The directive was issued by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni while in Oyam District during a meeting with the Members of Parliament and other leaders from the Lango sub-region, on Saturday. The meeting was, among others, discussing the poor state of the road, which stretches 78 kilometres from Corner Kamdini along the Kampala-Gulu highway to Lira town.
The Finance Ministry had tasked all claimants in Lango, Acholi and Teso sub-region to obtain Tax Identification Numbers as a mandatory requirement for processing their payment. The number is a ten-digit code issued by the Uganda Revenue Authority to prospective Taxpayers to enable them to meet their tax obligations.
The woman; Maria Goretti Nakitende is accusing a section of her paternal relatives of plotting to evict her and her family, among them, her 86-year-old mother from the land which was given to them by her late grandfather in 1996.
The Karamoja Police Spokesperson Michael Longole said the suspect, who is currently in the army's custody for further interrogation, has been described by cattle rustlers who handed over their guns as a king of rustlers.
The Ministry of Health last year listed teachers among high priority categories of people to be vaccinated and this was also set as a condition for the reopening of schools, which remained closed for more than 22 months as the country battled the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the COVID-19 induced financial stress, institutions that have been out of business are limping, and in fact, many schools have closed shop turning classrooms into rentals, bars, and poultry houses, among others. But for all these institutions, all it has taken is a pronouncement by the owners and administrators that the school is no more.
On Wednesday, Richard Birivumbuka, the Masaka Resident State Attorney told Masaka Grade One Magistrate Philp Nzwebe that he and his family have received death threats from people he claims are connected to the two MPs.
In September, the university transitioned from Academic Information Management System -AIMS to the Academic Management Information System- ACMIS, a new records management system, which affected payments.
Led by Rev. Caleb Omwony, the LCIII Chairperson of Abim Sub County, the families are claiming over 2,000 acres of land they allegedly lost when they were reportedly forced out of the area due to insecurity.
The number of deaths remains stable, but the agency is concerned about the impact the variant is having on already exhausted health workers and overburdened health systems. Although Omicron may be less severe, for Dr Tedros “the narrative that it is mild is misleading, hurts the overall response and costs more lives.”