Uganda Radio Network understands that police spokesperson Asan Kasingye threatened to resign on Wednesday during a meeting of the senior officers when his colleagues asked him to retract his statement that four suspects had been arrested in connection to Byamukamas torture.
Kabaziguruka was speaking to journalists at parliament after the Makindye-based military Court issued criminal summons for the legislator for missing court proceedings. The MP is said to have missed court twice for mention of the case where he is accused of treason alongside 26 others including Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF soldiers.
The issue of giving councillors tablets came up during todays city authority council meeting in Entebbe when many reports and papers being discussed were not availed to councillors. The proposal was initiated by Central Division mayor Charles Sserunjogi arguing that it will save money and improve efficiency.
Kermundo, whose mandate involves carrying out valuation of all government Ministries and Departments, stunned the Commission when he disclosed that the Lands Ministry has been operating for the last fifty years without a policy on land acquisitions, resettlement and rehabilitation.
Kamateeka who appealed to the Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura to reign on his officers who torture suspects, said that her committee is up to the challenge and optimistic that police will be forthcoming with information.
According to the local government rating act, 2005 which guides the valuation process, the court is supposed to complete its proceedings within six months after receiving complaints. KCCA has already received over 240 complaints from the property owners in central division.
Led by Peter Mukasa, the workers threatened to impound more equipment unless the company clears their wages worth Shillings 10M. According to Mukasa, they left their homes in January to work on the project hoping to earn money in vain.
State House Comptroller Lucy Nakyobe says that the committee, which is yet to present its investigation report, has spent 2.434 billion Shillings in allowances and travel abroad. This includes an expenditure of 1.811 billion Shillings on allowances and 623 million Shillings on travel.
Almost half of the heifers distributed to farmers in Apac district under Operation Wealth Creation OWC in the financial year 2015/2016 have died. Col. Godfrey Okello, the Apac District OWC Coordinator, says that of the 73 heifers distributed, 31 have so far died due to what he described as negligence from the beneficiaries.
The Chiefdom envisaged a plan to promote its cultural values and beliefs through the radio platform which was unveiled four years ago. The platform was also anticipated to feed into the much anticipated revival of the Lukooki dialect which is on the verge of extinction. Majority of Kooki subjects speak Luganda, Runyakitara and Kinyarwanda.
Majid Batambuze, the Mayor Jinja municipality and Chairperson Urban Authorities Association, says municipalities unable to sustain street lighting because of the heavy power bills. He wants government to direct power suppliers to incur the cost of street lights across the country.
The court order, issued last week by Masindi High Court Assistant Registrar Julie Acio, followed a petition by Bunyoro Kitara Reparations Agency-BUKITAREPA, a community organisation based in Bunyoro region. The group accuses district land boards of Masindi, Kiryandongo, Buliisa, Hoima, Kagadi, Kibaale and Kakumiro of trespassing commissioning surveys and issuing titles on ancestral land, without the consent of Bunyoro Kingdom.
A senior Police officer told URN on condition of anonymity that they found the court keys abandoned at Old Shops village in Kotido municipality next to a police motorcycle registration number UP 1008, which is about 100 meters from court.