Uncertainty lingers on three Assistant Inspector Generals of Police (AIGPs) Steven Kasiima, Joseph Mugisa and Lemmy Twinomugisha, after their contracts have not been renewed for more than six months.
AIGP Kasiima is the traffic police director, AIGP Mugisa is the director fire and emergency rescue, AIGP Twinomugisha is the director welfare and production.
"We feel not contented about this decision. First of all he was acquitted on all other four charges but found guilty of the charge 'non-adherance to any other university policies' which I find unacceptable. It was the university supposed to prove the charge against my client. But it appears they expected us to be the ones to prove the charges. What was in the charge sheet is totally different from what they were reading in their ruling. We are going consult and definitely we shall appeal," Counsel Agaba told Uganda Radio Network.
The boundary dispute started in 2012 when Adjumani district council gazetted the area as East Madi Game Reserve, a move which was opposed by authorities in Amuru district, which equally claimed rights over the same land.
Professor Isao Iiijima, the Special Advisor to the Japanese Cabinet signed the MOU of behalf of the Japanese government while the Defence and Veteran Affairs State Minister, Lt Col Bright Rwamirama signed on behalf of Uganda.
The Education Committee Chairperson, Jacob Opolot notes that the Finance Ministry had proposed to allocate the NCS Shillings 16.2 billion for the 2019/2020 financial year, but they have recommended the allocation of an additional Shillings 10 billion.
The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says the unidentified thugs reportedly hit the pump attendant and unarmed security with iron bars before making off with unspecified amount of money.
This is the second time that FDC is snubbing meetings organized by the coalition which brings together political parties with representation in parliament. These include the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM), the Democratic Party (DP) Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Uganda Peoples’ Congress (UPC) and Justice Forum (JEEMA
Ssebulime was shot dead by police officers on a 999 Patrol vehicle number UP5745 that responded to a false assassination alert by State Minister for Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Idah Nantaba on March 24, at Nagojje Trading Centre, Kayunga District.
Bugoma Central Forest Reserve, covering 410 square kilometres of a protected area, and a stretch of forest measuring 40 kilometres, is a tropical forest in Kikuube district, gazzeted in the 1930s and taken over by the National Forestry Authority in 2003.
Court on the other hand found Kitatta guilty of illegal possession of a golden pistol and ammunition. Court acquitted eight others suspects on charges of unlawful possession of military stores citing failure by the prosecution to adduce sufficient evidence implicating them.
But what’s driving the cases up. Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says that ransom and the need to obtain money by false pretence are the key driving factors. He explains that a few other cases involve people seeking sympathy from family members and lover.
Maria Tumubweine 71, a resident of the area and relative to the deceased, says the suspects recently threatened to do something to Kabagame that he will never forget if he doesn’t give up on cleaning the burial grounds.
The borders connecting Uganda to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda respectively have been operating all day and all night. However, surveillance teams argue that this gives leeway to people fleeing violence from the Ebola-hit regions to cross freely into Uganda, at times when the teams are tired and relaxed.