In August, city lawyer Ivan Bwowe sued the Attorney General and 143 labour export firms under their umbrella Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies seeking among others a declaration that the actions of the Gender Ministry by authorizing their work is illegal.
The State of Uganda Population report 2019 shows that 17% of children aged between 0 and 4 years of the richest individuals in the country are stunted. Among the poorest, the poor and the middle class stunting stands at above 30% whereas those that are slightly richer have theirs at 27%. The five categories were chosen basing on an asset test.
In the middle of the press conference, security personnel comprising police and the military stopped the press conference and ordered the journalists to delete the footage.
Gerald Tunywane, a Guild Representative Councilor for Lumumba Hall said he was forced out of his room late at night.
Jessica Ndagire the Luweero District Deputy Chief Administrative Officer who inaugurated the committee at district headquarters said that there were high expectations from pioneer hospital management committee to steer the facility in the transition.
The policy passed by Makerere University in 2018, instituted a 15% tuition increment for every enrollment for a period of five years. This means 75% increment for the students that join at the fifth year.
Dr. Daniel Byamukama who heads the HIV Prevention division at the Commission says their recent data shows that 45% of girls have been sexually assaulted by the time they make 18 years and that some of these end up getting infected.
On Friday, Florence Asio, the Jinja LCV Vice-Chairperson read out names of two names, Daudi Musenze and Ismael Kisambira. However, a section of councillors booed her before she could finish reading out credentials of the said candidates.
The traders are protesting a URA directive issued last week listing ten goods that would no longer be eligible for customs warehousing at the port of entry. This means that traders would be required to bring in goods, clear taxes immediately and then continue to final destination.
Kitgum District Police Commander Moses Bwire says those arrested include a 70-year-old witchdoctor identified as Terina Angeyo, and his aides; Richard Komakech, Patrick Oringa, Margaret Achola, Florence Adong and Sabina Aya, all residents of Layik East Village, Kitgum district.
In September 2018 and March this year, residents of Nkaakwa Parish in Hapuuyo Sub County, Kyegegwa District, were hit by a hailstorm that destroyed houses and several gardens of food crops. Consequently, Asaba was asked to write to the Ministry of Disaster Preparedness under the Office of the Prime Minister – OPM, for relief.
According to residents, the seven-kilometre road had become a health hazard with a lot of dust, potholes, blocked trenches, and deep gullies. The road connects Fort Portal town to Harugongo and Kichwamba sub counties and also leads to government-owned Mountains of the Moon University and Katojo Prison
The National Survey gauged the satisfaction of road users in terms of road width, their safety, signage, markings, availability of dust and potholes, durability, designs, congestion and security of the roads. Others include the presence of public amenities such as sanitary facilities and services for parking, washrooms, fuel stations, Police Posts and eateries.
Eight police officers have been charged in Police Disciplinary Tribunal on advice of Director of Public Prosecution –DPP over complacency for failing to respond when Nagirinya’s relatives informed them about her kidnap on August 28.