Oil companies Tullow and Total are to be granted the long awaited production licenses soon according to state minister for energy in charge mineral resources Peter Lokeris. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network on the sidelines of a public dialogue on oil in Kampala, Lokeris said within a month or two the two oil companies will be granted the long-awaited production licenses.
The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Health to clear the air regarding a plan by government to export over 200 health workers to Trinidad and Tobago. Kadaga\'s directive follows concerns raised by some members of the health committee, who contend that the move by government is bound to create a massive gap in the already crippled health sector.
Vision Group Chief Executive Director, Robert Kabushenga has been compelled by Parliament\'s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) to avail the Groups staff list entailing names of staff, designation, and district of origin, date of appointment, qualification and salary.
The report says little new things after an earlier focused report that was released in October last year pointed out similar human rights challenges that were happening in the country. Other aspects covered by the report include the attack on civilians that happened in Rwenzori, the alleged discrimination of the LGBT community and also the rights of access to healthcare for HIV patients in light of the HIV law
In a ruling made this afternoon, the court decided to make public documents relating to the case of Dominic Ongwen. The documents 21 in total, are a revelation of arrest warrants and requests for arrest of rebels made to three governments; Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo and Sudan.
Mr Omala told police that when the woman realized that he was not going to give her the Shs17million as he had earlier planned for development of their house, a struggle ensued and before he could notice, Ms Akoth grabbed a knife and stabbed him.