Niwagaba said that before his appointment, he was approached by Winnie Kiiza, the Leader of Opposition inquiring on whether he would mind serving in the shadow cabinet and raised no objection. According to Niwagaba, he will use his position to push for the proposed electoral reforms presented by civil society, MPs and other stakeholders in the Ninth parliament.
Odonga Otto says the decision to exclude them from the Shadow cabinet is a show of vengeance against the key supporters of Besigyes loyalists. He wonders why many senior opposition members were left out in favor of newly elected legislators.
Joanita Asiimwe, the Legal Officer FIDA Officer Kabale, says currently her office only receives 12 cases of domestic violence each months compared 25 they would receive previously before deploying the legal volunteers.
The trial of the jobless brotherhood youth started followed the shocking entry into parliament by the two youths with two yellow-colored piglets. The youths identified as Norman Tumuhimbise and Robert Mayanja were reportedly protesting against unemployment, corruption and harsh budgetary measures.
Rachael Mugarura, the programs Manager Broadcast and Multimedia at ACME, observes that it is unfortunate that the presidential candidates failed to take advantage of thousands of their twitter followers.
Ely Maate, the Kigezi Regional Police spokesperson, says the students were planning to attack those participating in the post primary Volleyball and Netball competitions. According to Maate, some of the suspects claim they carried the weapons to protect themselves from being attacked by students from rival schools.
Turibarungi was picked up this morning for allegedly lying to Masaka Resident District Commissioner, Joy Walusimbi that the municipality has spent over Shillings 580million for road rehabilitation works and procurement of construction materials.
The story, published on January 17, indicated that Matojo was involved in the theft of cows from the Late Minister Eriya Kategayas farm in Buyaga village-Mpumudde Sub-county. Over 200 cows had disappeared from the farm since Kategayas death in March 2013. Kategaya was Ugandas First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Community Affairs at the time of his death.
Speaking in Kiswahili, Poni says, Constructing the road is not a bad thing. We want the road to be wide and after the construction, this place will look nice. They dont disturb me. When they come with their vehicles they tell me, mum push in front for us to pass.
The first state witness Brain Mark Omito, a Police Officer attached to the evidence gathering unit presented before court a video footage showing Besigyes motorcade from Kalerwe to Mulago as proof that the crowd that followed him could jeopardize business in Kampala if he had not been stopped.
Stephen Ndemere, the NFA Sector Manager Arua notes that they are still in charge of Luku Forest Reserve despite the grievances of the community. He says the concerns of the residents will bar them from implementing the ban.
Raymond Ochan, the Pandwong Division chairperson says Kitgum district is unwilling to associate with any cult practices that may confuse communities to take up arms against an elected government, as it was the case with former Holy Spirit rebel leader, Alice Lakwena and her father Severino Lukoya.
Nassibu Nditta, the Iganga District Police Commander, says that Luyilo also set his house and property ablaze before taking his own life. According to Nditta, they found rolls Marijuana in the pockets of the deceaseds trouser.
Nelson Nahabwe, the Busia District Police Commander, says they picked up the suspects on Tuesday on a tip off from a crime preventer. He says they found the human bones stuffed in a rolling bag inside the house of Ali Mashar, one of the suspects.
Ezra Tugume, the Lira District Police Commander Lira, says the deployments are based on intelligence reports showing that the strikes in Comboni and Lango Colleges could spiral to some of the named schools. According to Tugume, they intend to maintain light deployment in the schools for mitigation purposes but not to create tension among students.
Chris Amanyire, the field officer NRDI says the river is running dry and losing its water color as a result of pollution. According to Amanyire, the plan involves removing eucalyptus trees and replacing them with fruit trees, sensitizing communities, regulating washing bays and demarcating the buffer zones of the river.
At Kyaka Primary school, more than 200 P.5 pupils have gone without lessons for one week. Francis Ainebyoona, the head teacher says that six teachers have not reported for duty for fear of being arrested.