At the function, president Yoweri Museveni called for discipline within the three arms of the state: Executive, Judiciary and Legislature. Discipline is crucial. If implemented by all the arms of the State, the country will move forward, he said, adding that he instilled discipline in the armed forces, in spite of their low salaries.
The drive seeks to address the human resource deficit arising out of the retirement of a similar number of personnel who will be leaving the forces over the next two years. Up to 1700 of these will be retiring in November, this year.
Military police personnel have been deployed at Makerere University Campus over the last two weeks, to quell student protests against the lifting of the presidential age limit from the constitution. They have pitched camp at the eastern gate of the university adjacent to the university police post.
The district has an enrollment of 9,800 pupils out of an estimated population of about 32,000 children of school going age. However, the daily attendance remains at about 50 percent, with a dropout rate of 84.7 percent among boys and 87 percent of girls, according to Joseph Aleper, an education officer in charge of staffing.
Their statement comes amidst covert activities by a group known as Isabaziinga Supreme Council which is planning to install Bukuku Kasirye, as the King of the little-known Kingdom of Ssese also known as Obutenza Ggulu Bwa Ssese.
In the last 15 seconds of the game however, City Oilers made a three pointer that ensured a tie of 65-65 by the final whistle. Power however took charge of the five minutes over time to win the game 75-70. Powers Michael Makiadi emerged with a game high 25 points while Power captain Joseph Ikong made 18 points.
Waiswa says the disease causes heavy losses in cattle more especially in milk production. He urges cattle keepers to embrace vaccination of their animals since there is no specific antiviral treatment available for disease infected cattle.