The Civil Aviation Authority CAA, which regulates the air industry in Uganda, says the Ugandan government has to write to its South Sudan counterpart to institute investigations into an Eagle Air crash in Yei on April 1. The Eagle Air aircraft, which was taking off from Yei aerodrome in South Sudans Central Equatoria State, burst its tyre and veered off the runway crashing in the bush. The passengers and crew escaped unhurt.
Maize grain which is the major staple food has shot from 1800 to 2800 and from 2000 to 4000 shillings for second and first class grains. Cassava flour has jumped from 1000 to 2000 while rice goes at 5,000 from 3,500 shillings per kilogramme in December.
Joseph Esonyu, the Communications Officer Path-Light, says they havent received any formal communication asking them to close their operations. According to Esonyu, Ebil just made verbal threats but didnt put his directives in writing.
Uganda loses an estimated USD 429 million 1.5 billion Shillings in foreign earnings annually to illegal and unrecorded immature fishing, according to Agriculture Minister Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja. This is mainly a big percentage of fish on the local market is immature and therefore not competitive on the international market.
Denis Namisi the Bulambuli District Youth Chairperson blames the YLP Focal Point Persons for not involving the district youth leadership in the sensitizing the youth in regard to the recovery of funds.