The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) have put the Minister of State for Kampala City and the management of Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) on the spot for the delayed release of funds meant for the Parish Development Model (PDM).
PDM is a government intervention model aimed at injecting money into parishes across the country to support wealth and employment.
The Chairperson of the Committee, Hon. Joel Ssenyonyi said this called for concern because KCCA received the money without a detailed budget or work plan spend the money.
“The absorption level of the funds by KCCA was 24.3 per cent leaving behind a significantly unutilized amount,” Ssenyonyi said adding, ‘Parliament needs to know what exactly happened and why were you not ready’.
The Buganda Kingdom has issued a statement about Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi and the queen of Buganda Nabagereka Slyvia Najjinda having twins.
In her soon-to-be-released autobiography titled, “The Nnaabagereka of Buganda Queen Sylvia Nagginda Luswata,” the Queen writes that she was blessed with a set of twins.
On Page 205 of the autobiography, Nagginda writes, “On December 6, 2010, I was blessed with two more girls Jade Nakato and Jasmine Babirye born in Kampala… They’re two amazing kids who are mostly happy and are passionate about people which, at their age, I find astounding…”
This shocked many as they wondered how the kingdom kept secret for the last 13 years.
However, through a statement shared this afternoon, the kingdom has said that Kabaka Mutebi has no twins.
“The last Kabaka to ...
The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president Eng. Patrick Oboi Amuriat who officiated the lunching ceremony at party headquarters in Najjanankubi yesterday said that the Academy is the first of its kind in the politics of Uganda and is going to produce younger leaders pumped with knowledge about politics and integrity.
“The Leadership Academy will offer Ugandan society programmes and continuing training activities for political parties, public administration, private sector, civil society, and individual actors identified at the community level, especially young people and women, both in Uganda and in the regions”. Says Oboi.
“Work hard such that you inherit the current leadership of the party and the country in years to come as well as using the knowledge you have acquired to fish more...
Bukoto South Member of Parliament for , Dr. Twaha Kagabo, has defied the resolution of the Shadow cabinet by attending the parliamentary sitting at Kololo Ceremonial grounds where the President has addressed the House from. Kagabo is the only National Unity Platform (NUP) legislator who has attended the meeting
The legislator has told our reporter that believes that the opposition is no longer dependable and his priority now is to represent his people in the House.
The Shadow cabinet had directed all opposition legislators to boycott the President’s address to Parliament at Kololo, arguing that the President is silent on matters of violation of human rights, such as the continued abductions of Ugandans, and the increasing theft in his government, among other issues.
However, Dr. Kagabo bel...
BoU okays use of bank notes bearing Governor Michael Atingi’s Signature.
Bank of Uganda has issued into circulation banknotes in various denominations with the signature of the deputy governor, Michael Atingi-Ego.
This has been revealed in a statement from the central bank indicating that the law is clear that in the absence of a governor, the deputy governor can sign in his or her place on all the shilling banknotes.
”The public is hereby advised that BoU has issued into circulation banknotes, in various denominations, that bear the signature of the Deputy Governor Mr Michael Atingi-Ego and the year of print-2022,” says Bank of Uganda.
”This does not in any way affect the legal status of banknotes in circulation that bear the late Governor Mutebile’s signature which is associated with th...
President Museveni has once again blasted the western countries for trying to impose homosexuality on other people including Africans.
Museveni made the comments while addressing a special parliamentary session at Kololo independence grounds on Thursday, Museveni noted that it’s wrong for western countries to threaten to impose sanctions on those who are opposed to homosexuality yet it should be the other way round.
On the issue of homosexuals, we shall get the time and discuss the matter thoroughly. Homosexuals are deviations from normal. Is it by nature or by nurture? We need to answer those questions. We need a medical opinion on that.” Museveni said.
Museveni said sex in Uganda and other countries in Africa is confidential and that it should remain the same.
“The western countries shou...