The judge will meet thousands of LRA victims now receiving assistance from the Trust Fund For Victims.The fund which is an independent arm of the International Criminal Court offers interim support to victims whose issues can not wait until reparations are ordered by court.
Local businesses are yet to provide supplies to the oil and gas sector as the country prepares to start production in 2020. Patrick Kabahanga Mbonye, the Managing Director Q-Sourcing Limited, says many of the manufacturers need to adjust or fine-tune their production lines to suit required standards or lose out on the new opportunities.
The Health Ministry will in the financial year 2017/2018 recruit 3,715 Community Health Workers CHWs, Prof. Anthony Mbonye, the Director General of Health Services has said. Mbonye, the community health workers will replace Village Health Teams VHTs in health service provision in communities.
The suspects are John Peter Edilu, 25, a member of Olumai youth piggery project and William Egwanyu, 28, the group chairperson. Its reported that the youth received a total of five million Shillings to finance the purchase of 10 piglets but reportedly shared it amongst themselves.
At least 200 acres of land at the airfield has been taken over by Lukaya Town Council and allocated to private individuals. About 80 acres of these host Lukaya Health centre III, a market, a primary school and a football pitch popularly known as Bulakati playground. Part of the land also hosts a graveyard.
Only 30 percent of Village Health Teams-VHTs members are trained to manage patients in communities. Uganda adopted the VHT strategy in 2001 as a bridge in health service delivery between community and health facilities. Prof. Anthony Mbonye, the Director General Health Services, notes that the training gap has been caused by lack of funding.
A number of commercial banks have announced reductions in lending rates following Bank of Ugandas recent cut in its benchmark lending rate. Banks that have announced reductions in lending rates are Housing Finance Bank, United Bank of Africa, Diamond Trust Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, GT Bank, Tropical Bank, and ABC Capital Bank.
Police in Mitooma district have arrested a teacher attached to Nyakahita Primary school in Mutaara Sub County for alleged defilement. John Bosco Arinaitwe was picked up this week after primary seven leaver at Nyakahita primary school reported to police that she was carrying his child. The victim is aged 14 years.
Uganda Radio Network has learnt that ten engineering firms submitted bids for the Kingfisher Front-End Engineering Design FEED. The selection of the winning bidders was reportedly handled by Ugandas parent company China National Offshore Oil Corporation CNOOC.