A plan to resettle over 9,800 people of the landless Benet and Ndorobo in Sebei region has suffered a setback over funding gaps. The Office of the Prime Minister had planned to resettle 1500 households next financial year and required 35 billion shillings for the activity.
The Mbarara Hospital Director, Dr. George Upenytho wrote to the family through their lawyer, Ngaruye Ruhindi Spencer on March 17th, 2014, saying basing on records from the mental ward, there is no proof showing that Ruganda was admitted there during the specified period.
Deo Mbabazi Tumwesigye won the mayoral seat with 15,102 votes under the National Resistance Movement ticket, beating Social Development Party-SDP candidate JB Aseya Onzuma who garnered 11,011 votes in elections held in March 2016. Aseya however petitioned court challenging the victory of Tumwesigye alleging that the election was not free and fair citing several malpractices.
Led by Ntoroko County MP Gerald Rwemulikya Ibanda, legislators noted how hard it is for soldiers at a rank of Private to have a decent living with only 380,000 Shillings earned per month. MP Ibanda tasked the ministry officials to explain what is being done to enhance wages of soldiers.
Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga was this afternoon forced to adjourn parliament after the finance ministers failed to show up to defend proposed tax bills. Finance minister Matia Kasaija has four state ministers including David Bahati for Planning, Gabriel Ajedra for General Duties, Evelyn Anite for Privatisation and Haruna Kasolo for Micro-finance.
Evelyn Chemutai, the Bukwo Woman MP and Vice Chairperson of the HIV/AIDS committee in Parliament, says this money will enable the government take charge of the AIDS epidemic in the country instead of relying on donors.
Speaking to journalists at parliament following his appearance before the Defence and Internal Affairs committee, General Muhoozi revealed that although a decision to pull back from CAR was made, they agreed to put in place fall back measures. He noted one of the measures being training of Forces of Central Africa FACA saying that this will fundamentally contribute to the security of CAR provided any international partner foots the bill for training.
Rogers Muhiirwa, the Under Secretary Uganda Police Force, says they need the money to expand the surveillance system, saying the available CCTVs only cover a few areas in Kampala central business district and Entebbe road.
Court in Abim district has convicted three men, including a police officer, for unlawful possession of protected wildlife species. They were found in possession of a live Pangolin and 10.1 kilogrammes of scales they extracted from two pangolins they had killed.
Equatorial Guinea president Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has cautioned Uganda to have a clear policy that will ensure constant participation of local population in the oil and gas sector. Equatorial Guinea, a Spanish speaking country with a population of 1.2m people, discovered oil in 1985 and started production ion in 1994. The country produces about 360,000 barrels per day.
David Mukasa Bulonge, the Vice Chairperson China-Africa Friendship Association, who is one of the directors in the Chinese consortium, says they have now moved to Busoga region and formed the Busoga Consortium as they wait for approval of the Masaka Industrial Park infrastructural Development.
On September 16, the Acting MISR Director, Dr. Florence Ebila, wrote to Professor Edward Kirumira, the Principal College of Humanities and Social Science- CHUSS forwarding the list of candidates for the 2017 scholarship offer.
David Ongom Mudong, the North Kyoga Regional Police Spokesperson, says the suspects were picked up on a tip off from residents. According to Mudong, the Police Flying Squad from Lira picked up Omeny and Oludi on Friday last week from Lira town.
The Spanish speaking Equatorial Guinea is a small nation of 1.2m people located on the West coast of Central Africa. Since 1994, Equatorial Guinea has been producing oil. Production has risen to 360,000 barrels per day in the recent years.