Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng said that some of the labs including the mobile ones at Malaba, on the Kenyan border and the one in Elegu, at the South Sudan border have not yet started tests even as everything is intact because they need reagents.
The development comes a few days after President Yoweri Museveni allowed all educational institutions in the country to open their gates for final year students both at undergraduate and graduate levels.
The group says in a letter signed by Chief Executive James Mwangi that “the Board has passed a resolution withdrawing the proposed dividend recommendation and instead will be recommending to the shareholders that no dividend is paid for the financial year ended December 31, 2019.”
Rosemary Sseninde, the State Minister for Primary Education told parliament on Tuesday that her Ministry had not set a date for schools to reopen. She added that following the Cabinet meeting on Monday, a select committee was set up to look into the matter.
Speaking from the Royal Palace in Mirambi Sub County on Thursday, the Kingdom Spokesperson Reverend Geoffrey Kyomuhendo told URN that out of His wisdom, Omudingiya Kamya had guided that the coronation celebrations are suspended until 2021.
The intense rains that started around August last year have raised Victoria’s water levels to just under 13.4 meters, a mark last recorded in 1964. Kenya is using the latest increase in water levels to push Uganda to enter negotiations for a regional policy governing the release of water at Jinja. The issue of a water release policy had come up at the East Africa Community.
The deceased include Mary Nanyonjo, 13, her sister Sharon Nazziwa, 15, and their 14-year-old cousin, Josephine Nakafeero. It is alleged that the trio drowned on Monday when they decided to cool off in the river after collecting firewood.
The Auditor General's report for the financial year 2018/2019 reported accumulated Domestic Arrears of the Ministry of Public Service totalling 1.14 billion Shillings as of June 30, 2019. The Auditor-General showed that this was contrary to the Treasury Accounting Instructions which require Accounting Officers to ensure that no payments due remain unpaid at the end of the financial year.
Lucky Akello, one of the vendors in Kalongo market told Uganda Radio Network that there has been limited supply of onions by their suppliers for the past weeks. She says unlike in the past when they used to get onion supplies on a daily basis from various suppliers, only a few of them supply them once a week or at times even after two weeks.
The Auditor General John Muwanga reported that Cabinet acknowledged the need to reform the current Scheme and under the critical changes approved as part of the conversion process was to convert the Scheme from a defined contribution to a defined benefits pension plan.