Joseph Tayebwa, the owner of Bilal Restaurant says they are yet to suspend work until works are completed. He notes that they adhered to the plan of construction works last year but they have been surprised again to see the contractor removing pipes and relaying them again.
Part of the consignment worth 1.46 Billion Shillings shall be delivered to training hospitals that are used by UCU students for internship training. They include Mengo, Namirembe, Mukono General Hospital and the Allan Galpin Health Center II-AGHCII, the university’s health facility.
Aisha Hindu, one of the affected finalists is considering giving up school since she has no hope of raising money to settle the Shillings 2.7million she owes the school. Hindu used to depend on her elder sister for fees but her business was affected by the lockdown and is currently looking at her mother, a janitor in Mukono municipality.
The Director in- charge of Admission and Students Records Christa Oluka says that the extension for registration is to ensure that students who had already prepared their credentials in time but failed to submit them online are not left out.
Byarugaba explains that apart from the system saving the university from spending money in printing ballots, it is more necessary during this pandemic period were distancing is required to avoid queues, monitoring counting of votes since it has been designed with a good back up for records and all results shall be directly displayed on screens on the voting day.
UCU Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academics Rev Dr John Kitayimbwa says that as they ponder the way forward, a new arrangement was sought through which all students will be required to purchase MTN sim cards that will give them access to internet hotspots within the university campus.
The Chamber is installed with automated sensors to detect the presence of a human being and a fog spray machine infused with organic covalent silver alkaline water to produce a mist that fumigates the entire human body.
Derrick Isabirye, who led a delegation of six family members to pitch camp at Umeme offices in Mukono, says they will not leave until they receive a proper explanation from the power distributors. He says it is unfair for Umeme to disown their relative, yet they have been contracting him to undertake various assignments.
One of the eyewitnesses Faizal Kigenyi says the workers had switched off the power supply before they started working on the faulty transformer. However, it is unclear how supply was reconnected at a time when the workers were still fixing the cables. They both died instantly.
UCU Web and e-learning Administrator Edwin Byarugaba explains that the e-voting system was developed on the request of the Director of Students Affairs-DOSA to mainly solve voting challenges at the university. This resulted in their new app named ‘e-Chagua,’ conjoined from a Kiswahili word meaning voting.
Ramadhan Ndhego, the Head Principal St Elizabeth Institute of Health Professionals explains that they needed about Shillings 40 million to organize the graduation ceremony last eat but failed to raise the money.
The vessel is assembled by the Southern Engineering Co. Ltd-SECO, a marine and offshore engineering company based in Kenya to replace the old ferry which has been reportedly breaking down often, condemning residents to the use of canoes and cargo boats for transport.
Joseph Lwoga, a resident of Kalengera village says that his land and crop garden were jointly valued at less than 500,000 Shillings, which he says is too little even to cover the cost of production, let alone finding alternative land for relocation and crop production.