The National Resistance Movement (NRM) Parliamentary Caucus has today exonerated former Vice President Specioza Wandira Kazibwe and others for causing loss to government under the Presidential Initiative on market vendors and other small business operators.
Youth representatives in Parliament have tasked the incoming Minister of State for Youth and children Affairs, Evelyn Anite to serve the interests of all youths in the country, regardless of their party affiliation. President Yoweri Museveni recently reshuffled the Cabinet; appointing Anite to the position, in what political pundits believe is a reward for her role in spearheading the sole candidacy of Museveni in the forthcoming 2016 general elections.
In his letter, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, the COSASE chairperson says that, during the committee\'s interactions with stakeholders, a number of issues came up that require the input of the officials for the committee to make meaningful recommendations to the House.
Preliminary findings are that Crest foam factory is not registered with the Ministry of Gender, Labour &amp;amp; Social Development contrary to S.40 and 41 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, No. 9 of 2006.
Mbabazi who played professional football at St. Patrick FC Athletic in Ireland was last year coach of Uganda Premier League (UPL) side Bright Stars FC which he guided to 12th place on the log. He takes over from another Ugandan Coach George Ssemogerere who also handled the Somalia teams together with goalkeepers\' coach James Magala.
According to constitutional lawyer, Peter Walubiri, the recent reshuffle was done without due consideration of the principles of the Constitution, which mandates that the cabinet is inclusive of ethnic, religious, ideological, political and cultural diversity.
The news comes amid reports that a top Sudan Premier League side, Al Hilal had appointed Sredojevic as their new Head Coach, a claim that was refuted by the Uganda Football Association and is now cemented by the contract extension.
Although Ugandan law makes it a crime to carry out FGM, the ritual is still practiced mostly in parts of Karamoja sub region and among the Kupsabiny communities in Kapchorwa district. Mutilated girls have their external female genitalia partially or totally removed for non-medical reasons.
According to Muntu, âï¿½ï¿½Government under the FDC will never tolerate a situation where ex-service men and women have to trek distances to come to parliament as the only means to secure their welfare and a dignified retirement.