The High Court in Kampala has cancelled the appointment of Donna Asiimwe Kusemererwa as the new Executive Director of National Drug Authority NDA. Justice Stephen Musota nullified the appointment on grounds that the position is non-existent. This means that Kusemererwa, a Pharmaceutical Management Expert who had been appointed in January 2016, ceases to act as the Executive Director.
James Rukampena, a resident of Mwitampungu village, Kasenda parish in Kasenda Sub County was today allegedly shot by Abel Mushabe, a guard attached to Action War Veterans Security Organization based in Fort Portal. The security group was last year contracted by Ferdsult Engineering Services Limited to stop residents from fishing on the 16 crater lakes in Kasenda sub county. In 2015 Kabarole district local government and Ferdsult Engineering Company entered into an agreement allowing Ferdsult to take over and restock fish in 20 crater lakes in the district.
Corporal Emmanuel Lokiru died moments after he was rushed to Moroto Regional referral hospital. Peter Ongwara, the Moroto district police commander identifies the other victims as Charles Nangoya, Emmanuel Onyang and Lokol Lotuke- all attached to different Local Defence Units in Nakapiripirit.
Kedrace Turyagenda, Director Education Standards, says that today in an era where government is trying to promote literacy among all Ugandans, the quality of education has reduced because more emphasis has been put on passing exams.
Several Members of Parliament have expressed mixed views hours after their colleagues in the National Resistance Movement NRM endorsed a proposal to have presidential age limits removed from the constitution.
The signing of the Production Sharing Agreement and grant of Petroleum Exploration License will have Armour Energy Limited as a newcomer in Ugandas oils oil and gas sector. It is one of the three companies that made it to the last round of the first competitive licensing process which opened in February 2015.
Robinah Ssentongo, the Democratic Party candidate who resigned as the Executive Director of Kitovu Mobile Aids Organization describes herself as the best contender to represent a district whose communities are battling depression, grief and disputes, triggered by high rates of HIV prevalence.
Gelvan Kisolo Lule, the Principal Bukalasa Agricultural College, says they welcome the intervention of the Agriculture and Lands Ministry Permanent Secretaries to harmonize the take over the land from the college.
According to Akatuhebwa, the decision to close the quarry was reached by the Ibanda District Security Committee in consultation with the District Environment Department following environmental degradation, which has triggered landslides in the area.
NSSF Uganda Managing Director Richard Byarugaba said that the platform will ease the payment process for both voluntary contributors and established entities, especially those that remit less than 4 million Shillings in social security contributions per month.
Norman Tumuhimbise, the National coordinator of The Alternative, which evolved from Jobless Brotherhood, says the decision to conduct polls by lining up behind candidates, compromises voter privacy and integrity of the polls.
During a party caucus consultative meeting held today at Parliament Conference Hall, 245 MPs agreed to table a Private Members Bill in parliament seeking to amend Article 102b of the 1995 Constitution. Kumi Woman MP Monica Amoding was the only dissenting voice.
With the theme Culture and the Creative Industries: the Engine for Unity and Employment Creation, the event has the main stage for cultural performances at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds. It is also where the exhibition and market place have been placed. Despite this, there remains low turn as several exhibitors attend their stalls with hardly any visitors.
Scientists at Makerere University say crude waragi distilled in almost every part of the country could serve as a cheaper, sustainable clean cooking energy if home brewers were given better technologies of producing it.
Michael Lakony, the Amuru LC V says a team of engineers from Uganda National Roads Authority UNRA have already assessed the bridge and ready to begin repair works. The same bridge was swept away in 2013.