Lukwago, who is seeking a third term, says he will not stop demanding for rule of law and accountability. He vowed to continue fighting for the rights of the urban poor and castigated government for trying to chase low-income earners like hawkers, street vendors and Boda boda riders from the city among others.
On Tuesday, the DPP wrote to the magistrate withdrawing the charges against the Nigerian artists without giving any reason for the decision. Left without any option, Okumu ordered Uganda prisons to release the Nigerians who were remanded to Kitalya and Kigo government prisons.
Overflowing health facilities, low oxygen supply, fatigued health workers and high possibility of exposing vulnerable elderly relatives in the villages to infection are some of the reasons doctors insist it is prudent to institute a lockdown over Christmas holidays in order not to make a bad situation become worse in the name of partying
Michael Wanyama, the Executive Director of the scheme, says that only 63 students have been able to start repaying the money, yet available statistics indicate that over 4,000 students have already completed their studies in different disciplines where the government spent over 25 billion shillings with a big number of them expected to have started servicing their respective loans.
Yesterday a UN internal memo made rounds on social media where the UN undersecretary for safety and security Giles Michaud suspended travel to Uganda by UN agencies and Personnel. The memo that cited the recommendation of the UN Resident Coordinator, Rosa Malango didn’t give any reason why this decision had been arrived at.
Assistant Commissioner of Police –ACP Francis Olugu, who is the head of General Crimes desk at Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID at Kibuli, spearheaded the operation in which Aruho and Atunu were arrested.
Speaking to reporters shortly after meeting the Electoral Commission Chairperson in Kampala today, Kyagulanyti said rallies are the only means through which he can speak to his supporters because security have blocked him from accessing several media houses across the country on which he would have talked about his candidacy. He said this leaves him with no option but to hold mass rallies.
Raising their views to Mabikke who was on a door to door campaign, the electorate in areas of Kibuli and Wabigalo cited issues of bad roads, corruption in public health centers and lack of access to public funds given out to SACCO’s as reviving funds for youths and women.
In a December 9th, 2020 letter to the Chief Executive Officer Google Inc, an American international company specializing in Internet services and products, UCC says the listed YouTube channels violate Ugandan laws. According to the letter, the continued broadcast by the channels might cause economic sabotage and compromise Uganda’s national security.
Although no COVID-19 case has been reported at Old Kampala UMSC headquarters, the Council Chairperson, Dr. Abdul Qadir Balonde succumbed to the pandemic on Monday evening at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, according to the Busoga Muslim Region Spokesperson, Shamil Byakika.
Magambo, who is in the causality ward at Mulago National Referral Hospital told URN on his sick bed that when the chaos started, he and other colleagues rush from the market to see what was happening on the streets.
According to the Administrators of Kalinabiri primary and secondary schools in Ntinda, it is now over two months without public water supply and it has been the harvested rain water that saved them from closing down as they couldn't sustain the buying of water from private companies.