This comes after an eight-hour meeting at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kampala on Wednesday. In attendance was Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda who headed the government side which also had Local Government Minister Raphael Magyezi and State Minister for Culture, Peace Mutuuzo.
On Monday, the Uganda Wildlife Authority announced that it had taken over the security of the area to protect the 33 black rhinos at the sanctuary, following an attack by suspected thugs on the sanctuary. The following day, it announced that the facility was closed off to the public, effectively halting tourist activities there.
Benson Kwikiriza, a senior legal officer in charge of regulation and drafting at the Insurance Regulatory Authority, one of the organisations working with the health ministry on the scheme says the money is needed to offer quality health care. According to Kwikiriza, this amount is affordable for all Ugandans given the services that will be received.
Hajjati Syda Bbumba the chairperson of the National Economy Committee had presented a report endorsing the investment part of which will be used to ensure that national parks are fenced off to stop animal-human conflicts and to increase the involvement of local communities in the management of forest and wildlife areas.
About five days ago, Ziwa Rhino, Wildlife Ranch Limited and Captain Joseph Charles Roy, the owner of the land on which the sanctuary is located, asked the Rhino Fund Uganda to vacate the place which sits on about 62 square kilometres of land.
The draw frustrated the tax collectors who had hopes of topping the league. Vipers SC remain on the top of the table with 43 points followed by URA still with the same pints but with a margin of goal difference.
John Wamanya, the Umeme Metering Services manager in charge of Kampala East and North Region, said the crackdown was intended to curb illegal power connections and thefts which have caused huge financial losses to the company but also to ensure the customers are safe and also reduce on vandalism.
Speaking on Wednesday at the launch of a book titled, Civil Society in Uganda at Hotel Africana, the Minister for Internal Affairs Jeje Odongo says that the level of suspicion is high, which has led to the closure of some offices of CSOs, interdiction of CSO leaders and freezing of bank accounts.
The UPDF 5th Division Commander Brigadier General William Bainomugisha says the exercise will majorly focus on areas presumed to have been escape corridors used by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels.
According to Mutyaba the Football governing body under the leadership of Magogo has diverted public funds, exercised discrimination and abused office which is contrary to the sections 2,6 and 11 of the anti-corruption of 2009.
Dr Joyce Moriku, the State Minister for Primary Health Care, says that the government has imported additional 1 Million vaccines which will be rolled out in May to complete vaccination of those that had earlier received the first dose last year 2020.
The call by activists comes at a time when PEPFAR is deciding how it will spend its bilateral funding for HIV. PEPFAR is required to engage directly affected communities in countries they fund in a planning and budgeting process called Country Operational Planning or COP process but often they engage with most policymakers to make allocation decisions.
The SACCOs whose certificates were withheld include Hoima West Division Journalists Emyooga SACCO, Kigorobya Constituency Journalists Emyooga SACCO and Hoima West Performing Artists Emyooga SACCO. Each group had applied for 30 million Shillings.
According to the Annual Crime report released on Monday, members of the gang shot and killed six people and left six others injured. The gang committed 20 crimes, robbed 23 million shillings, and stole 243 mobile phones, one motorcycle and a pistol.