The president today started a nationwide tour, through which he will respond to questions from the public on the proposed amendment of Article 26 of the Constitution which sought to provide for the compulsory acquisition of land for development projects before the settlement of compensation disputes.
Anite said this during the familiarization tour of the Power Dam project, located at along River Nile in the Districts of Kiryandongo and Oyam. She was visiting the project, for the first time, as a minister, commended the team on site for the progress so far but warned against shoddy work.
The Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister, General Kahinda Otafiire, says high level Consultations have been carried between the executive, the judiciary and the Judicial service Commission to address concerns of the Judicial officers and other groups.
The report indicates that the crimes are taking place in the context of Killings, torture, sexual violence, degrading treatment, enforced disappearances and arbitrary arrests, among others. Alleged perpetrators of the violence include high-level officials, of the National Intelligence Services and the national police force, military officials, and members of the youth league of the ruling party, known as Imbonerakure.
The monuments will include that of the oldest silver-back gorilla Luhondeza, the leader of the first habituated gorilla family in Bwindi Impenetrable Park, and the impalas, from which Kampala derives its name as the hill of the Impala, a medium-sized antelope which dominated the swamps and hills of the city before independence.
Rwot Richard Santo Apire, the cultural leader of Atiak chiefdom, says government should consider returning the main border point to Atiak Town Board, where the Trade Ministry owns land for constructing a custom point. He says the land served as a custom at the height of the Lords Resistance Army LRA insurgency in northern Uganda.
Ali Mutebi, the Chairperson of Bulemezi Taxi Operators and Cooperative Society, which manages taxi parks in Wobulenzi and Luweero town councils noted that there is decline in revenue collection following the issuance of the presidents letter.
Dubbed the TERREWODE Hospital Rehabilitation Center, the facility will offer psychosocial rehabilitation for survivors of obstetric fistula, a condition caused by prolonged obstructed labour, creating a hole between the vagina and rectum or bladder. Fistula sufferers are left with no control over of urine and faeces.
According to a close source, Museveni will thereafter hold a closed door meeting with Kabale and Rukiga district National Resistance Movement NRM party leaders on Tuesday to try and convince Abigail Victoria Atukunda, the independent candidate for the Rukiga District woman member of Parliament to step down in favor of her NRM rival, Caroline Kamusiime Muhwezi.
David Onen Achana II, the Acholi Paramount Chief also criticized Akol for labeling cultural leaders as beggars when he said cultural institution should learn from Atiak Chiefdom to be independent instead of depending on donations.