The Ministry of Education of Sports has completed retraining at least 325 Science and Mathematics teachers as part of the on-going project to create centers of excellence. The 82 million dollar project is funded by the African Development Bank.
John Nasasira, the government chief has defended the deputy speaker of parliament for responding to the presidentâ€™s invitation to NRM members of parliament in Rwakitura.Speaker of parliament can still represent a constituency while in office.
Over 50 media practitioners today stormed Lira Central Police station demanding to know the whereabouts of Augustine Okello alias Rouks, a presenter with Rhino FM who disappeared last week. Okello was last seen on Wednesday last week at Hotel Grand Pacific with senior security operatives.
Abraham James Byandala, Katikamu North Member of parliament has admitted giving out money to voters during the just concluded election campaigns. He made the confession today in court where he appeared for cross examination in a petition challenging his re-election to parliament.
Traders in Kyenjojo town council were this morning left stranded after law enforcement officers closed their shops over none payment of trade license fees. Last month, Kyenjojo town council increased the license fees effective July 1st 2011.
Hearing of the constitutional court petition on maternal deaths today failed to kick off for the third time. It was filed by a group of civil organizations demanding that court declares that it is a violation of the right to life for expectant mothers to die due to lack of basic maternal health care in government hospitals.
Bodies of two people whose boat capsized in River Nile on Monday night have been recovered. The bodies were found this morning by a rescue team comprising of boat owners, well wishers and relatives of the deceased.