The fraud and corruption scandal in the Office of the Prime Minister has cost government 1.5 billion shillings in a supplementary budget, according to Elem Ogwal, the Assistant Director for Public Prosecutions.
A multi-billion shillings solid waste management project for Gulu district has stalled. The World Bank had in 2010 given Gulu 1.4 billion shillings to construct a solid waste decomposing plant to recycle about 70 tonnes of garbage daily.
The Uganda Peopleâ€™s Defense Forcesâ€”UPDF is set to recruit an additional 1,400 local defense unit (LDU) personnel in Karamoja sub-region, raising the number to 3500. In 2010, President Yoweri Museveni ordered the army to recruit and train about 2000 LDUs to help boost the disarmament exercise in the sub region.
AU leaders wished that the jubilee will allow Africa to speak with one voice leading sustained unity.
However, many like Policy Analyst Okello Lucima and spokesperson of the Uganda People Congress (UPC) are regret that the organization has failed to include the voices of ordinary Africans.
Speaking to Uganda Radio Network (URN) on phone Justin Jing, the Economic and Commercial Third Secretary at the Embassy of the Peopleâ€™s Republic of China, said that for instance, under a special preferential treatment China has opened its market to 4, 721 product lines from Uganda