Five of the MPs are still hospitalised while others are home, some with injuries. Those still in hospital include Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake, currently at Rubaga Hospital after the medical team from Kadic Hospital declined to admit him because he was taken in a bad condition.
Harmonising laws on access to information emerged as a major issue today when public officials, policy makers, civil society, and scholars gathered in Kampala to commemorate the International Day on Access to Information. Participants noted that despite the enactment of access to public information law 12 years ago; several public officers in Uganda still hide under the Official Secrets Act, a 1964 piece of legislation that barred public officials from disclosing information to the public.
Several Members of Parliament from the ruling National Resistance Movement today took to the floor to shower praises at the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga for close to three hours in a House abandoned by the Opposition.
It was a quiet atmosphere at Parliament today as legislators turned up for the afternoon sitting just a day after 25 of their colleagues were arrested amidst chaos. The singing, clapping and wearing of red ribbons, which had become a trademark for the opposition legislators over the last three sittings, were missing today.
The Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura has said he planned and coordinated the raid on Parliament on Wednesday in which security forces arrested 24 legislators. Kayihuras revelation comes hours after the police forensic team commenced investigations into violence and vandalism of property that unfolded inside the Chambers on Wednesday, shortly before a motion to remove presidential age limits was tabled.
The police forensic team has pitched camp at Parliament to investigate violence and vandalism of property that unfolded inside the Chambers on Wednesday, shortly before a motion to remove presidential age limits was tabled.
Prof. Archangel Byaruhanga Rukooko, an expert in Epistemology, Ethics, and Applied Philosophy hails students for their activism and keeping Makerere at the top in order to ensure that their views in regard to issues that affect the country are heard.
According to Muloni, membership to OPEC comes with benefits like stabilization of oil prices among others. She says the Ugandan government took the decision to join OPEC after consultations with other member states including Equatorial Guinea.
Eyes of a Journalist, a book written by veteran journalist Justus Muhanguzi Kampe, is slated to be launched today Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Hotel Africana at 5:30pm. The book brings back to life names we have not heard from for a long time that played important roles in the RPF struggle to dislodge President Juvenal Habyarimana and the Hutu majority regime in Kigali. The author shares his impatience that turns into frustration after trying in vain to meet the overall RPF commander, Major-General Fred Rwigyema.