Mao who was addressing hundreds of voters from Koch -Goma Sub -County in Nwoya district on Monday noted that voters in Acholi should not also elect him because his father comes from Acholi land but rather his leadership experience since childhood.
Nagayi, who is also the National Unity Platform-NUP party Candidate for the Kampala Mayoral seat was arrested alongside nine others on Thursday night outside Nalufenya Police Station, Jinja City. They were demanding for the release of NUP presidential flag bearer, Robert Kyagulanyi.
Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines that have already shown to be 95 percent effective, the Oxford vaccine is likely to be more accessible to people in low income countries like Uganda. A total of two billion doses at a cost of USD 3 per dose are expected to be given out. The vaccine is part of the the global COVAX campaign
Amudat does not have any radio station at all, while the nearest, Heritage FM based in Nakapiripirit is not received in the area. The only radio station listened to in Amudat is Kenya’s Kalya which is based in Kapenguria. Kalya broadcasts in Kiswahili and Pokot languages without any education program, according to residents.
Patrick Byakatonda, the Director DIT says that lack of competence assessment and certification for vocational manpower before they join the world of work is one of the key reasons as to why people undermine local skilled personnel
Police led by Irene Acheng, the Kikuube District Police Commander prevented Tumukunde from addressing rallies in all of the scheduled venues. He was scheduled to hold rallies at Buhimba, Kizirafumbi, Kabwoya and Katanga trading centers.
According to Kalembe, due to land grabbing in Uganda, people cannot produce goods and contribute to the economy, have collateral to business or merge with others who have the human and financial capital to start up small firms in Uganda.
Peter Kitimbo, the Head of the Fuel Testing Laboratory at the UNBS says however, that some stations usually continue with the practice soon after the seals are removed from their pumps, and adds that such will be closed down.
Speaking to journalists at the Uganda Media Centre during the triweekly security briefing, Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of the Uganda Police Force said that considering the risk that their officers were exposed to, their reaction was appropriate in trying to quell the protests.
According to Oceng, upon a search, they found 6 solar panels in the house of Onung, an LCIII councilor, 3 panels in the house of Okot, chairperson of business community and 1 panel in the house of Loum, the LCI chairperson.
According to the UNEB Spokesperson Janipher Kalule the board had fears that COVID-19 pandemic effects could also greatly affect the registration turn out however, this has not been the case as on average over 60% of the 19,714 UNEB centers have already registered
The Acting Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission Dr. Katebalirwe Amooti Wa Irumba told press today that security agencies should be more coordinated and handle issues more civilly such that we do not see a loss of lives that occurred last week.