The committee chaired by Aringa North MP Godfrey Onzima notes that no budget provision for wages, non-wage and Development for the new town councils and sub-counties has been availed apart from an earlier 50 million shillings that was released as start-up funds to only 100 town councils.
Baluku becomes the second person to succumb to injuries sustained after the attack from the wild game in barely two days. On Friday, a seventy-five-year-old woman, one Caroline Nazziwa, a resident of Rwenguhyo village in Kisinga Sub County also died at Kagando Hospital following injuries she had sustained after a violent elephant attacked her from her farm in Kirembo.
Opposition politicians have argued that police has no right to authorise their meetings. A clarification that says parties are supposed to notify police and police is supposed to respond—recognising receipt of letter not authorizing meeting—is a win for opposition parties.
In its report to parliament accessed by Uganda Radio Network on the Finance Sector budget for the coming financial year, the Finance Committee chaired by Rubanda East MP, Henry Musasizi asked government to maintain a high degree of debt sustainability.
Stephen Ssegaluma, the caretaker of the forest says he has failed to manage the whole forest that serves as a source of wood, timber and firewood for people close to it at Buswa Village. He revealed that he has now reserved the only eight acres of the forest and decided to lease out the rest of the land for Palm oil growing.
Members of Parliament sitting on the Education Committee have recommended a provision of Shillings 36 billion by government to the Education and Sports Ministry to kick-start the recruitment process of 22,000 primary teachers.
A message released by Police Human Resource Development (HRD) on Friday evening and signed Senior Commissioner of Police (SCP), John Geoffrey Musana, directed the officers to report at Kyankwanzi not later than May 1.
“One time a grenade was found under my car,” said Musisi. “It was shocking to see the extent to which the resistance could go—blow me up because I'm trying to organize the management and finances of the city.” Musisi said.
Youth leaders in Bukomansimbi, led by Alex Ssekigudde their district council chairperson prefer that government makes further reviews into the project. They want the programme changed from being operated as a revolving fund into a non-refundable start-up capital for the youth.
Emmanuel Ekanya the National Water and Sewerage corperation manager for Mbarara area says that they lose over 78 million liters of water in illegal connection worth 300 million shillings annually in Mbarara town alone.
He says that the water in question could be of great importance and help the genuine customers who on some occasions find themselves in a crisis.
Francis Okori, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Karamoja Affairs in OPM says the construction of three dams will commence in May with funding from the Germany Government through the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, IGAD.