The cases to be handled consist of 39 Constitutional Petitions and 22 applications, 43 Civil Appeals, and 18 Applications. Among the 43 Civil Appeals to be handled are two Election Petitions filed in 2020 and 2021 respectively.
Lt. Col. George Nambafu, the Chairman Fourth Division Court Martial told URN that the UPDF Director of Prosecution who first sanctioned the file against Malinga wrote that they should drop the case against him due to lack of evidence to pin him and that they were left with no other option but to comply.
Gordians Ahaisibwe, the headteacher Emma High School, says the school lost three teachers but was not ready to recruit more staff due to the financial constraints. He explains that given the staggered manner in which they are operating, the school decided to let the available teachers handle as they wait for the entire school to reopen then think of bridging the gap.
Debarati Guha-Sapir, the Director of Center for Research on the Epidemiology of Disaster (CRED) and a Professor at University of Louvain School of Public Health, in Brussels has urged International Court of Justice -ICJ to ignore argument by Uganda that Democratic Republic of Congo must produce evidence such as death certificates in its claim for compensation.
Fredrick Lubega, the chairman Kyobe zone in Lungujja parish attributes the new crime wave to the increasing levels of unemployment within the country, saying last week he was also attacked by the same burglars when they broke through the house ceiling and gained access to the house drugged them with suspected chloroform and took everything.
The Minister of State for Lands, Persis Namuganza has attributed the mess in the Land compensation to the dealings of the current chairperson of the commission Beatrice Byankya and former lands Minister Betty Amongi; compensation was deferred when the chairperson imputed massive criminality by claiming that the ministry was paying already paid persons, and also that the acreage was inflated.
Grace Pande, the officer in charge of crime investigation at Gulu Central Police Station, says preliminary investigation indicates that Akena was thrown into the river after losing control of a motorcycle he was riding and hitting the bridge rail.
Ismail Mulindwa, the Director Basic and secondary education says that the government had a target of vaccinating over 550,000 teachers however, of these only a mere 7,000 - that is 1.2% of the teachers have turned up for the jab.
The incident comes barely 24 hours after Kanungu District Security Committee issued conditions for reopening the sand mine and put in place a committee to enforce the strict guidelines that were put in place.