The cheque was presented to President Yoweri Museveni today at State House Entebbe by United Bank of Africa (UBA) Chief Executive Officer, Johnson Agereyo, as support to help combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda.
According to a press release by President Yoweri Museveni’s press team, the teleconference that was held today was attended by presidents; Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti, Abiy Ahmed Ali, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Mohamed Abdullahi of Somalia, Abdallah Hamdok, the Prime Minister of Sudan and Riek Machar, the Vice President of South Sudan.
Senior Presidential Press Secretary Don Wanyama also weighed in. “Just for your information, whereas the factory commissioning was to have 3,000 guests, this has now been scaled down to 300 so as to have the appropriate social distance,” Wanyama’s message said.
Museveni said, when Moi succeeded his boss, Jommo Kenyatta, the first president and father to Uhuru Kenyatta the fourth and current president of Kenya, many people thought that the country was going to go up in frames.
Speaking at a press conference at State House Entebbe, Netanyahu who has been on a one day visit to Uganda, said Israel was returning to Africa in a big way and as such Uganda should lead the way in opening up an embassy in the contested city between Israel and Palestine
“There are many people in Buganda who have been defrauded in cryptocurrency schemes. I want to tell you that anything that promises you abnormal profits in a very short period of time is always a hoax. You must avoid such deals,” Mayiga said. He added that rich people don’t make their money in months but rather years of hard work.
Sitting at State House Entebbe and presided over by the party chairman Yoweri Museveni, NEC members, one after another, argued that lining up behind candidates is going to cure the mischiefs that have bedevilled all NRM party primaries.
Speaking to URN on Wednesday, Mulindwa said that the National Delegates’ Conference which will be chaired by Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, NRM national chairperson, has only five items on the agenda. Prayer, communication from the National chairperson, performance report by the Secretary-General
Mariam Nakaggwa, a youth leader from Buikwe district, said besides the little money they also wanted to see the president himself such that they could share their concerns with him and remind him of his previous pledges.
The Chief Justice, Bart Katureebe, said they are still short of the required manpower in the judiciary. He argued that given their current strength, each judicial officer is expected to dispose of about six cases each day, which is humanly impossible.
President Yoweri Museveni said the government has now prioritized infrastructure developments like roads, Information Communication Technologies-ICT and the railway network over compensations. He, however, adds that the compensations will be attended to in a gradual process.
To president Museveni, there are very many reasons why Ugandans preferred the use of plastics than other packing materials thus suggesting that polythene bags and other plastics just need to be controlled by opting for proper managing and recycling.
Kakande, through Aqua World Uganda Limited, one of the companies involved in rice growing and sand mining in Lwera Wetland, allegedly bought up to 165 acres of land initially occupied by farmers and a fishing community of Kamaliba Landing Site.
Museveni who presided over the 56th National Independence celebrations held at Kasasa Sub County in Kyotera district expressed concern that the agricultural sector has not developed at the same rate compared to other sectors despite its capacity to turn around the economy.
Lameck Kigozi, the Greater Masaka Deputy Region Police Commander, says some of those picked up were found with hooded jackets in violation of the ban announced by President, Yoweri Museveni that they are being used by criminals.