Justice Irene Mulyagonja, who delivered the lead judgment, stated, "The Deputy Speaker/Among ought to have resolved the question of her interest in the matter as soon as possible in the public interest as it is required by the Code of Conduct of Members of Parliament in the Rules. When she did not do so, she acted in conflict of interest and reflected that she was biased.”
The fifteen-year-old Child Rights Advocate and a valued member of the Children's Advisory Council was granted a five-minute platform to address the Council via Zoom on behalf of all the children of the world.
Esther Kyozira, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIP), said although more learners are in classrooms, it has been established that their presence in school is more about passing time rather than gaining the education necessary to unlock their full potential.
In July 2023, Steven Kalali, a member of ULS, filed a lawsuit against the association, alleging that the society leadership had been selecting representatives for various statutory bodies since 2016, contrary to the governing Act and election regulations.
According to Prof Joseph Matovu, the lead researcher from Busitema University Faculty of Health Sciences they tested the approach using fishermen in Buvuma and Kalangala islands considering the fact that the government struggles to have them consistently tested despite being one of the key populations in which HIV prevalence is higher than the national average.
Ssekaana, however, ordered that Byarugaba should make Ayota a party to the case so that he can respond to the allegations being levied against him in the interest of fairness, ensuring that he is not condemned unheard.
Charity Kyomujjuziri from the Africa Freedom of Information Centre while addressing the press at Uganda Media Center underscored the need for government to translate key national documents and make them available to all citizens.
An invitation letter authored by Denis Hamson Obua, the Government Chief Whip, and Chairperson of the NRM Parliamentary Caucus directed all the 336 members of the Caucus to undertake a mandatory Coronavirus test at Parliament which ends today at 5:00 pm.
Rehema Nassozi Ssebbowa, Senior Principal City Hall Grade One Magistrate, emphasized the significance of integrity, stating that it goes beyond ethics and professionalism. She advised the appointed members not to use their positions for personal interests but to uphold the principles of justice for all, particularly benefiting the disadvantaged, including the poor, women, and marginalized individuals.
According to Musingizi, a staggering Shillings 50 billion has been lost in this sector, as revealed by a recent tax investigation exercise. This substantial sum was accumulated from just seven buildings that were audited. "I have already audited 7 arcades, and the accumulated amount is up to Shillings 50 billion. Now if I am to audit all the arcades, they might end in closure. So let us do the right thing going forward," he stated.