The call was part of his message during the groundbreaking ceremony and fundraising drive for the construction of St Mary's Women and Children Specialized Hospital at Bujumbura Cathedral, the headquarters of the Hoima Catholic Diocese.
This includes beverages, alcoholic and energy drinks, many of which are packed in sachets and do not have the UNBS Quality Mark, as well as electronic gadgets like phones, solar panels, and batteries which present a safety hazard for users.
It is alleged that the grassroots officers manning the program are soliciting bribes from different groups in exchange for benefitting from the programme, a new initiative intended to drive households at the parish level into the money economy.
As a result of the changes, all traffic from the city centre from the affected areas has been diverted to Station Road joining Nsambya through Access Road and Kibuli. However, many of them have opted for the Entebbe Road-Kibuye stretch to access Nsambya and areas around Kabalagala.
The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development attributed this to the sustained promotional activities targeted at Small and Medium Enterprises to access financing for revival from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The call was made after the number of refugees at Palabek Refugee Settlement in Lamwo district surpassed its standard capacity of 60,000 refugees. The settlement, which was opened in 2017, sits on a 50-square-mile piece of land donated by host communities in Palabek Gem and Palabek Ogili Sub counties.
The tournament returns after four months since the last edition and the Kabaka of Buganda, His Majesty Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II is expected to grace the official opening match that will be played at Masaka Recreation Grounds.
Bishop Katumba’s advice comes over a week after primary and Arts teachers in secondary schools laid down their tools demanding enhancements of their salaries. Besides the teachers, health professionals, lecturers, and nonteaching staff in public universities have also repeatedly gone on strike to demand a pay rise.
Fred Ngabirano, the Commissioner of Youth and Children Affairs in the Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development says they have found that most children who are abused come from families riddled with domestic violence.
Earlier, each faction had indicated to the Minister through writing that it would take charge of the ceremonies. But Gender Minister Betty Amongi said that the correspondences called for government intervention to harmonize the matter until the courts pronounce themselves on the issues that were taken before them about the same issues.
For more than two weeks now, Nambooze has been confined to Lubaga hospital where she was rushed after numerous falls at her home in Mukono. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network from her hospital bed, Nambooze said she will be travelling out of the country next week.
Nabbanja issued the directive on Friday afternoon while addressing implementers of the Parish Development Model at Kitara Secondary School in Hoima West Division. It followed complaints from area residents about the conduct of the Parish Chief under whose mandate the new initiative falls. Many said his conduct is a threat to the programme.
The applicants were subjected to written and physical exercises including a five-kilometre run and medical tests for high blood pressure, Hepatitis B, HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) like syphilis and gonorrhoea. Those found to be positive were automatically disqualified.