Maria Kamara Mabinti, the ICC Outreach Coordinator for East Africa says they have noted concerns that some organizations are now registering the war victims in the case locations to benefit from the reparation program.
While UNATU suspended the strike to enable negotiations to continue, teachers that laid their chalk down feel betrayed by the union. Many of them intimate that their leaders should have remained steadfast until the government committed to increasing their salaries
The Minister of Information and National Guidance, Chris Baryomunsi communicated the government decision in a media briefing at the government-owned media center, saying the changes are aimed at helping MDIs to serve Ugandans better.
Harrison Kagure, the head of Communication at the COVID-19 Treatment Center in Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, says only 288 people have turned up for the booster COVID-19 dose in the last three weeks.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Regional Police spokesperson confirmed his arrest saying the suspects Adupa stood for as surety failed to comply with the terms and conditions of the bail and has since disappeared.
Innocent Draville, the Officer in Charge of Mbarara Main Prison says since 2014 when the plea bargain initiative started in Mbarara, a total of 1,276 capital cases have been handled and disposed of compared to the 281 petty offences noting that more efforts are needed to advocate for petty offenders to enroll for plea bargaining.
The government contracted Zeep Construction Uganda Limited, to construct the school within three years at a cost of 2.55 billion Shillings. However, the contractor has failed to complete the work in the last three financial years and the funds have been returned twice to the consolidated fund.
Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the Lira District Health Officer (DHO) attributes this high prevalence to changes in weather patterns, which have provided a favorable breeding place for mosquitoes. He adds that the mosquito vectors have also become resistant to chemicals being used for IRS.
The residents who have declared forceful takeover measures to retain the land say that they acquired it lawfully after mobilizing themselves in their group, Tukolele Wamu Agro Farmers Association and were given 600 acres of land by National Forestry Authority- NFA in 2015 to practice agroforestry. They were shocked upon hearing that they are going to be evicted by Chairman Ssenyonga.
According to Umar Ddungu, the chairperson of western route bus transporters, a 67 passenger capacity bus consumes 250 litres of fuel between Kampala and Mbarara, which now costs over 1.5 million shillings, but passengers are have refused to pay more than 20,000. This means even with a full booking, they start the trip with a loss of over half a million shillings after losing on 160,000 shillings fuel, before even counting other mandatory charges amounting to 433,000 shillings at the bus park.
Fredrick Kiiza Kayanja, the Chief Warden Mt. Elgon Park, told journalists during the recruitment at Mbale City Stadium that many of the people who turned up lacked a National ID card and valid academic papers, which was the basis for their disqualification.
Their secretary Paddy Twesigomwe said that field workers who pluck tea leaves earn 5700 shillings daily working for 22 days which makes only 125,400 shillings a month and they only want it increased to 10,000 shillings per day.
James Okware, the senior warden officer in charge of Bokora, Matheniko, Pian, and Upe game reserves said the Karimojong have launched massive illegal poaching of animals in the protected game reserves in an excuse of the current biting hunger.