Lower consumer demand led to lower than expected economic growth in the first quarter of the financial year 2013/14. Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor Bank of Uganda (BOU), while releasing the first monetary policy statement of 2014, noted that this was due to low agricultural output in that quarter.
The officer in charge of criminal investigations in Kyankwanzi district, John Eric Wabwiire says police is yet to get the final medical report indicating the exact cause of the death although poison was highly probable. he says signs of poison were vivid at the scene
Ismael Ochengel, the Chief Administrative Officer, told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday the interdiction of his deputy is to pave way for further investigations. Ochengel accuses his deputy of slapping Rose Hellen Akello, one of the office attendants on December 10, 2013.
This pronouncement comes as a relief to the vendors who had earlier written to the minister for disaster preparedness seeking compensation for the loss incurred when the fire gutted the market in November last year.
The latest pronouncement by Mbale District Council of a possibility to bring back the recently rejected World Bank jointly funded dam Project has raised tempers among the residents. Government recently relented and abandoned the 55 billion shillings dam project that was meant to take place in Bulusambu, Busiu Sub County.
As of 1 January, 2014 some 7,580 South Sudanese had entered Uganda through the Northern Uganda and West Nile borders following the fighting that broke out on 15 December. Its estimated that around 194,000 people have been displaced within South Sudan.
The Town clerk is accused of misallocating UGX 283 million meant for road construction in the Municipality, selling off a municipal council plot located at Jackson road in Kabale municipality without the knowledge of council and diverting a bank loan worth 300million which was expected to be used in the construction of the main council building.
Pope Francis has appointed the Bishop of Soroti, Rt. Rev. Emmanuel Obbo, as the new Archbishop of Tororo Archdiocese. Archbishop Obbo, 61, is to replace His Grace Joseph Kiwanuka Lote whose retirement has been accepted by the Pope upon reaching the age of 75.