David Bbaale Mukasa emerged the best candidate following interviews conducted by Kalungu District Service Commission early this year. Although the DSC confirmed Mukasas appointment, Davis Dembe Beyeza, the then Kalungu Chief Administrative officer CAO declined to give Mukasa his appointment letter. Yesterday, August 15, Mukasa received his appointment letter as Kalungu district Education Officer.
President Museveni endorsed the creation of the district while campaigning at Burambagira Primary School, Bughendera County in Bundibugyo district last year. He however did not mention when the district status would be granted.
Bugweri County MP Abdul Katuntu says that the his committee has picked interest in the matter. He added that the committee is going to review the golden jubilee celebrations in totality concentrating on the procurement contracts and documents.
The two financial institutions are expected to help government of Uganda to raise over 12.6 trillion Shillings 3.55 Billion required for financing the 1,445km pipeline by the second half of next year. The pipeline will connect Hoima oilfields to the port of Tanga in Tanzania.
The force has a total of 48,000 officers and troops deployed in the various directorates and units. Each officer has a file in Human Resource Administration which has details of the academic qualifications and career courses as well work experience. A source within the Police top management however told URN that the files usually catch dust in the store room and are never used during promotion or deployment processes.
A number of voters say that their names were deleted from the NRM registers although they are in possession of party cards. They accuse party registrars of deliberately deleting members particulars to stifle support for particular candidates seeking the party ticket for the two political seats.
Makerere University has finally demolished the illegal kiosks that have been serving cheap food to students. The demolition was done last week on the orders of the Universitys outgoing vice chancellor, Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu. This came just a day to the reopening of the new semester on Saturday.
The station located in Mugoye Sub County is the sole source of power across Bugala, the largest Island in Ssese. The hybrid station has a 0.6 megawatts 600 kilowatts solar energy component and 1.0 megawatts 1000 kilowatts of diesel fuel-fired thermal component.
An unidentified man in Sudan Peoples Liberation Army SPLA uniform was on Tuesday evening lynched in Moyo district. Residents of Chunyu Wano in Purojo village, located about a kilometre from the South Sudan border accused him of stealing a blanket from one of them.
The Forum for Democratic Change FDC Secretary General, Nathan Nandala Mafabi, says he will thwart any attempts to skew party presidential elections in favour of any of the candidates in the race. FDC president Mugisha Muntu, who defeated Nandala in the 2012 elections, is the race to retain the top seat of Ugandas biggest opposition party. He faces competition from four other candidates who include former Kumi County Member of Parliament Patrick Oboi Amuriat.
The projections are included in the 2017 World Population Data Sheet from the Population Reference Bureau PRB. The bureau informs people around the world about population, health, and the environment, and empowers them to use that information to advance the well-being of current and future generations.
The visitation committee investigating causes of strikes at Makerere University is to release its final report in a weeks time, Dr. Abel Rwendeire, the committee chairperson has said. The Rwendeire Committee commenced its work in November last year following the closure of the university at the height of strikes by staff and students. The staff laid down tools over unpaid incentives while students protested lecturers boycott of lectures.
Early this year, the Ministry of Public Service issued guidelines banning sleeveless, transparent and tight clothing for non-uniformed officers in Public Service. Public Service Permanent Secretary Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwiire said that the guidelines were in line with the Public Service Standing Orders.
Government has finally commenced the verification of land owners in Amuru Sugar Works Project area in Amuru district. The Sugar works project is a joint venture between Madhvani Group of Companies and the government of Uganda. The project has stalled for at least eight years due to a bitter ownership dispute with locals who claim the area as customary land.
The beneficiaries include Kisubi Brothers University College 912 million, Bishop Stuart University 380 million, Kumi University 300 million, Nkumba University 300 million, Mountains of the Moon University 150 million and Ndejje University 150 million.