According to the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA, the Buffer Zone, an area of land preserved for environment protection, is estimated to cover 200 meters from a shoreline of a wetland or any water body.
The raid on the office of the FDC in Kasese comes barely two days after the FDC party headquarters at Najjanankumbi were broken into, stealing a number of items including computers and printers.
Last week, the security operatives also raided the officials of the home of Kalyatha Bwambale, a renowned FDC supporter in Kisolholho village of Kitholu sub county in Kasese.
A gas cylinder belonging to a metal fabrication workshop that doubles as a Washing Bay opposite Mulago Hospital was detected swollen by owners on Tuesday afternoon. Moments later, they alerted Wandegeya and Mulago hospital police.
On Tuesday, just a day before his death, he embarked on investigations into reports that the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces Fisheries Protection Unit was torturing and killing fishermen on Lake Kyoga. The intervention followed reports that scores of people had died in operations conducted by the unit following a ban of fishing activities on the Lake.
Releasing the findings on Wednesday, Muhammed Ahamed Sharrif, a social researcher and principal investigator on the study, said they selected a rural and urban sub county in each of the districts where respondents would be asked questions in group discussions and individual interviews between January and October.
The rains also swept away Nyakasandara Bridge that connects Bincon and Katugo to Hanga Market paralyzing transport in the area. This has forced several residents to stay home since the only bridge that connects to the nearby Kitemba Primary school was washed away.
A practice by teachers across the country to engage in multiple borrowing has worried Uganda National Teachers Union Leadership who fear that this may disrupt them from performing effectively.
The teachers are said to have alongside loans from commercial banks gone ahead to get more money from microfinance institutions and money lenders.
The former Electoral Commission Chairperson, Eng. Badru Kiggundu, who is part of the deceased’s family, disclosed this to URN. Kiggundu remembers Kaggwa as a dedicated worker who served his country diligently.
While appearing before the parliamentary committee on Agriculture during consultations of stake holders on the bill on Tuesday, farmers from Sironko and Bududa districts rejected the idea of individual registration and said that this can be done through their cooperative societies.
Sam Apedel, Spokesperson National Water and Sewerage Cooperation, says government is planning to construct a sewer line that connects to Victoria Mall to transport sewerage to a treatment facility so as to effectively manage the sewerage problem at the mall.
During a consultation meeting on the United Nations decade on ecosystem restoration in Kitgum District on Tuesday, the youth came out with several suggestions they deem will shape up achievement of sustainable development goal by 2030.
Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said the suspects were arrested by Central Police Station Flying Squad Unit –FSU with the help of 999 Police Patrol following an intelligence tip-off by other security agencies.
The Minister of State for Primary Health Care, Dr. Joyce Moriku says that the ministry is fast tracking a supplementary request of shillings 2 billion to facilitate the 1,170 medical interns currently deployed across Uganda.
Dr. Victoria Nakibuuka, a neonatologist at Nsambya hospital and head of the Pediatric Unit under, which the bank is being established, said the project is largely funded through donations and fundraising.
Etienne Muhumuza, the Burondo Sub county LC V councilor, says it is unfortunate that while the entire globe is concentrating on afforestation, Semuliki National Park sanctioned the cutting down of trees from a district that has been grappling with effects of deforestation.
Construction of the facility is being supported by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and is part of the 60 Billion Shillings Northern Uganda regional referral hospitals improvement project.
Amos Tibesigwa, one of the victims says that he was intercepted by security operatives in Rwanda SNovember 11, 2019 and tasked to explain why he had entered the country. According to Tibesigwa, he was beaten and taken to Kivuye in Burera district where he was detained.