Tullow Oil has named bribery, corrupt practices and regime change as key risks that could potentially affect the companyâ€™s business in the oil industry. In a 2012 annual report, Tullow Oil, the parent company of Tullow Uganda, outlined several risks that it said could affect their performance.
A total of 400 school going-age children in Amudat District have fled their homes in the last 10 months for fear of being subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM). The children aged between three and 12 years, have abandoned cattle keeping and enrolled in schools.
Patients turning up for admission at night at Soroti regional referral hospital have been turned away for two weeks now. The clinical officers supposed to be on duty have not been reporting for duty. No one seems to know why.
Gipson Bugingo the Grade I Magistrateâ€™s in Moyo on Wednesday convicted and sentenced two employees of Redeemer Childrenâ€™s Home in the district to one year and three months each for torturing orphans entrusted in their care.
UNRA spokesperson Dan Alinange told Uganda Radio Network that the roads authority cannot work on them because of low staffing levels and underfunding. This year government has budgeted for 180billion shillings to gravel and work on the drainages for 21,000 Kilometres of roads yet UNRA budget for road maintenance is 400billion shillings.
Kabale bus operators are yet to heed police calls for increased security awareness. Police issued a directive on 26th April calling on all places where people gather to ensure there is security screening. The call was due to terror alert warnings. No steps have been taken for passenger safety in the public transportation areas though.
Bus companies and businesses operating around Arua Park, Nebbi Park and Qualicell bus terminal don\'t mind relocating the parks to Kampala suburbs but are concerned about the safety of their customersâ€™ lives and goods.