Tayebwa said it has come to the attention of Parliament that the Government has been paying monthly salaries to the officers since 2010. Suddenly, the Ministry of Public Service wrote to Uganda Police Force – UPF management in October 2022 indicating that the officers were being overpaid and thus scrapped them off the payroll.
“The Company has formally received written communication from the Government of the Republic of Uganda, notifying it that the current Concession will continue to run until its natural end in March 2025 as stipulated in the Concession Agreements after which, there will be no renewal after March 30, 2023," according to a statement from Umeme.
According to the recently approved Kyambogo university structure, the university now has close to 40 departments, which need 1,721 academic staff to effectively deliver their mandate. Guidelines from the National Council for Higher Education further indicate that each department in the university should have two full professors and two associate professors, which means the institution needs at least 80 professors to be fully equipped with the human resource necessary for the Masters and Ph.D. programs.
Records at IRC indicate that over 4,000 girls under 18 years reported their first Antenatal Care (ANC) visit at various health facilities in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement between January 2020 and September 2022. Nearly 2,000 teenage deliveries were reported at the various health facilities at the Bidi Bidi Refugee settlement during the same period.
Rose Lilly Akello, the Minister of State for Ethics and Integrity presented a statement during the plenary sitting on Tuesday indicating that the estimated cost of the event is 1.909 billion Shillings while the actual budget for the commemoration is 452.2 million Shillings to be provided by the Government.
According to Kilama, although no death has been reported, they have decided to conduct thorough investigations to establish facts since some farmers could be hoarding information with the intention of making sales during the festive season.
Dr Pamela Atim, the Hospital's Medical Director said the hospital is incurring huge expenses in providing medical care to the masses at a rather subsidized cost and ends up recovering only 27 percent of its expenses.
The two met on Thursday in the office of the Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa. The meeting was also attended by the Minister of Defence, the Minister for Information and National Guidance, and the Government Chief Whip.
The Mawogola South Member of Parliament, Gorreth Namugga, wondered if the country is still recording new COVID-19 cases that warrant tough restrictions and slammed the Government for rushing to vaccinate the population.
On Thursday, the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) and the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHR) released a press statement confirming that M23 rebels killed at least 131 civilians, among them 102 men, 17 women, and 12 children during acts of reprisals against the civilian population in the two villages.
The minister decried the poor housing unit in police barracks, which he described as a disgrace to the force. He urged the police leadership to partner with wealthy individuals to build for them houses and seek payment later from the government.
Nasser Sserunjogi says that the current Lugogo Indoor Arena does not effectively meet the regional and international standards of hosting games and this has denied Uganda opportunities to host tournaments.
He told MPs that Lugogo sits a total of 1000 spectators compared to the international standard of a minimum of 3000 people. Also reported is that the arena has a rubber surface instead of a wooden one and lacks medical, media and changing rooms.