The operation, in line with a ban on the production, distribution and use of polythene bags, was conducted over the last two days targeting major supermarkets within the Municipality. Several of them had defied a notice from the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA to end the use Polythene bags.
The resolution came after members declined to endorse Ernest Kalibbala as President and Hussein Kashillingi as Vice President of the Society. The two had been declared by the Returning Officer before this Annual General Meeting on ground that they were unopposed.
The bridges in the sub counties of Maziba and Ikumba are now impassable. Supported by rotting pieces of timber bind, the bridges are on the verge of collapse and are gradually deserted by motorists and pedestrians alike.
One of the Palaces in Bujwahya in Hoima Municipality was built by Omukama Cwa II Kabalega in 1872. Since then it has served as the main seat of power for Bunyoro-Kitara. It is an important cultural building among the Banyoro, a popular tourist attraction that houses a mini-museum of artifacts, including the royal regalia dating back to 500 years.
Tweheyo was reacting to findings by a recently conducted study âï¿½\" The National Assessment of Progress in Education by Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB). It showed that majority of teachers in upper primary and lower secondary schools lack ability to assess learners and competencies in the subjects they teach.
The latest figures from Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) indicate that in March 311,747 50-kilo bags of coffee worth 41million Dollars - equivalent to 123billion Shillings were exported at an average weighted price of 2 Dollars equivalent to 6000 Shillings per kilogramme.
The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) licensed four companies to construct and operate waste management facilities following growing concern on the dangers of untreated piled waste generated during the oil drilling exercises.
The deceased are identified as Kassim Okello - a salesman attached to Bidco Company-Lira office, and a police Constable Patrick Ojok who was guarding the team. They were traveling from a routine sale in Amolatar district to Lira town when their vehicle, a Tata - UAT 635Y was waylaid.
She condemned parents who ask their children to stay at home during school days to assist with house chores, a trend which has contributed to a growing rate of absenteeism and gradually affected the education standards in the country.