Joseph Kasule, a Research fellow at the Makerere Institute of Social Research -MISR who has done studies on Islamic fundamentalism in Uganda, said that because the world has been made to believe that the only people capable of terrorism are Muslims, it becomes fashionable and believable if the government throws the blame on their door step.
The Chief Justice was speaking Friday at Hotel Africana during a public lecture organized by the Uganda Christian Lawyers Federation to remember the life of the organization’s first president Charles Owor.
Abala says that Justice Okuo erred in law and fact when she held that the wrongful declaration of Achayo did not affect the result of the election in a substantial manner and that she misdirected herself of the law of the Illiterate’s Protection Act Cap. 78, thereby arriving at an erroneous decision where she expunged 23 affidavits filed by Abala.
While the region did not go through a recession in 2020, borrowing for COVID-19 pandemic containment measures has significantly increased public debt in the 13 countries including Uganda.
Three of the 13 countries in the region are in debt distress and 5 countries are at high risk of external debt distress.
Kitgum District Chairperson Christopher Obol Arwai had presented the nomination of new members of the District Land Board, the District Service Commission, the Hospital Management Board and the Public Accounts Commitee for approval by the district council on Thursday.
Addressing the country on Thursday at State House Nakasero on Covid-19 and the security situation, Museveni said all those arrested or killed in the recent past were legitimate targets for getting involved in activities that are aimed at destabilizing the country.
All the pastoralists intending to buy or hire land in the district will be required to first register with area leaders and be assessed by the security structures at the village, sub-county and the district level. All transactions involving pastoralists who are not registered will be nullified.
The UK government had earlier on advised its nationals to be extremely vigilant about their security, adding that attacks on Uganda could be indiscriminate, including in places visited by foreigners...
James Okwera, a resident of Labworomor in Palaro Sub-County says the absence of technical staff who should closely supervise their subordinates in the district has left civil servants to abscond from work, report late with impunity.
The institute, established in 2009, is Uganda's centre for training, research and consultancy in the field of petroleum exploration, recovery, refinement and responsible utilization of Oil and Gas Resources. It is one of the developments towards building skills for Ugandans to benefit from the Oil and Gas sector.
Alobo’s planned visit comes just a week after the Minister of Local Government, Raphael Magyezi gave Soroti City authorities an ultimatum of three weeks to resolve the mess in the allocation of space to vendors.
The committee chaired by the Kimanya-Kabonera Division Member of Parliament Abed Bwanika learnt that the city has under unclear circumstances lost a lot of its properties that including land in green spaces and road reserves.
"AFIEGO is not an NGO. It is a company. But AFIEGO staff do not constitute the non-profit company, a legal entity of its own that can sue and be sued. To be arrested for operating without a permit was therefore irregular," Bariyo says.
"So police is hiding these people from court because the charge against them cannot stand in court," he adds, "But if police thinks it has a good case, it should produce them in court and we defend them."