They say quantitatively, they found Copper presenting the highest concentrations recorded in any spirit brand studied, followed by Barium and Manganese. The brands found to contain the most metals mainly Copper were the locally distilled Lira-Lira spirits with concentrations averaging 95 percent.
Michael Tebere, the head of the secretariat says the bill also seeks to prohibit the cutting down of certain species of trees for charcoal production, establishment of local environment committees as well as charcoal producers associations. The others he says is the promotion of charcoal farming, energy security and reforestation of degraded areas.
The protestors are demanding installation of humps to control accidents at the trading center saying the lack of the speed breakers have led to loss of several lives. They allege that the accident involved a government registered vehicle whose registration could not be ascertained.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Police Spokesperson says the display will be supervised by counter-terrorism police unit. He says 73 venues have been cleared to display the fireworks in the region.
Frank Mugabi, the Communications Officer Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, says the funding difficulties have forced the Ministry to ration funds among few women groups well below their intended annual target.
Under the project, urban transportation terminals for buses, lorry parks and market stalls for vendors will be built alongside urban solid and liquid waste management systems, drainage and storm water management systems.
The municipality has been experiencing the power outage for the past five years. The power often goes off and sometimes takes about 12 hours before it returns. The power outages have destabilized business especially in the industrial areas forcing some factories to relocate.
The grant will go towards the development of new bankable climate change adaptation and mitigation projects in view of achieving the national Climate change goals identified under the Nationally Determine Contributions NDCs.
Police detectives arrested Alfred Anywar from Wabigalo cell in Makindye Division on Thursday and transferred him to Gulu Central Police station this afternoon. Anywar was wanted in connection with a July 3, incident in which former Gulu Municipality Member of Parliament Christopher Achire was injured.
In Cereleno, Gulus agro-dealers hub, a handful of the 36 agro-dealers are stocking maize grains in the wake of the gapping price fall. Benson Rackara, a trader on ring Road, Layibi Division says the few stores stocking maize offer between 300 to 350 Shillings for a kilogram of maize.
Mohammed Ahmed, the Project Director of Atiak Sugar Project says that the tropical hot climate of the north punctuated by abundant rainfall renders the region more suitable to support speedy growth and crystallization of sweet sugar. The bulk of the countrys sugar is now produced in Eastern Uganda.
The 35 Million Euro financing agreement was signed this morning at the German Embassy in Kampala. Matia Kassaija, the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and the Managing Director Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited Willy K. Kiryahika represented the government of Uganda.
Walter Atiku, a London based economist says the Conference will use different economic models including developing an internationally accepted curriculum vitae for job seekers to get unemployed youth regionally and internationally competitive.
World Food Programme WFP has finally begun procurement of food for millions of refugees in Uganda from small-holder farmers in Acholi sub region, more than a decade after it fed residents there. Previously, the agency directly procured food from small-holder farmer cooperatives in Bunyoro, Buganda and West Nile sub regions in Uganda.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Police Spokesperson, says fire incidents are widespread in the region. He says fire gutted a timber store in Senior Quarters in Gulu Town last week few days after a building was burnt to ashes in Kitgum district.