While presiding over the sixth graduation ceremony at the University main campus at Kirumba Masaka, Justice Ssebutinde observed that the past one year has been very challenging as a result of the violence mounted by students. She adds that if the trend is not reversed, she would end her tenure of service.
The arrested include Vincent I. Oling, the chairman of the cultural foundations Electoral Commission, his deputy Joan Pacuto and Tom Odur Anang, a member of the commission. Others are Martin Odongo, Hamza Okello and Lucy Awino.
The seat fell vacant after a February 6th Court of Appeal ruling that nullified the election of Lucy Achiro Otim for non-compliance with electoral laws after Electoral Commission failed to conduct a vote recount. The by election is expected to take place within 60 days after the ruling.
Sources indicate that he left Kampala two weeks ago, destined for Bihanga military training school in Ibanda district to join other ex-combatants of the M23. However, there is no record of his presence at Bihanga.
Countries in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean say they are finding difficulties implementing the recommendations of the Paris Climate Change Agreement in 2015 without financial support from the developed world.
Chancellor of the University Lady Justice Julia Ssebutinde has applauded Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II for introduction of Kabaka Education Fund which has enabled the sponsorship of especially women to upgrade their education.
Phoebe Niwampaire 27, a resident of Kashanyarazi cell, Kamukuzi division in Mbarara municipality reportedly used paraffin to burn his six-year-old sons hands. She was arrested by residents in response to the boys uproar and handed over to police.
About 150 out of a student population of 700 pupils had reported at Fr. Hilders Primary School located in senior quarters ward; Western division while less than 120 out of 500 pupils reported within the first week of the term at Akisim P.7 School in Soroti town.
A cargo lorry laden with cotton seeds from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday afternoon plunged into Karuma Falls in Kiryandongo district. Inspector Patrick Otika, the officer in charge of traffic at Kamdini out post in Oyam district, says the vehicle fell 7.5 metres into the deep of Karuma water falls. He told URN on phone that the driver of the vehicle, Nelson Eric Nsubuga, emerged from under the bridge few minutes later.
Dr Georg Goergen, an Entomologist with Biological Control Centre for Africa and International Institute of Tropical Agriculture IITA confirmed in an email that the fall army worm is already in Burundi.