Steven Mulindwa, the Entebbe Municipality Commercial Officer overseeing the program, explained that the presidential directive had caused delays due to necessary adjustments, as some beneficiaries had requested smaller amounts.
Sarah Opendi, a former minister now chairing the Women Parliamentary Association, explained that representatives from 45 countries had been invited, but only 24 African countries managed to respond positively due to the short notice.
Speaking at the two-day forum, Information Minister Dr Chris Baryomunsi said Africans had suffered various ills at the hands of western nations including slavery, colonialism, destruction of African social-political values and now pushing an imperial cultural agenda.
The prosecution alleged that on March 7th, 2023, the trio put their lives in harm’s way near State House Entebbe when they stood in the middle of the road in an attempt to stop the presidential motorcade.
About a week ago, the government through a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the mandate of the OCHCR, which ends in March this year would not be renewed because the government and local institutions had developed the capacity to monitor, promote and protect human rights without external support.
Mayor Kalema said the town council is going to build its headquarter in Kitara and the name of the road leading there would remind people going there of his good works and the character of the man after whom it is named. "It would be a reminder to all to emulate his character," said Kalema.
Leading and speaking on behalf of the market vendors, Sam Kutesa noted that many of them have vacated the market over the said rates. Kitooro market has 1,075 spaces for stalls and lock-up shops but less than 300 vendors currently occupy spaces in the market.
Reports from Nakuru city show a rising shortage of foodstuff since Sunday as delivery trucks from upcountry to the markets were relatively fewer than usual. The media in the Nakuru region say traders have decided to wait until the political situation is more certain, hoping that this would be soon after the court ruling.
The OHCHR Country Representative Richard Kotchani noted that since 2016 when the Human Rights Recommendations Database was launched various gaps have been observed as regards the submission of reports.
Balunywa says the London route lacks a market in comparison to Dubai and Asian destinations which attract passengers who are mainly tourists, businesspeople. He says those routes are also lucrative for cargo operations.
Osudo wanted the court to make eleven declarations including that Bamwesigye was ineligible for an appointment and that the said shortlisting and a subsequent appointment was illegal, irregular, null, and void. In his affidavit, Osudo faulted the minister and the board for ignoring the "glaring inconsistencies and contradictions" in Bamwesigye's academic documents.
Dr. Henry Luzze, the Acting Commissioner National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Programme at the health ministry, says Uganda will only become TB free with increased funding for medicines and health education since stigma and discrimination against TB patients is high at 53.7 percent even though detection is at nearly 85 percent.
Luzze says the country needs over 46.6million US Dollars, about Shillings 180 billion in 2021 and 2022. However, there is a funding gap of 15.6million US Dollars, about Shillings 60 billion
In his June 20th letter to Tumwebaze, Museveni says the Turkish Investment Group has committed to building a modern private hospital in Uganda. "They intended to promote medical tourism in Uganda. The more of such hospitals we can have, the better for our health sector," read Museveni's letter.