Francis Gimara, the President of Uganda Law Society ULS says the jurisdiction to hear and determine human rights related cases should be extended to the Magistrates Courts. Gimara was on Thursday appearing before parliaments legal committee currently scrutinising the Human Rights Enforcement bill, 2015.
On Friday, a requiem mass will be held at Christ the King Church in Kampala from 9:00am to 10:30am and thereafter the body is to be received at parliament. The body of the late Amodoi will lie in state in parliaments front foyer for public viewing from 11:00am to 2:00pm followed by an afternoon special sitting for Members of Parliament.
Jibran Qureishi, the Standard Group Regional Economist for Africa, told the China-Uganda Economic Forum in Kampala that a stronger dollar will most likely weaken the Shilling to 3,900 from the current average of 3,600.
Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, the Makerere University Vice Chancellor in Charge of Finance and Administration, says the drastic decision was reached after discovering that some members of staff in the academic registrars office were tampering with student marks.
Solomon Nyakojo, the LC III Chairperson Mparo Division wondered how leaders who have never used a computer can download and fill forms before submitting them electronically, since they dont want to expose their wealth to strangers.
He filed his application before the Jinja High Court judge Eva Luswata on March 6, citing advanced age and poor health as reasons for his bail application. The 65 year old is battling hypertension, ulcers and prostate related problems.
However, heavily armed police led by Nakaseke District Police Commander, Justus Asiimwe have deployed in Kyamutakasa trading center to block Besigye from meeting the residents. Police have also sealed off all the roads leading to the trading center.
Arrivals in Italy this year now stand at 19,567 migrants; a rise by two thirds compared with the same period in 2016, while more than 500 migrants died on the sea, over the last three months, according to IOM data. More than 4,500 migrants drowned in the Mediterranean in 2016.
John Bosco Bakashaba the Masindi District Police Commander identifies the deceased as Godfrey Kirungi, a resident of Kajura South in Central division in Masindi municipality. Bakashaba told URN at the school this morning that they were preparing to pick up Kirungi from the school when they received news that he had died.
The Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries has tasked a private company to conduct a trial on insecticides that can combat the outbreak of fall army worms. Haruna Kasirye, the Luweero District Agriculture Officer, says that a sample of caterpillars that were picked from maize gardens and sent to Crop Protection Department of the Ministry of Agriculture revealed that they were fall army worms.