According to Jean-Paul Ngahangondi, the member of parliament for the territory of Beni in North Kivu province the latest incident occurred early this month when UPDF marines allegedly crossed into Congo at Kyiavinyonge landing site in Beni territory and seized four canoes with four outboard motor engines and arrested 12 fishermen.
Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said one of the injured victims is in critical condition at Kiruddu National Referral Hospital while others are admitted at Mulago Hospital.
While some studies and analysts say the future of the refinery sector is likely to be challenging especially in the second half of the century, Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) which will own 40% of the refinery has indicated that the project will remain profitable.
An acceleration in scaling up manufacturing and sharing enough vaccine doses with low-income countries could have added USD 38 billion to their GDP forecast for 2021 if they had similar vaccination rates as high-income countries, according to the data.
In a public notice, USE Chief Executive Officer, Paul Bwiso said trading in Uchumi’s shares and the listing of its shares on the bourse had been suspended, until the company meets all the requirements.
The government, in its budgeting had already foreseen that there would be a deficit, but did not anticipate it would be higher than the expected by nearly 8 times at over more than a trillion shillings.
During the month, the government spent 3.434 trillion shillings, which was 24.2% more than what it was budgeted to spend, with both recurrent and development activities exceeding their monthly targets.
David Acire, the Lukodi Village LC I chairperson told URN on Thursday morning that preliminary findings indicate that the rain destroyed hundreds of acres of crop gardens belonging to 516 households and several houses.
Daniel Kawalya, the chairperson of Zibulatudde roadside market vendors told Uganda Radio Network (URN) that they didn’t devise the eviction notice but delayed moving because of the ongoing construction of latrines at the proposed new site offered by Paul Salabwa, the Kikyuusa Town Council LC 3 Chairperson.
Omoro Resident District Commissioner Ms Akany says she manage to arrest these four culprits on a tip-off from concerned residents who alerted her about the ongoing destruction of the Shea trees in Idure Village.
According to Eswelu, they failed to collect sufficient local revenue because of the low revenue base. He revealed that revenue collection in the district dropped from over Shillings 1Billion to Shillings 426Million, which he attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic and creation of Terego district and Arua City hence denying them some sources of revenue.
The gullies have formed along the Corner Pageya-Kidere-Atoo Hill-Omel road following torrential rains that also washed away several culverts along with Larwodo and Layiebit Bridges. Vincent Ouma, the Omel Sub-County Chairperson told URN that the broken culverts and deadly gullies have since become a threat to the lives of motorists and other road users.
UIA and Ogwang “will explore a range of issues including issuance of an Investment License, investment incentives, formalization of Covidex and other medicinal products, investment and business support, amongst others,” says the UIA.