To curb losses, Bamuturaki says the company has invested in managing the cost of fuel and oil, maintenance, rentals, and crew through personnel training, process automation, airplane seat configuration, and extension of routes among others to enable the entity to move towards break-even.
After a feasibility study in 2019, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development identified Buyende as one of the eight potential sites in the country for the establishment of the 34.359 trillion Shillings power plant. Other sites are Nakasongola, Kassanda, Kiruhura, and Lamwo Districts among others.
Ssempijja who is the councilor representing Kimanya-Kabonera division was impeached on Wednesday in a majority vote, during an extraordinary council session presided over by the Minister of Local Government Raphael Magyezi, assited by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Ben Kumumanya.
On October 19th, 2023, Mathias Mpuuga, the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament led a group of legislators to walk out of plenary demanding a detailed government report on repeated gross human rights abuses meted against supporters and leaders of the National Unity Platform– NUP party.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Mulimba explained that due to resource constraints, the government through the Ministry of Works and Transport has inspected 215,92 vehicles, out of which 1,543 have been found to be in good working condition.
Tayebwa stressed that the unrepresentative nature of the Council came into play during the Libyan conflict in 2011, where he observed that the UN Security Council approved the bombardment of the North African country without the input of Africa.
Currently, the Archdeacon of Luzira Archdeaconry, Ven. Canon Banja,59, will be consecrated and enthroned as the 6th Bishop of Namirembe on December, 10th, 2023 at St Paul's Cathedral, Namirembe. Banja was ordained in 1996 and priested in 1998.
During a fundraising mass for the multipurpose building of St. Charles Lwanga Butende Catholic Parish in Masaka city on Sunday, Mpuuga highlighted the pressing need for senior citizens to boldly intervene and hold the perpetrators accountable.
Joyce Mpanga was the third girl in East Africa to get a University degree and the first Ugandan woman to win a US Fulbright scholarship. This Obituary has audio of the late retrieved from URN archives.
Okasaai told URN that as of now, four out of the six units are fully operational and synchronized to the national grid. The fourth unit is pending completion by the end of November while the sixth unit will be ready in 2024 to enable optimum functionality of the decade-long hydroelectric facility.
Uganda National Oil Company had applied for a license in Kenya to directly import fuel using the Kenya Pipeline. The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (Epra) however turned down the request saying that UNOC did not meet most of the criteria.
It follows a request by Dr. Swidiq Mugerwa, the Deputy Director of Research Coordination that NARO funding shortfalls continue to retard the Organization’s ability to generate cutting-edge innovations and technology for the sustainability of food security in the country.
Engineer Silver Mugisha, the NWSC Managing Director, made the request in a meeting with Thomas Tayebwa, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, during his monitoring visit to the Katosi Water Treatment Plant.
Shocked by their findings of ongoing excavation works, heaping of murram and gravels among others, Tayebwa expressed disappointment at the delay of the project, which was supposed to be completed by 2023 from the date of commencement as indicated in the contract agreement between the Government and the contractor.
Mathias Mpuuga, the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament says the team has started to visit each of the 18 families whose loved ones disappeared in the last four years to generate a recollection of events surrounding their shadowy departures in the hands of state operatives.
Justus Ssennungi, the chairperson of the association told the Committee chaired by Janet Grace Akech Okori-Moe, the Abim District Woman Representative that the eight percent export duty charged on each consignment of fish maw and US$11 (about 41,000 Shillings) import duty imposed on every kilogram of fish maw is ‘unfair and excessive’.