The funds were to be used to develop infrastructure especially roads and streets within the central business area of the town including Rwenzori Road, Margherita, Stanley, Alexander and Mukirania streets.
Namaganda says that she only discovered that the child was missing around 7 pm while closing the shop to return home. She says that she asked the other kids, who told that Simon had gone with James Mawanda, a Boda boda rider in the area.
The 3rd Division Spokesperson, Captain Edrin Mawanda, says that some of the suspects were captured during combat while others were arrested based on intelligence reports indicating that they have illegal firearms, which is a capital offence and attracts a long sentence if found guilty.
Geoffrey Feta, the Ayivu East Member of Parliament, says the one of the key roads in his constituency and water points have depreciated greatly because of the pressure on the resources. He says that they are in talks with the responsible government agencies to address the challenges.
Musa Nasihune, a resident of Buhuye village, says that has lost 8 cows that were stolen from his kraal within three weeks. “Thieves come at night when we are sleeping and place padlocks on our doors from outside. Even if you hear them taking cows, there is no way you can get out to rescue the animals,” said Nasihune.
Dr Tom Okurut, the Executive Director of National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), notes that Uganda needs over 150 Billion Uganda Shillings annually to effectively address climate change mitigations and effects.
Some riders are crying foul over the few customers which have affected their daily earnings. They say that they are making less than ten thousand shillings a day because people have also been under lockdown and do not have money to spend on transport.
Felix Omara, the Operation Manager of Countryside Harvester, says that each of the 17 Districts in West Nile, Acholi and Lango sub region has been allocated Shillings 300 million for implementing the project.
The farmers from Isingiro district on Wednesday told the Minister of Agriculture Frank Tumwebaze and his Deputy Bright Rwamirama that the disease is on the increase due to several farmers who graze their animals in Tanzania and traders who cross into the country for cheap animals.
Speaking in a meeting chaired by Mubende district LC V Chairperson, Michael Ntambi and Buwekula Member of Parliament, Museveni Ndooli at Kiteredde village on Wednesday, residents accused Dr. Rwacumika of conniving with the police to force them to sell their land with threats of evicting those who refuse to comply.
According to information obtained by URN, Ombizoku Produce Buyers and Sellers Association received Shillings 21 million under Development Response to Displacement Impact Project-DRDIP from Arua district local government to support 15 members of the group to engage in income-generating activities and alleviate poverty.
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni congratulated the Olympiad via his twitter handle. “I congratulate Peruth Chemutai upon winning gold in the women’s 3000m steeplechase at the Olympic Games in Tokyo and becoming the first Ugandan woman to do so. The country is extremely proud of you. Kongoi” Museveni briefly congratulated Chemutai.
Asporo Taremwa, the Deputy RDC Masaka, says that the donation comes at a time when some health workers are battling the deadly disease. He says that the front liners are excessively exposed to COVID-19 infection without enough PPEs.
According to the residents, UWA had previously conducted surveys on the disputed land but they were surprised when the ministry surveyors went the disputed UWA demarcations and encroached on their private land. They accused the land officials of being compromised by UWA and police.
Now, Inzikuru, who won several medals in steeplechase in different championships, says that she is happy for the gold Chemutai has added to Uganda’s medal tally in the Olympic Games. She also expressed joy for Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo who won silver and Bronze respectively.
Brigadier Joseph Balikudembe, the 3rd Division Commander urged the women to be part of the pacification efforts. He noted that they would become more vulnerable if their husbands died in raids or forceful disarmament.