The regional conference of Uganda Local Governments Association (ULGA) turned into a political rally after Oyam district chairman called for a recommendation of President Yoweri Museveni as the NRM flag bearer in the 2016 presidential election.
The National Resistance Movement (NRM) caucus is to sit again on Monday to appoint new parliamentary committee chairpersons. This will be the 4th time in three weeks that the caucus members are meeting to discuss several issues affecting the party including the perceived fallout between Museveni and Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi.
All government owned schools and learning institutions across the country will have their land surveyed and titles issued to them. The move to possess land titles comes after several schools either lost land to their community members or in many cases to fraudulent transactions involving government departments.
Financially constrained Sylvia Nassanga, mother to 11 year old Charles Musoke, is struggling to get him a heart surgery. Doctors say Musoke suffers from Constrictive Pericarditis, a condition resulting from an inflammation of the heart membrane. Out of six million shillings needed for the surgery, the family from Nakifuma in Mukono district has only managed to raise 300,000 shillings. Meanwhile the sickness is eating Musoke away. For an 11 year old boy, Musoke looks like he is only six years or less.