The appointment of the two officials was deferred by the Minister for Kampala on account that they were being investigated for their involvement in fraudulent land transactions. The minister in a letter dated November 26, 2020, said that the two had been implicated together with the former Land Board Chairman Yusuf Nsibambi, a basis of which the President had called for an investigation before they take up any roles.
The Foreign Affairs State Minister, Henry Okello Oryem, says the move is aimed at trimming the number of embassy staff and subscription in billions of Shillings to international organizations to save money. He was speaking before the Foreign Affairs Committee to present the budget estimates for the financial year 2021/2022.
The Speaker Abubaker Kawalya said Dr. Lwanga should be remembered for his tremendous contribution to the growth of Centenary Bank, renovation of Namugongo Marty's Shrine and founding the Wekembe Microfinance Village Bank.
Mayi Nabukenya, the new Wandegeya market Chairperson says there is no record of the vendors, location of their business and how much they have been paying and where. She says a number of people were given working space without registering with the market office.
Gen. Gregg Mugisha Muntu, the ANT Presidential Candidate in the recent elections disclosed that they are ready to win massively in the 2026 general elections much as they poorly performed in the 2021 general elections.
According to documents before the court, the legislator reportedly borrowed Shillings 13 million on polling on February 16th, 2016 to facilitate his polling agents and supervisors and another Shillings 5 million on February 19th, 216 for his victory party after winning the polls.
Nakisekka, the incumbent Masaka district Vice-Chairperson who however unsuccessfully for Masaka City female councilor representing Nyendo-Mukungwe Division, argues that the tendency of assigning staff permanent stations of work throughout the election process abets malpractice.
The question at the center of the debate is whether a sitting President who is protected from being sued can on the other hand sue under the same constitution that granted him immunity.
Article 98 clause 4 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda gives immunity to a sitting President not to be subjected to any court proceedings except in presidential election petitions.
Muntu made the comment during the ANT post-election review in Soroti on Saturday while meeting candidates who participated in the 2021 general elections from Teso sub region. He noted that whereas elections are supposed to open gates for the fresh breed of leaders with development ideas, some of the politicians only join the arena to make ends meet.
A Ugandan source in attendance told URN that the negotiations could go on until Sunday afternoon as the two sides held cards on their chests vouching for how best their countries could benefit from the pipeline project. The pipeline will evacuate Uganda’s oil from the Albertine to the external market.
A video of Raymond Soulfa alias Peng Peng, a Ugandan blogger based in Sweden titled “Bano Baswaaza! Ekyama Ekiviriddeko Okufa Kwa Cyprian Lwanga, Amaziga Geyongedde” posted on Log on TV, a YouTube channel of Thursday had garnered the highest number of views: 17,463.
While Total E&P Uganda B.V. announced that it is has relinquished 9% of the area it had been permitted to develop in the ecologically sensitive area of the Murchison Falls National Park for environmental reasons, the Afiego Chief insists the process and term for relinquishment has not been transparent.
The Director Operations Edward Ochom said that the police was forced to use tear gas and fire live bullets to disperse rallies because the candidates and their supporters were holding rallies contrary to the Covid-19 preventive directives.