The mudslide victims have now pitched camp at the sub county headquarters waiting for relief. Patrick Bikala, the Chief of Bukalasi Sub County, says their operations have grounded to a halt because of the threats from the mudslide victims over relief.
The prosecution led by Major Raphael Mugisha has raised no objection to the documents tendered before court. According to the Amnesty Act, 2000, any forces that are fighting the government and are ready to denounce rebellious activities are free to report to the Commission for pardon.
During a council meeting chaired, the Masaka municipality Mayor Godfrey Kayemba Afayo says that they were surprised to receive a notice from lawyers, acting on behalf of a businessman Emanuel Lwasa Kawesi, instructing tenants to vacate the building within 90 days. Kayemba says that Lwasa once claimed to be a tenant at the building but he is surprised that he is claiming ownership of the building.
Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, the Kira Municipality MP, said whenever something bad occurs in Uganda, government is quick to look a scapegoat. Ssemujju notes that the K-Palm accident was just another indicator to government that all isnt well on Ugandan waters.
Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, tasked government to avail a progress report on the implementation and utilization of 50.4 billion shillings million loan provided for maritime communication on Lake Victoria.
Speaking at a meeting discussing the bill convened by National Democratic Institute Civil Society Alliance for Campaign Finance Monitoring ACFIM at the Africana Hotel, MPs argued that what is critical is educating voters on role of MPs.
Joseph Ssebyala, the Kkooki Chiefdom Cultural Minister accuses Mengo of deliberately undermining their cultural leader who should have been addressed as His Royal Highness. He says they were earlier compelled to suspend any cooperation with Mengo because of undermining their cultural institution.
According to the Managing Director of Uganda Coffee Development Authority, Emmanuel Iyamulemye Niyibigira, the latest data shows that overall production stands at 5.8 million 60-kilogramme bags, an increase of one million bags.
Opio says that their CCTV cameras captured Bagyendas assistants smuggling bags of documents from the Central Bank early this year. Opio made the revelation under the directive of Central Bank Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile, who had been tasked to explain whether the Central Bank had any case of stolen documents.
According to records presented before the court earlier, Isiko sent love songs by American celebrities like Don Williams, Akon and Enrique Iglesias and a collection of poems to Rwabwogo. One of the messages read before the court is lifted from the lyrics of Akons song; Put the Blame on Me.