Speaking at the flag-off, the Uganda Vintage Car Club President, James Ayo, said that many of them have been forced to re-register their cars using the current registration and number plate series when changing ownership or acquiring vehicle insurance.
“On Saturday am playing the last game of my career. We shall be playing the Vipers in the league at Kitende and that will be my last competitive game. After I will play two testimonial games, one in September at KCCA ground in Lugogo, and the second one will be in Masaka where my journey started,” Mawejje told URN in a phone interview.
A week ago, reports emerged that a section of MPs was furious about the deductions. Initial reports quoted Bugabula South MP Maurice Kibalya and Nakawa East MP Ronald Balimwezo and Aruu saying that there should not be collective responsibility in contributing to the fund because a number of them did not consent to the resolution.
Dollo then said that the education of Oulanyah’s children would be possible, if the love shown by the grief of Ugandans is converted into financial contribution to the Education Trust Fund. He pledged to account for all the finances raised for the cause.
Sulaiman Ssemwogerere, the Coordinator for Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union in Luwero district, says that some headteachers have been threatening to write to Chief Administrative Officers to delete the names of the striking teachers from the payroll. According to Ssemwogerere, the headteachers claim that the science teachers’ strike is illegal and those who participate in it are considered to have absconded from duty.
Asuman Basalirwa, the Bugiri Municipality MP pointed out the French military cooperation with the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) questioning whether it is an issue of concern to France that the army is cited in cases of human rights abuse.