Prime Minister Rugunda tells Parliament that Ugandas final decision on its status in the Hague-based court will be hinged on a decision by the African Union resolution to withdraw support to the international crimes body.
Mourners who gathered at Gang-dyang Ward, Pandwong Division in Kitgum Municipality today, asked government to explain what they called unchecked and unending possession of illegal firearms in the hands of the public. This, they say, continues to rob many of their lives without satisfactory answers.
Parliaments Public Accounts Committee PAC has today learnt that a total of 23 billion Shillings was paid to ghost pensioners by the public service ministry. The 2014 and 2015 Auditor Generals reports indicate monthly pension payments of 12.7 billion and 11 billion Shillings respectively to ghost pensioners since the ministry had not been furnished with their life certificates.
In September this year, the 17th Conference of Parties Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species and Wild Fauna and Flora CITES voted to move all species of pangolins from appendix two to appendix one.
The Ministry of Education and Sports introduced the special motivational incentive in 2012, as a measure to eliminate rampant absenteeism of teachers serving in hard-to-reach areas and attract and retain more teachers in such areas. Four years later, however, the initiative has failed to bear fruits in the district. Last month, more than 50 teachers in several primary schools in Ntoroko abandoned the schools, leaving pupils stranded.
While releasing Besigye from two months remand in Luzira Prisons on July 12, 2016, Justice Wilson Masalu Musene ordered him to report to the Deputy Registrar of the Criminal Division of the High Court every two weeks.
Since Umeme dominates over 70 percent of trading on the stock market, the resumption of trading means there is a likelihood there would be a rush for the shares shooting the price higher. If that happens, NSSF would literally make instant sizeable return on each of the shares acquired.
During the court session, the State Attorney Carol Apiya told Noah Ssajjabi, the Nakawa Grade one magistrate that investigations into Besigyes case were still ongoing. She asked court to adjourn the matter to another date to allow the prosecution to wind up its investigations.
A family of seven people in Bukyaye village, Nakalama sub county in Iganga district survives on half a kilogramme of posho daily. In the same village, URN visited another homestead which had the same problem. Kaudah Edinansi, a mother of four says she and her children survive on raw mangoes for lunch. She says that she lost all her yields to drought.