The canceled land title is located on Elgin Road in Masaka Town; measuring measures 2.17 acres whose ownership has been under dispute between Masaka City Council and the family of late Francis Kakumba which also claims to have acquired the same land in 2011.
During the Barraza, the Minister learned that the community members had been told to pay money by the SACCO leaders, the Parish Development Committees, and some LCI Chairpersons to enable them to access PDM funds.
Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, told journalists on Monday this week that Atuhaire exchanged contacts with his victim on September 8th, 2023, in Rwentondo, Kakoba ward, Mbarara City, after she provided them with directions to the Golden Leaf Ba
Francis Enzama, the Secretary for Maracha District Secondary Schools Examination Council, explained that while the primary purpose of these examinations was to assess students' knowledge, skills, and competencies in various subjects, many candidates faced challenges in interpreting the questions, resulting in the poor results.
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.
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.
The NGO Act, 2016 provides for the establishment of District NGO Monitoring Committee in every district and the sub county to oversee the operations of partners at the grass root level.
However, civil society organization has established that the NGO monitoring committees that are chaired by the Chief Administrative officer for district level and Senior Assistant Secretary for Sub County have not been operational as per the NGO act.
Alfred Rwothumio, the LC I Chairperson of Amurupii Village, who is leading the community effort to build the school, mentioned that many pupils have been dropping out due to the lack of classrooms, despite having willing teachers.
Anthony Sagal, a youth from Moroto district, emphasizes the importance of opening additional skilling centers to help them develop their skills and talents. He suggests that not all youth benefit from formal education, and there are those who have completed primary education but are in need of vocational training.
According to Dr. Warren Namara the head of the Unit, the arrests came after a team that had been conducting assessments in the health department, observed a number of anomalies related to flouting of procurement procedures, false accounting, misappropriation of funds worth over 150 million Shillings among other cases.
Speaking to local leaders and market vendors at the Market site, Magyezi said the market won’t be commissioned until it's fully complete and gave a one-month ultimatum to the contractor to finish up ten percent of the work.
Apparently, a section of leaders led by the Leader of Opposition in Parliament Mathias Mpuuga Nsamba also MP for Nyendo Mukungwe are considering conducting a public hearing on the controversial loss of the properties, as one of the ways of recovering them.
In a statement released on the official X account (formerly Twitter) on Wednesday, the Inspectorate of Government said the suspects acted contrary to Section 20 (1) of the Anti-Corruption Act, 2009, and caused financial loss to the government of Uganda exceeding 99 million Shillings.
Amuso reportedly told the mourners that her husband repeatedly complained about his tormentors at the workplace. After the revelation on Sunday, the family revised the burial program and refused to take the body to Serere for the special council session.
Sylvester Kiwanuka, the Uganda Revenue Authority Customs manager for the Northern region, confirmed the incident, stating that the driver, along with the impounded vehicle, has been transferred to Kampala, where he is expected to appear in court.
During an inspection of the market, State Minister for Northern Uganda Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny, Commissioner for Local Economic Development (LED) Anthony Nawala, and Dmitry Pozhidear, UNDCF's Head of Country Office, recognized the market's potential.
Michael Ayepa, the Karamoja regional coordinator for the Parish Development Model revealed that the district has managed to disburse money to only two parishes since the program's inception in July 2023.
In a press release issued on Saturday afternoon, the North West Nile Region Police Spokesperson, Ignatius Dragudu said the two suspects whose identities have been concealed for security reasons were picked up with the help of the sniffer dogs that were deployed at the crime scene.