Over the past few weeks, the commissions commitee of Parliament has been probing how the Cooperative Bank in 1997 was incorporated replacing and taking over assets and liabilities of a previous Bank, incorporated under the Cooperative Societies Act in 1964, under the same name.
The Public Accounts Committee PAC is mandated to examine the audited accounts by the Auditor General showing the appropriation of the sums granted by Parliament to meet the expenditure of the central government and judiciary.
In their petition to the Education Committee of Parliament, a group of students led by Joel Roy Mucunguzi, a law student, say it is unfortunate that Management, the University Council and staff have failed to come to an understanding, which has taken a huge toll on them.
The motion tabled by Gulu Municipality MP Lyandro Komakech notes that whereas several women were captured against their will, and came out of captivity with offsprings, the government has not taken responsibility to rehabilitate them, in order to give them a new start and hope in life.
The lawyers from MMAKS Advocates were paid USD 230,000, which translated into 759 million Shillings at the 2017 exchange rate, for services relating to the transactions by the Central Bank in the closure and sale of Crane Bank Limited.
Court of Appeal judge, Kenneth Kakuru said the report raises serious concerns which must be condemned by all Ugandans. The current human rights, he said appears to be opposition politicians. Justice Kakuru said government should stop criminalising political activism.
The Noah with 10 people on board was heading to Mbale town from Budadiri in Sironko district when it stumbled upon a motorcyclist who was making a U-turn in the middle of the road. The cyclist who was rushing to meet a passenger, died on the spot, alongside the taxi conductor, only identified as Hakim.
A copy of the communication was posted on the university social media pages. But this has sparked wide criticism over the uncompromising university management. The communication drew mixed reactions from social media users.
Members of the University Council and management were expected to appear before the committee yesterday, to respond to concerns about the state of affairs in the university. However, only the Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe showed up and was turned away, with advice to come back with his team today, Wednesday.
The nod comes amid the discussion of a draft law seeking to expand road reserves, currently under scrutiny by the physical infrastructure committee of parliament. Specialists say that Uganda requires wider roads with multiple carriageways and effective utility systems to be able to meet the needs of a growing and vibrant population.
Sasagah was interdicted in March, 2018, alongside the Commissioner for Immigration Anthony Namara, for allegedly misusing funds for the procurement of equipment for the e-passports under the department of immigration.
In a statement released shortly after the meeting which ended at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the Council members resolved that matters relating to the suspension of staff any other matter concerning the governance of the university be handled in accordance with the laws, policies and procedures governing the University.
In an interview with URN, Nawangwe asserted that Kamunyu, Magara and Kalema should prepare to face the University Disciplinary Committee, as an opportunity to defend themselves against all charges against them.