According to Muntu, the party working committee and National Executive Committee selected the designated leaders to parliament based on their capabilities. Winnie Kiiza, the newly appointed LOP promised to work with all legislators to ensure the voices of the voters are heard.
Lucima Okello, the UPC spokesperson, says there are nine UPC legislators in the newly constituted ninth parliament split between the Olara Otunnu and Jimmy Akena factions. He says the division makes it difficult to elect a party whip.
The Chief magistrate, Simon Zirintusa Kintu asked the councilors to repeat the elections for the 2nd and 3rd time, but the contestants garnered the same votes. As a result, the Chief magistrate postponed the polls to another date
In his judgment, Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo noted the eight suspects were involved in committing the crime in different locations in Uganda, Kenya and Somalia. He said they also participated in one way or the other in planting explosives at Kyadondo Rugby Club and Ethiopian Village restaurant on July 11, 2010 during the screening of the World cup finals, which claimed the lives of 79 people and injured several others.
According to Otunnu, his earlier plans to vacate the party leadership were sabotaged by the unholy alliance between the Jimmy Akena faction and President Yoweri Museveni, which is now clear for all to see.
Muntu reportedly appointed Cecilia Ogwal, the Dokolo woman MP to the Parliamentary Commission, which didnt go down well with the Northern Uganda FDC party officials. Ayo told journalists that they expected Muntu to appoint Ogwal as LOP given her experience and service to the party.
The Go forward pre-campaign expenditure was Shillings 327 million, FDC Shillings 1.5 Billion, DP Shillings 156 Million and UPC Shillings 132 Million. According to the report, the highest expenditure was recorded in January, where Shillings 118 Billion was used by all candidates.
Justice Dollo also found Hussein Agade and Idris Magondu, both Kenyan national guilty of terrorism. He also acquitted Yahaya Suleiman Mbuthia, also a Kenyan National from the charges of terrorism on ground that prosecution failed to provide evidence linking him to the Kampala bombings.
Komakech claims that they have received intelligence showing that Toolit is being held at the Police Special Investigation Department in Kireka, Kampala for interrogation over unknown charges. He has tasked the state to produce Toolit within the next 24hours or else they mobilize residents to stage massive protests.
The shadow Mayor, Mariam Tusiime says they decided to form an alternative leadership to give direction and counsel to the official leadership. According to Tusiime, they were motivated by the fact that majority of the elected councilors are new and lack any leadership skills.
The duo was charged on April 26th alongside five others with incitement of violence, threatening violence, destruction of electoral materials and obstruction of election officers contrary to the parliamentary elections act.
Kadaga is not the first high profile figure in the country to visit a shrine. In December 2004, then vice president, Professor Gilbert Bukenya raised uproar when he visited a shrine in Masaka District, saying he was praying for President Museveni to get a third term.
Shortly after meeting the Commissioners, Museveni directed the Inspector General of Government IGG, Criminal Investigations Directorate CID and the Office of the Auditor General OAG to act on the report. Solomon Muyita, the Judiciary spokesperson has confirmed the handover of the report to the president and the presidential order for investigations.
According to Kuk during their visit, they met Dr. Byarugaba Baterana, who had just assumed office as Director Mulago National Referral Hospital and presented their offer to construct a single bunker. He says Baterana accepted the offer, prompting Dr. Kigula, the then head of the Radiotherapy department with other technicians to embark on designing a plan for the new bunker.
Godfrey Kimera, the team leader from Uganda who welcomed the pilgrims into the country, said they will join a group of more 200 pilgrims from Busia district and trek to Namugongo. Kimera said the pilgrims who look enthusiastic will rest until Friday this week at St Jude Catholic Church in Busia town before they embark on the remaining journey.