The executive director of the United Nations Population Fund Dr Babatunde Osotimehin has appealed to Sub-Saharan African countries to refocus on the age of consent in order to avail girls with the opportunity to remain in school.
So far the exercise that has covered Northeastern, Eastern and parts of Central Uganda shows that over 400 teachers in government aided secondary schools accessed government payroll illegally. In the northeastern, 302 cases of fraudulent access to payroll has been registered while parts of central where the validation exercise has taken place, 165 cases have been reported.
The visa was reportedly denied because Brentford FC did not guarantee that the 15 year old would come back after his 10 days trials and also that there was no clear arrangement of the boyâ€™s welfare while in Brentford.
Ministry of Energy permanent secretary Fred Kabagambe Kaliisa has said that the government will construct a pipeline to Buloba on Mityana road for the transportation of finished products from the Albertine region.
A Ugandan Minister has said the East African Presidential Summit to be held in Kampala later this month, should effectively discuss the expulsions of nationals from member states if the integration process is genuine.
United States reproductive health partner organizations have today unveiled new effective and easy-to-use contraceptive technologies which offer the potential to improve contraceptive access to millions of women in Africa and South Asia.
Sources at the ongoing Climate Change Conference in Warsaw Poland told Uganda Radio Network that the two East African Communityâ€”EAC member states have each decided to front a candidate to chair the African Group of negotiators.
Last week, Kibazanga who is also a Chief Prince of \'Obusinga bwa Rwenzururu\' was arrested by court bailiffs in Fort Portal over nonpayment of the money awarded to Lt. col. Dura Mawa. He was released shortly after agreeing to Clear the debt in six months.
The list tabled by the State Minister of Gender and Culture Rukia Nakadama came after a request by Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze for a list of all traditional and cultural leaders that are recognized by government indicating their respective jurisdiction.
Kamajugo says the authority has introduced a tracking system that will alert the owners of the goods so that they can monitor the movement of the drivers. He says through this they intend to reduce the days of clearance and reduce cost of business across the region.
Augustine Rukiika Bujara, the Kabale Municipality town clerk, has been arrested by Police for misuse of office. Bujara was arrested on Thursday afternoon by Police. He is accused of diverting money meant for road construction.
Charles Njoroge, the Deputy Secretary General Political Federation East African Affairs, says the proposal was made by the East African Council of Ministers meeting in April this year. It will then be placed for consideration by the Presidential summit expected to meet at the end of this month in Kampala Uganda.