The private project worth over two trillion Shillings is jointly implemented by Rural United Business Association Network (RUSBA) Ltd and Digitech Energy Company Ltd from the Republic of South Africa, for the benefit of East African Member States; Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sunda and neighbours in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Last year, the then Abongomola Sub County councillors resolved that the new Sub County headquarters of Akali be constructed in Abwong parish, on land given by the former Sub County Chairman Willy Alepo Acel.
By June, last year, all public places, including private and government offices, shops, hotels, and later churches, among others, were required to have the hand-held thermometers, before being allowed to open their businesses.
More than 300 acres of crop gardens have been destroyed since June following persistent elephant incursions in the villages of Lotor, Wipol, Akadojwat, Lamingonen, Umgot, Tikao, and Toboi in Gule Parish. Other farmlands were destroyed by the elephants in Lungayura and Lolwa Parishes.
David Azimale Omido, the Manager in Charge of Logistics and Utilities at Tororo Cement says that the company has conducted a geological mapping to establish quantities of limestone deposits in the area and its preliminary findings are encouraging. Omido, however, says that the land for the factory must be owned by the company or leased out for at least 99 years.
About 64 taxi drivers and conductors at Balikyewunya Luwero –Nakasongola taxi stage accuse their leaders led by Chairperson Uthman Mukasa Kiddu of embezzling up to 71 million Shillings which was saved over the last three years.
The World Health Organisation regulations on labelling of milk Substitutes products indicate that the formula must clearly state the superiority of breastfeeding, the need of health care workers to prescribe it and warning about the health hazards associated with the use of the products.
“Through fiscal 2021, the pandemic continued to impact the business negatively across East Africa due to the restrictions in Kenya and Uganda and the general decline in disposable incomes in the region,” EABL CS Maundu says in the statement.
“So, we have been struggling with the effects of the lockdown and we now have to struggle with the pressure of paying for something that has no direct benefit to our production processes,” says NBL's Ekomoloit.
The partnership was formally announced in a meeting between UIA’s Director General Robert Mukiza and the Managing Director of the National Enterprise Corporation (NEC), Lt Gen James Mugira on Thursday. NEC is the business arm of the UPDF.