CID states that it only took 43 out of 249-gun violence cases to court. This means over 200 cases were still pending by close of last year. Districts such as Kotido topped the list of gun murders with 19 cases, Moroto came second with 14 murders, Napaka and Kaabong tied with each recording 12 shootings.
The aim of re-basing is mainly to ensure that new items in the economy, which could have become more important that before, are included and their weight put into consideration.
The annual headline inflation for the year ended March 2021 now drops to 2.7% from the 4.1% that was recorded before rebasing.
The report indicates that the cases put the district in the 10th position amongst districts with high rates of defilement across the country. The highest number was in the Katwe division which recorded 252 defilement cases, followed by Kamuli district with 236, Mbale with 230, Buyende with 207, Mukono division with 193 cases, as well as Tororo and Kapchorwa which registered 188 cases each.
Batula Hussein, an elderly mother who lost his son Hashim Ismail, 36, in the attack told URN on a phone line that the deceased trucker was the only breadwinner in the family. Hashim’s body was reportedly burnt in his truck beyond recognition and buried in South Sudan.
Although the Ministry sought 22 billion Shillings for the national broadcaster-UBC, and three billion Shillings for the national guidance directorate, the two items have been listed as un-funded priorities for the financial year 2021-2022.
The observation was made by professional bodies, economic analysts and government officials in the wake of trade standoffs and political quarrels, amongst EAC member states. Currently, in the region, Uganda is facing trade barriers with Kenya as several Ugandan products like sugar, poultry, milk and grain, are either blocked or restricted by quotas and tariffs.
Speaking to journalists on Monday, officials of the Association said that they had received several reports that health workers are being forced into immunization with threats of withholding their pay in the wake of high abstinence by the initial target population.
But Kadaga who has occupied the number three seat for now 10 years says being number two, one has to work under someone else while being number three; you are a boss of the Second Arm of government. As number two, you also risk being sacked anytime of the president’s choosing.
“The people of Uganda value their relationship with the global community and appreciate the concern shown by the United States on the deteriorating situation regarding human rights and civil liberties. It is our hope that other nations of the world will follow suit and support our quest for freedom and democracy,” reads the statement in part.
Mutebi says that their technical bench will reorganize the defence, midfield and striking lines to ensure that players avoid unnecessary mistakes to stop them from conceding goals in the remaining games.
The son, Amos Ssegawa was shot dead on November 19, 2020, as the police and army quelled protests that followed the arrest of then-presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu during a campaign rally in Luuka district. It was reported that up to 54 lives were lost in the protests.
Moses Kakiryo, the Busia District Police Commander-DPC says that they conducted operations for two days in different bars targeting bars operating in disregard of the suspension by the president as part of the measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Geoffrey Eling Owera, the Finance Secretary attributes the budget shortfall to Covid-19 pandemic which affected local government revenue collections. Eling told council that the district only managed to raise 20% of planned local revenue in the last financial year which was interrupted by Covid-19.
The two are locked in a land row over location of the site for district headquarters that is under construction in Kidepo Town Council. The site is allegedly situated inside part of the 956 square kilometres set aside as Karenga Community Wildlife Management Area, a protected area managed by Ateker Safari LTD, formerly known as Karamoja Safari LTD following an agreement with UWA.
During the meeting, Jeremiah Keeya Mwanje, the Kasubi councillor, who read a statement on behalf of the 41 National Unity Platform-NUP councillors, said they are concerned about the wellbeing of cultural leaders.
While NUP and other political parties won Parliamentary and District council seats, the Alliance for National Transformation did not win any parliamentary seat, and only won only one district leadership position in the Terego district. But Muntu told a meeting convened this morning to review the party's performance in the Kigezi region, that the loss was not surprising.