McLeod Baker Ochola, the former Bishop of Kitgum Diocese, says Mary Luwum will be missed for her great love for the Church, family and the country. He says Mary Luwum taught the nation the true values of perseverance
Jackson Wandera Musooro, a fisherman at Busime landing site, says the pupils were riding on boat, which capsized because of strong winds. He says that he saw one of the pupils clinging on a fishing net they were using before he drowned.
On Tuesday, a group of legislators from the National Economy Committee accompanied by the Health Minister, Jane Ruth Aceng and Permanent Secretary, Diana Atwiine setup to inspect the construction site of ISHU along the Kampala-Entebbe Road but were turned away by armed Local Defense Unit-LDU and Police personnel.
Reports from Ntungamo District Health Department indicate that only forty percent of the suspected pediatric Tuberculosis cases have been diagnosed. The district has got only three Genexpert TB testing machines.
The challenge is however worsened by missed diagnosis with most of the children with Tuberculosis instead of being given treatment for cough and Pneumonia which worsens the situation.
Some of the children do not get any treatment at all.
The charges include incitement of violence, disobedience of lawful orders and going armed in certain places contrary to section 75 (b) of the penal code act. Other counts include failure to prevent obstruction of traffic flow, confusion, or disorders during a public meeting contrary to Public Order Management Act, and failure to give right of way contrary to the traffic and road safety act.
The bank has added a feature called SC Keyboard on their digital app, SC Mobile, designed to show up on the lower left corner of the chats whenever one has opened say Facebook, WhatsApp or any other social media platform.
A team from Parliament’s National Economy Committee had gone to monitor ongoing works at the 30-acre facility along the Kampala-Entebbe Road. The MPs sought permission from the Health Ministry to visit the site.
Two senior academic staff, who requested not to be disclosed say they have been waiting for the tribunal’s composition in vain. They say their cases have stalled at the tribunal due to lack of quorum.
They also argue that there are serious anomalies with the “so-called petition” and the Vice Chancellor's intervention.
Stanbic Bank chief executive Patrick Mweheire says that more than 80 per cent of their transactions, during the last half of the year, were on digital platforms. Agent banking made up 20 per cent of the bank's transactions, with the bank enlisting 1,000 agents across the country.
Paul Kangave, the Southern Region Police Spokesperson has confirmed the incident, saying that police investigations into the matter have kicked off. He says Kasujja was picked up to help police investigations into the theft of the gun.
Engineer Barnabas Okeny, the Pader – Abim Community Multipurpose Electricity Cooperatives Society Board Chairperson, says they received complaints of extortion from some of the people earmarked to benefit from the free Electricity Connection Policy (ECP).
According to the Environment and Social Impact Assessment Report (ESIA) of the project, some of the affected persons will temporarily or permanently lose their land to the development. The report notes that compensation of the affected persons will cause controversies as speculators dive in to cash in on oil money.