Jakobse says that a lot needs to be done, to boost Uganda's effort to deal with Climate Change and specifically pointed out the recognition of the role of youths’ participation in the campaign. She was speaking at the Secondary Schools Quiz competitions held at Kibuli Secondary School today.
The area has been at the center of controversy over its ownership since 2012, when the Adjumani district council gazetted the area as East Madi Game Reserve, a move which was opposed by authorities in Amuru district.
Soroti Municipality MP Herbert Ariko told parliament this afternoon that the East and Southern Development Bank released 327 billion Shillings on May 16, 2019, to finance the project. However, he added, that Stanbic Bank, where the money was transferred through only released 188 billion Shillings.
In his condolence message, Nawangwe reminisces Prof. Nsibambi’s eight universal characteristics of integrity delivered at the Bernard Onyango Inaugural Lecture on May 30, 2014, which he proposed should be emulated. The characteristics built around paying attention to detail, include accountability, trust, Honesty, modesty and care for the greater good, among others.
Committee chairperson Judith Franca Akello told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the program needs to be repackaged from being operated as a revolving scheme to a non-refundable capital venture for youth. She says that the program also needs to provide training for the beneficiaries to comprehensively appreciate its significance.
The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango, says preliminary investigations have indicated that six thugs armed with AK 47 riffles attacked the hardware at the time when the assistant manager was moving out of the hardware to bank a yet to be specified amount of money.
The archbishop made the declaration while receiving hundreds of pilgrims from Gulu who arrived at Namugongo this evening after spending close to two weeks on the road. Their arrival was dominated by an outpour of joyful emotions expressed in ululations, cheers and shouts.
The Committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) queried irregular procurement worth 300 million Shillings of 350 branded pens worth 125 million Shillings, and a payment of 100 million Shillings to Kampala Serena Hotel. Also queried is an additional 64 million Shillings that was paid out for the hire of tents and chairs in 2016.
The Director of animal resources Juliet Ssentumbwe says that the lack of resources has crippled the ability of the ministry to counter disease outbreaks in animals. She says that the unit is in dire need of funding to undertake tests to ascertain whether Foot and Mouth Disease still poses a serious threat to farmers.
According to the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, Prof. Nsibambi will lie in state prior to the sitting, as members pay tribute to a man widely admired for an exemplary lifestyle correlated with eloquence, warmth, smartness, and humor.
Enforcement of the ban remains a challenge in Uganda. According to the Minister, the government backtracked after a request from the manufacturers, to the president, for ample time to transfer the technology to producing heavier polythene material.
According to police records, up to five cases of Gender Based Violence are recorded in Arua district on a daily basis. Majority of the victims are women. Key factors contributing to Gender-Based Violence include alcoholism, poverty and power imbalances between men and women.
Police say in order to clear the surgeon’s allowances; they need about Shs500M each year as opposed to the Shs150M they currently receive. Dr. Byaruhanga clarifies that UPF doesn’t owe surgeons allowances because postmortems and SGBVs facilitations cannot be demanded as salary arrears or constitute a debt.
In a statement issued by the Second Deputy Katikkiro, Robert Waggwa Nsibirwa, Nsibambi is remembered for his tireless effort towards the restoration of Buganda Kingdom and his service as a member of the Ssaabataka Supreme Council, which administered the Kingdom prior to the coronation of Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II.
The figures compiled by the Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID) show that car and motorcycle thefts also skyrocketed last year with 579 vehicles stolen by robbers armed with guns, knives and machetes compared 452 vehicles stolen in 2017.
The journey of 140 kilometres will take them through the districts of Kalungu, Mpigi, Wakiso and Kampala before joining the main celebrations at the Uganda Martyrs Shrine Namugongo on Monday. The team will have stopovers at the parishes of Lukaya, Mitala Maria, Katende and Nalukolongo.
The pilgrims have braved for a 140 kilometres long trek through the districts of Kalungu, Mpigi, Wakiso and Kampala before joining the main celebrations on Monday.