Ayer Seed Senior Secondary school in Kole district has been closed indefinitely over a violent students strike. Ahmed Musana, the Kole District Police Commander, says 12 students believed to be the masterminds of the strike are in custody at Kole Central Police Station.
Youth in Adjumani district have launched a platform to foster peaceful co-existence between South Sudan refugees and host communities in West Nile sub region. The I am Peace platform seeks to promote peaceful engagement, alternative dispute resolution and integration of South Sudan refugees.
Students graduating from Makerere University in January 2018 might receive their transcripts beginning next month. The University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, has said that the process of producing transcripts has already commenced and that the lucky students should start picking theirs by mid-December. Others will walk home with their academic transcripts on graduation day.
The eight are charged with publication of a news story which is prejudicial to national security and publication of a story that defamed President Museveni, his brother Gen Salim Saleh and Security Minister Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde.
The campaign targets four categories of animals namely pets like dogs and cats, domestic animals like poultry, goats, cows and sheep, animals in captivity like lions, leopards, chimpanzees and animals in the wild.
After being declared the winner of the hotly contested race, Amuriats ecstatic supporters forced him to take the oath and start work immediately. However, FDC Deputy Secretary-General Harold Kaija says the oath that Amuriat took was not authentic because it was not administered by Commissioner of Oath and was taken beyond the authorized time.
Reverend Etatai also highlighted anti-social behavior such as greed, evil practices and the negative attitude by some Christians towards paying offertory as some of the challenges affecting the development of the church in the area.
Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Minister, Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja is expected to deliver a keynote address at the expo aimed at showcasing the latest technologies aimed at increasing agricultural production.