Nelson Owili, a passenger who was traveling to Lamwo and was affected by the unfortunate event said they left Kampala at midday, and on reaching Kiryandongo at 5:00 pm, the bus was impounded and they were told it was in connection to failure to compensate an accident victim forcing them to board other means.
Prof. Paul Bakuluki of Makerere University’s Department of Social Work and Social Administration who was one of the investigators said men had started unpaid care work such as preparing food, fetching water and cleaning whereas their female counterparts are embracing non-traditional roles such as paying for food and meeting costs of health care.
“Designs in Uganda are always correct but the problem is at the implementation stage where the clients get builders who at most have a diploma in engineering to manage the projects. Some of these builders are awarded diplomas by Uganda Business and Technical Examination Board -UBTEB even after scoring zeroes in exams!" -Nick Twinamasiko, author and civil engineering consultant.
Under the initiative, UBL and other private sector players will support the scaling up of COVID-19 mobile sites in the greater Kampala Metropolitan area by sensitizing and mobilising the public to go and get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Interest income grew from 1.40 trillion to 1.61 trillion Shillings, while dividend income grew from 62.2billion to 7.49billion Shillings, due to better business on stock markets in the region, where NSSF invested in stocks.
A provisional list that dates back to 2013, includes names of 10 Eritrean nationals, eight Kenyans and six Ugandans. The Ugandans include, among others, Hajj Makanga Abdu, a Ugandan long-distance driver who was shot dead with his son, Umar Ssembuse aboard truck number UAH 151R, which was burnt at Ganjji – Yeri Road in March 2021.
The municipality introduced charges for all vehicles and motorcycles parking alongside the streets of Central and Goma division to boost revenue collection and controlling traffic flow. Jeseneous limited was contracted to charge cars 1,000 Shillings per hour and 5,000 for a day while motorcycles are charged 1,000 Shillings a day.
The market once constructed will help accommodate over 500 vendors currently operating in the daily Karuguza market that is situated in Ruguuza cell, Karuguza town council. The market currently accommodates more than 200 vendors.
PSFU’s Karuhanga says in seeking to partner with Tanzanian companies, they not only hope to gain capacity to take on contracts, but also more power to negotiate partnerships with foreign companies.
There are also fears that non-tariff barriers which have characterized the East African Community bloc could be an impediment to business activities between Uganda and Tanzania, especially regarding movement of goods and persons.
KCCA failed to complete works in three months as planned attributing the delay to COVID 19 which forced the country into lockdown during which movement of workers was limited. Heavy rains were also blamed for the delay.