Now with declining funding to HIV/AIDS and low public awareness about the virus, United Nations Development Program UNDP Resident Coordinator, Rosa Mulango thinks the President is still positioned to provide leadership in bringing down infection rates and possibly bringing an end to AIDS.
It was a day of dreams and hopes as school students from Mayuge district attended the third day of Makereres 67th graduation ceremony. Makerere University invited the students from Sarah Ntiro High School, Rena College and St. Henrys High school Mayuge for the graduation ceremony as a way of inspiring them. Sarah Ntiro High School was named after Dr. Sarah Ntiro Nyendwoha, the first woman university graduate in East and Central Africa.
Luyombo, a student of Iganga Secondary School in Iganga District, Eastern Uganda, scored 3AAA1 to attain aggregate 20, the maximum number of points for senior six candidates. He studied History, Literature, Divinity and ICT.
The Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige has rejected a letter from the Forum for Democratic Change FDC party withdrawing the candidature of Ingrid Turinawe from the East African Legislative Assembly EALA race. Kibirige says Muntus letter contravenes Rule 7 2 of the parliament Rules of Procedure that requires a withdrawal letter from the EALA race to be signed by both the nominee personally and the secretary general of the party which nominated him or her.
The logisticians under their umbrella body, the Uganda Freight Forwarders Association UFFA, and the Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum, were briefing the media on the upcoming Uganda logistics expo in March and the 3rd Oil and Gas Convention in April.
More than 2,000 South Sudanese refugees have already made Imvepi their new home in the last two days. The settlement area is expected to accommodate up to 110,000 new arrivals who will flee to Uganda in the weeks and months ahead.
Police in Kisoro are holding five people for alleged illegal possession of a firearm. According to security officials in the district, the suspects were found with an AK 47 rifle and 14 rounds of ammunition hidden in a Toyota Premio vehicle registration number UAX 670Y.
Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof Ddumba Ssentamu said that with 97 of its graduates recording first class degrees, the school produced the highest number of first class points this year in business related courses. It also produced the overall best graduate Sarah Namboozo.
Police have arrested the Isingiro district chairperson Jeremiah Kamurali on charges of inciting violence. According to Ivan Nuwamanya, the Rwizi regional police commander, Kamurali is wanted for inciting people to attack refugees in Nakivale refugee camp and grab part of the land that they occupy.
The cleaners accuse their contractor, Ambrose Mugyenyi for failing to pay them since November 2016.Their payments range from 52,500 for daytime employees and 70,000 Shillings for night shift employees.
In a letter dated 22nd February 2017 and addressed to the Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige, FDC president Major General Mugisha Muntu withdraws Turinawes candidature leaving another FDC candidate Florence Ibi Ekwau to compete with candidates from other political parties.
Savannah Regional Police Commander Edward Kyaligonza says that Walusimbi entered the dormitory after the fire broke out, reportedly to save his pocket money, according to an account by one of his friends at the school. He suffocated in the room where his remains were found during a search.
A buffalo has killed a farmer and wounded another in Mutunda Sub County in Kiryandongo district. Sylvester Mafabi, a resident of Mutunda village died on Wednesday afternoon in Kimogora ranches, along the Nile River valley.
Some leaders in Gulu district have faulted government for mishandling the rehabilitation and reintegration of former Lords Resistance Army LRA abductees. The leaders say government commitment towards financing a comprehensive rehabilitation and reintegration programme remains wanting, more than ten years after it committed to doing so during the Juba Peace Talks.
On Tuesday this week municipal officials poisoned up to 80 dogs for straying on the streets and around garbage skips. The move comes barely two months after authorities killed 70 dogs in Kamukuzi division.