The National Environment Management Authority-NEMA Executive Director Dr. Tom Okurut says the laws allow sustainable wetland utilization although the activity should be set at a level that can be maintained for the future.
Through their umbrella organization, the National Forum for People Living with HIV/AIDS Network in Uganda-NAFOPHANU, they want the government to start providing them with care for other health-related diseases like diabetes and depression.
On Thursday, Noor Njuki, the Entebbe Deputy RDC halted all sand mining activities in Kitinda, Bulega, Garuga, Kasenyi, Bwerenga, Kasenyi and Kigungu. Njuki also ordered Police to arrest any person found mining sand.
Dr Anthony Taabu Munyaho, the Director National Fisheries Resources Research Institute, says that the proposal was tabled for review by a Chinese investor. He, however, adds that they rejected it citing the numerous risks.
Some of the notable cases that will be heard are that of businesswoman Jacqueline Uwera Nsenga. Nsenga was in 2014 found guilty of murdering her husband Juvenal Nsenga whom she ran over with a vehicle at their home in Bugolobi on January 2013.
Shifah Kateregga the HURIDEM Executive Director notes that the increase in cases of mob justice is a result of loss of public trust and confidence in the criminal justice systems and the bureaucratic process of the law.
Dr Edward Rukunya, the Fisheries Resource Director at the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, says several attempts which root back from early 2000s have been hitting a dead end after finding it difficult to formulate a suitable substitute feed for the Nile Perch.
Prof Freddie Ssengooba at Makerere University School of Public Health and also one of the consultants on the National Health Insurance Scheme says the delay to operate the scheme will be caused by the current state of the health care system.
Tumwine’s troubles stems from a long-standing dispute in which three families in Makoole village, Kyeera Sub County in Sembabule are accusing him fraudulently claiming ownership on their land, measuring 89 acres.
In special prayers presided over by the Bishop of Madi West Nile Diocese Charles Collins Andaku at Koboko Boma Grounds on Friday, the religious leaders asked God to intercede for the Minister and protect her from the threats to her life.