Under the new lower secondary curriculum, learners are expected to pursue one vocational occupation, to be assessed in Senior Three, in line with the Uganda Vocational Qualifications Framework. But the schools do not have the required equipment and staff to implement the framework.
In a statement released by the Federation for Uganda Medical Interns, the interns threatened to put down their tools because the government has continuously failed to fulfil its promises to the young medics. Dr Lillian Mary Nabwire, the president of the federation says the strike is their last resort after all other attempts failed to yield results.
Njofu who was talking during a consultative meeting of the Inzu Ya Masaaba on the way forward on the leadership of the institution said that the Bagisu in Kenya are writing a petition against the decision by the Minister to present on Tuesday.
The strike was called off after government committed to allocating Shs 44.9 bn that will go towards providing a lunch allowance of 10,000 Shillings for 22 days. Originally, the nurses wanted government to give 70 billion Shillings lunch allowances
The energy will be used at the six pump stations along the pipeline, two of them located at Kabaale industrial park in Hoima and in Sembabule in Uganda. Pump stations are large industrial facilities that maintain the flow and pressure of oil by receiving oil from the pipeline, re-pressurizing it, and sending it back into the pipeline system.
NUP spokesman and MP Elect for Nakawa West, Joel Ssenyonyi says that profiteers from security organs are peddling the Kyagulanyi swearing hoax to scare the president into causing the release of operational funds which they would use for their own benefit.
It is alleged that the Honourable Ecweru violently attacked the three clergymen on Saturday afternoon and with assistance of his bodyguard identified as Juma Odiope, wounded the Reverend Simon Peter Olato, the Parish Priest of Wera Church of Uganda and his two lay readers; Benjamin Otasono and Simon Peter Eriku of Aten and St. John churches respectively.
The Clerk to Parliament last week released the swearing-in program of the MPs to the 11th Parliament indicating that the process for the administration of oaths will take four days between May 17 and May 20, 2021. This means that the Speaker would be elected on May 21, 2021, after the prorogation of Parliament.
Derrick Kiiza, the Executive Director of Mental Health Uganda disclosed that there are only 43 psychiatrists in Uganda who are deployed in Mulago and Butabika National Referral Hospitals and four regional referral hospitals offering mental health services.
Bradford Ochieng, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer Uganda Tourism Board revealed in an interview with Uganda Radio Network recently that the bookings in the Country which dropped from 76% in 2019 to 2% during the lockdown have now recovered to a promising 28% between October 2020 and April this year.
Mwesigye is a former contestant for the Kito sub-county chairman's seat. His body was found on Monday dumped at mango farm belonging to outgoing Nakaseke Central Member of Parliament Syda Bbumba located at Mabbale village in Kiwoko town council.
The comedians Julius Sserwanja is also known as Kidomoole, Peter Sabakaaki (Omuzinyuuzi), Mbabaali Maliseeri (Uncle Luyuguumo), and Gold Ki Matono, also known as Opeto were arrested over on March 5, 2021, in relation to a satirical skit which, according to the government was used to promote sectarianism.
Traffic police commander for Kampala Metropolitan police, Norman Musinga, has said the John Babiiha Avenue which stretches from City Oil in Kamwokya along Kira Road up to Fairway traffic lights along Yusuf Lule road will be out of use.