The State Minister for Planning David Bahati today, Tuesday, explained the under-performance in the revenue collections citing lower fuel imports, and low corporation tax payments from large corporate taxpayers like telecom companies among others.
This afternoon, Kirumira asked the Police Disciplinary Court Chaired by Denis Odongpiny to drop the charges of bribery, unlawful arrests, neglect of duty, discreditable or irregular conduct, torture and extortion, saying there was no evidence implicating him.
UN Global Pulse, through its lab in Kampala, says insights from public talk radio can provide real-time information on what is happening on the ground so as to determine on nature of the response in humanitarian assistance.
Works and Transport Minister, Eng. Monica Azuba Ntege says that the change will apply to areas where new roads will be constructed after the enactment of the law. She, however, adds that this will vary depending on the location of the road and the availability of space needed for road reserves.
This morning, City Hall Grade One Magistrate, Margaret Kainza dismissed the application, saying she wouldnt open inquiries into the matters raised by the lawyers. She also said the lawyers made their application in a wrong forum.
Cabinet yesterday passed a resolution to amend National Social Security Fund NSSF Act with proposals of mandatory contribution of all workers to the provident fund regardless of the size of their enterprise.
Nyandera filed a case of kidnap at Hoima central police station on Friday morning. According to Hakiza, Katusiime called his wife again on Friday afternoon alleging that the kidnappers had given them a deadline of six hours to find the money or else they kill him.
Dr. Swizen Kyomuhendo, a senior lecturer in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration SWSA at Makerere University, has denied allegations of sexually exploiting female students. Dr Kyomuhendo was suspended last week on allegations of Sexual Harassment. This was after a story ran on NBS Television on the night of February 26, 2018 where he was purportedly courting his female student in exchange for marks.
Mbale Regional Referral Hospital is one of the 14 regional referral hospitals in Uganda. It is also designated as one of the three public clinical paramedical teaching hospitals in the country. Dr. Tugaineyo says they are grappling with a high number of patients drawn from 16 districts, which make up the catchment area of about four million people.
The Local Government Public Accounts Committee is the statutory organ of every District established by the Local Government Act as part of government effort to make the management of public affairs transparent and less prone to abuse by both elected and appointed officers.
In the case of Uganda, inadequate and erratic rainfall coupled with an overflow from conflicts in neighboring countries is posing a growing threat to food security. It indicates that while Uganda is still grappling with the lingering effects of two consecutive seasons of reduced agricultural output, it has a task to feed a population of more than 1.5 million refugees coming in mainly from South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The report draws on secret documents and first-hand testimony to detail the means by which one of South Sudans most significant economic institutions has been co-opted to serve the personal aims of President Salva Kiir.