The move by some ruling NRM party legislators to begin a campaign for President Museveni to run for a 5th elective term has drawn mixed reactions. It could be be another sign of emerging cliques with in the NRM as its members differ on how to address some of the governance issues in the country.
The residents are locked in land row with one Doctor Elishana Mugisha who stays in Kampala. The land conflict, according to residents, has dragged on for over a year now with Doctor Mugisha threatening to evict them.
This followed the storming this morning of Zai and Majestic plazas on Luwum Street by members of Uganda Federation of Movie Industry (UFMI) in an attempt to close up movie and music shops whose owners they accuse of infringing on the copyright of artists. UFMI describes itself as a collecting society and wants the film vendors to pay for both local and foreign movies they sell.
Mbarara referral hospital staff who took part in a meeting that resolved an industrial strike over delayed salaries risk losing their jobs. The hospital executive director, Dr. George Upenytho, says the board will sit this Friday to determine the fate of the health workers who were behind a sit down strike announced last Wednesday.
But Issa Matovu, the Executive Secretary Uganda Muslim Teachers Association which Namayanja claimed to have got the mock exams from has spoken out disowning the Agriculture, Physics, Fine Art, and Entrepreneurship papers.
Matovu has told URN on phone from Kampala that although they have a partnership with Nyendo Mixed Secondary school, his association never delivered such papers.
Idiyeâ€™s claims of innocence were however contradicted by the girl who claimed her uncle had forced himself on her several times. She said she had sexual intercourse with her uncle because he promised to fund her education until she attained a degree.