According to UBOS, current Uganda population projection for mid-2022 is 43.7 million, and the Gross Domestic Product at USD 43.232 billion. however, different bodies including the United Nations, project it at 48.6 million and the GDP at USD 34 million.
Immaculate Alaso, the Bukedi North Police Spokesperson, says that Police responded to a call from residents about armed robbers moving in a V8 Land cruiser. She says officers from the field Force unit (FFU) swing into action leading to a fire exchange with the occupants of the vehicle who managed to get away.
Emmanuel Kate, the defense secretary of Tebyoreka zone in Bwaise, says the criminality in Bwaise has worsened. He attributes the high crime rates to the recent eviction of street vendors, which has forced many youths to resort to crime for survival.
Issac Okello, a resident of the Lira City East division traveled for over 50 kilometers for the recruitment but was turned away due to irregularities in his academic documents and national identity card.
James Obot, the head teacher of the school, who is also the UNATU Chairperson in Otuke district explains that the turn-up was low even before the teacher’s strike. He explains that parents opted to keep children at home to help with garden work.
Uganda will play Comoros in the qualifiers according to the draws conducted by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) last month. The first leg will be played between July 22nd-24th, 2022 in Comoros while the return leg will take place between August 5th-7th, 2022 in Uganda.
Mohamed Rashid Byanzi, the Soroti City West Division Police Commander says that Eyebu tried to commit suicide after shooting his lover, Lucy Abote at Opportunity Bank Soroti Branch around 5:30 AM Wednesday morning.
For the past two years, however, the Charity Walk did not happen due to restrictions in movement that came with the COVID-19 Pandemic. This year, as they return, they will focus their energies on supporting the children who are suffering from nodding disease, according to John Paul Kiffasi, the Executive Director of the Foundation.
Maj. Peter Mugisa, the operation Shuja spokesperson, says that the ADF rebels are still active in the Rwenzori sector where they have concentrated their forces in Biangoro, Lusulube, Djembe, Mwalika, Isle, Taliha, Kabu Wabuwa river, and Semuliki confluence.
Asa Makata, the Butebo District Education Officer, says that learners in the sub-counties without secondary schools find it very difficult to trek more than five kilometers to access education in the neighboring sub-counties.
Charles Onek, the LC 5 Councilor of Madi Opei Town Council told Uganda Radio Network that the two UPDF soldiers from Banabana 75th Battalion were guarding a kraal in Central Ward, Madi Opei Town Council, when the raiders struck around 1 am Wednesday morning.
Born on March 3rd, 2002 to George Kamya and Ritah Nakatongole in Entebbe Wamala, Nakimuli did not see boxing as a priority until 2018 when she started training with the University of Pain boxing club in Ndeeba, Kampala.
John Robert Adupa, the LCIII chairperson of the Lotisan sub-county, says that 10 beneficiaries in his sub-county have already lost their goats to armed warriors. He said over 150 Galla goats, 80 local breeds, and 36 cows have been stolen between June and July.