Writing a chapter in a recently published book on Uganda’s oil sector, Dr Badru Bukenya, an academic at Makerere University and Jaqueline Nakayiza, an independent researcher, observed that “within Uganda’s oil sector, informal institutions and arrangements tend to prevail over rules-based approaches.”
According to Francis Baganzi, the Human Resource Manager of the factory, the fire started from the thermic oil boiler, a key piece of equipment which controls all the activities of the factory. The machine reportedly exploded and burnt out into ashes.
Kasamba joined the commission in January 2017 from Kasese District Local Government on a three-year contract, which would have ended this month. However, he says, the commission, which is constitutionally mandated to eliminate discrimination and inequalities against any individual or group of persons in Uganda, was run along tribal lines, an approach which made the working environment toxic and unbearable.
According to the Ministry, all Registry operations were frozen affecting over 394,000 land transactions. Despite the temporary closure several people are still flocking the offices hoping to get services. The closure threw the real estate industry in Wakiso district into a panic right from day one.
The 70th graduation ceremony which is scheduled to start on Tuesday, January 14 has suffered a major setback arising out of the delayed issuance of graduation gowns to the graduands. Only 7,000 out of more than 13,000 graduands have so far been able to secure gowns, as the ceremonies draw closer.
In July 2019, Kabale municipal council authorized the release of Shillings 34 million towards the construction of a new abattoir in Central East village in Central division to pave way for the construction of a modern under the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement program – MATIP III.
Traders invested in the construction of the lock ups with the hope of reaping big after the demolition of Kabale central market in Central division in August 2019 to pave way for the construction of a modern market under the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Program - MATIP III.