The facility has a modern storage facility for farmers from the greater Gulu area to collectively market their produce, aflatoxin testing kits, weighing machines, 100 pallets, sampling metallic spheres, trolley, grain blower, maize handheld fellers, moisture tester, tarpaulins, storage bags, motorized sprayer among others.
Out of the total land area of approximately 28,316,000 square kilometers in Acholi, only 21.5 percent is registered land with titles, while the remaining land is classified as customary land. Additionally, government-controlled land, managed by the National Forestry Authority (NFA) and Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), amounts to 2,488 square kilometers.
In a joint report released on Tuesday, based on a study conducted from June to August this year, Christine Byiringiro, the program manager of Uganda Debt Network, highlighted that there is an unwarranted denial of information requests by government Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs).
Nuwagaba attributed his departure primarily to career and personal reasons and will officially leave office on October 16, 2023. Similarly, Allan Mugume, the Chief Executive Officer of the Association, tendered his resignation citing personal reasons. He will officially hand over office on December 11, 2023.
On Tuesday, Kitutu through her lawyers Jude Byamukama, John Musiime, and Dr. Akampumuza asked the Anti-Corruption Court Judge, Jane Okuo Kajuga to allow them to cross-examine the witnesses who swore affidavits opposing the trial for the real truth to come out.
The conference also suspended the party Secretary General Nathan Nandala Mafabi and the Treasurer Geoffrey Ekanya. FDC party Spokesperson Ibrahim Semujju Nganda communicated the resolution of the delegate's conference from the 'People's Government' offices at Katonga in Kampala.
David Mityelo, the acting Namisindwa District Production Officer told URN in a phone interview that several sub-counties are severely affected. Bumbo town and Bukokho, Lwakhakha town council, and Tsekululu, and Mukoto sub-counties are among the hardest-hit areas.
The group consisting of cultivators and pastoralists was evicted in February by a team of police officers and private guards who raided the homes in Waaki North, Waaki South, Kapapi Central, Runga, and Kiryatete villages in Kapapi and Kiganja sub-counties.
Ivan Kyeyune a resident of Namunsala village says that apart from animals, the residents from over 20 villages in Kakooge town and sub county have stopped fetching water from the wetland over fears of side effects of the contaminated water.
Moses Ntenga, a child specialist and the founder of Joy for Children, an NGO advocating for children's rights, adds that forming and joining school gangs can also be driven by factors such as a lack of parental love, poor academic performance, and a disinterest in education.
On Monday, schools across the country officially reopened for the third term. While conducting inspections at several schools, Mbangire was surprised to find a significant number of teachers absent from their duty stations.
The NGO Act, 2016 provides for the establishment of District NGO Monitoring Committee in every district and the sub county to oversee the operations of partners at the grass root level.
However, civil society organization has established that the NGO monitoring committees that are chaired by the Chief Administrative officer for district level and Senior Assistant Secretary for Sub County have not been operational as per the NGO act.
Dr Kenneth Mutesasira, the Technical Officer for Quality of Care and Service Delivery at the WHO Uganda office says that the ministry needs to adopt the global patient safety action plan from, which they can frame a localized version for the national patient safety action plan to guide them.
Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, noted that the councilors died on the spot. He explains that the accident was reportedly exacerbated by adverse weather conditions, with rain making the roads slippery.