Kyozira, that according to the regulations of the world football governing bodyâ€”FIFA, football clubs are barred from seeking redress from ordinary courts once engulfed in disputes.
Florence Namayanja, the COSASE vice chairperson said it is surprising that a government officer aware of the accountability and financial regulations could appear before a Committee of parliament unprepared.
Legislators sitting on Public Accounts Committee have this morning blamed the Fort Portal Hospital director Dr. Charles Olara for failing to plan properly and accumulating expired drugs. Dr. Olara was responding to audit queries of 2012/2013 financial year which indicated that the hospital stored expired drugs alongside the good ones.
Bunyoro Royal University, a kingdom founded higher institution of learning, will be opening on September 15.The Omukama on Tuesday morning made a tour around the Kingdom administration buildings where the University will be accommodated. He later in a rare move interacted with journalists at his Karuziika Palace and allowed them to interview him.
Residents of Ibumba Parish in Rwamucucu sub county accuse the district leadership of abandoning the gravity water flow scheme in their area making it useless because it discharges dirty water that is not fit for human consumption.
The United States forces carried out a covert military operation in Somalia on Monday, the Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby has confirmed. The operation whose details the US has refused to disclose was targeting key al-Shabaab leaders in the capital Mogadishu which is also guarded by the Ugandan contingent under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).
Lydia Asiimwe, the Hoima district census officer on Sunday said the census enumerator was turned away, with the camp security insisting that he needed clearance from the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development.
Noordin Kawooya, another butcher says they were surprised to receive notification from the operators of the abattoirs that slaughter fees had been increased effective this month yet they have failed to improve sanitation at the slaughter house.
Mike Atube, the ICRC Field Protection Officer for Kitgum district, says families of missing persons suffer many challenges and difficulties. This affects their functionality, some adapt negative coping mechanisms like isolation, alcoholism, or become aggressive or engage in family disputes arising from blame amongst their families for the circumstances that led to â€˜missingâ€™ the relative.