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Peter Muliisa, the head of legal and corporate affairs at UNOC, said the company, which runs the business arm of government in the oil and gas sector, shipped in six million litres through Lake Victoria in the last one month. Each route carried one million litres of fuel.
Following the closure of the facility, the residents are struggling to access health services. They are now forced to trek long distances to the nearest health centres in Namisindwa town council which is close to 4 kilometres and Butiru health Center III in Manafwa district.
Edward Nyongesa, the Mbale District Surveillance Officer told Uganda Radio Network that the aspirant offered himself for testing in line with the directive by the National Resistance Movement-NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dr. Tanga Odoi to all aspirants to test for Covid19 before nominations.
The confidence was raised after a four-hour meeting between NUP leaders and a delegation of Ambassadors from the European Union. The team led by the Head of the EU Delegation to Uganda Ambassador Attilio Pacific had paid a courtesy call to the NUP/People power secretariat at Kamwokya.
Kaunda Oyet, the Kanyagoga A Secretary General, says the houses were torched between midnight and 3am in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. He says in his area three houses with property worth over Shillings 2 million were razed down living over 10 people homeless.
Jesca Atai, the program manager of Narua -a Community Based Organization advocating for women’s rights and good governance in Kotido District says that the decision is a milestone in all efforts to bring women’s issues to the forefront taking precedence in the district councils and eventually transforming communities.
Fort Portal City Mayor, Rev Willy Kintu Muhanga adds that due to lack of guidelines; he has not yet formed an executive committee that would implement council resolutions. According to Muhanga, the operationalisation of Fort Portal city led to the immediate closure of Fort Portal municipal bank accounts.
Francis Nagimesi, the Prime Minister Inzu Ya Masaba, says there will be no grand launch of the circumcision season as it has been in the past years. He asked the Bamasaba to consider the recent purported launch of the circumcision calendar at Mutoto cultural grounds by some individuals illegal.
Oulanyah also told the President and the party members that despite suffering insults for implementing the NRM’s party ideology, he has remained steadfast and is working to bridge the disconnect between CEC and the lower cadres of the party.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, more than 70 per cent of students have been shut out of schools, universities and training centres. But many of them are struggling to cope with the circumstances outside school, citing the transition from the classroom to online and distance learning, during the lockdown.