President Yoweri Museveni will campaign in Gulu City on Monday before heading to neighbouring Kitgum District. However, Museveni faces a big hurdle to retain and attract more support over the unfulfilled pledges to the area.
The President had asked parliament to reconsider a position that taxpayers, who declare liability for a consecutive period of five years of income less than 0.5 per cent of their gross turnover. He suggested that these should pay a minimum tax amounting to 0.5 per cent of the turnover for each year commencing with the sixth year.
President Museveni has ordered all Ugandan and East African community flags to fly at half-mast for three days starting today Saturday as a sign of morning former Tanzanian President William Benjamin Mkapa.
Aceng faced criticism early this month when she appeared to be holding a political rally without a face mask, in total violation of the COVID-19 physical distancing guidelines which she has championed since the outbreak of coronavirus disease.
Museveni, who was speaking to the nation on Saturday as the country marks the World Population Day, noted that 891,000 people have high blood pressure, 534,000 people have heart disease and 229,000 are diabetic.
In a May 18th, 2020 letter to Internal Affairs Minister, Jeje Odongo, Museveni directs that a new executive Director with Legal and Information Technology background be identified to head the Authority.
A section of the traders who deal in fruits; salt, soap, sugar, cooking oil and some appliances among others said that they are forced back on the streets to generate some income to feed their families.
Oulanyah handed over the money to Nicholas Ogwang, Chief Administrative Officer – CAO from Lalogi Health IV. He explained that he handed over the money in respect of the directive given by the President and the guidance by Parliament.
It is alleged that at about 1a.m., the suspected thugs climbed atop the Forex Bureau roof to break into the building but jumped off upon realizing that they had been spotted and started running. In the process, they were shot by a guard at the facility.
The suspects were apprehended following ongoing operation in the eight districts of Acholi to implement the 14 days’ Presidential directives banning movement of buses, taxis and boda-bodas to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) contagion.
Speaking at the commissioning of the Sun Belt Mining Group Limited factory in Rupa sub-county, Moroto district, Museveni commended the Karimojong for supporting the disarmament program that ushered in the peace now prevailing Karamoja, followed by the industrial revolution that will not only create employment for the people but will also bring about development.
"In the case of improving Uganda as a business destination, we dealt with Security. Uganda is an island of peace because we created a capable indigenous State. We resolved the issue of the State, we had a criminal State before, you remember Idi Amin and how he expelled all Indians...this is reason number one why you should look at Uganda as a business destination," he said.
President Museveni argues that the burden of unemployment can only be dealt with when Public Universities realign their curricular focusing on science oriented courses tailored at solving the human needs in society.
The college was a presidential pledge during the 2016 general elections by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to give a higher institution of education and revolutionized agriculture development to the people of Karamoja.