Katunguka says the university may have committed errors on the transcripts that do not warrant allegations of wrong degrees being issued. The errors, he says, were limited to 10 students and that the university has recalled the students to correct the transcripts.
The arrested individuals were netted in an operation mounted by the flying squad. Some of them have been identified as Baker Kawooya, Charles Mwesigwa alias Murefu, Ssemanda Bakari, and Wycliffe Mujuni. They are part of a racket believed to have masterminded the attack.
While the 2014/2015 budget has left many Ugandans grim faced at reimposed taxes and new taxes, it was not all serious business behind the scenes. Uganda Radio Network cameras went behind the scenes of the budget reading day to bring to you some memorable moments.
A man believed to have participated in the murder of Pastor Steven Mugambe and his family of eight has been remanded to Masaka prison. The suspect is Tanzanian national Vincent Fangesi â€œKanyamaâ€ (29).
Nyombi says government will abide by the agreement it signed with Buganda with regard to return of all properties seized by the then Prime Minister Dr. Apollo Milton Obote following the 1966 Buganda crisis. He adds that the government is processing 81 more land titles that it will soon return to Buganda as per the agreement.
Kelley Mac Tavish, the Executive Director of Pearl of Africa Tours says although tourism under international trade is supposed to be zero rated, Uganda has opted to tax it heavily, while at the same time taxing its inputs and supplies.
The Form is given to victims and survivors of a crime after an assessment by the police officer that there is reasonable basis to believe that an offense has been committed against them. The forms are then used to assist the prosecution of crimes involving sexual violence under the Penal Code Act.
In Kenya, East Africaâ€™s largest economy, Henry Rotich the Cabinet Secretary unveiled planned expenditure of US $ 18billion. Domestic resources are expected to finance more than 80percent of the budget whose highlights include funding for new roads and the Standard Gauge Railway. Rotich described this as a move to boost the business environment in Kenya.
According to the Emoluments and Benefits of the President, Vice President and Prime Minister act 2010, specified benefits shall be enjoyed by the surviving spouse or spouses and dependent children of a Vice President who dies in retirement until the death of the spouse or spouses or in the case of the dependent children until they attain the age of eighteen years.
The Holland-based Ekiring who beat Vishal Sawaram (Mauritius) 21-8, 21-14 to book a date with Germanyâ€™s Tobias Wadenka in the second round. The former African top ranked player told URN after the game that he had played well, but was waiting for a tough second round game on Friday.
Rwandan Foreign Affairs minister Louise Mushikiwabo explains that the latest deployment is to guarantee the safety of all Nationals of Rwanda who would be affected by the fighting. He says Rwanda will ensure that it protect their citizens no matter the cost.
David Ojangole, the head teacher Kidepo - Pupu one of the affected schools says the situation is alarming. He explains that out of 120 pupils enrolled in the school now a handful attend school on a daily basis.
Shadow Finance Minister Geoffrey Ekkanya says interventions in the agricultural sector are wanting and may instead sink the sector which has for so long been the backbone of Ugandaâ€™s economy. He equally criticized the new tax measures on private schools saying this is a disservice to entities that are complimenting government efforts in provision of education services.
Kiwanuka said that Government will accelerate the construction on at least 1,700 km of the ongoing Road projects. They include Buteraniro - Ntungamo â€“ Rwentobo, Ntungamo-Kabale â€“Katuna, Hoimaâ€“Kaisoâ€“Tonya, and Kampala - Mukono â€“ Jinja, Gulu-Atiak-Nimule upgrade, Ishaka-Kagamba, Kampala-Entebbe Expressway, Morotoâ€“Nakapiripirit, Kafu â€“ Kiryandongo, and Lukku â€“ Kalangala.
This is the first time the board is getting a huge budget increment several years. In the 2013/2014 UTB had been earmarked to receive two billion shillings. In the 2012/2013 budget, it received 600 million shillings.
Kiwanuka noted that 450 billion was allocated to enhance the salary of all Public Servants including provisions for the teachersâ€™ pay increase in line with Governmentâ€™s agreement with the Uganda National Teachersâ€™ Union (UNATU).