The Lead researcher Associate Professor Ronald Kakungulu says that when they asked respondents what they thought about the direction Uganda was taking in respect for human rights and the rule of law, a whopping 73.9 percent said the country was heading in the wrong direction while only 10.9 percent believed Uganda was heading in the right direction.
President Museveni has in the past criticized provision of bail to suspected capital offenders and on Monday, he clashed with the Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo on the issue of granting bail to persons accused of capital offences pending determination of their cases.
The Speaker of Parliament is of the view that the law has served the elite at the expense of the uneducated rural populace. But the right to access to Information activists say parliament has not played its oversight function to ensure that the law is implemented as envisaged in 2005 when it was enacted.
According to the Access to Information Act, every citizen has a right of access to information and records in the possession of the State or any public body, except where the release of the information is likely to prejudice the security or sovereignty of the State or interfere with the right to the privacy of any other person.
Speaking during the weekly FDC press conference at their headquarters Najjanankumbi, the FDC party spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, reasoned that the education sector needs a minister who is ready to be in the field identifying problems and suggesting solutions unlike the first lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Museveni who is busy and inaccessible to handle the prevailing crisis.
In a statement on his social media platform (Facebook), Kyagulanyi said yesterday he left Uganda for the United States of America via Qatar, to attend diaspora events including the Uganda Action Day and NUP Convention, scheduled for this weekend.
The convention passed at the 2019 General Conference of the International Labour Organization-ILO in Geneva requires member countries of ILO to domesticate and implement its provisions to respect and promote workplaces free of violence and harassment.
Former Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi still awaits his retirement house and car among others. According to the Ministry of Public service, so far Ssekandi has received only his monthly payment, and medical benefits.
David Alira, the party’s Secretary-General Alira said that they have kicked off consultations with security personnel to agree on how and when the event can be hosted following coronavirus standard operating procedures.
Aisha Nampeera, a single mother of three, says that her job with KCCA as a sweeper is her only source of income. Nampeera narrates how she has endured work hazards including accidents to keep her job and earn a living for her family.
Mpuuga was appointed into the office by the President of the National Unity Platform Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu after his party emerged as the main opposition group, having won more parliamentary seats than all other opposition groups in the January polls.
During a council sitting on Wednesday at the Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA hall, Deputy Lord Mayor Doreen Nyanjura presented to the council a resolution by the City Executive Committee-CEC to establish a fund to support people living with Sickle Cell and promote sensitization about the condition.
In her ruling, Justice Apiny found that the petitioner did not serve EC as ordered and that in Kamba’s affidavit of service, he did not indicate whether he later served any of the Commission lawyers or sought other means to implement the service.
The matter was up for scheduling on Thursday 9th September but lawyers of Kirumira and Electoral Commission raised a point of law regarding the recommissioned affidavits. Kirumira’s lawyers led by Ronald Ruhinda told court that the petitioner had served them the recommissioned affidavits late, at 4pm on Wednesday 8th.