Two legislators who lobbied parliament to investigate how government officials shared six billion Shillings have faulted the Uganda Revenue Authority URA Commissioner General for irregularly effecting payments.
David Ongom Mudong, the North Kyoga Regional Police Spokesperson, says police preliminary investigation indicates that the Monday evening fire started in the accountants office on the last floor of the two storied building at around 6:30pm.
Amnesty Commission spokesperson Moses Draku says that the two men, believed to Ugandan nationals, were brought in from Beni by The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo MONUSCO.
Every day, more than 10 trucks loaded with more than 150 charcoal bags each leaves Katakwi district to various destinations. Most of these are destined for Soroti, Mbale, Jinja, Lira and Kampala districts. A bag of charcoal costs between 15,000 and 25,000 Shillings in Katakwi.
Ssekikubos political rival Patrick Nkalubo had filed an application, seeking permission to file an election petition challenging the outcome of the February 2016 parliamentary polls in which Sekikubo won another term of office.
Early last year, Masaka municipality contracted Masaka Taxi Drivers Operators and Owner Cooperative Society- MUTDOCS to manage taxi business in the municipality. The contractor was tasked ensure that all public service vehicles return to the taxi park.
Court presided over by Chief Magistrate Geoffrey Emmy Seyekwo heard that on January 19the two men illegally entered Kabwoya Wildlife Area, in Kabwoya Sub County, Hoima district without authority, contrary to provisions of the wildlife act.
Yoanasani Kyariisima, a resident of Kabingo cell in Kanyantorogo Sub County was released by his kidnappers in the wee hours of Monday morning following the payment of a ransom of Shillings 4.2 million by his family to the kidnappers.
URN has learnt that the minister was prompted to schedule a visit to Lira Regional Referral Hospital because of several complaints from patients and whistle blowers implicating the hospital administrators for corruption, nepotism and abuse of office.