Ray Charles Okwir, the councillor representing Pader Sub County says that the decision is in response to the government's request for land to establish industrial parks in different parts of the country. The offered land covers part of the six villages of Agora, Biwang, Lalwal West, Lalwal East Lakwee and Lapeny in Kilak Parish, Pader Sub County.
Information obtained by URN shows that most of the borrowers were expected to receive their motorcycles on Monday (October 4, 2021) but surprisingly, the offices at Pamba were closed over the weekend. The furious borrowers, who had travelled to Soroti to receive their motorcycles later stormed the office of the Resident City Commissioner, Peter Pex Paak, seeking his intervention into the matter.
The State Minister for Lands, Dr, Sam Mayanja, says that government cannot allow commercial land vendors and hawkers near land registries and National Land Information Centers as they have the capacity to steal and profit from accessing registered and secured data or even to sabotage the nation.
The United Nations Capital Development Fund - UNCDF - says many innovations are made because the innovators get an idea without thinking about the market. Despite an exciting product, it is rendered useless.
Uganda has copper, cobalt, tungsten, beryllium, columbite, tantalite, gold, lead and zinc, lithium, tin, and iron. Some of these minerals have been listed globally as critical in the energy transition.
Dickens Kennedy Odongo, the chairperson of all LC V chairpersons in Lango, says the Attorney General should intervene in the matter and ensure that the injunction is reviewed because it denies the community a chance of utilizing a natural resource.
Fred Wambewo, a driver on the Mbale-Bududa route, says that most roads in the district need to be rehabilitated to make them motorable. He said initially it used to take them 40 minutes to drive from Mbale to Bududa but it now takes more than 2 hours because of poor roads.
Lui Hui, the general manager of Wagagai gold mining company limited, says that they will construct the gold refinery in two phases with each phase costing US$ 100million. He says that they expect to complete the first phase in 2023.
the Umeme Managing Director, Selestino Babungi, says that they are distressed with over a quarter-million applicants whom they can’t connect because the Government has not honoured its obligation of providing the vital fund.