Owori also accused Okongo and the Electoral Commission officials of conniving to alter the declaration of result forms showing that he obtained 06 votes instead of 60 votes, which led to his defeat with a margin of 23 votes. The high court dismissed the application on the grounds that Owori had failed to adduce sufficient evidence to support his claims.
Mutesasira has already sent out communication rallying his fellow art teachers to support the move. “Remember government always listens to well organized and prepared groups… our fellow science counterparts are pushing for their salary enchantments in this ever-increasing commodity prices period. But silence is on our side,” his letter reads in part.
For instance, through their lawyers, Leonard Kizito and Francis Kigonya wrote to the ULC Chairperson on January 6th, 2022 requesting Shillings 250 million for their 950 acres of land at Bugangaizi Block, which they sold to ULC at Shillings 950 million that the commission paid in several installments.
John Lowal, a resident of Kangole, says that their cattle are only secure in the protected kraals and the community is scared of releasing oxen for ploughing for fear of falling victims to rustlers. Lowal says that the raiders have a tendency of ambushing communities while they are in their gardens and take away their animals.
Kitaka Sserwadda, the Chairperson of Kyedikyo settlement camp, says that pregnant women, children, and the elderly are most affected by hunger. He explains that due to severe hunger, no single child has returned to school as they have decided to stay home to assist their parents to look for food.
Addressing journalists at the Media Centre, Vincent Elong, the Chairman of the Union says that following the negotiations with the Ministry of Education, Public service, and the Union representatives they agreed to halt the strike until June 13, 2022.
Last year, the government embarked on a construction project of the two-phased Fly Over Project threatening the existence of the monument. As works for phase one, which starts from Clock Tower in the city center to Mukwano road nears completion, there have been concerns about the Centenary Monument that is sitting in the area to be affected by the project.
A high court judge had earlier ruled: “I find (the claims by) the Respondents escapist and unserious. This is more so because this court is in position to take judicial notice of the fact that the persons behind the Respondents, particularly the third Plaintiff in the amended plaint, are some of the most polished and astute business personalities there are in Uganda. The Respondents were well and independently advised by senior and prominent legal professionals in Uganda."
The approval followed a request by Henry Musasizi, the Minister of State for Finance –General Duties. The supplementary budget is for this financial year 2021/2022 which is scheduled to end on June 30.
John Ssempebwa, the proprietor of the Lubaga Division based Ssemagulu Museum said that every region of Uganda has a lot of historical sites and history that Government needs to take invest in to allow for their expansion.