According to the 2020 Guidelines for the Management of Landfill in Uganda, the closure of a landfill must be preceded by the preparation of a plan clearly setting out requirements for closure, decommissioning and site rehabilitation. Such requirements include remedial work on drainage, leachate management and cover integrity.
Elisha Mugisha Ateenyi, the cultural leader of Banyabindi minority tribe in Kasese District argues that unless a separate ministry or a commission is set up to address the challenges and historical injustices suffered by ethnic minority groups, the communities will continue to lose their unique identity resulting in their extinction.
Hon Okello Oryem the state minister assured the delegation that government is ready to give them free land for their operations and a number of other incentives to ensure their comfortable stay in Uganda.
On Monday, the Minister in charge of ICT and National Guidance, Dr. Chris Baryomunisi, said that the Cabinet had resolved all Universal Primary (UPE) and Secondary Schools (USE) to stop charging learners any fees as schools reopen in January next year.
One day to the event, the latest development from the local basketball governing body confirms that the team finally secured the funds from the government and the team traveled today early morning to take part in the world cup qualifiers. The team needed over 380 million ugx to take part in the first window
The Installation of His Grace Lambert Bainomugisha as the second Chancellor of the University of St. Josephs’ Mbarara was conducted by Rt. Rev. Anthony Zziwa, the Chairperson of the Uganda Episcopal Conference in accordance with the regulations of National Council for Higher Education. Beinomugisha replaces the Emeritus Archbishop of Mbarara Archdiocese Most Rev Paul Bakyenga who is also the founder of the University.
When asked why someone must be buried close to his grandfather and father, the Katikkiro's emmisary stated that the reason is to stop the ghosts from haunting those who remain. When asked to confirm during cross-examination that burying someone away from the ancestral home is not an abomination, he hesitantly confirmed that is was not an abomination...but hastened to add that it would be good that the customs are followed so as to restrain the ghost especially where there's no Will”.
Local leaders in Kotido say that the residents have evacuated their homes and moved to sother sub counties to live with relatives, friends or in-laws for fear of being subjected to forceful disarmament that is currently on going in the sub region. Others have taken refuge in Kotido town, leaving only the elderly, the disabled and local council officials in the villages.
Anatolie Muleterwa, the Head of Community Policing said that it is time for the LCs to revive the registers to enable them to know the residents in their areas as well as profile them in a bid to weed out the wrong elements.
It is alleged that property agent, Muhamadi Kamoga fraudulently transferred, subdivided aa 250 acre land at Bukaaya Village, Wakiso District, contrary to the powers of Attorney granted to him by the landlord Peter Babingamba.