Otafire made the remarks while commissioning the new garment workshop machinery at Kitalya Mini Max Prison. According to the Commissioner in charge of Prison Industries Robert Munanura the new equipment will be used to train inmates in the craft of tailoring, cloth making and stitching of all staff and prisoners’ uniforms.
The directive was issued by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni while in Oyam District during a meeting with the Members of Parliament and other leaders from the Lango sub-region, on Saturday. The meeting was, among others, discussing the poor state of the road, which stretches 78 kilometres from Corner Kamdini along the Kampala-Gulu highway to Lira town.
In Kigezi where he hails from, his death has come as a shock to elders, area leaders and residents. A big loss, they say has befallen them with the demise of one of their own, a gallant economist who put Kigezi on the World Map through his exemplary work and whose hand has not only touched but also lifted many other children from the area.
The accident occurred this morning at Nyarongo village, Kabwoya sub-county as more than 60 students on board were returning from a field practice in Kyangwali sub-county. They were travelling in their school bus registration number UAY 170H when the tragedy occurred.
Rev. Okunya was elected by the House of Bishops as the second bishop of Kumi Diocese in November 2019. However, his planned consecration and enthronement scheduled for December were cancelled on grounds that he had altered his year of birth from 1975 to 1970 to bring himself in the constitutional and canonical age bracket, which he had not attained by 2019 when he was nominated for the position.
The Finance Ministry had tasked all claimants in Lango, Acholi and Teso sub-region to obtain Tax Identification Numbers as a mandatory requirement for processing their payment. The number is a ten-digit code issued by the Uganda Revenue Authority to prospective Taxpayers to enable them to meet their tax obligations.
This followed the escalation of prices over the last two weeks in Kampala, as a result of measures that the government had put in place for truck drivers entering Uganda, mostly coming from the Indian Ocean port of Mombasa.
Norbert Mao, the President General of the Democratic Party said Mutebile was a dedicated civil servant who cared deeply about the economy of Uganda. “... I pay tribute to him for his laser-sharp focus on growth, low inflation and stability. Amidst storms, like Christopher Columbus, he had only one command: SAIL ON,” Mao said.
The woman; Maria Goretti Nakitende is accusing a section of her paternal relatives of plotting to evict her and her family, among them, her 86-year-old mother from the land which was given to them by her late grandfather in 1996.
Police Constable Harshim Nwenyi, 28, attached to Tororo Central Police Station was attacked by a mob in Katende zone after being accused by a woman that he had stolen his phone. The woman was later identified as his girlfriend.
Rev. Okunya was elected by the House of Bishops as the second bishop of Kumi Diocese in November 2019 but his planned consecration and enthronement scheduled for December was cancelled. He was subsequently banned from taking part in any future contests for the bishop’s seat after he was accused of altering his date of birth.