Captain Geofrey Burashana, the Military Police spokesperson, died on Wednesday afternoon at Mulago Hospital where he had been taken after being involved in a nasty motor accident in Zzana along Entebbe road. Speaking at his requiem service, the Commander of the Land Forces, Major General David Muhoozi, said Burashana was an extra-ordinary officer who never feared missions and deployments abroad.
Four opposition MPs are demanding for the establishment of a committee to investigate State Minister for Works John Byabagambi in the award of the controversial 22 trillion shillings procurement contract for the standard gauge railway.
Parliament has reprimanded Mbarara regional referral hospital director George Upenytho for failing to stock oxygen and ordering patients to buy it from garages. Upenytho was this afternoon appearing before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chaired by Jinja East MP Paul Mwiru to answer audit queries for financial year 2012/2013.
According to information obtained by URN, the RDC ordered sub county chiefs in the affected areas to mobilize Abajiri followers for dialogue from where they would be rounded up by police and enumerated forcefully.
Micheal Odongo, the Bukedi region police spokesperson identifies the deceased as one-year-old Rita Namusinyi and her three year old sister a one Faith, both children of Kasala Yobo a health worker at Masafu health Centre IV and Lydia Nabwire.
The new market, a three-storied building which cost 13.7 billion shillings, will accommodate up to 1000 vendors. The market has restaurants, a clinic, a cold room for perishable items, a pharmacy and a parking yard. Itâ€™s among the six modern markets built in the towns of Gulu, Fort portal, Jinja, Lira and Mbale.
On July 19th 2013, Stanbic Bank lawyers, Kateera & Kagumire Advocates, appointed an administrator to seize two aircraft belonging to Asante Aviation in order to recover a loan extended to the company earlier in the year. The airline, which had chartered flights to DRC, South Sudan and within Uganda had borrowed 4.2 million United States Dollars in 2013 to acquire three aircraft.
He was later exhonerated in as far as the rehabilitation of Kamuserwa gravity flow scheme was concerned leaving him with a deficit of five millions for the minor repairs on Nyamukokwe gravity water flow scheme.
New Muteesa I Royal University vice chancellor, Professor Arthur Sserwanga, takes office amid challenges including poor sanitation and lack of a computer laboratory.Professor Sserwanga was installed on Wednesday at the Masaka-based institution by Prince David Wassajja who represented his brother, Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II.
Tooro King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV has directed district authorities to ensure that all households in the kingdom have granaries as a way of fighting food insecurity. In the past, granaries were one of the key trademarks in rural households. They were used for storage of dried foodstuffs like maize, groundnuts, beans and millet.