While appearing before Parliamentâ€™s Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs to defend the Defence Ministryâ€™s policy statement, the Chief of Defence Forces General Katumba Wamala revealed that the most glaring cause of army desertions is the income some of the army officers receive in foreign services citing African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM ).
The MTN CEO Manzen Mroue says that higher taxes will mean less business for the telecoms as their clients will be forced to look for alternative communication options like Skype, WhatApp instead of the traditional phonecall.
The Petroleum (Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Midstream Storage) Act 2013 became operation on July 26, a month after the president signed it on June 27, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Department (PEPD). The assent ended months of waiting since parliament passed the bill in February.
Archbishop Stanley Ntagali of the Church of Uganda has attacked gay clergy-men saying they do not belong to the Anglican faith. Speaking at a press conference at his residence on Namirembe Hill on Tuesday, Archbishop Ntagali said having gay bishops is an â€˜unbiblical decisionâ€™ and a â€˜spiritual cancerâ€™ in the Anglican faith.
Rose Nalubega, the head of the Sexual and Gender Based Violence Department at the CID Department says that after sodomizing the minor, the suspect warned him against revealing what had happened threatening to end his life.
While Uganda continues to face increasing cases of disasters like floods and landslides in different parts of the country, there is little being done in terms of early warning systems and disaster risk reduction. A source at the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) told URN on Monday that there was no early warning to alert victims of the latest landslides in Bududa district.