Every day we bring you a selection of photo highlights and here is what we have for today
Compiled by Brenda Nakayiwa
Every day we bring you a selection of photo highlights and here is what we have for today.
Police have held a 20- minute crackdown on boda boda riders for overloading. Below are the pictures by Mpalanyi Ssentongo
The Committee on Natural Resources set to interact with petitioners of over 20,000 Mubende artisanal and small scale miners who were evicted in literally two hours and reportedly not even allowed to take their belongings.
The groups, Uganda Association of Artisanal Miners, Mubende United Miners Assembly and Federation of Artisanal and Small Scale Miners contend that local miners in Mubende were unfairly evicted in August 2017, only two months after they had petitioned the Speaker of Parliament. MPs who were sent on the ground (Mubende mines) and found that the locals had already been evicted by the army to give way to the investor.
The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga recently ordered the committee to meet the aggrieved miners and produce a report in two weeks after the Uganda Association of Artisanal Miners petitioned Parliament again. Photos by Timothy Murungi
The Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has visited Greenhill Academy, Kibuli Campus in Kampala to oversee the ongoing national measles and rubella immunization process. She took the opportunity to watch as her daughter in the school being immunized. Photos by Mpalanyi Ssentongo
Aceng's daughter Michelle, gets immunized
Apollo Milton Obote memorial lecture kicks off at Kampala Sheraton Hotel with Mrs. Miria Obote, UPC president Jimmy Akena and his wife Betty Amongi and DP president general Norbert Mao in attendance. Photos by Eddie Ssejjoba
The Uganda Electoral Commission addressed journalists on the verification of the national voters’ register and identification of persons with disabilities at the village level. This was during a press conference at their headquarters in Kampala. Photo by Godiver Asege