Traffickers are currently using technology to profile, recruit, control and exploit their victims as well as using the Internet, especially the dark web, to hide illegal materials stemming from trafficking and their real identities from investigators.
Mbale City has in the past struggled to collect local revenue. In the previous financial year, the council suffered a shortfall of more than two billion Shillings in local revenue collections. It collected 900 million shillings out of a projected 3.5 billion Shillings.
Information obtained by our reporter shows that to ensure completion of the academic year 2020 and progression of learners to the next level, the learners will undergo two months of accelerated core curriculum coverage.
Balinda accuses Byaruhanga and his executive of failing to monitor and supervise government projects in the district. Balinda argues that the failure to monitor government projects resulted in shoddy works.
Last year, the district reported an outbreak of lumpy skin disease in November and since then, animals have never been vaccinated. The outbreak was confirmed in Nalwanza, Bududa, Bushika and Bumasheti sub-counties.
The land measuring over 40 acres was allegedly sold to private developers. The is part of land hosting the town council headquarters, the magistrate's court, the football pitch, the Youth Center among others.
Paul Kusolo the former Senior Assistant Secretary for Bushiyi Sub County and his accountant Abubakar Wambalo were arrested on Friday and are currently in police custody at Bududa Central Police Station.
Austin Ocen, the Gulu District Police Commander says that the roadside vendors are exposed to acts of terrorism and crimes because their security is not maintained since they operate in illegal places.
Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health, while addressing the media at the health ministry headquarters on Friday, says the government will test all arriving passengers to curb the importation of COVID-19 variants into the country.