The Kenyan leader's enjoyment comes just a week after the Irish ambassador to Uganda, Kevin Colgan, advised tourists to embrace Kampala city tourism, especially the road potholes which had been described as “breath-taking sceneries of crater potholes.”
Dubbed ALTÉRRA, the fund will allocate $25 billion to climate strategies and $5 billion to incentivize investment flows to countries like Uganda or generally the global South to fight the effects of climate change.
Preach Arinitwe, the design engineer from Arch Script explains that the new architectural design will blend an ancient cathedral aesthetic with contemporary features. It will encompass seating pavilions, utility spaces, chapels, and integrated offices within the same building, designed with an artistic outlook meant to attract tourism.
The survey data highlights that out of the total population, 80,257 individuals have limited or shared toilet facilities, 122,391 have access to improved toilets, and 31,816 have basic toilet facilities. Additionally, 275,739 households have handwashing facilities, whereas 4,873 have handwashing facilities without soap, and 6,019 have both handwashing facilities with soap.
Dominic Mafabi Gidudu, the State Minister for the Elderly at the Ministry of Gender, addressed a sensitization meeting of district leaders at the Colline Hotel in Mukono. He highlighted that the project aims to provide an integrated package of services to female-owned enterprises, rather than isolated interventions.
The transfer, expected 19 years ago, faced delays due to regional instabilities. The ritualistic transfer of power occurred at Akiriket, one of the largest shrines in Lotisan Sub County. It involved the sacrificial offering of a black bull, symbolizing the transition from darkness to light within the community.
Simon Nangiro, the Chairperson of the Karamoja Elders Association, emphasized that there is already a cultural system that should be strengthened to bring together all the different cultures in the region. He pointed out that having another parallel Elders' forum may lead to confusion.
Addressing journalists at a media center in preparation for the National HIV/AIDS Symposium, Daniel Byamukama, Head of HIV Prevention at the UAC, provided a comprehensive overview of the current state of the HIV/AIDS response and ongoing efforts to combat the epidemic. Byamukama noted that, despite initial misconceptions about the strategy, the number of people seeking circumcision has increased, particularly among young adults.
Mark Aol Musoka, an elder appointed as the Minister for Peace and Security, notes that while the initiative was commendable, it was rushed and lacked comprehensive consultations. He expressed concerns that the institution's viability could be compromised due to this hurried decision-making process.
However, the initiative has met resistance from a section of Elders who have rejected the cultural institution, alleging that they need a lot of time to do consultations over the matter.
The Karamoja Cultural Leader, to be known as Papaa Angasuban was chosen by representatives of the Elders Council, drawn from districts across the region. Each District sent two representatives to the meeting in which 81-year-old Peter Adei from Abim district was named the Interim cultural leader.