Fronted by Kasilo County MP Elijah Okupa during the plenary session, legislators reported that Namuganza had recently described her counterpart Aidah Nantaba, the state minister for Information and Communication Technology as a prostitute.
The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Ministry of Agriculture to address the problem of ticks in cattle once and for all. Twenty-seven districts in Central, Western and Southern Uganda are affected by resistant ticks.
Section 167 of the Penal Code Act criminalises wandering persons, those gambling for cash or prostituting as being idle and disorderly. If convicted by court, they, if prostitutes or involved in soliciting for immoral purpose, face a maximum seven years imprisonment while other aspects of the offence attract three months in jail or 3,000 Shillings in fine or both.
The controversy surrounding the ownership of Qualicel Bus Terminal in Kampala has taken yet another twist, with police refusing to evict businessman Drake Lubega, currently occupying the building. Muhangi and Lubega have been in court since 2008 over ownership of Plots 50-52 on Nakivubo Road which houses Qualicel Bus Terminal measuring approximately 0.57 hectares, formerly Baganda Bus Park.
While delivering her communication to the House today after a two-week recess, Kadaga listed three bills that have stalled saying they should be cleared this year. Among the bills is the controversial Marriage and Divorce Bill which in its various repetitions has been waiting for parliamentary approval for almost 50 years. With only a mention of the bill by Kadaga, MPs responded with a lot of excitement halting the Speakers communication for minutes.
Opening the 3rd Kampala Private Equity Conference in Kampala today, Anite says on a daily basis she meets potential investors in her office being fronted by Ugandans bent on getting kickbacks, locally known as enjawulo.
Uganda Radio Network has learnt that two weeks ago over 100 prisoners were moved from Luzira Maximum Prison in Kampala to prison facilities in Eastern Uganda to decongest the countrys main prison. However, Uganda Prisons spokesperson, Frank Baine says the exercise affects all prison facilities across the country. The number of prisoners has increased from 40,500 in 2014 to over 55,000 today.
Prof. Edward Kasujja Kirumira, the Principal of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, says the university was still committed to helping Prof. Nyakaana with the courses in case he follows the right procedures.
Kennedy Okello, the Nakawa II Councilor says mass transport is the way to go but says the president is doing things in a haphazard manner. He says bringing buses requires planning and consultations before signing a memorandum of understanding.