The Constitution of the Ninth Parliament has finally taken shape with the appointment of Parliamentary Whips. Only the ruling NRM is yet to appoint its whip. The NRM whip is a ministerial position which will be announced once President Museveni names his cabinet.
Members of parliament this afternoon voted to throw out journalists from plenary as they commenced debate on their emoluments. The motion to throw out the journalists was proposed by Rose Namayanja, Nakaseke District Woman Member of Parliament.
41 farmers in Ibanda town council have rejected poor quality farm inputs that were supplied to them under the National Agricultural Advisory Services program -NAADS. The rejected farm inputs include 20 heifers, 32 she goats, 20 piglets and 130 chicks.
Police in Gulu is holding Patrick Oloya, a resident of Te-opok village in Lujorongole parish for murder. He is accused of killing Ogwanga Akena last night at local drinking joint in Lalogi trading center.
31-year-old Swaibu Machati, a resident of Rwengoro village in Kamwenge, is to spend the next 20 years in jail for murdering a toddler. Machati appeared yesterday before Justice Akiiki Dan Kiiza in Fort Portal high court who found him guilty of murdering a toddler.