While appearing before the Tourism, Trade and Industry committee of parliament, officials of Kakira Sugar Works led by Jim Kabeho Mwine, the Director Madhvani Group and Chairman Uganda Sugar Manufacturerâ€™s Association, the group noted that, zoning is of a great importance in the sugar industry and should be respected.
Former Vice President Professor Gilbert Bukenya has joined a growing list of critics of the recently passed Public Order Management Bill (POMB). In a press briefing at his office at Parliament, the Busiro North MP described the POMB as a one-sided law.
The MPs said that the 1.4 billion shillings that the ministry will be paying in rent every year can be topped up to construct their own home. The committee has in its report on the ministerial policy statements recommended that government front-loads the funds meant for rent to construct the ministryâ€™s office premises.
Two Uganda Peopleâ€™s Defense Forces â€“ UPDF have been named in the kidnapping or killing of Rwandan Asylum seekers. The two, only identified as Lt. Col. Kankiriho and Lt. Col. Buryo, have been named by Christopher Busigo and Charles Sande, the other suspects in the kidnappings.
Miria Matembe, a Human Rights activist and also former Member of Parliament, has attacked the outgoing European Ambassador to Uganda Roberto Ridolfi over media reports that he supports the re-appointment of Justice Benjamin Odoki as Chief Justice.
In his statement at Kakumiro police station, Mujib explains that after the death of his wife he decided to operate her to remove the fetus so that it is buried separately from its motherâ€™s body because he couldn\'t afford paying for an operation in the hospital.
Dr. Onzivua had been jointly charged with Kinkizi East Member of Parliament (MP) Dr. Chris Baryomunsi for conspiring together to obtain Cerinah Nebanda\'s body samples. The Butaleja MP died suddenly in yet to be fully explained circumstances in December 2012.
Matembe believes this is being done to undermine the speaker for asserting the powers of parliament. Matembeâ€™s observations come a few days after business grounded to a halt in parliament due to an unexplained absence of the executive from the house.
The family of the former national high jump champion Patrick Etolu has sold a plot of land at a give-away price to raise money for his treatment in hospital. Etolu was part of the team that represented Uganda at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, Australia. He also held the national high-jump record of 1.96 meters from the mid 1950\'s until 1999. The 78-year-old veteran sportsman was rushed to hospital two weeks ago after he suffered cardiac arrest at his home in Soroti Municipality.