The caution came moments after unofficial tally centres emerged posting varying figures from Tuesday's polls, purporting to represent the counting exercise. But the head of the Conference of Catholic Bishops in Kenya Bishop John Obala Owaa cautioned against the tally centres announcing results as authentic or official.
Denis Mukwege, a renowned human rights activist in North Kivu province, and the elected provincial deputy of Rutshuru, Bonaventure Sherimpuwe have called for sanctions against Rwanda for the aggression against DR Congo.
Educationist Fagil Mandy notes that he recently conducted calculations that indicated that Ugandan children spend approximately three-quarters of their time at school. According to Fagil, even if teachers and schools are not the learners' primary caregivers, their effect and role in fostering the modern-day situation cannot be disregarded.
Uganda is Kenya's biggest trading partner with trade volumes of almost 4 trillion Uganda Shillings with almost half being Kenyan exports to Uganda. Uganda also provides a quarter of the business at Kenya's Mombasa Port, on top of being the country's biggest source of food imports.
It has been estimated that 31 per cent of the world’s 430 types of oak are threatened with extinction, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of threatened species. And 41 per cent are of conservation concern, mainly due to deforestation for agriculture and fuel for cooking.
Addressing the country last evening at State House Nakasero, Museveni insisted that contrary to popular calls, it would be a mistake to subsidise or cut taxes on fuel. Museveni said that the ultimate solution to the high fuel prices lays in shifting away from petroleum to electric motor vehicles and motor cycles and using the railway.
The State House Anti Corruption Unit led by its senior legal officer, Peter Ndomugyenyi are investigating the alleged misappropriation of more than Shillings 3billion meant for various projects in the district. The arrests have forced several district officials into hiding.
In 2019, water levels at Lake Albert went up submerging shorelines displacing more than 11000 people, and flooding infrastructure. The floods forced the victims into internally displaced camps of Rwenyana, Rwangara 1 and 2, Kamuga, and Kajweka camps in Butungama sub-county.
Dr. Zohaib Hassan, a Pakistan Consultant Ophthalmologist who attributed this to a possible lack of facilities and the costs involved in the treatment, wondered why the cataract condition is so common among the people in the Lango sub-region.
Yasin Kyeyune, a resident and local leader from Masaku zone in Katwe 2 Parish, says that on a day when such operations are conducted, many children flee and are seen in the communities such as Katwe, away from the city center.
This was revealed by Mwine Mpaka, the Committee Chairperson while presenting its investigation report during plenary sitting on Wednesday. The Committee's investigation stems from a petition to Parliament by the Kampala Rice Traders Association in May, 2022.
The KCCA law enforcement officers who were backed by the police and the army demolished temporary structures that were previously set up along Mawanda Road. They included Mobile Money kiosks, groceries, and fast food.
Members of Parliament on the Committee led by their acting Chairperson, Milton Muwuma of Kigulu County in Iganga District tasked Muwonge to explain their declaration of middle-income after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank disputed it.
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