Earlier in the day, a representative of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions Isaiah Wanamama told court that the constitution does not allow the DPP to proceed in matters before the General Court Martial.
Attorney General, William Byaruhanga, wrote to Energy Minister Irene Muloni saying the select committees work will directly hamper the court case. He advised against any parallel investigations contrary to the matters pending in court.
Police fired tear gas to disperse angry students. Moments later, they descended on Kabale District Headquarters demanding the intervention of the Resident District Commissioner-RDC into their issues from where they were arrested by anti-riot police and taken to Kabale police station.
In the 2014/2015 financial year, Isingiro District disbursed 396 million shillings to 44 selected youth groups. Each of the groups received between 5 and 11 million shillings. Only 50 million has been recovered accounting for only 16 of the disbursed money.
In their notice of before the appellant court, the two contend that their conviction, and the acquittal of their co-accused was unfair. Jaden and Nakungu have informed the appeal court that at a later stage, they will file in their grounds of appeal.
Most of the schools had the briefing of candidates in the morning, while a few did in the afternoon. In Mvara Secondary School in Arua Municipality, the exercise took place in the morning with the school administrators asking students to be composed and to avoid panicking.
Police has fired tear gas to contain students of Kabale University who staged a strike today. The students wanted the Academic Registrar to explain why they have not had lectures since they reported for a new semester on September 15, 2016.
Since its inception two months ago, the operation has netted over 1000 drivers, for lack of valid driving permits, dangerous loading, excess loading, lack of third part insurance, driving vehicles in dangerous mechanical conditions and reckless driving.
Rwanda and Burundi are the only countries within the East African Community that have maintained their traffic on the right. As a result, drivers from Rwanda still experience difficulty in maintaining the left hand traffic flow while navigating roads in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.
Despite being a beneficiary under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development USMID Project that has seen four roads upgraded to to tarmac, Mbarara still faces a challenge of bad roads whose state deteriorates every other day.
Pamela Akidi, a diploma teacher for special needs section at Kitgum Public Primary school says she has received three pay-slips indicating a full payment of 537,000 shillings for each month, but there is no money on her account. She has gone for explanations several times with her bank statement in vain.
Savannah Region Police spokesperson Vincent Ssekatte says the accident occurred when a Kampala bound Premio registration number UAZ 002B carrying four Chinese nationals rammed into a Fuso truck registration number UAK 480W.
Paul Edobo, the district NUSAF Desk Officer, says finally all is in place to roll-out the programme. He says the NUSAF third phase should have started in August this year but didnt take off because of difficulties in accessing the funds.
The group, Friends of Zoka Forest, says the report authored by Esther Mbayo, the Minister for the Presidency is shoddy, poorly drawn and containing a lot of absurdities aimed at exonerating the real culprits.
Speaking on a panel of experts, the Dean of the School of Economics at Makerere University, Prof. Edward Bbale said while attaining lower middle income status is possible, there are many odds up against the quest.