The three groups are Basaija Kweyimukya Cooperative from Mubuku, Bigando Agricultural Cooperative Society from Kitswamba sub-county and Hima Barracks Women’s group from Hima. The farmers will contribute 20 per cent of the unit cost of each tractor valued at 80 million Shillings.
On Friday afternoon, the State Anti-Corruption Unit together with other agencies including the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya stormed the municipality and held a meeting which later turned into an investigation panel with several individuals submitting evidence as others shared their grievances.
It is alleged that Mutyaba, together with colleagues still at large, disguised as passengers and hired Ronald Atugonza, a bodaboda rider to take them to Miika Hotel along the Hoima-Butiaba-Wanseko road, on Thursday night.
The ministry of lands has in the past noted that the Land Fund requires an annual allocation of 170 billion Shillings for ten years or a one-off of 1.7 trillion Shillings to compensate over 6,000 claimants.
But the Commissioner for Citizenship and Passport Control, Johnson Namanya says that the uptake of the e-passport is still slow. According to Namanya, about a quarter of the estimated number of Ugandans with passports has migrated from the National Machine-readable passports to the e-passport.
Sitting at State House Entebbe and presided over by the party chairman Yoweri Museveni, NEC members, one after another, argued that lining up behind candidates is going to cure the mischiefs that have bedevilled all NRM party primaries.
The party had rolled out its 2021 General Election roadmap listing mass recruitment and registration of new members as the first activity, preceding grassroots elections. As part of the process, the party distributed registration books also known as the green books, to be used as voter registers.
West Budama County North MP Richard Othieno noted that the project has failed miserably after youths were duped by officials into accepting amounts way lower than what they had signed for. He says many of the beneficiaries ended up in jail after failing to utilise the money.
The study, whose findings are published in The Lancet Global Health Journal, shows that although follow-up is needed to determine the long-term effects of the intervention, a tool dubbed Self Help Plus developed by the World Health Organisation is effective in offering mental health help.
Twaruhuka's contract expired nearly two years ago and has been working on a letter issued by the Internal Affairs Minister - Gen Jeje Odongo, saying his contract, together with 11 others are awaiting approval from President Yoweri Museveni, the appointing authority.
A few proceeds from those that found his work worthy, saw him advance to a communicating with a mega phone. This automatically meant bigger opportunities and as years passed by, he became the biggest and most trusted source of information, ‘the face of Radio Katwe’.
With no job in 1999, he thought of taking advantage of his Luganda Language and perhaps posed his father’s musical genres to become “ a walking communication medium”
The youths appealed during the ongoing science and technology innovation high-tech camp at Gulu High School. The two weeks’ camp organized by Oysters and Pearls Uganda, a Gulu based science and technology NGO has brought together more than 30 youngsters from secondary schools across the country.
Fayed, Lual and Deng all from UCU side have been added into the Uganda National team, in preparation for the upcoming Afro Basket Qualifiers that will take place in Alexandria, Egypt from 21st to 23rd February 2020.
According to the World Health Organisation, 584 cases have now been reported, including 17 deaths. 575 of the reported cases were in China, while the other were in Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand, the United States of America and Vietnam, with further possible cases being investigated in other countries; among them, The United Kingdom.
Uganda currently has 13 immunisable diseases. The introduction of the yellow fever vaccine will bring the number to 14. Last year, Rubella was introduced. The vaccine is being introduced following a Yellow fever outbreak that has so far claimed three lives
Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, said Ampurira’s luck ran out on Thursday evening when he was arrested after swapping an ATM Card belonging to one Mulumba inside an ATM machine at Bulenga along Kampala-Mityana highway.