A section of Members of Parliament have today expressed divided opinions about President Yoweri Museveni’s proposal for a Constitutional amendment to scrap parliament’s mandate of determining its salaries.
Before landing, the air crafts first circled around the airport. President, Yoweri Museveni officially received the planes at 9:57am after being water saluted, a common tradition when a country or company receives new planes.
President Yoweri Museveni has told the National Resistence Movement (NRM) Parliamentary Caucus at the National Leadership Institute (NALI) in Kyakwanzi that Uganda needs a more investor friendly atmosphere that is free of delays and corruption of public officials and more wealth funds to convert idle youth to owners of the small businesses.
The decision was reached at the opening of a 5-day retreat of the CEC at Chobe Safari Lodge, Nwoya district on Saturday. CEC is the top organ of the ruling National Resistance Movement NRM. The CEC retreat is being held under the theme Building on solid Achievements, Consolidating the Unity of the NRM and the Transformation of the Wanainchi towards Achieving Vision 2040.
Kansiime had travelled to Narayan Hospital, India, for a kidney transplant, two months ago. However, the transplant did not take place after the supposed donor a businessman only identified as Gisinuka failed to show up.
The demands came barely a week after the New York Southern District Court jury convicted Ho, a former Hong Kong Minister, of eight counts of bribery and money laundering over oil rights for Chinese conglomerate CEFC China Energy, in Chad and Uganda.
On Monday, President Yoweri Museveni faulted the manner in which the committee is conducting its investigation before the media. The President was of the view that the procedure being used is wrong advising that investigations should be confidentially handled.
The 41 kilometers road, which connects Masaka district to Kalangala Islands through Bukakata landing site has been appearing in the last thirteen National budget framework papers. The road would become unmotorable during the rainy season because of its sorry state.
Early this month, a section of NRM leaders led by Retired Captain Mulindwa Birimumaaso, the party chairperson for Lwengo district and Kizito Nsubuga, chairperson for greater Masaka Veterans Association, held a public rally at Masaka Liberation Square to declare support for Museveni in the next elections.
Members of Parliament sitting on the Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation have conceded to President Yoweri Musevenis objections in an earlier passed National Biotechnology and Bio-safety Bill 2012.
President Yoweri Museveni and First Lady Janet Museveni were part of the National Prayers that attracted several other dignitaries such as the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo and the Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda among others.
Museveni was speaking during the 20th National Prayer Breakfast at Hotel Africana in Kampala this morning, an annual event organized annually by the Parliament of Uganda to pray for the country. The breakfast meeting is held ahead of the Independence Day celebrations.
According to the Deputy Inspector General of Police Brig. Sabiiti Muzeeyi, the fingerprinting process started on 18th September 2018. He explains that a central databank is being created to make it easy for investigators to identify the type of firearm used and trace its origin when crimes involving guns are committed.