According to the earlier arrangements, National Curriculum Development Centre-NCDC was expected to pocket the lion’s share of the Shillings 56 billion grant approved in July last year. For instance, Ministry of Education had proposed to allocate NCDC Shillings 1.9billion to develop self-study materials, Shillings 2.6billion Shillings to establish a printery, and Shillings 20.8billion to print and distribute self-study materials.
On Tuesday, the COVID-19 Taskforce of parliament tasked the private health service providers under their umbrella Uganda Healthcare Federation (UHF) to explain the high charges and retention of bodies over unpaid bills.
Some of the investigators say that the suspects have revealed that they studied and trailed Gen Katumba from December last year up to June 1st this year when the attack took place between 8:47 am and 9 am.
During the KCCA meeting on Tuesday, the City Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago and councillors expressed dismay that a number of people are starving, as the government is taking longer to disburse the promised COVID-19 relief fund. They also questioned the criterion used to determine those who qualify for the support.
Reports from Asana Village indicate that Okello, who was in the company of his two peers, went into the lake to cast nets in the evening. However, as they were casting the nets, a crocodile snatched Okello and dived with him into the waters.
According to sources, the Committee chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Anita Among, 22 legislators from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party voted in favour of Kaboyo’s approval, four opposition MPs rejected the nomination while one abstained.
Peter Oola, the Chairman of Rom Village, Patuda Parish in Omoro District reportedly ordered Nelson Ojok, Michael Odoch, Collins Pute and Charles Okumu to arrest and assault David Okello, 16, and his colleague identified as Patrick Ojok, 19, over theft.
On Tuesday afternoon, Dr. Florence Tugumisirize, the Director Jinja Regional Referral Hospital told journalists that Muwema was part of the staff contracted by the MOH to boost the human resource in their COVID-19 Treatment Unit-CTU in June last year.
Speaking to a UN-Food System virtual summit, Museveni said free access to markets and free movement of goods instead of controls will enable countries to produce more commodities which they have a comparative advantage over.
“The quarter has given priority to the health sector and other supporting sectors as the country battles the second wave of Covid 19. The country needs to get back to normalcy soon in order to sustain the economy,” says Patrick Ocailap the Acting Permanent secretary MoFPED
Leni, 27 qualified via the latest world athletics rankings that selected athletes with a good time. According to World Athletics, she is currently ranked 41 in the 400m race. This came after 33 other runners in the same race had already qualified for the games after beating the qualifying time of 51:35.
John Paul Nyeko, the Coordinator of Mental Health Uganda in Northern Uganda told URN on Monday that the initiative comes at a time when the region is reporting high cases of relapses among mental health and new cases reporting at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Mental Health department daily.
However, some of the projects which received funding have stalled, raising concerns from district leaders. Some of the projects include the construction of a community access road of 58 million Shillings from Rwot Obilo Health Centre III to Atiaba village and the Institutional greening at Zion Nursery and Primary School worth 22.1 million.
Linda Agnes Auma, the Lira District Woman MP who attributed the rise in the number of murder cases to domestic violence advised couples to exercise self-control in the face of violence especially now that they have to live with each other full time.