internal affairs

Ugandans advised to stock food as locusts advance from Kenyan side

Ugandans advised to stock food as locusts advance from Kenyan side

Ugandans have been advised to stock food as a precautionary measure to counter the effects of desert locusts that are a mere 166 kilometers from the Uganda-Kenya border in the north eastern region of Karamoja according to Uganda’s  Ministry of Information and National Guidance. Turkana is about 166km from Karamoja, meaning the locusts can reach […]

Parliament queries supply of uniforms in police force

Parliament queries supply of uniforms in police  force

Parliament has ordered the Ministry of Internal Affairs to supply uniforms to its upcountry police officers  whose uniforms are too old and those who could have  lost them all along . This came as the minister of state for Internal Affairs, Obinga Kania reported that the police force is currently tailoring uniforms of its officers and […]

NRM MPs warn about interfering with national IDs report

Some members of Parliament from the National Resistance Movement have vowed to block a proposal by the party caucus seeking to disregard the contents of the report into the national ID project that implicated government officials accused of causing financial loss to the government. The findings by parliament defence and internal affairs committee implicates three […]

Government to regulate possession of guns

The government of Uganda is in final stages of drafting a bill that will regulate the possession and use of guns in Uganda. The Firearms, Ammunition and Related Materials Bill is expected to harmonize and regulate use of guns in Uganda once passed into an act. In Uganda guns are accessed mostly by security organs. […]

Onek fails to defend himself against oil bribery allegations

Former energy minister Hillary Onek was thrown out of the adhoc committee investigating the oil sector after he failed to provide a presentation on his case of alleged bribery. Onek is accused, together with Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and foreign affairs minister Sam Kuteesa of taking bribes from oil companies. The committee, chaired by Michael […]

Attorney General says Mbabazi and Onek not obliged by parliamentary decisions

The Attorney General, Peter Nyombi has said the resolutions passed by Parliament asking Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and Internal affairs minister, Hillary Onek to step aside are not binding. In the resolutions passed by the House last month, the MPs demanded that the two ministers step down to give room for investigations into claims that […]

MPs start discussing suspension of Amama Mbabazi, Hillary Onek

The motion seeking  the suspension of the Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and Internal Affairs minister Hillary Onek from the house has dominated the debate in parliament this afternoon. According to the motion moved by Kween county MP Chemaswet Kisosi, the MPs want the two to step down pending investigations into allegations to taking massive bribes from […]