Dr. Edward Rukuuya, Acting Commissioner Fisheries Resources Management, says the illegal sand mining activities have affected fish breeding areas on the shores of Lake Victoria, which in turn affects the stock in the lake.
The sit-down strike by Makerere University lecturers has entered day two as 40,000 students miss classes just 44 days to end of the semester. Two days ago, close to 1,800 lecturers through their umbrella association Makerere University Academic Staff Association Muasa declared a strike vowing not go to class unless the university fully clears their incentive arrears dating back to February.
In his letter to the Speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, Museveni noted that he was opposed to the decision by members of parliament to exempt themselves from taxes, saying it is injurious to the countrys revenue effort and not politically and morally correct.
Health workers who wish to migrate to foreign countries will be required to first register with their respective medical councils. Starting next year, all health workers will be tasked to fill the standardised application form indicating why they are migrating, where they are moving to, and where applicable how much they will be paid.
Wilfred Niwagaba, the Shadow Attorney General who was mandated to draft the recall petition, told URN that his instructions were simply to draft the motion and send it to the mover, Mukono Municipality MP, Betty Nambooze.
Major Michael Chothembo, the zonal pension officer for West Nile region told the meeting that when Public service ministry decentralised the issue of pension verification to districts, a total of 5,878 officers were listed to get pension in 2014 in the entire region.
Sheikh Otile Ali, another Muslim youth leader, says their patience is running out, adding that they may storm the market and forcefully evict the pork vendors if their concerns arent addressed by the end of this week.
Esther Mbayo, who is in Lango sub region for a fact-finding visit of the government initiated programmes, says she has reports that some leaders recently received heifers under the programme in a manner she described unscrupulous.
Emmanuel Niwagaba, the representative of Lower Bugongi ward to the division, says although council passed a resolution to use the 25 percent from local revenue for the construction of the resource center, nothing was done.
Esther Mbayo was on Wednesday invited by Oyam district authorities to commission the building that houses a multi-purpose hall, offices and school library which was constructed through a pledge by President Yoweri Museveni.
In the changes, Otuke Resident District Commissioner Robert Abak is transferred to Lira district to replace George Odongo, while his deputy Emmanuel Mwaka Lutukumoi is transferred to Kitgum district in the same capacity. Odongo now takes over Otuke district.
The evictions came a day after the KCCA political wing led by the City Lord Mayor; Erias Lukwago passed a resolution allowing the street vendors to operate between 5 to 10pm on selected city streets including Allen road, Kafumbe-Mukasa road, Nakivubo mews and Mackay road.