Friday February 22, 2013 was the last day in office for Raphael Baku, the deputy Inspector General of Government (IGG), as his second four-year term expires. His exit from the Inspectorate leaves it struggling since it can only investigate and prosecute cases when itâ€™s fully constituted with a substantive IGG and two deputies.
A light aircraft belonging to the East African Civil Aviation Academy in Soroti crash landed near the runway at the school in Soroti Municipality, just over two weeks a similar incident injured two instructors.
Two of the most powerful men in Arua district local government openly clashed during a meeting on Thursday. Arua LC 5 chairperson Wadri Sam Nyakua and the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Ibrahim Abiriga clashed over the decision by the RDC to allow disco operators in the villages.
The minister for health Christine Ondoa has asked district leaders in Kabarole to do more to reduce the high HIV prevalence rates. Latest surveys put the prevalence rate in Kabarole district at 13.5percent higher than the national rate at 7.3 percent.
Locals in northern Uganda have slammed calls by some Members of Parliament from the region to secede from Uganda. Some legislators from northern Uganda on Wednesday announced that they were collecting signatures with the aim of seceding from Uganda to form a separate country, the Nile State.
Masaka High Court Judge Justice Oumo Oguli has ordered the district administration and municipal council to pay 200 million shillings to former acting town clerk Edward Kiwanuka Gwavvu for unlawful dismissal.
Over 50 families in the three sub-counties of Ntwetwe town council, Kitabona and Gayaza in Kyankwanzi district have been left homeless following a Wednesday night rainstorm that reduced their homes into a pile of rubble.