The government approved the construction of the hospital, to be operated as a world-class internationally accredited facility to treat conditions for which Ugandans have been travelling abroad. The conditions include cancer treatment, heart diseases, organ transplant, fertility treatment, highly specialized surgeries, and bone marrow transplant, among others
The contestants mainly flag bearers of the ruling National Resistance Movement NRM party said that their people have been deprived of services because they do not have elected leaders, eight months since the new districts became operational.
Butemba County MP Pentagon Innocent Kamusiime says that ideally, the border cannot be closed without prior notice to the neighboring country. He advises that the government fast-tracks negotiations to resolve any outstanding conflict, for the sake of Ugandan traders.
Fungaroo questions why Obongi district does not have a financial allocation for support to refugees in the next financial year budget. The ministry of Finance has budgeted 3.5 billion Shillings to Moyo district and 4.4 billion Shillings to Adjumani district.
The statement came after the blockage of cargo trucks that were heading to Rwanda from Uganda at Gatuna border on Thursday. The government of Rwanda said, in a statement issued by the Rwanda Revenue Authority that the move was to allow the upgrading of the One Stop Border Post at Gatuna.
The current commissioners were designated by the Government and Opposition sides and only presented to the rest of the members. Three of them were designated from the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM Party and one was from the opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC.
Musa Kawunga, the chairperson of the association says that although both taxify and Uber started with a base fare of up to 8,000 Shillings about two years ago, the figure has been lowered to 4,000 Shillings, yet the companies take up to 25 percent of the pay as their share.
Nambooze, who is also the Shadow Minister of information in the opposition, says that the intention of the regime is to make Ugandans remain focused towards the next election, and yet most of the issues in the past general elections that remain unresolved.
Now MPs sitting in the national economy committee want the government to explain how the developer was selected, why Government does not take lead in the construction and how the facility will be managed by the investor and then handed over after six years.
ULS President Simon Peter Kinobe says that the bill promotes negligence and arbitrary conduct by road users and undermines the protection provided for in the constitution that all power belongs to the people.