Controversy has mainly stemmed from Clause 41 of the Bill which criminalizes the intentional transmission of HIV from one person to another. The clause stipulates that any person who willfully and intentionally transmits HIV to another person commits an offence and upon conviction, shall be liable to life imprisonment.
President Yoweri Museveni made the appeal while commissioning the market today. He said Government had registered the complaints and would ensure that all persons who were relocated from the old structure get stalls in the new market.
The land in question was sold at UGX 650 million, the same value at which it was purchased in 2008. According to the IG report, an argument that the land was surrounded by land owned by the eventual buyer, Malibu Holdings Ltd turned out to be false because the land had access to a road for over 40 years before the sale.
Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) will divert tourism activities at the peak of oil and gas construction works. According to the new management plans for Murchison Falls National Park and Kabwoya Game reserve, new tourism tracks and circuits will be constructed to divert tourism traffic from the current circuits that also have oil deposits.
Now, Florence Namayanja, the Bukoto East MP says she has received reliable information indicating that senior district officials received bribes to approve the project in disregard of the laid down procedure.
Those sworn-in as high court judges are David Matovu, Jessica Naiga Ayebazibwe, Patricia Basaza Wasswa, and Margaret Mutonyi. Asaph Ruhinda Ntengye was sowrn in as the â€œChief Judgeâ€ of the industrial court while Lillian Tumusiime Mugisha will also be deployed to the same court as a judge.
Grade One Magistrate Alaari Muhirwa today dropped the charges on grounds that no single witness had been lined up by the prosecution to testify against the group since the matter was first presented to court, ten months ago.
Residents argued that endorsing President Museveni as the sole candidate not only subdues internal democracy in the party but also gives him a leeway to stretch his leadership without fulfilling impending promises made to the populace.
Now, Abraham Byandala, the Katikamu North MP who also doubles as the works minister says as NRM legislators they have been compelled to postpone the campaign to market Museveni until the party resolves the dispute on the party candidate.
Uganda Prisons Service is looking for 3.1 billion shillings to enable it recruit and train 1000 staff. The Prisons officials led by the Commissioner General, Dr Johnson Byabashaija told the Defense and Internal Affairs Committee of Parliament on Monday that budgetary shortfalls hamper their operations. The Defense and Internal Affairs committee is currently considering the National Budget Frame Work Paper for Financial Year 2014/2015.
An inmate who escaped from Luzira prisons in July last year has been re-arrested. Moses Nuwagaba was serving was serving a 65-year sentence for rape and aggravated robbery. Niwagabaâ€™s run out nine months after the daring escape from Luzira Upper Prisons. He was re-arrested last week in Bushenyi at his motherâ€™s house in an operation led by the police and prisons officers from Nyamushakyana Prisons.