Legislators sitting on parliaments budget committee have declined to approve a Ministry of Defence supplementary request of 6.5 billion Shillings intended to kick-start a solar project in military installations.
Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Tuesday evening directed the state minister for gender and culture, Peace Mutuuzo, to present a statement on the alleged proposal to ban Imbalu a traditional circumcision ritual among the Bagisu.
Allen Kagina, the executive director of Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA says that the road agency cannot beat the planned completion date due to unresolved land issues. Physical completion works for the road is currently rated at 75 percent progress.
The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga observed that that the application of torture contravenes article 24 of the Constitution which outlaws all forms of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment as a form of punishment. Kadaga noted that the acts depict total disregard of the Prevention and Prohibition of Torture Act by the police force.