They explained to the legislator how they have been surviving on the streets and employing several youths. The vendors also claimed that they had moved far away from the road reserve but were surprised to see a tractor destroying their businesses.
In a letter to the British Secretary of State for Foreign and Common Wealth Affairs, Boris Johnston, Williams, the MP for Stockton South, says British government should make all diplomatic representations possible in order to secure the safety of Betty Nambooze.
Early this week Police denied knowledge of any medical referral given to Betty Nambooze to undergo further treatment in India. Police spokesperson Emilian Kayima said that the police was awaiting a communication from Mulago National Referral on the next step.
The meeting was convened by a section of Democratic Party members led by Masaka Municipality MP Mathias Mpuuga to discuss, among others, the recent suspension of Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze from the party.
John Mwawule,the Masaka District Police Commander told MP Mpuuga that the meeting was illegal and therefore could not be held at Tropic Inn Hotel. He told Mpuuga that the meeting had not been approved by Democratic Party National Executive Council.
According to Nambooze, the requirement by government that the drivers countrywide sit written examinations by the Uganda Driving Standards Agency (UDSA) at a fee of shs250, 000 is questionable and unfair since no consultation with the drivers has ever been done, in addition to quelling UDSAâ€™s objects given that itâ€™s a different body charged with the issuance of driving permits.
NRM Party and opposition members will on Thursday this week forward proposed names of the selected Members of Parliament to the business committee that are to sit on a select committee to handle the contested Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) report.
Oulanya directed the clerk to look through the minutes of the sittings of the committee on the public service and local government committee that are being contested and ascertain that the KCCA report that was earlier presented and circulated to MPs was certified by original signatures of members of the committee.
Mukono Woman MP Betty Nambooze has today petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga querying the authenticity of the report made by the committee of Public Service and Local Government on KCCA.
The opposition Forum for Democratic Change and the Democratic Party has agreed to field Muwanga Kivumbi to stand as candidate in the coming Butambala by elections. FDCâ€™s Moses Kasule is standing down for Kivumbi.
Kabakumba Matsiko, the Minister for the Presidency today presented her appointment letter to the presidential affairs committee of parliament indicting that she is charge of Kampala Capital City Authority.