These findings are based on data from a mobile phone survey dubbed Sauti za Wananchi where 1,597 young people aged 18 to 34 and 2,900 other respondents were randomly selected from across the country to determine perceptions of the challenges and opportunities for young Ugandans in starting and running businesses.
In Hoima district, 840 million shillings were received to facilitate the operations of the parish development model but Charles Kajura, the district focal person for the Programme says they could not disburse it to the various parishes over a lack of implementation guidelines. In Bukwo district, Resident District Commissioner Hashaka Mpimbaza says that Chief Administrative Officer has failed to disclose how much funds were disbursed for the programme.
The arrears were accumulated during the 4th quarter of Financial Year 2020/2021. They were meant to be paid out to 270,203 older persons across 146 districts in the country. MPs were told that the grant has not been paid out for the last eight months.
Bujjingo, the Pastor of House of Prayer Ministries in Kampala, is accused of contracting marriage by customary law with Susan Makula when already married to Teddy Naluswa, a marriage contracted on December 20, 2003, at Victory Christian Centre. But without its formal dissolution, he allegedly married Makula under customary law on December 7, 2021, in Kawuku, Wakiso district.
Dr. Daniel Byamukama who heads the HIV Prevention Division at Uganda AIDS Commission says the iniative comes after a short survey done during the lockdown in 2020 showed that even as children have been at home for more than a year, they weren’t receiving guidance from their parents and guardians.
Two weeks ago, the government deferred 691 names of beneficiaries from Kitgum Municipality citing a mismatch in details provided on their contacts and National Identity Numbers-NINs. The beneficiaries were part of the 3,675 vulnerable people registered for government support, within the three divisions of Pager, Central, and Pandwong in Kitgum Municipality.