Speaking to journalists after he was vetted, Gen. Muhoozi said that although a lot of things have been done in the Ministry, there is a lot more that can be done better especially in areas of effective policing and improving the general image of the police.
The Minister of Sports designate, Hamson Obua and Uganda Olympics Committee Chairman, Donald Rukare and a team of officials from the National Council of Sports flagged off the five athletes from three disciplines.
According to the residents, it is now three years since Uganda National Roads Authority -UNRA valued their land and properties for compensation and asked them to open up bank accounts, but shockingly, they haven’t received a single coin, yet they were stopped from carrying out any other development activities on their land.
Uganda earned $241 million in trade surplus from DRC in 2020, and $177 million estimated informal trade exports that push the figure to $418 million trade earnings. This makes DRC Uganda’s number one source of trade surplus.
Godwin Tashobya, the Public Relations Officer of Shengeli Engineering Construction Company told Uganda Radio Network (URN) in an interview on Thursday morning that 39 workers tested positive for COVID-19. He says that staff that tested positive have been asked to self-isolate and be treated. Tashobya adds that the company continues to ensure the safety of the workers and the community.
The taskforces will be mandated to hold meetings, following up on alerts and report back to the district task force. The Sub County task force is comprised of ten people, who include District councillors, Sub County speaker and religious leaders.
Grace Akello, a resident of Katakwi in Teso, who is attending to her sick child at the hospital, said without blood the survival of their children is uncertain. "I have now spent three weeks here, the kid needs to be operated but blood is not there. Doctors are saying it’s risky to start operating a patient without blood on standby, “she said.
The NCS has been receiving 18 Billion Shillings to distribute among over 50 Sports Federations and of which 10 Billion Shillings is allocated to the Federation of Uganda Football Association, FUFA.
According to Ogwel, the NCS requires 197 Billion Shillings to fund all the sports federations.
John Godo, an Elder in Ayivu and Minister in Lugbara Cultural Institution, says that the decision to remove Ayivu from Arua City is aimed at safeguarding the common heritage of the Ayivu and Lugbara people from being eroded by the influence of the City.
The Rwizi Region Police Spokesman, Samson Kasasira, says that the councillor was rushed to Mayanja Hospital in critical condition resulting from excessive bleeding. According to Kasasira, his condition deteriorated prompting his transfer to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.
Sheila Nduhukire, the NMS spokesperson said their trucks picked the vaccines from the airport for safe storage. "The vaccines are now in the safe hands of NMS and security. Doses will be stored for onward distribution across the country,” she said.
Cosmas Acellam Apuke, the Layima Sub County Chairperson told URN on Wednesday evening that the residents also arrested Okot. He revealed that Okot has been frequenting Omee Health Centre II before leaving with unspecified items wrapped in a sack, which attracted the attention of residents.