Obabaru Okello, Deputy Clerk, Finance and Administration, in a bid notice, dated October 6th and displayed on Parliaments notice board, states that Meera Investments was evaluated as the best bidder for the procurement requirements, which include the building being in close proximity to Parliament and not more than 400 metres.
A mysterious fire burnt the building housing QFM leaving a trail of destruction on the station. Ken Okello, the QFM Managing Director said they only managed to save a few office furniture and two laptops. He says all the radio equipment and important documents have been burnt to ashes.
Under the enrolment exercise that kicked off this year, the ministry through its Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment SAGE, all elderly persons will have their details stored in a central data bank, to ease the ministrys payment of a monthly stipend.
The Coalition on Girls Empowerment says that many girls, who drop out due to pregnancy, have been victimized by schools, fellow pupils and communities adding that the development of a policy on re-entry would go a long way in improving retention levels for girls in school and reduce illiteracy among women.
Several of them, lined outside the arcade with placards pleading for a reduction, told Uganda Radio Network that they were not informed about the change in rent prior to the announcement by their landlord.
Affected areas include Kishuro, Kamonyisa, Kabare1, Nyabweshogoza, Butega I and Butenga II all in Birere Sub County, Isingiro district where over 1000 families have been left helpless as houses were damaged and banana plantations destroyed.
About ten 14-seater taxis coated with placards were intercepted in Masaka shortly before they set off for Entebbe; their planned destination. They were stopped at a roadblock in Lukaya 26 kilometers out of Masaka town, from where the vehicles were impounded and a number of youths arrested.
The 10th anniversary of peace in Northern Uganda is passing quietly as the region confronts new challenges that emerged after guns went silent in 2006. Some of the challenges that followed return and resettlement of displaced persons include the unsolved issue of missing persons believed to have been abducted by LRA fighters.
Makerere University Deputy Vice Chancellor Finance and Administration Prof Barnabas Nawangwe told Uganda Radio Network in an Interview that government has, through the Secretary to the Treasury Keith Muhakanizi, given Makerere a verbal commitment to clear the debt in a space of two financial years.
The IGPS move was prompted by recent incidences of murder which saw three people shot to death by unknown assailants within a space of one week. The dead were identified as Tonny Olanya the chairperson Kitgum Public Accounts Committee, Christine Lam from Pandwong Division and Grace Ageno, the female councilor Greenland parish Pager Division.
The coalition of young professionals says that the manner in which former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye was handled under the facilitation and aid of CAA violates travel and aviation protocol.