When Lukwago put the training issue on vote, 21 councillors rejected it. Councillors who subscribe to National Resistance Movement however decided to abstain when Lukwago denied councillors representing people with disabilities an opportunity to vote. Lukwago said people with disabilities representatives are ex-officials barred from voting by KCCA Act.
A British government official who was due to address a press conference at Entebbe has been summoned back home with reports indicating that she may be sacked from cabinet. Priti Patel, the United Kingdoms Secretary for International Development, is accused of holding secret meetings with Israel government officials and breaching international protocol by visiting Golan Heights, a territory Israel captured from Syria in 1967.
In a survey of 488 licensed investments in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso for the period 2011/12 to 2016/17, only 348 were found to be operational. The investments had value of USD 42 million, with a total of 18,271 jobs.
Caroline Mwongera-Mugambi, a scientist on farming systems and climate change says the problem is mainly due to poor land management practices going on in places where land is cultivated as opposed to where it is not cultivated. She says farmers are also letting water to carry away almost all the nutrients in areas that have been deforested.
In his November 6th letter to Musisi, Muhakanizi says president; Yoweri Museveni stopped the proposed pay rise for any entity until a comprehensive assessment has been done by the Public Service Ministry.
Over 12-months of follow-up, individuals who started antiretrovirals within 30 days of their diagnosis had a 63 percent reduction in their mortality risk compared to people who remained antiretroviral-naive. Delayed treatment initiation after 30 days of diagnosis also reduced mortality, but only by 26 percent.
Tullow Oil, in January this year, agreed to transfer 21.57 percent of its 33.33 percent interests in Lake Albert Development Project covering exploration areas 1, 1A, 2 and 3A to Total for a total consideration of USD 900 million 3.27 trillion Shillings.
WHO observes that misuse of antibiotics in animals and humans is contributing to the rising threat of antibiotic resistance. Some types of bacteria that cause serious infections in humans have already developed resistance to most or all of the available treatments, and there are very few promising options in the research pipeline.
The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda is rallying Acholi chiefdom to mainstream its dynamic cultural values, norms and practices in promoting womens rights and empowerment. The foundation on Tuesday launched two bilingual handbooks containing the field findings to guide the chiefdom in promoting women empowerment and womens rights among communities.
Frank Twinamatsiko, the Chairperson Abasaija Kweyamba Mubuku Farming Cooperative Society Limited, says they were surprised last month when Shiwalama Commercial farmers limited and Bataka Lukooki Community issued them eviction notices claiming ownership of part of the scheme.