An injunction restraining the electoral commission of the Makerere University from carrying out fresh elections at the school of education scheduled on Wednesday 23rd March, 2016, reads in part the court injunction.
Dr. Katebalirwa Amooti, a Commissioner with UHRC told MPs on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee this afternoon that due to delays by government to release funding on time, the Commission majorly runs its activities using donor funding, which is a fraction of its total budget.
Fred Onduri, the Commissioner for Youth and Children Affairs in the Gender, Labour and Social Development, says the manual is an important tool to lawyers and stake holders because in most cases lawyers are not sure how to deal with their child clients.
The Chamber based its decision on the evidence presented to it by the Prosecutor and by the Defence which included; witness statements or transcripts of interviews of a total of 123 witnesses; records of intercepted LRA radio communications; and oral testimonies of seven witnesses given before Single Judge Cuno Tarfusser under article 56 of the Rome Statute in the presence of the Prosecutor and the Defence in September and November 2015
In her letter, Wakholi claims that she has been receiving reliable information since December 2015 indicating that Baguma intends to harm her. Polly Namaye, the Deputy Police spokesperson confirmed the ongoing investigations.
Katebalirwe Amooti, a Commissioner at UHRC says that Besigye has also filed a formal complaint before the Uganda Human Rights Tribunal concerning the violation of his rights. He says that on the basis of the developments, the commission will meet the president with a view of resolving the impasse.
Byandalas plea bargain request was made through his lawyer Nsubuga Mubiru to court presided over by justice Lawrence Gidudu. The judge gave the IGG- the main prosecutor for the case and Byandalas legal team up to March 29 to discuss the possibility of embracing plea bargain.
Independent presidential candidate, Amama Mbabazi petitioned the Supreme Court challenging the validity of the February 18th polls citing none compliance with electoral laws. Electoral Commission declared Museveni winner with 60.8 percent of the total votes cast.
Shakira Namaganda and Ismail Mutebi, both from the College of Education, said they wouldnt participate in the polls because Mwotta was validly elected. Andrew Maivi, another student from the College, said they will do everything possible to protect Mwottas victory.
The district is implementing a parent-led school feeding programme in line with guidelines for School Feeding and Nutrition issued by the Ministry of Education, the Education Act, which gives parents the responsibility to provide food for their children and an ordinance passed by Lira District council in 2013.
When it comes to democratic accountability, the run-up and aftermath to last months elections shows real issues. The government and its security forces detained opposition figures without legal justification, harassed their supporters, and intimidated the media. It passed legislation restricting the operations of NGOs, banning them from acting against the interests of Uganda.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa Regional Police Spokesperson, says Oweka was locked up on Monday afternoon at around 3pm. He says officers found the suspect hanging from the ceiling of the cells when they brought in more suspects the next morning, adding that the suspect used his trouser to commit suicide.
Led by Joseph Juuko, the LC V representative Kinuuka Sub-county, the councilors have appealed to Justine Lumumba Kasule, the NRM Party Secretary General to intervene and take immediate action against the two officials. They claim that since the two officials are father and son, they cant run the party effectively.
Henry Ocheng, the Soroti District Police Commander, who rushed to Soroti regional hospital to assess the condition of the victim declined to comment on the matter saying that he hadnt got details on the incident.