The bank says Uganda needs 3-4 billion dollars for climate finance in the next ten years but that money is not flowing as expected. It says the private sector has contributed only 26 million dollars or 3.4%.
Benjamin Njia, the Vice President of Technical at the Uganda Athletics Federation, expressed confidence in the selected team based on their previous international race performances. He mentioned that during their preparations, the team showed great potential and capability to defend the nation in this anticipated event.
Justice Irene Mulyagonja, who delivered the lead judgment, stated, "The Deputy Speaker/Among ought to have resolved the question of her interest in the matter as soon as possible in the public interest as it is required by the Code of Conduct of Members of Parliament in the Rules. When she did not do so, she acted in conflict of interest and reflected that she was biased.”
The fifteen-year-old Child Rights Advocate and a valued member of the Children's Advisory Council was granted a five-minute platform to address the Council via Zoom on behalf of all the children of the world.
Esther Kyozira, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIP), said although more learners are in classrooms, it has been established that their presence in school is more about passing time rather than gaining the education necessary to unlock their full potential.
In July 2023, Steven Kalali, a member of ULS, filed a lawsuit against the association, alleging that the society leadership had been selecting representatives for various statutory bodies since 2016, contrary to the governing Act and election regulations.
Charity Kyomujjuziri from the Africa Freedom of Information Centre while addressing the press at Uganda Media Center underscored the need for government to translate key national documents and make them available to all citizens.
An invitation letter authored by Denis Hamson Obua, the Government Chief Whip, and Chairperson of the NRM Parliamentary Caucus directed all the 336 members of the Caucus to undertake a mandatory Coronavirus test at Parliament which ends today at 5:00 pm.
Rehema Nassozi Ssebbowa, Senior Principal City Hall Grade One Magistrate, emphasized the significance of integrity, stating that it goes beyond ethics and professionalism. She advised the appointed members not to use their positions for personal interests but to uphold the principles of justice for all, particularly benefiting the disadvantaged, including the poor, women, and marginalized individuals.
Justice George Okello said that everyone stands to gain when businesses thrive noting that the government takes deliberate measures for tax incentives, especially the amendments of waiving interests and tax grace periods during the COVID-19 period.
Dr Muhumuza questioned the ability of the movement to raise the required resources, including the newly revised minimum capital reserves of not less than 150 billion shillings and 120 billion shillings for a tier 1 and tier 2 institutions respectively.