In the letters, four-morning show presenters were issued with warnings over what the warriors described as continuous discussions on the security situation in Karamoja. Those warned include Timothy Eodu, Catherine Alany of Akica FM and Fiona Nambuya and Innocent Kodet of Ateker FM.
The Uganda Peoples’ Defense Force- UPDF soldiers at the 3rd Division recovered 150 illegal guns in the hands of civilians across the nine districts of Karamoja. This is almost twice, the number of guns recovered in 2019 and 2018 in the region.
Kaleebu who was commenting on the deliberations at the meeting told URN that already UVRI is in early stages of working on a Messenger RNA vaccine but their biggest challenge like elsewhere is having to rely on foreign funding.
At least 38 CSOs from Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo issued a communique rejecting the signing or conclusion of what they called secret agreements for the Tilenga, Kingfisher and East African Crude Oil Pipeline oil projects, until all court cases in various countries are determined. The cases mainly related to issues of human rights and the environment.
Speaking for the first time after a seemingly frail Kabaka appeared in public early this week, to celebrate his 66th birthday, Mayiga admitted that in the last few days, the Kabaka has been having health challenges which he said are being managed by his doctors.
The campaign follows the death of 60 Gray-crowned cranes, in different wetlands which were poisoned by encroachers in two weeks. The dead cranes were discovered in a survey conducted by ICF to identifying and protecting the crested crane habitats in the district.
Police arrested two NUP leaders who include Afua Namayimba, Division Councilor elect for Kyebando and Agnes Namukula Division elect Councilor for Rubaga. They are currently being detained at Kiira Road Police Station on charges of inciting violence.
The theater which was constructed in 2019 has since lain idle due to lack of funds to buy equipment to be used for operations.
It is estimated that over 500 million shillings is needed to buy the equipment
Last month, the Police released a statement saying that Smith had been detained for alleged subversive activities conducted against the government of Uganda. But the same Police did not issue out the details of the allegations.
But in their sensitization, the soldiers sometimes fail to answer technical questions from the communities whose members are eager to know what the aerial survey will bring to their tables. The communities ask of their entitlements in the mining sector and why the planes are flying at lower altitude.
The cooler, which is located in Kidubuli village, was donated to the farmers by National Agricultural Advisory Services - Naads in 2020 after farmers requested for the machine to improve on the storage and marketing of their milk.
“Between 2015 and 2018, some charcoal cartels counted among their members a senior cabinet minister, two senior army commanders and an assistant commissioner of the Ugandan Police Force,” the report says.
In 2014, PSU received 2639 complaints, 2547 complaints were lodged in 2015, PSU registered 2660 complaints in 2016, PSU received 2271 complaints in 2017, the 2018 complaints stood at 2383 while PSU recorded 2174 complaints in the year 2019.
The study authors led by Professor Paul Harrison and Dr Maxime Taquet from Oxford University’s Department of Psychiatry counted the number of CVT cases diagnosed in the two weeks following diagnosis of COVID-19, or after the first dose of a vaccine.
The Championship which will take place April 24-25th at the Dove's Nest Hotel in Gulu City is expected to attract over 100 participants from about 35 clubs in Uganda and others from Kenya, South Sudan and Tanzania.