The group of 502 polling officials including presiding officers, polling assistants, Parish and sub-county supervisors attended a 2-day training on how to use the Biometric Voter Verification System (BVVS).
District Council Speaker Bernard Mpungu says that since councilors unanimously voted against her unbecoming behavior, the appointing authority should take their concerns seriously so as to create harmony and sanity within the district
While appearing before the Jinja Chief Magistrate Jessica Chemeri on Monday, Gladys Nyanzi, the Assistant State Prosecutor told the court that due to the current lockdown, it has been hard for the investigators to carry out their duties.
Agnes Nabirye, the Buvuma District Covid-19 Task force Chairperson and Resident District Commissioner, says they have been facing challenges of responding to emergencies in distant islands that make up the district. Buvuma district comprises 52 scattered islands.
Fred Wandera, a businessman in Buvuma notes that their business are hit hard whenever the ferry is out of service. He asks government to explore other alternatives as they wait to work on the docking pier.
Jane Francis Kagayi, the Buikwe Resident District Commissioner, says the District Covid-19 Task Force has been provoke enough and will soon start apprehending people playing jokes with their surveillance team.
The decision taking effect tomorrow has been reached after the district task force making several engagements with the market leadership to maintain vendor to vendor four-metre distance and limiting numbers of buyers turning up in big numbers on top of vendors rejecting to sleep at work places.
Nambooze hired a sound truck to reportedly help translate the president’s directive on corona prevention for her electorate. According to the legislator, many residents especially those in rural areas don’t understand the president’s directives.
Ogajjo Barasa, the Mbale District Resident Commissioner refuted allegations that Katoogo was nailed. He said a report from the pathologist does not indicate in any way that force was used during the driving of the nail in the mouth.
While addressing stakeholders from Busoga and Bukedi in Jinja district, Musumba argues that, unlike the status quo where implementing agencies deal directly with the project affected persons (PAPs), local leaders mainly village chairpersons and parish chiefs will be at the frontline in the compensation process because they have information regarding the residents.
John Akongere, one of the affected people, says they are struggling to recover their land. He explains that in 2014, the army burnt their houses on grounds that they were housing rebels. He says that it was until a year later that NFA confirmed that it had evicted them from the contested land.
The BOG resolved recently to terminate the services of 10 teachers and none teaching staff who are not on the Government payroll. James Abukai, the representative of Old students on the Board, says they resolved to terminate the services of the teachers and none teaching staff because of poor enrollment.