The 525m-long bridge is expected to be the first cable-stayed bridge in East Africa crossing Victoria Nile and linking the Northern Corridor that connects Kenya with the Democratic Republic of Congo. It will replace the Nalubaale Bridge which was built in 1954. It is estimated to cost over USD 27 million. Construction of the bridge commenced in 2014.
The Director Debt and Cash Management at the Ministry of Finance, Maris Wanyera, has said over 60 percent of Ugandas debt made up of concessional loans that come with low interest rates and long repayment periods.
The idea behind Quality Declared Seed QDS is that farmers are organized by expert seed breeders and taught how to produce own quality seed instead of planting grain or more expensive seed from seed companies.
Anthony Musasizi, the head teacher of Kishaki primary school says that candidates and supervisors were still stranded by midday today, waiting for Integrated Science paper. The examination started at 9:00 a.m. in other schools across the country.
Bank of Uganda BoU Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile has said that the central bank has been and continues to persuade commercial banks to lower interest rates. Mutebile says for the last three years BoU has been reducing Central bank Rate CBR but commercial banks have not moved in tandem with central bank in reducing interest rates.
Out of eleven councillors in the district, only Abraham Kitacho, the Abim Town Council male councillor and the district speaker, Godfrey Omara, rejected the proposed amendment. The position of the district chairperson Jimmy Ochero is, however, yet to be revealed since he has reportedly been out of the country since the consultations commenced.