According to the education ministry, many private schools that are some of the best performers at UCE and UACE do not take part in the selection exercise. This they say leave many students out of joining these schools
In her statement to Parliament on Thursday, Aceng said that Ministry of Finance and that of Foreign Affairs were to remit US Dollars 61,800 to the students to support them as the government monitors the situation.
The statement notes that a meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus yesterday evening resolved that the status of the situation in Congo remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) even as assessment shows that risk is high at national and regional level but low at global level.
Mehari Tesafayohannes, the Chief Information and Forecasting Officer-DLCO-EA told local government leaders drawn from Acholi, Karamoja, Lango and Teso that the aerial spray intervention is very costly.
He explained that the current swarms of desert locusts represent a minor outlook of what is befalling the country.
WFP supports 1.2 million refugees in Uganda with food and monetary aid. But the available food in its stores can only last until May, 2020 while the money they give to refugees is expected to be depleted at the end of February, 2020. Up to USD 16 million Shillings is needed to save the situation.
The report of the Auditor General for 2015/2016 financial year noted among others that UWA failed to collect outstanding fees of $209,546 (approximately shillings 500 million) from six developers.
The six companies included Tourvest, Protea Hotel Luxury tented camp at Kalerwoki in Kidepo National Park and Shani Luxury tented camp at Amwapas in Kidepo National Park. Others were Pakuba Safari Lodge, Asyanut Ntoroko Lodge, Rwenzori Mountaineering services and Balloon Tours.
Justice Owiny-Dollo who presided over the oath taking at the High Court in Kampala on Thursday said it was wrong for the Authority to make the access of the Identity Cards, a night-mare for citizens and urged them to provide the service at a record time.
In the latest economic update report for Uganda launched today, the international lender said Uganda’s level of per capita income – that is money earned by each individual per year– was, by 2018, still behind its neighbors.
The Committee Chair, Clement Obote Ongalo asked the Minister to explain why he didn’t provide a written statement as required by the rules of procedure and why he couldn't present government’s statement on the withdrawal of UPDF from Lakes.
Costing a million dollars, the machine is a donation from the government of India and is expected to revamp radiation treatment at the institute reducing pressure on the existing one that has been serving up to 80 patients a day.
Led by Maj. Gen. Sam Kavuma, the Deputy Commander of Land Forces the soldiers donned protective gears on their faces as they combed Komoret village where the desert locusts settled in the wee hours of Thursday morning.