Statistics also indicate that presently, about 72 percent of the Ugandan population live within five kilometres of a health facility and that only 13.4 percent of health facilities carry out scheduled maintenance of medical equipment.
He told the committee that his client couldnt effectively submit a comprehensive response to the charge sheet since it was not accompanied by a list of witnesses, a summary of their evidence and all documents the committee intends to use during his trial.
One of the petitioners challenging the 2017 constitutional Amendment Act says Parliament replaced the 1995 constitution. Hassan Male Mabiriizi Kiwanuka, in his submission on the second day of the Constitutional Court hearing in Mbale district, said the country now has no constitution.
Dr. Paul Birevu Muyinda, the Deputy Principal College of Education and External Studies and a specialist in Open, Distance and e-learning told URN that the idea stemmed from a group of students under Knowledge for Life Initiative, under the patronage of Gen. Tumwine.
The two-seater vehicle that runs on rechargeable lithium batteries instead of petrol was built at a cost of USD 35,000 128 million Shillings and tested on a 4 kilometre test-drive in 2011. Now Government is injecting over 120 billion Shillings in the innovation over the next four years, according to Information Minister, Frank Tumwebaze.
The directive comes just a day after Kirumiras legal team comprising John Bulungu and Rama Omungu told Makindye Chief Magistrate Erias Kakooza that their client, had reached an out of court understanding for amicable settlement of the matter with his accusers.
Failure by the state to produce witnesses in court today has forced a delay in hearing of a case in which five people are accused of defrauding a Lebanese businessman, Muhammad Soubhi Assi, in a fake gold scam. City Hall Court Grade One Magistrate Beatrice Kainza has pushed the case to May 8 to allow the state additional time to produce witnesses.
Cabinet has approved the tabling of Landlords and Tenants Bill which seeks to, among other things, restrict payment of rent in shillings unless the tenant and landlord amicably agree on transaction in other currencies. State Minister for Housing, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, says the bill will be presented in parliament within two weeks. The bill, if passed into law, will make it mandatory for the parties to sign a tenancy agreement in writing in order to document and provide a framework for their relationship.
Information Minister, Frank Tumwebaze says the Attorney General advised cabinet that the URA demand would cause lengthy and unnecessary litigation as well as turbulence in the banking sector. Whereas URA is mandated to access personal bank accounts of people from time to time, cabinet noted that this is not a blanket permission to request for bank details of all Ugandans.
The compensation is supposed to be provided by the government as counterpart funding to the World Bank Supported Kampala Institutional and Infrastructure Development Project KIIDP II. The project worth USD 184 million, seeks to enhance infrastructure and institutional capacity of KCCA and improve urban mobility for inclusive economic growth.
However, one of the local leaders told URN on condition of anonymity that the raid was planned by residents against the family of Major General Otema Awany who they accuse of grabbing land and forcefully evicting locals from the area.