They say quantitatively, they found Copper presenting the highest concentrations recorded in any spirit brand studied, followed by Barium and Manganese. The brands found to contain the most metals mainly Copper were the locally distilled Lira-Lira spirits with concentrations averaging 95 percent.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Police Spokesperson says the display will be supervised by counter-terrorism police unit. He says 73 venues have been cleared to display the fireworks in the region.
Frank Mugabi, the Communications Officer Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, says the funding difficulties have forced the Ministry to ration funds among few women groups well below their intended annual target.
Under the project, urban transportation terminals for buses, lorry parks and market stalls for vendors will be built alongside urban solid and liquid waste management systems, drainage and storm water management systems.
Police detectives arrested Alfred Anywar from Wabigalo cell in Makindye Division on Thursday and transferred him to Gulu Central Police station this afternoon. Anywar was wanted in connection with a July 3, incident in which former Gulu Municipality Member of Parliament Christopher Achire was injured.
In Cereleno, Gulus agro-dealers hub, a handful of the 36 agro-dealers are stocking maize grains in the wake of the gapping price fall. Benson Rackara, a trader on ring Road, Layibi Division says the few stores stocking maize offer between 300 to 350 Shillings for a kilogram of maize.
Mohammed Ahmed, the Project Director of Atiak Sugar Project says that the tropical hot climate of the north punctuated by abundant rainfall renders the region more suitable to support speedy growth and crystallization of sweet sugar. The bulk of the countrys sugar is now produced in Eastern Uganda.
The 35 Million Euro financing agreement was signed this morning at the German Embassy in Kampala. Matia Kassaija, the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and the Managing Director Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited Willy K. Kiryahika represented the government of Uganda.
Walter Atiku, a London based economist says the Conference will use different economic models including developing an internationally accepted curriculum vitae for job seekers to get unemployed youth regionally and internationally competitive.
World Food Programme WFP has finally begun procurement of food for millions of refugees in Uganda from small-holder farmers in Acholi sub region, more than a decade after it fed residents there. Previously, the agency directly procured food from small-holder farmer cooperatives in Bunyoro, Buganda and West Nile sub regions in Uganda.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Police Spokesperson, says fire incidents are widespread in the region. He says fire gutted a timber store in Senior Quarters in Gulu Town last week few days after a building was burnt to ashes in Kitgum district.
Ssali Wasswa, a resident of Kamuli district succumbed to injuries from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital where he was receiving treatment for stab wounds. Wasswa was attacked and stabbed using a knife during a fight at Buganda Pub, a popular hang-out place in Gulu town. The incident happened at about 4am on Tuesday.
Rwot Richard Santo Apire, the cultural leader of Atiak chiefdom, says government should consider returning the main border point to Atiak Town Board, where the Trade Ministry owns land for constructing a custom point. He says the land served as a custom at the height of the Lords Resistance Army LRA insurgency in northern Uganda.
Dr. Amina Hersi Moghe, the chief executive officer of Atiak Sugar, a subsidiary of Horyal Investment Company Limited in Amuru district, says regional sugar dealers are exploiting the absence of a regulatory framework to manipulate the sugar market. She says the dealers dump millions of metric tons of sugar destined for markets in Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan in Uganda annually.
Government has finally commenced the verification of land owners in Amuru Sugar Works Project area in Amuru district. The Sugar works project is a joint venture between Madhvani Group of Companies and the government of Uganda. The project has stalled for at least eight years due to a bitter ownership dispute with locals who claim the area as customary land.