Each consulting doctor is expected to pay an annual practicing license of 200,000 shillings to the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council. If they own a private health care facility, they pay another fee for the facility depending on its location to the same council. In addition to both fees, Uganda Revenue Authority takes 30 of their profits in taxes. On top of this, they also pay trading licences and local service tax for each employee hired.
The plea was made by Githinji Githahi, the Director General of Amref Health Africa during the first Margaret Mungherera Memorial Lecture, started in Honor of the renowned psychiatrist and medical administrator, who succumbed to cancer early this year.
There were accusations and counter accusations at Isimba Hydro Power site in Kayunga district as government through Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited UEGCL took over interim supervisory role of the project from Infratech PVT Ltd.
The list of 21 victims is part of the statement made by the minister in regard to the wave of killings whose motive he attributed to ritual purposes, domestic disputes as well as land conflicts. The killings happened from 3rd May to 4th September 2017 in Wakiso district. The murders have a striking resemblance with women bodies reported to have had signs of manual strangulation while others having sticks inserted in the private parts.
Traminco Uganda Limited is undertaking construction of Edward Avenue, Buddu Street, Ssese Street and Jesserby Street a project worth 17 billion Shillings. The firm was supposed to complete the projects in July this year. However, only 19 percent of the work is done.
In a preliminary statement presented to parliament chaired by Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, the Internal Affairs Minister Jeje Odongo said that police investigations currently point at ritual purposes, domestic disputes and land conflcts as the motives behind the wave of killings.
At the Court of Appeal and High Court Civil Division at Twed Towers in Nakasero, business had resumed normally. At the Commercial Court, business was underway and the situation was similar at the High Court. At LDC court business had resumed as well as Buganda Road Court.
The session due to hear 63 cases will commence on September 11th and end on October 6th at the Northern Uganda Court Circuit premises in Gulu Town. Some of the cases have been pending since 2004. Didas Muhumuza, the Assistant Registrar of the Court of Appeal, says a panel of three Judges will preside over the session. They are Justices Kenneth Kakuru, Fredrick Martin Stephen Egonda Ntende and Lady Justice Hellen A. Obura.
The commissioner in charge of Private Secondary Education Ismail Mulindwa says the idea is to ensure that whatever is contained in sexuality education is in line with the culture, principle and belief of Ugandans and not some foreign cultures.
Wilson Bayo, a senior State Prosecutor in Gulu, says they are ready with several files gathered from the region. By Monday morning, another 10 fresh files were awaiting to be sanctioned by the DPP in Gulu in addition to 244 other files that have been piling since the strike started.
Daniel Mugula, the Treasurer Masaka Lorry Drivers Association, says they decided to relocate their vehicles to the streets until the municipality finds them a decent place to operate from. He says they have rejected all the alternative venues offered by the municipality because of safety concerns.
Abel Bizimana, the Kisoro District LC V chairperson, says two children were also swept away in Footo village in Nyakabande Sub County. He however, declined to divulge details, saying a team from the district is trying to find the missing children.
The Office of the Prime Minister attributes this current food security to prolonged dry spells resulting in crop/pasture failure and livestock deaths, crop and animal pests like fall army worm and foot and mouth disease as well as inadequate knowledge on water harvesting, storage and use of water for irrigation.