The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
Kira Municipal Town Clerk Benon Yiga stresses that over time, they have focused on short term interventions like road maintenance and filling potholes. Yiga says that the municipality will now embark on the installation of traffic lights to guide traffic flow on top of widening all the major roads linking the municipality to Kampala.
Ssemambo adds that the Climate Change Department has now developed tools that will aid technocrats at all levels to include an aspect of climate change mitigation and adaptation into planning, decisionmaking and investment.
They argue that that the affirmative action policy which awarded 1.5 bonus points to girls qualifying to enter public universities, remains insufficient to address equity issues, especially in science-related courses. As a result, they say, the current government merit scholarship for students in higher education is heavily bent in favour of male students.
Kalema had been accused of committing acts that were prejudicial to the proper performance of the duties of the university and hurting the university image. Together with Bennet Magara, he was suspended by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe on December 21, 2018, who accused them of promoting hooliganism.
However Mwesigye says the using the case of Promotion of Equality in African Schools –PEAS intervention model, the PPP arrangement under the USE programme has proved to work better than public schools.
Besigye was hosted for a political talk show on Nbsfm, however, his supporters surrounded the radio station, chanting praises for him, bringing business to a standstill for close to two hours along Nizam road
Professor Frederick Wabwire-Mangen, the principal investigator told URN in an interview on Monday that there was a need to establish the abilities and capacities of health facilities across the country for proper government planning.
The Town Clerk, Deo Ndimo, said he was aware of the issues of Mpanga market but asked for more time so as to comment. But the Mpanga Market Vendors Chairperson, Stephen Asiimwe, calls for transparency if the market is to move forward.
The outgoing Arua Resident District Commissioner, Peter Debele, who has also rushed to Rhino Camp, says delays by the police and other security personnel on ground to report the fight could escalate the situation in the Camp.