Ofwono Opondo, the Director of Uganda Media Centre says that the Ministers’ tenure expires tomorrow with the swearing-in of the President. He says no Minister can represent the government in public functions.
Party spokesperson and Nakawa East Elect Joel Ssenyonyi said they have declared Wednesday a day of prayers and fasting to seek God’s intervention for the country that is covered by human rights abuses, extra judicial killings, and bad governance.
The suspects who are being detained at Gulu Central Police Station include Robert Komakech alias KK, Robert Olal, Gerald Ongole, Morish Ogwal, Winnie Abang, Stella Akullu, Nancy Apio and Winny Prisca Ajok while other suspects still at large.
Christopher Opiyo Ateke, the incoming Gulu District Chairman says there is a very big difference between the running budget and the one for the next financial year and that the operation of the district will not be easy.
URN reporters in Masaka, Jinja, Mbale, Hoima, Luwero and Arua have observed unusual deployment of anti-riot police and Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers patrolling the towns in anticipation of possible protests by opposition supporters.
According to Lapyem, the district initially used to allocate a shillings 63,000,000 of their budget on wages and facilitation for district councilors in each financial year but with the number increasing from 23 to 42 leaders implies that their entitlement would require shillings 132,000,000 translating to a shillings 69,000,000 funding gap.
Officers handling Immigration, Customs and Agriculture affairs at Busia say they have failed to implement the regulations against illegal practices taking place along the porous border due to lack of transport means.
The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner James Nabinson Kidega says during the pursuit, the security had a brief gunfire exchange with the armed rustlers believed to be eight in number in the areas of Lolum and Ore-4 hills bordering Madi Opei on Tuesday morning.
Jimmy Odoongo, the attendant says the men who stormed the place at 10.00 pm first tied him with a rope, blind folded his face with a cloth threatening to shoot if he did not tell hand them the keys to the slot machines.
The stages that were temporarily closed include the Kireka police stage with 50 members, the super deal stage Kyaliwajjala with 50 members, the Kira-Kayembe stage with 40 members, and the Bweyogerere avocado stage with about 30 members.
FAO Director-General QU Dongyu says that such bottlenecks are holding back potential and need urgent interventions to increase coordination and upskilling human capacity in African nations. He added that funds must also be unlocked and public finance systems streamlined, “so that the scarce resources we have do not go unspent”.
Magyezi, who had been invited by the Tooro king, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV, said the ministry is so willing to be a kingdom’s development partner and he will be sending technical people to assess the projects that are underway for support.