Former opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) leader, Dr Kizza Besigye and embattled Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago have this evening been arraigned before court, two days and three days after they were respectively arrested and detained by police.
The Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Bulanga Police Post, Rakai district, faces accusations of raping and impregnating a 15-year old girl at gun-point. Corporal Twinomugisha Justus (45) is said to have committed the offence in July.
By the roadsides in most of Kampala there has been noticeable activity. Men dressed in reflector jackets and overalls have been digging up trenches, placing coloured trenches cables in them. These cables apparently are â€œlitteredâ€ across Kampala, covering hundreds of kilometres.
The proceedings of the KCCA Tribunal constituted to investigate allegations against the Lord Mayor was tainted with gross irrationality, illegality, unfairness, malafide procedural impropriety, bias, none observance of the rules of natural justice, error of law on the face of the record and bad faith, Lukwago says in his affidavit.
Noah Sserunjogi, the Southern region police spokesperson indentifies the deceased as Hebert Agaba. Aged 34, Agaba was guarding Petrocity fuel station in Nyendo, a Makasa suburb when the tragedy occurred.
Issa Sekitto, the KACITA spokesperson tells URN in an interview that substandard products were still making it to the Ugandan market because of reduced surveillance by the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS).
Anglican Church leaders in Kasese district have described the departed former Rwenzori Diocesan bishop, Dr Eustace Kamanyire, a parent and selfless man of God. Before Kasese became South Rwenzori Diocese in 1984, it was part of the wider Rwenzori Diocese which Kamanyire led from 1981 to 2000.
Once set up, the Tree Fund shall consist of a vote appropriated by Parliament, loans obtained by government, grants, gifts and donations. The money shall then be used to promote tree planting and growing at national and local levels.
The ad hoc committee on the oil sector has urged government revisit the Production Sharing Agreements- PSAs signed between the government and oil companies. The committee that was instituted in October 2011 after the heated Special Oil Debate says in its report that some of the clauses in the PSAs are unfair to Uganda.
He says following a recent massive sensitization campaign carried out by the Refugee Law Project 3 new victims came up adding that, majority of the victims are still in the community for fear of being stigmatized when they open up.
During its investigations, the committee discovered that government has already received 580 million US dollars from the sector through license fees, signature bonuses, taxes, royalties and state participation.