UCCs Executive Director, Godfrey Mutabazi told a select committee investigating the financial woes surrounding UTL, says the company has on several occasions defied directives to streamline its operations, however this has been ignored.
Launching of the Uganda National Youth Policy, 2016 has flopped today after youth from across the country turned rowdy accusing the Ministry of Gender of sidelining them. The youth claimed that the ministry only uses them as an avenue to swindle money government money. Second Deputy Prime Minister Kirunda Kivejinja, who represented President Museveni, was despised as being very old and out of touch with youth affairs.
Brigadier General Leopold Kyanda, the Chief of Staff of the Land Forces encouraged the retirees to remain focused and healthy but also behave responsibly, stating that there are still many opportunities now and in the future. Kyanda encouraged the officers to engage in agriculture, business and leadership at the different levels.
Forty-nine-year old Bicenytina Ayet, a widow with physical disability from Otwee village in Amuru district, says her estate was grabbed by her in-laws in Patiko Sub County in Gulu district shortly after her husband died.
A team from Select Auctioneers and Court Bailiffs Associates invaded the district headquarters today asking to attach 23 vehicles, computers and other office furniture. This is the third time that the firm is attempting to attach assets of Gulu district.
The executive members of Makerere University Academic Staff Association Muasa are in the process of convening another general assembly just a day after they failed to convince lecturers to call off a sit down strike. In a letter dated December 16, 2016, Dr Lawrence Mugisha, the Muasa vice general secretary calls staff for another meeting on December 19th adding that all should attend in person.
Meeting with members of the organizing committee on Friday at his palace in Fort Portal, King Oyo asked the subjects to take part in the conference because it is a forum through which they will give their views on how to develop the institution.
The appeal is based on the finding that two out of 10 pupils in schools across Uganda cannot do basic primary two class work by the time they reach primary seven. Similarly, only two out of 10 pupils can read and comprehend a primary two English story by the time they complete the primary cycle of education.
The district has a prevalence rate of 20 percent, twice the national rate estimated at 10 percent. The exercise targets at least 95,000 people from Kitgum and the neighbouring districts of Lamwo, Agago and Pader among others.
The West Nile sub-region is among the most disadvantaged areas of Uganda with very poor maternal health indicators. These include low rates of immunization, high rates of unattended births, limited use of bed nets, and high rates of malaria, diarrhea and HIV/AIDS, among others.
State Minister for Kampala Benny Namugwanya says that the authority has not been able to get any payments from Basajjabalaba Hides and Skins, the company that secured a 49-year lease for the city abattoir.