Trouble started last year when a newly commissioned water system broke down and stopped supplying water to over 5000 residents living around Mutukula. The broken down water system was constructed in 2009 and commissioned by Water and Environment Minister Maria Lubega Mutagamba at Mutukula border post.
Public Order Management Bill, laws on oil sector and interest rates are among the issues top on the agenda as Parliament resumes on Tuesday. On Monday, the business committee of parliament chaired by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga was busy formulating the agenda for the parliament.
Parents or teachers who will fail to meet the education needs of children will be subjected to fines and jail terms of six months, according to a Gulu district local government education Ordinance set to be implemented beginning this academic term.
Professor Venansius Baryamureeba has defended his long stay in office as the acting vice chancellor of Makerere University. Speaking to the media on Monday Professor Baryamureeba says his long stay in office is guaranteed by his appointment letter that has been pegged on the amendment of the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001.
Joseph Bol Gangdit, 14, a pupil of Bright Valley primary school and Kuot Akuei Nyang, a pupil of UNIFAT primary school scored aggregates 5 and 6 respectively to emerge top among of the best candidates in the district. Despite their achievement, the two failed to get the district scholarship meant to have been given the top candidate in the district.
The Electoral Commission is investigating the source of ballot papers that have been turned into envelopes and are being used to wrap food stuffs in Kampala. The ballot papers were for the National Youth elections.
A prominent lawyer in Kabale has committed suicide after reportedly setting himself on fire inside his house. Christopher Nkina 64, a resident of Katojo Cell, Kijuguta ward in Northern Division, Kabale Municipality reportedly set himself on fire at about 1:00am on Monday.
Niluka Karunaratne and Jeanine Cicognini from Switzerland are the 2012 Uganda International Badminton Championship winners for the menâ€™s and womenâ€™s singles respectively after the event ended on Sunday night at the Sharing Youth Centre in Kampala.