Two companies pinned by a Parliamentary committee in illegal sand mining activities are embroiled in a land wrangle. Seroma Investment Limited and Tesco Industries Limited are in a dispute over land boundaries where the companies have been mining sand in Lwera, Mpigi district.
The committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises COSASE directed that the report should highlight companies awarded contracts, whether they have capacity to implement them and if they are the companies executing the contracts.
Kabaziguruka was released by Justice Yasin Nyanzi who held that court cannot be approached by someone who is seeking justice and it decides to fold its arms yet the very bail application has not been opposed by any state agency.
Celebrated Congolese musician Antoine Koffi Olomide is expected in Uganda to grace North Tourism Fashion event scheduled for December 15 and 16 in Gulu district this year. Olomides invitation is however generating mixed reactions owing to the controversies the renowned rumba star gotten into.
Previous chairpersons of the commission are K.M.S Kikira, who chaired the commission that organized the 1980 General Elections, Steven Bethuel Akabway-the chairperson of the Interim Electoral Commission, Hajji Aziz Kasujja- the chairperson of the first permanent electoral Commission and Dr Badru Kiggundu, the outgoing chairperson.
Uganda Radio Network has learnt that Police, the state agency mandated with maintaining law and order, asks for payment from people seeking public order management services at weddings, prayer crusades, exhibitions, football matches and musical concerts.
Uganda imports more than she exports, meaning the country receives less U.S. Dollars from exports compared to the amount of US Dollars spent on imports. As of August 2016, Ugandas trade deficit stood at 207 million U.S. Dollars, year-on-year.
In shops around Kampala URN came across corrupted inscriptions like Nckia and Nokla which can easily be seen as Nokia and Samsong which can be mistaken for Samsung, among others. There are also a collection of other phones that are fixed with adhesives which peel off with time.