However Section 6 of the police act empowers the inspector general of police to make standing orders in respect of the force regarding the enlistment, training, promotions, transfer and discharge of police officers.
In his first visit to the party headquarters, the Buganda Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga said today that politics cannot be a game of death. He cited the Luweero war in the 1980s in which people like FDC President Major General Mugisha Muntu participated saying it was because some people decided to rig elections.
More than 4,000 people have fled their homes following attacks in Bundibugyo and Kasese districts over the weekend in which at least 75 people were killed. The internally displaced persons (IDPs) have sought refuge at Bubukwanga transit centre.
Cleaners from Multi tech System Services struggled to clear the water and stop it from entering the offices of MPs and visitors room. The South Wing Reception flooded displacing the police check point at the Entrance.
In their complaint, the herbalists accuse UCC of issuing the directive without differentiating between â€œwitch doctorsâ€ and â€œtraditional doctorsâ€. They further accuse UCC of not knowing what witchcraft in itself is before issuing such a directive. To that effect, they say the directive is vague and ambiguous.
â€œOn account of those chauvinistic ideas being bandied around for so long, it seems some groups hatched this criminal scheme that has caused the death of so many people. Apart from killing 51 of the attackers, we have captured 65 others. We shall get to the truth and will punish those involvedâ€
How did all this start? It started with Mr. Charles Mumbere, now HH Omusinga of the Bakonjo, coming to see me some years ago. When Mr. Mumbere came to see me, he wanted to be the King of the Rwenzururu. I told him that the Rwenzururu had been a Political Movement for equality. Why did he want to turn a political resistance movement into a monarchy?
According to information minister, Michael Makuei, security arrangements have been made ensure that the day is celebrated in peace. The Council of Ministers sat yesterday to review the preparations for the event. Workers were also seen at the same time painting fences and setting up posters of the South Sudanese leader Salva Kiir along the route leading to the Mausoleum.
A Uganda Peopleâ€™s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier has been stabbed to death in Kikorongo trading centre near Kasese town. This comes just a day after 75 people were killed in separate attacks in Kasese and Bundibugyo districts at the weekend. Two soldiers and two police officers were killed.
A camp resident says that since the month of May there were probably 200-250 people buried, most of them children. They die because of malnutrition, diarrhea, and other diseases caused by the poor hygienic conditions in the camp.
Stick wielding youths started hitting the windscreens of his car while he arrived in Bigando village, for the burial of ten of the eleven people killed at the start of the Kasese/Bundibugyo attacks on Saturday.