The district lacks a District Health Officer – DHO, Assistant District Health Officer, Chief Finance Officer, District Planner District Natural Resource Officer, District Internal Auditor, and Principal Human Resource Officer among others.
Okuti is one of the six border markets identified by the government in 2011 to be upgraded into international border markets under the Common Market for East and Southern African (COMESA) policy to promote regional trade.
On Thursday a team from Fort Portal City and the Ministry of Water and Environment led by the Regional Wetlands Officer Molta Alimwesiga, visited the swamp and found that Rwakaikara had employed a group of people to destroy over two hectares with the aim to cultivate food crops, and sugarcane growing for commercial purposes.
David Kiggwe, one of the councilors explains that ever since the town clerk took over office last year, they have not implemented any of their planned activity including rehabilitation of roads and collecting garbage.
The President raises concern about the rejected government proposal of imposing 40 percent or 4,000 Shillings excise duty on each kilogram of sacks and bags of polymers and other plastics.
The President also contests the re-introduction of 20 percent excise duty on sugar confectioneries by parliament.
Before releasing Pastor Muhawenimana, Kamasanyu warned him to say away from issues that may result in fresh charges. She also advised pastors to engage NEMA and see how they can live in harmony, saying that she had charged around seven pastors on similar offenses in the past few days.
Mubangizi through NIMD conducted a study, in which several group discussions were held with youth to gather their views on the challenges they face to participate in leadership. The youths reported that it's hard for them to get proper guidance because most of the people in the parties mind their interests.
Micheal Longole, the Mt Moroto regional police spokesperson said they received the information concerning the diversion of posho meant for vulnerable communities, which prompted them to swing into action. He said the suspected relief food was found in the home of Sophia Nakoroi in Camp Swahili Juu, south division in Moroto municipality.
“We have never heard any action being taken by Uganda Human Rights Commission. Right now we’re in the process of finding any affordable lawyer and human rights defenders who can help us to sue this government.