The deployment of the soldiers in response to numerous calls by local leaders and the community and a pledge by the Chief of Defence Forces, Wilson Mbadi to find a lasting solution to the problems caused by the Karamojong cattle rustlers.
MPs sitting on the Adhoc Committee of Parliament investigating the process of distribution of 82.05 acres of Nakawa-Naguru land to different 'investors' blamed the Minister of State for Housing, Persis Namuganza for alleged influence peddling Namuganza and for not advising the President adequately citing the allocation of 15 acres of land to the Internal Medicine of Virginia whose directors are not known.
Dr Jimmy Opigo who heads the Malaria Control Programme in the ministry said GAVI, told URN in an interview that the vaccine alliance that’s buying batches for developing countries like Uganda has given priority to countries that are still recording high death rates among children under five years.
Swaibu Makumbi, the chairperson of the Southern Region Social Rights Association alleges that despite charging patients, the private wing competes for medical equipment with the general wards and priority is often given to paying patients and oftentimes, the underprivileged are sidelined.
Mukono Kings SS also stormed the quarter-finals after thrashing Royal Giant 9-8 in a penalty shootout following a goalless draw at greenlight stadium. Four other schools are expected to join Kitende, Mvara, Kibuli and Mukono Kings after completing their round of 16 fixtures that is scheduled for later today.
The seemingly puzzled Museveni tasked the Director of Public Prosecutions Jane Frances Abodo after trying to spot the Attorney General in vain to explain why the killers who are in a country he didn't mention have not been either brought to Uganda or Prosecuted from where they are.
on Monday some residents of Oyufi cell in Oluku attacked Ewa village in Ocoko torching the houses, looting animals, and destroying crop gardens. The attackers who carried machetes, bows, arrows, and clubs among others also injured five people.
Salium Sseggumba, the Kitambuza zone defence secretary in the neighbourhood, where the suspects were found hiding, says that the thugs knew their victim well and were fully aware that her husband was away from home on a trip.
In Kitgum and Agago districts, the claimants started getting the money on their accounts last week. However, many have expressed concerns about the criteria that were used to arrive at such figures per beneficiary.
Marvin Mugara, the Kasenda Sub-county chief, says that he attempted to visit the gold exploration site to ascertain what was going but he was turned away and warned never to return without an appointment or question the activities.
Edward Alinda, the supervisor of Kasonga guest house told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that they were compelled to check what was happening to their guest only to find him lying dead on his bed.
Richard Okello Lawang, the LC I Chairperson of Pabit village told URN on Tuesday that the gunmen shot Odong around 8:00 pm on Monday near Pakwelo Primary School on his way home after attending a function in Gulu City.
The health workers under their umbrella association Allied Health Professional Association want their salaries to be increased so that certificate holders earn 1.3 million monthly up from the current 300,000 shillings, while those with diplomas should earn 3 million shillings. They want degree holders to earn 4.8 million shillings