Members of Parliament sitting on a joint Committee of Public Accounts have rejected a report presented before them by the Kampala Resident City Commissioner (RCC), Hood Hussein regarding the Covid-19 relief funds.
Richard Byarugaba, the Fund’s managing director said one fund will be for those savers who want to access their money after retirement and the second would be for those who want to have midterm access to their funding.
The Minister told parliament said that his role in signing the contract was based on a directive by President Yoweri Museveni. Muhwezi said that he received the directive on 13 June 2021 before his swearing-in as Minister.
The prosecution alleges that the group and others still at large in June 2021 in Kawempe Division Kampala district unlawfully administered purported Covid-19 vaccines to several employees of factories, organizations, and Corporate companies which they knew was likely to spread infection of any disease dangerous to life.
The funds were to be used to develop infrastructure especially roads and streets within the central business area of the town including Rwenzori Road, Margherita, Stanley, Alexander and Mukirania streets.
Namaganda says that she only discovered that the child was missing around 7 pm while closing the shop to return home. She says that she asked the other kids, who told that Simon had gone with James Mawanda, a Boda boda rider in the area.
The Taskforce reached the decision after Mukono District Health Officer-DHO Steven Mulindwa informed the members that the District Woman Member of Parliament, Hanifah Nabukeera had donated an ambulance to ease emergence responses and referral of COVID-19 patients. He asked the task force to operationalize the ambulance to play its role.
The 3rd Division Spokesperson, Captain Edrin Mawanda, says that some of the suspects were captured during combat while others were arrested based on intelligence reports indicating that they have illegal firearms, which is a capital offence and attracts a long sentence if found guilty.
Geoffrey Feta, the Ayivu East Member of Parliament, says the one of the key roads in his constituency and water points have depreciated greatly because of the pressure on the resources. He says that they are in talks with the responsible government agencies to address the challenges.
The most senior by rank is Gen Ivan Koreta. The 65-year-old four-star Gen Koreta joined armed forces in 1981 when Museveni and group picked up guns to face off with Dr Milton Obote’s government picking the anger from the 1980 disputed presidential election results.
Musa Nasihune, a resident of Buhuye village, says that has lost 8 cows that were stolen from his kraal within three weeks. “Thieves come at night when we are sleeping and place padlocks on our doors from outside. Even if you hear them taking cows, there is no way you can get out to rescue the animals,” said Nasihune.
Dr Tom Okurut, the Executive Director of National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), notes that Uganda needs over 150 Billion Uganda Shillings annually to effectively address climate change mitigations and effects.