In her communication to parliament, Kadaga gave an example of a number of teams sent out by government to talk to people about climate change in different constituencies without the knowledge of area MPs. She demanded an explanation from the Prime Minister.
Recently, Buruuli Chiefdom released a budget of Shillings 96 million for the coronation anniversary celebrations scheduled for Saturday December 10. The organisers have also planned for a week of activities ahead of the coronation.
The evidence shows that, in each case, Dominic Ongwen played a prominent role in the planning and execution of the four attacks. For all of them, save Pajule, he did so as the commander of one of the four principal operational units of the LRA, the Sinia brigade.
The matter was brought up after Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister, General Kahinda Otafiire failed to show up during Parliaments plenary session this afternoon, to give a status report on the elections.
The ICC prosecutors talk of pillaging, cruel torture, enslavement and killing among the eminently referred to crimes committed by Ongwen in Pajule and Odek camps. They say at least 61 camp dwellers in Odek including the elderly persons and heavily pregnant women were short dead under the direct command of Ongwen in March 2004. During the attacks 35 civilians including eight girls were abducted.
Seventy-year-old Ponancin Apiyo, a survivor of the 2004 LRA attack on Abok Camp, stood in a group of six elderly women to discuss what they saw in the live-stream of the trial of Dominic Ongwen. Asked what their immediate reaction was upon seeing the accused plead not guilty, sit in court smartly dressed in suit, the women said in chorus it saddened all of us and wish we could lay our hands on him.
Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court have acknowledged that Dominic Ongwen was abducted as child and conscripted into the ranks of the rebel Lords Resistance Army LRA ranks. The prosecutors led by Fatou Bensouda, however, told judges at The Hague-based court that this would not exonerate Ongwen from prosecution.
The trade committee in September visited Kikuubo trading area, where local traders complained that the foreign retail investors are driving them out of business with cheaper merchandise from China. The investors were given a three-month ultimatum to leave and set up bigger businesses.
In a letter dated 5th December 2016 addressed to Bugweri County MP Abdu Katuntu-the chairman of parliament committee on Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises COSASE, Uganda National Roads Authority UNRA informed legislators of plans to settle the matter amicably.
Matthew Kanyamunyu, his brother Joseph Kanyamunyu and girlfriend Cynthia Munangwari are suspected of being behind the shooting Kenneth Akena Watmon on November 12. Akena died hours later at Norvik Hospital.
Dr Tonny Mukasa Lusambu, the commissioner in Charge of Primary Education says that the exercise seeks to tackle cases of violence against children and eliminate evils such as corporal punishment, harassment, sexual abuse and bullying in schools.
Last year from the month of April, over one million people in the region particularly in the districts of Oyam, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Kabong, Abim and Gulu among others were affected by malaria with 658 deaths recorded. Kitgum alone registered 5,382 infections with 22 deaths despite the massive indoor residual spraying in 2014.
The Deputy Director-General in charge of Research at the National Agricultural Research Organisation NARO, Dr. Yona Baguma, made the call when opening a two-day end-of-project meeting on Roots, Tubers and Bananas in Entebbe. The meeting has brought together researchers on roots, tubers and bananas from Uganda, Africa and other parts of the world who worked on the project.
It was anticipated that the project would bring about 800 LED street lights and seven distribution transformers covering an overall distance of about 16 kilometers would be installed within Masaka Municipality.
Richard Mugisa, a resident of Fort Portal says that the conference should come up with ideas that will empower the kingdom to be self-reliant. Mugisa says its absurd that Tooro, a kingdom that presents great opportunities for investors, has failed to exploit its vast resources and heavily relies on financial support from the central government and individuals.
A Toyota Premio , belonging to Fr Pius Yobuta, the Parish Priest of Christ the King Parish, Arua, rammed into passengers on the roadside on Saturday killing one person and critically injuring five others.
The trial is being streamed in the four case locations where Ongwen is alleged to have masterminded and personally commanded atrocities on civilians in Odek and Lukodi in Gulu district, Pajule and Abok in Pader and Oyam districts respectively.