Stephen Kaboyo, chairman board of UTL is said to have increased his allowance from Shillings 5.1 million per month to Shillings 17.2 million with effect from September 2016, while his company, Semliki Dairy and Beverages Ltd was paid Shillings 50 million for polythene bags and plate art work and designing materials supplied to UTL.
In a written statement to the Information, Communication and Technology Committee in Parliament, which is screening the bill, NAB Chairperson, Kin Kaliisa, says they dont have objection to the bill provided government institutes controls to protect the media from outrageous and unreasonable regulations.
Uganda Joint Christian Council UJCC has also regretted the events, which culminated into the loss of lives in Kasese district. While delivering the Christmas message in his capacity as the UJCC Chair, the Archbishop Ntagali appealed to government to expeditiously conduct investigations and identify the culprits.
Mwajjuma Nakazibwe, one of the affected residents says she has been occupying the land in question for over ten years. Nakazibwe asks government to reconsider the decision to evict them since she has nowhere to take her family.
Our reporter saw Kitsumbire being taken from Katarangyes office opposite Rwenzori Square and forcefully whisked into a vehicle registration number UAK 164R. Captain Katarangye refused to comment on the matter.
45-year-old Rodha Asiimwe is the mother of Pamela Nankunda, who graduated with bachelors of Procurement and Logistics from Kyambogo University on Wednesday. According to Asiimwe, although her daughter has graduated, she is worried about her future because of job scarcity.
Josephine Laker is the coordinator of Civil Society Budget Advocacy Coalition in Amuru district. She says Uganda has pressing development challenges that can only be achieved with collective tax responsibility.
On Tuesday, the Inspector General of Police, General Kale Kayihura, directed District and Regional Police Commanders to embark on community policing to ensure violence and crime free Christmas festivities.