The former Rubaga North Division Mayor and Forum for Democratic Change -FDC party Vice President said that she had not been informed about her dismissal from FDC. She also told journalists that she does not fear being dropped from Cabinet soon since she is reaching her retirement age soon.
According to sources, the committee rejected her appointment basing on the June 2012 incident when the Anti-Corruption Court convicted her, after she pleaded guilty to some of the counts in the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) case.
The former Chief of Defence Forces survived an assassination attempt on 1st June, along Kisoto road in Kisaasi, a Kampala Suburb when gun wielding men severally shot at his car. The shooting claimed the life of Katumba’s daughter, Brenda Nantongo and his driver Haruna Kayondo.
Uganda received 964,000 vaccine doses which were sent to different local governments across the country to effect a vaccination drive among priority groups which included, among others, teachers, security persobbel, health workers, senior citizens and persons with underlying health conditions. Under this arrangement, KCCA received 200,000 doses for the priority groups in Kampala.
Some of those that interfaced with the committee are the Minister of Works and Transport Gen. Katumba Wamala, Jennifer Kacha Namuyangu, the Minister of State for Bunyoro Affairs, Bright Rwamirama, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Hellen Adoa, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (Fisheries), Jackson Kafuuzi, the Deputy Attorney General and others.
The 74-year-old member of the National Historical Forum could hardly move on his own and depended on the support from close friends and relatives such as Geoffrey Ekanya, the Tororo County North Member of parliament and his Tororo county South counterpart, Fredrick Angura when he appeared at parliament.
Nyanjura was first appointed to the position last year to replace Sarah Kanyike who had been appointed State Minister in charge of the Elderly. Nyanjura is a graduate of Tourism from Makerere University, a member of the Makerere University Council and the Secretary for Investment of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party.
On Tuesday, Otafire claimed that he is in possession of the land title and tasked Khan to prove otherwise that he actually has receipts of ground rent for the property since he claims to be a Kibanja owner.
The others approved on Tuesday are Ruth Nankabirwa, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Vincent Ssempijja Bamulangaki, the Minister of Defense and Veteran Affairs, Betty Amongi Ongom, the Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development and others.
Those who were confirmed on Tuesday by the committee chaired by Deputy Speaker Anita Among are Chris Baryomunsi, the Minister of Information, Communications, Technology and National Guidance, Frank Tumwebaze, the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Maria Goretti Kitutu, the Minister for Karamoja Affairs.
Wamala says that he had just cleared rent of Shillings 500,000 when he was asked to remove his merchandise and the stall taken away. Seated on the verandah where he used to work, Wamala wore a confused face, saying he was uncertain how he would fend for his family now that his job is no more.
In a clear-cut February 23, 2021 statement, Museveni revealed that SFC was holding 51 people. “By the time I made my broadcasts on this and other issues on February 13, 2021, SFC was still ‘holding’ 53 persons,” Museveni said.
Genesis Socrates Latigo one of the managers of YY Coaches says all their 50 buses have been parked and the company is now transporting luggage upcountry.
Their major destination is the Eastern route from Jinja to Mbale and finally to Soroti where they are able to send a truck of luggage daily.
Speaker Rogers Bwanga tells URN he received the petition last week and wrote to the Clerk to council to avail him the relevant documents over the the ten phones which were purchased last October and had to be returned at the expiry of the councilors' term of office.
Welcoming the release of their members at the NUP headquarters on Kamwokya on Monday afternoon, Kyagulanyi who was joined by the Party General Secretary David Lewis Lubongoya and Spokesperson, Joel Ssenyonyi, said that they will explore avenues how their comrades can attain justice after being arrested on baseless crimes.
Total E&P Uganda General Manager Pierre Jessua in statement on Monday the selection of the five companies followed what he described as a comprehensive and thorough tender evaluation and contracting process.
“Overall, 8.4 percent of the households moved out of poverty whereas 10.2 percent slipped into poverty. A large percentage (72.9%) of the households was never poor compared with the chronically poor (8.5%), “the report reads.