Wekoye argues that the conclusions of the committee without hearing from Kipoi were in breach of article 28 and 44, which provides for non derogation from the principle of the right to fair hearing in determination of civil rights and obligations.
A group of supporters of the Forum for Democratic Change â€“ FDC party loyal to Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi have announced a breakaway from FDC and plan to form a new political party. On Friday, FDC leader Major General Mugisha Muntu removed Mafabi as Leader of Opposition in Parliament and replaced him with party publicist, Bukhooli Central MP Wafula Oguttu.
According to the auditor generalâ€™s report ending 30th June 2011, the treasury released 2.2 billion shillings in the 2010/2011 financial year for the purchase of a cobalt machine to aid the treatment of cancer patients.
Sports Club Victoria University, Ugandaâ€™s representatives in the CAF Confederations Cup, have today expelled attacking midfielder Mike Serumaga for indiscipline. Leon Ssenyange, the teamâ€™s Media and Communication Manager, told URN that the player has been sent home after missing a meeting on Sunday evening. The player reportedly sneaked out of the team hotel in Kireka and returned under the influence of alcohol.
The director of Gulu referral hospital has appealed to the government and donors to help in establishing a special needs education centre for children with nodding syndrome. Dr. Nathan Onyachi told Members of Parliament in Gulu that there are currently only 30 children with nodding syndrome who are pursuing primary education under the normal system.
Simon Mugabi, the Chief Executive Officer of the Uganda Badminton Association (UBA) confirms that the Malaysian team has registered renowned players like Ian Wong Jien Sern, Chong Chun Quan, Chen Tang Jie and Yeoh Seng Zoe for the menâ€™s singles, while Chong Chun Quan and Yeoah Seng Zoe feature in the menâ€™s doubles.
Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) should ideally separate results of pupils under UPE from those in private schools as the only feasible way of evaluating UPE schools, Sewungu states. He adds that government should own UPE results by declaring them as opposed to hiding them within private school results.
She says UWEC has now embarked on the integration of the new chimps a process which started with the youngest of the rescued lot. The new group members were allowed to integrate with Niper, the youngest of the old guards aged 6, and then Sara aged 9 and finally Zakayo, the elder who is respected by all the other chimpanzees.
An employee of Human Rights and Peace Centre at Makerere University, Karamagi bypassed the attentive group of advocates, approached the pedestal, grabbed Nyombiâ€™s Speech and tore it apart. He reportedly said Nyombi was not fit to speak before the â€˜learned friendsâ€™.
Doreen Ankunda, the Lwengo District Education Officer says a big number of the affected schools have been operating without qualified teachers and basic facilities such as a classrooms and toilets, which exposes learners to hygiene related diseases.
The girls Parents got concerned after observing persistent sickness since last month and decided to take her for a medical checkup at Kabale regional referral hospital where she tested positive to HIV. A subsequent counseling session revealed that the minor was a victim of rape and defilement.
Medjomo Coulibaly, The ADB country director observes that there exists a wide funding gap that needs to be addressed in the education and health sectors. He says only increased funding will promote positive change in rural Uganda, where service delivery is overwhelmingly lacking.
During the release of the Primary Leaving Examination results of Friday Jessica Alupo, the education and sports minister was also bombarded with questions as to why her ministry had taken two decades to amend the act when UNEB continues to face challenges, which its cant resolve because of complications in the law.
The situation however went out of hand when the healer used scare tactics to demand for the money. He reportedly splashed chemicals on Arinanye and told her that she would get a pile of problems if she failed to meet her side of the bargain. This prompted Arinanye to sound an alarm which brought in angry locals