The former Coordinator of intelligence services, General David Sejusa will have to wait for some days to get the ruling whether he is free to be retired from UPDF. He wants one billion shillings compensation for wrongful arrest and detention.
Katumba stated that UPDF can now voluntarily retire officers because the country and its neighbors are peaceful, but also because there has been enough recruitment over time. He however warned the officers desiring to retire not to go to court or go to the public to spread propaganda about retirement.
Dr. Besigye was arrested on Wednesday May 11 after beating the heavy deployment and surveillance at his home in Kasangati, Wakiso district and unexpectedly emerged in Kampalas central business district. He was then airlifted to Moroto in a helicopter that landed at Nadunget Airstrip
Kasumba alongside a Community Health Mobilizer Balikanda Ausi pleaded guilty before the Anti-Corruption Court earlier today. They reportedly received bribes in form of chicken, money and maize. They were also ordered to pay 500,000 Shillings as compensation to each of the four victims who reported the case.
Today, magistrate Lwanga questioned why the Electoral Commission didnt take into consideration, the need for certified copies before making the decision. She ruled that having considered the relevance of Abirigas petition and evidence adduced by his lawyers, he was dully nominated and later elected as the Member of Parliament for Arua Municipality.
Nkalubo has now turned his rage to Parliament challenging it to stay Ssekikubos swearing until the matter before court is resolved. The administration of oaths for members of tenth parliament begins on Tuesday May 17. The program shows that Ssekikubo will be sworn-in on Wednesday May 18.
The report, launched today by the UN World Economic Situation and Prospects, says world gross product will grow by just 2.4 per cent in 2016, the same pace as in 2015. This would rise marginally to 2.8 percent in 2017.
Health Ministry and the donor disagree over the package for implement safe medical circumcision. Circumcision rates have gone down since the tetanus was introduced as a package. Health Ministry concerned about the government cost of extra tetenus vaccines for men.
Ambassador Bruce Wharton, the Principal Deputy Secretary for African Affairs told Journalists in Kampala this morning that Uganda, as a state party, is obliged to abide by the Rome Statute, the treaty that established the International Criminal Court.
Vincent Mugume, one of the farmers who first ventured into apple growing two years ago says he planted 300 apple trees in his gardens, with the hope of improving his household income. But he has failed to reap anything and says he has limited knowledge on how to improve his yields.
Jinja municipality city is filled with a foul stench and unpleasant sights arising from men and women eliminating waste in open spaces, rivers, gutters, streets and behind bushes without dignity or privacy.
Safi Alema Tiyo, the chairperson of Arua District Bodaboda Association says that members of the security committee who were planted in cliques of suspicious groups have often reported receiving alerts from the police officers whenever there are impending operations.
The station usually known to host a handful of regular police officers is now surrounded by counter terrorism officers, Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF officers, military intelligence personnel and anti-riot police among others.
The Executive Director of Uganda Cancer Institute Dr Jackson Orem says that since the radiotherapy machine broke down almost a month ago, all patients were enrolled on chemotherapy, a type of cancer treatment in which a patient is given drugs that are designed to kill cancer cells.
Associate Professor Robinson Ssebuwufu, the executive director of Kampala International University Teaching Hospital in Ishaka says their action follows numerous reports by both in government and private companies claiming the university is producing fake doctors.