The parliamentary committee on education and sports has said it will not approve the appropriation of the 5 billion shillings earmarked for Uganda National Teachers Union (Unatu) SACCO citing disorganization within the association. The 5 billion shillings was allocated to the teachers SACCO in the 2013/2014 budget.
Two Buganda MPs Godfrey Kiwanda and Betty Nambooze have clashed over a decision by the former to apologize to President Yoweri Museveni after he was booed during Kabaka Ronald Mutebi\'s coronation anniversary early this month.On Monday afternoon, MP Godfrey Kiwanda said it was indiscipline for the youth to boo the President who was invited by the Kabaka to the ceremony.
Uganda Cranes coach Milutin â€˜Michoâ€™ Sredojevic says he is worried as government through the Ministry of Education and Sports delays to release the reportedly approved 428 million shillings for the teamâ€™s training.
Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has announced a registration exercise for all motorcycles in the city. Announcing the registration exercise at her office in Kampala today, KCCA Executive Director Jennifer Musisi said the exercise is part of a plan to enable the city Authority establish the number of boda-boda motorcycles operating in the city and help plan for the industry.
Rwandan national football team, the Amavubi stars, on Sunday evening regrouped for residential training ahead of a crucial 2014 World Cup qualifier against Benin. The two sides meet on September 8, 2013 in Porto Novo â€“Benin. The Amavubi team regrouped at La Palisse Hotel in Kigali and will start training today at Amahoro stadium.
National Forestry Authority-NFA is considering extending the deadline for the eviction of forest reserve encroachers in Kibaale district to January next year after failing to push them out today. In May this year, NFA and Kibaale district officials set Monday August 26th as deadline for over 15000 encroachers on all 15 central forest reserve to vacate.
. Earlier, Kanyanya had warned that he will do everything including spilling blood should the Bamasaba cultural kingdom continue to preach the massage of doom against his newly created cultural institution.
Under their umbrella body South Sudan Motorcycle Bodaboda Association (SSMBA), the Ugandan cyclists have been riding in groups from Juba to Kampala, a distance that is more than 600 kilometres. Last week Aleu Ayeny Aleu, the South Sudan Interior minister, issued a directive banning foreigners from involvement in the boda boda business. Aleu claimed that the move was to curb increasing criminal acts committed by many foreigners hiding in the business.
Despite the fact that the army has not officially directed the residents to vacate the land, they claim some officers from Kyangwali army detach are always harassing them and threatening them with eviction.