The iron sheets that were seized were gauge 32 labeled as gauge 30 that are allowed on the Ugandan market. The iron sheets were seized during an going survey of building materials in the West Nile region.
Dan N Odongo says that schools should specify why they are charging more money instead of rounding it up as lump sum under UNEB fees. Schools need to specify why they are charging more money instead of terming it as UNEB registration fees because this is giving us a bad name yet we are innocent.
The call for health insurance comes amidst concerns that some of the states in East Africa have not rolled out health Insurance schemes for their citizens. Currently Kenya and Rwanda seem to have functioning health insurance schemes.
Rwizi Regional Police Spokesperson, Samson Kasasira, says they have launched investigations into the incident, adding that they have picked up a teacher identified as Ronath Kyompaire to help police investigations.
The minister spoke about the bickering between his comrades shortly after appearing before the Human Rights Committee where he was summoned to explain issues relating to human rights violations and the persistent congestion in prisons among others.
Dr. Richard Mshomba, an Economics Professor at La Salle University and author of a book about economics of integration in East Africa argues that Somalia should be allowed to grow trade with East Africa until a time when it is ready. Mshomba says the EAC currently doesnt have a plan to manage admission of new members.
In her judgement, Justice Oguli concurred with Aguma, saying his trial for the same offenses in the court martial amounts to double jeopardy given the fact that he was tried by another wing of an Armed Force. She therefore directed the army court to hand over the police officer to the Police Professional Standards Unit for investigations and appropriate action.
Paul Kangave, the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson, says they are tracking down the suspect, adding that they have deployed operatives from the Flying Squad and Crime Intelligence Units to help with the search.
Government has revived its call for the relocation of Luzira Prisons with the Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Kahinda Otafiire saying the facility should not be located in the capital city.
The Auditor General report released last month indicates that the university has staff establishment of 2,497 positions but only 535 are filled leaving a total of 1,956 positions vacant. This represents 78.3 of the total staff establishment.
The scandal surrounding abuse of funds for refugees may appear a straightforward case of corruption but beneath it is a bitter fight for the control of the registration of refugees and the opportunities that come with it. Early this year, it emerged that the refugees number estimated to be over 1.4 million might have been inflated and exaggerated by crooked officials in the Department of Refugees DoR in collusion with humanitarian agency officials.