Kasaija told Uganda Radio Network that he has written a detailed report to the President explaining the processes that the Finance Ministry went through to approve DGF Funding and how the basket fund operates in Uganda. He, however, could not divulge details but added that the president's judgement was based on wrong information.
At least four ladies, three of whom were shot with live bullets and one knocked by security operatives are in dire need of medical care. They were taken to hospital, but after the removing of the bullets from their bodies, they were sent home with no qualified personnel to attend to their gunshot wounds.
The envoys are in the region as part of their 4-day retreat, which aims to track progress on infrastructural and socio-economic projects that are funded by the European Union and member states. The retreat started on Monday at Mt. Elgon Hotel, Mbale.
Last week, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga directed the Human Rights Committee to investigate reports on the presence of Safe Houses in Lwamayuba in Kalangala and Kyengera in Wakiso district.
Releasing findings of a report Unabated escalation of NGO office break-ins in Uganda, on Friday, the National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders NCHRDU indicates that at least 34 office break-ins were reported since 2011, but no investigations have been carried out and a report compiled.
Samuel Kyambadde, an activist under Kalangala Human Rights Defenders, says they have reported 29 cases of domestic violence directed at men on different landing sites in Mugoye Sub County but none has been investigated by police.
Isis-WICCE and Centre For Conflict Resolution CECORE says its assessment undertaken in October 2017 found that there are 193 people currently detained at Luzira, Nalufenya and Kirinya.They say 23 of suspects in detention at Kirinya Prison are women.
Robert Sempewo, the chairman of the affected miners says over 6,000 them have been rendered jobless. Uganda and Tanzania are currently in the process of reforming their mining laws to put in place stringent regulatory frameworks partly aimed at curbing artisan mining.
Such an arrangement was a point of contention in a meeting between the committee and a team from Uganda Prisons Service today. The team was led by the Commissioner General of Prisons Johnson Byabashaija.
Under the EUs Democracy and Human Rights Country strategy running from 2016-2020, EU states will cooperate with Uganda on freedom of assembly, association, expression and press freedom; accountability and anti-corruption; childrens rights and womens rights.