The scheme constructed in 1967 has been supplying water to key institutions across the district, among them, Itojo Hospital, Itojo Primary School and Ruhanga Secondary School among others. The scheme is also the main source of water for domestic use and farming activities in Itojo Sub County.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River region police spokesperson, says analysis carried out on several samples at the Government Analytical Laboratory in Kampala confirmed that they were adulterated with metal grains and therefore unfit for human consumption.
African Gold Refinery Chief Executive, Alain Goetz said that there is still a lot of smuggling through Ugandas only international airport-Entebbe. Goetz said if not curtailed smuggling of gold and other minerals could pose a string of challenges including financing of terrorism.
While the 10-Point Programme was more pronounced from the time President Museveni took over power in 1986 to early 2000s, from then onward reference to the so-called political Bible of the National Resistance Movement NRM had sort of disappeared. Point Number 5 of the programme was to build an independent, integrated, and self-sustaining national economy. The president on Monday said slowly but surely that point is being fulfilled, adding that he is noting down the economic successes one by one.
Up to 34 students were awarded Doctoral degrees-PhD. 10 PhD students graduated from College of Natural Sciences, 10 students from College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, six from College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology and eight students from the College of Education and External Studies.
The latest emergency schedule released by Kalangala Infrastructural Services Limited indicates that starting February 20, 2017, the two ferries MV Pearl and MV Ssese will only work on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
By 6:45am graduands had started arriving at the university main campus. There is heavy deployment at the university as police personnel man all main entrances and small gates. Several graduands together with their parents are subjected to several security checks.