In the statement, Kabatsi explained actions taken to enforce adherence to building standards and regulations on the numerous accidents occurring at building sites. It followed a directive by the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga in the aftermath of an accident in which a building collapsed in Kansanga and claimed g 12 lives.
The company, owned by Pastor Daniel Walugembe, petitioned the High Court Civil Division last year, challenging a directive by Parliament to ban their sand mining activities. The ban was effected after Parliament’s Natural Resources Committee received complaints that several companies were engaged in illegal sand mining and export.
Uganda’s members in the East African Legislative Assembly [EALA] who have been on a fact finding mission at the different border entries, said in some places like Busia, the queue goes for as long as 30 kilometers into Kenya. George Odongo, the chairperson of Uganda’s chapter said it’s important to urgently handle the situation at the border before it spirals out of control.
The WB says the money will allow the Emergency Locust Response Program to help Uganda monitor and manage locust swarms to limit the growth of existing and new desert locust populations. It also expected to improve coordination and early warning preparedness at the regional and national levels to prevent future infestations.
According to the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, the cancellation of music, art, drama and cultural events, has considerably weakened the professional, social and economic status of artists, artistes, performers, creatives and cultural professionals. The ministry puts the number of those affected to 700 after the cancellation of over 300 cultural events.
According to a report presented to Parliament by Premier Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, the cash donations currently total 15 billion shillings, while the goods in kind are valued at 13 billion Shillings. The report shows that the fund has received 65 vehicles, some of which are already deployed in various districts across the country.
The Sub County leaders are accusing the district COVID-19 Taskforce of deliberately side-lining them in the implementation exercises of the response action yet they were initially consulted in developing the action plans.
According to reports from DRC, 41 cases of COVID-19 have been detected while five people have died in Ndolo prison in Kinshasa, where 124 Ugandans including Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)’s Sam Mugumya are being held.
In a letter dated May 20, 2020, the Tanzanian government said that 15 of its truck drivers that had been blocked from entering Kenya after reportedly testing positive for coronavirus disease, had tested negative in Tanzania
The student identified as Seguya Hillary Innocent Taylor who uses twitter handle @HillaryTaylorVI told the court that he was blocked from accessing President Yoweri Museveni’s handle @KagutaMuseveni, on July 20, 2019.
Speaking on Thursday at the Uganda Media Centre during the daily security briefing, Brig. Richard Karemire, the UPDF spokesperson called upon all those who have been allowed to resume operations to prepare to have the right masks in order not to be inconvenienced by security personnel at roadblocks.