According to officials from the board, much of the work of compiling the results and tallying had delayed because like other examinations boards, UBTEB also had similar financial problems. However, it has now been confirmed that the minister of education and sports, Jessica Alupo will officially release the results on Monday 31st March 2014 at 10:00am at the headquarters of UBTEB.
Makumbi says following the incident and fears of a possible outbreak of violence they contacted the Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi on phone who agreed to meet Nadduli sometime today and steer talks to resolve the wrangles.
A man in Rukungiri has been arrested by the Police in connection with the death of his two and a half years old son. The arrest of Herbert Turinawe (27) follows the discovery of his son\'s decomposing body barely two weeks after he went missing.
Abbey Ngaku, the officer in charge of Mbarara central police station who led the operation says they acted on a tip off from residents who accused Besigye Herbert of possessing a gun that he uses to terrorize the area.
In an unprecedented move, Tullow Oil yesterday evening published its 2013 Annual Report and unaudited accounts revealing taxes and royalties paid to governments where it operates. In its report, Tullow revealed paying $23million [Shs58.3bn] to the Ugandan tax authorities in 2013, down from $174.6m [Shs443.2bn] paid in 2012. In 2012, Tullow paid $141.8m to the Uganda Government as part of the Capital Gains Tax imposed by Uganda Revenue Authority after the sale of assets to Total and CNOOC.
In a students and Members of Parliament Debate on the need for trade, not aid, Parliament adopted that Government emphasizes the need for trade rather than aid for sustainable development after the Students who were on the Government side took the day.
Power distributor, Umeme, announced on Monday a 43percent rise in net profit for 2013 to 83.7billion Uganda Shillings. In the financial statement released today, the profit was due to a rise in revenue collections from consumers. The company collected about 0.3percent above the target for collections.
The High Court in Kampala on Monday summoned Rtd Arch-Bishop of Church of Uganda Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo in connection to the 9-year old child who drowned in a swimming pool at Rest Gardens Ltd where he is one of the directors.
The number of dead bodies retrieved from Lake Albert following the Saturday morning boat accident has reached 106 dead. There is little hope of finding anymore survivors. The boat was transporting Congolese refugees.