Kadaga’s journey at the helm of the legislature came to an end on Monday when she was defeated by her former deputy Jacob Oulanyah. Oulanyah who was fronted by the NRM CEC polled 310 votes while Kadaga who chose to contest as an independent candidate polled 197 votes.
The Acting Traffic Police Director ,Lawrence Niwabiine, says that as police they are concerned and worried about the health of their manpower that execute their daily duties in an environment that exposes them to the polluted air.
KCCA and 10 companies owning different sizes of plots inside Old Taxi Park signed an MOU on December 10th, 2020 in respect to the 2019 Court order by the High Court Land Division authorizing vacant possession of the said plots of land.
According to schools that URN visited, the headteacher indicated that it is hard to implement SOPs because learners find it hard to wear face masks the entire school day. Failure to implement SOPs in schools comes at time when the number of COVID-19 cases in the country is on the rise
“We have managed to reduce on the expenditure in the Sacco canteen, moving away from a loss of 73million Shillings suffered in 2019 to realising a profit of 750 million Shillings in 2020. We have also been able to reduce on most of the expenditures as reflected in the financial statement which has boosted our net profit from Shs315m in 2019 to Shs2.631Bn in 2020,” Omoding said.
Previously, all travellers entering the country from countries reporting high COVID-19 cases like; the United States, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Tanzania undergo a compulsory COVID-19 PCR test at their own cost at the airport.
The Soroti District Woman MP, Anna Adeke, says that women were blessed to have a Speaker in the 10th Parliament (Rebecca Kadaga) who was emphasizing gender and equity. Adeke says that she is looking forward to the new leadership that she hopes will maintain the same.
Ochom said he has instructed the commander Alert Squad Unit to make impromptu visits to areas under the command of particular officers and apprehend whoever will be found not enforcing the Standard Operating Procedures - SOPs.
The interns went on strike over poor working conditions on May 17th, 2021 and had promised not to resume work unless their demands were met. The interns wanted government to increase their allowances to Shs 3 million from Shs 900,000. They also wanted government to provide accommodation for them.
Breaking with protocol, President Museveni said a new government has not yet been appointed into place because they need parliament to sit and vet the appointees that is why he had to sign the agreements witnessed by the Speaker and Deputy Speaker. Former Ministers including Same Kutesa who was invited as MC, Gen. Katumba Wamala and former Attorney General William Byaruhanga were invited as guests.