Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health, says in one year, over 14 million people have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines. Of these, 7.9 million have been fully vaccinated while 20,758 have received booster doses.
Ronald Balimwezo Nsubuga the Nakawa East MP and shadow minister for lands and urban development, said that the cost for rehabilitating one kilometre is about shillings 5.2 billion, much higher than the average cost of constructing a road by Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA.
The school's staff quarters and classrooms were badly hit by strong winds and a storm, that was preceded by a 5-hour downpour on February 17. The storm blew off the roofs of three staff houses and two classrooms at the school.
It all started in late January when Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo and Democratic Party President General Norbert Mao made several phone calls to Oulanyah but he didn't respond. This went on for three days, according to information obtained by URN.
Works and Transport Minister Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala who launched the commencement of toll collections at Kajjansi said the collections will be used to maintain and repay a 350 million US Dollar loan that Uganda used to construct the expressway.
Security personnel, mainly from the Special Forces Command-SFC and regular police have lined up along the Kampala-Entebbe highway, from the areas of Katabi to the main entrance of State House, where the legislators are due to meet.
NRM Secretary General Justine Kasule Lumumba said in a letter last evening, that President Yoweri Museveni, who is also the National Chairman of the NRM party, has directed her to invite all NRM leaning independent MPs for the meeting.
Dr. Diana Atwine, the MOH Permanent Secretary is optimistic that the center will be open by next month. She however says the ministry has asked for an additional Shillings 1.8 billion (500,000 US Dollars) for the completion of the project and the one under Mulago National Specialized Hospital.
A Ugandan source in attendance told URN that the negotiations could go on until Sunday afternoon as the two sides held cards on their chests vouching for how best their countries could benefit from the pipeline project. The pipeline will evacuate Uganda’s oil from the Albertine to the external market.
For instance, in Bugabo, where Ssenyondwa resides, he won with 169 voted while Lwanga and Ssematimba had two votes each.
However, Kivumbi recorded in the declaration forms that Ssematimba and Lwanga had each garnered 502 votes in Bugabo.
The total project investment was estimated at USD.49.56 million (UGX 128 billion) and Government, was required to pay in advance, the annual and quarterly support payments to KIS for ferry and road services respectively.
Florence Namboozo, the chairperson of the parliamentary committee on HIV and Aids says, after through scrutiny of the operations of the facility, the committee members deem it is appropriate for the health facility to be awarded a University status and also be budgeted for by the Ministry of health to ensure its services are upgraded.
According to IPOD Chairperson Nobert Mao, the parties agreed during the summit held last night that at least 15 per cent of the funding from the government, be allocated to the IPOD secretariat to intensify the quest for dialogue amongst political players in the country