The Deputy Attorney General, told court that the Speaker of Parliament, Deputy Speaker and Parliament officials under a Parliamentary Act had immunity and privileges including against being summoned before court as witnesses.
Steven Rwagweri, the Executive Director Engabu Za Tooro, a cultural organisation in the region which initiated the Empaako inscription, says that the clan leaders will take charge of sensitising members of their respective clans on the importance of the tradition. He explains that the leaders will ensure that the Empaako traditional naming ceremonies are revived in communities.
According to BoU Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, the agricultural sector grew by 6.1 percent in 2017 from minus 0.4 percent in 2016. The services sector grew by 8.1 percent from 4.5 percent, while industry grew by 4.4 percent from 4.2 percent in the same period.
URA Public Affairs Manager Ian Rumanyika says that the five vehicles were impounded to compel UBC to clear arrears in Value Added Tax, Withholding Tax, And Pay as You Earn-PAYE, which have accumulated over a period of nine years.
Humura was picked up from a video hall following a week long hunt by the police. The Ibanda District Police Commander, Rodgers Chebene, says the suspect is wanted for extorting money from residents, saying he works with the Internal Security Organization.
Deputy Chief Justice, Alfonse Owiny-Dollo is leading a panel of four other judges to hear the petition filed by Uganda Law Society and six opposition Members of Parliament. Other justices hearing the petition are Kenneth Kakuru, Elizabeth Musoke, Remmy Kasule, and Cheborion Barishaki.
The amendments, unveiled by Gender, Labour and Social Development Minister Janat Mukwaya, last month NSSF make NSSF a mandatory Social Security Scheme for all Ugandans employed in the formal and informal sectors.
Students and teachers at Gayaza High School have commended the work of a government committee set up to fight pornography in the country. The Pornography Control Committee-PCC, headed by Dr Annette Kezaabu, was at Gayaza High School on Saturday where they met a section of Advanced Level students as part of their nation-wide campaign to sensitise young people about pornography and its dangers.
Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, while delivering the monetary policy statement for April 2018, says maintaining the CBR at nine percent is consistent with supporting economic growth and achieving the inflation target over time.
Today, his legal team comprising John Bulungu and Rama Omungu told Makindye Chief Magistrate Erias Kakooza that out of court negotiations between the parties were complete and that the two sides had reached an agreement for amicable settlement of the matter.
According to information obtained by URN, the accident occurred at a sharp bend just after Lulwanda childrens home when a Fuso truck registration number UAL 092X lost control and hit the guard rails before plunging into a valley.
They sometimes use animal skins, leaves, and tree trunks, pieces of mattresses, woollen blankets, rags and even stones to conceal their bleeding. A number of others said they wear multiple knickers as the best alternative, while others dig holes in the ground to collect their menstrual blood.