New Makerere vice chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has assumed office. Prof. Nawangwe received the tools of office this evening from outgoing vice chancellor, Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu, whose five-year tenure has come to an end. Professor Ddumba has been in office from September 1, 2012.
Ivan Katongole, a resident of Nkumba, Katabi town council, was arrested on Wednesday evening by operatives of the Flying Squad Unit following intelligence information that linked him to four of the murdered women.
With 11 frequent murders in a space of over a month jitters have run the spine of residents of peaceful, tranquil and cool Katabi Town Council. It formerly was a Sub-county under Wakiso District, but due to its rapid development in recent years, thanks to its strategic location between Kampala and Entebbe, it was elevated to a town council.
President Museveni has said ruling for a short time is a bad thing for Africa as a continent. While speaking at Nelson Mandela Commemorative Lecture at Makerere University today, the president said Mandela retired early before tackling issues of Africas economic and political integration.
Detective Assistant Superintendent of Police ASP Stephen Ssemanda is on the run following investigations into alleged extortion of two million shillings by PSU. The detective allegedly received the money as a bribe from four women who had been arrested by traffic police on suspicion of ferrying stolen goods.
Bright Muhumuza, another participant at the meeting, said the conduct of the Bishop and the remarks he has been making since Museveni showed up at the church, show that he was behind the move to fabricate information about the presidents baptism.
President Yoweri Museveni is at Makerere University where he is scheduled to speak at the Nelson Mandela Inaugural Commemorative Lecture. Under the theme Mandela the Legend: A message for the youth, the lecture is underway at the University Main Hall.
According to Tugume, he was extracting tin from a pit in Rwamwire in Mwerasandu in Ntungamo district in 2015 when it caved in and injured him. Tugume says he was rescued and rushed to health Center IV and later to Rubaare Health Center IV before he was referred to Mulago National Referral Hospital.
It is mandatory for companies exporting certain minerals from Congo and Rwanda, according to their national laws. Across the three countries, almost 75 per cent of the companies that published reports also failed to mention any risks encountered in their work or how these were addressed.
Rosemary Adongo, the Mbale Chief Administrative Officer, says the District Mechanical Engineer, Sam Okwanimu presented a request to her office for Shillings 10 million to repair the vehicle but she turned it down.
Makerere University economist Dr Fred Muhumuza says the decision by Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA to hike parking fees is intended to push people to relocate out of the Central Business District.
Lameck Kigozi, the Southern Region Police Spokesperson, says the DP supporters were found beating voters at Bukerere in Kalungu Town council. He says they raided Bukerere village like bees and started assaulting voters for unknown reasons.
Dr. Amina Hersi Moghe, the chief executive officer of Atiak Sugar, a subsidiary of Horyal Investment Company Limited in Amuru district, says regional sugar dealers are exploiting the absence of a regulatory framework to manipulate the sugar market. She says the dealers dump millions of metric tons of sugar destined for markets in Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan in Uganda annually.
Annie Ahebwa, the Lwengo District Returning Officer who is in charge of Bukulula Sub County, says the voting materials arrived at all polling stations on time but there were no voters to witness the opening of the exercise.