Abraham Ekwaru, the Soroti District Communications Officer, explained that the new list includes claimants who have completed all the necessary procedures outlined by the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs to receive compensation.
Speaking at a meeting with the Police top leadership at the East Kyoga Regional Police headquarters in Soroti City on Wednesday, Rev. Fr. Gonzaga Waziwazi Ongereny, the Soroti Catholic Diocesan Chancellor told the Police that acts of brutality and political bias have put the police on the spot for failing to deliver effective service to the community.
Patrick Ayota, the Managing Director of NSSF, addressed journalists about the fund's performance for the 2022/23 financial year and expressed concern over the increasing prevalence of this issue. He noted that it is affecting the payment duration of other benefits as additional measures are implemented to verify the information provided.
Among those who missed the validation exercise that took place between 7th-15th June 2023 include, 12 education assistants, two Local Council III chairpersons, a laboratory technician and a senior education assistant.
Paul Mayende, an official at the organization’s Uganda office listed half a dozen approved guiding documents that have provisions on informal settlements but said when they did a survey in selected Kampala slums, they found these to be largely not biting. Some of the policies listed include the National Housing Policy which was updated in 2016, the National Urban Policy 2017, and the National Human Settlements Policy.
Kibirango explains that the veterans acquired the land by forceful occupation in 2016 and later in 2019 forged minutes of the area land committee as well as signatures of land officers to apply for land title.
During her appearance before the Nakawa Chief Magistrate Ritah Neumbe Kidasa, Mpungu denied the charges and was remanded. On Wednesday, Mpungu returned to court from prison where she has spent over a month on remand, and applied for bail.
Robert Nkwangu, the UNAD’s Executive Director says Uganda Sign Language is a natural language developed by deaf people and is structurally distinct from spoken languages but equal in status. He notes that while sign language originated, developed, and evolved from the deaf people themselves, the deaf people are being treated as “spares” in sign language services.
On Wednesday, the Anti-Corruption Division Judge Jane Okuo Kajuga ruled against the application filed against the Attorney General, stating that it was incorrectly filed before the High Court due to a lack of territorial and material jurisdiction to enforce Ebiru's human rights.
According to reports, Batariro made a stopover in Rubare town before continuing her journey at night. However, her luck ran out when she was intercepted by police at the Nyeihanga town council checkpoint around 10:00 p.m.
In early September, a severe downpour accompanied by strong winds swept through the school, causing extensive damage. The initial impact of the storm was the complete removal of the roof from one of the classroom blocks.
Sources within the education community suggest that the challenges at Mbale School for the Deaf run much deeper than inflated student numbers. "It's a situation that goes beyond what's immediately apparent. There are hidden influences at play here. To give you an example, the headteacher has wielded considerable power, almost as if the school were her personal domain. She has significant connections," noted one source.
According to the available information from the Alur kingdom secretariat, primary school Completion rate for boys stands at 47 percent and 27 percent for girls with an overall completion rate of 37 percent for both boys and girls.
Major General Dick Olum, the overall commander of Operation Shujja, emphasized that the rescued individuals would undergo rehabilitation before their complete reintegration into their respective communities.
Eyewitnesses recounted hearing a loud blast before seeing Namulondo collapse to the ground. Some of the residents acted fast and switched off the electricity to prevent further harm, as the accident happened in a densely populated area.
John Musinguzi, the Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), emphasizes that this exercise is part of strategic initiatives to remove Uganda from the transactional grey list, signifying a dedicated effort to promote international financial integrity.