“Those very officials escorted us to the bank and after withdrawing the money, they immediately wanted us to give them a kick back which we earlier declined," says a member of the beneficiary groups who reported the officials to the police. "After a week, I agreed to pay them 150,000 Shillings, but they kept on harassing me as they demanded for more money.”
Izat Waiswa, the Kayunga Village LC I Vice chairperson, says there are many unemployed youth who are derailed to commit crime as a means of survival. He called upon security agencies to increase presence in their village and the surrounding areas so as to eliminate cases of theft.
They argue that that the affirmative action policy which awarded 1.5 bonus points to girls qualifying to enter public universities, remains insufficient to address equity issues, especially in science-related courses. As a result, they say, the current government merit scholarship for students in higher education is heavily bent in favour of male students.
Nuwagaba had spent 17months out of university service following his dismissal on May 23rd, 2018 by the University Appointments Board for alleged extortion and bribery. However, the university Human Resource Director, Richard Mugisha reinstated Nuwagaba in a September 10th, 2019 letter and deployed him as the Chief Custodian of the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology –CEDAT.
The market was under Nadunget Sub County until April, this year, when the Local Government Ministry merged 20 new villages from the neighbouring sub-counties with the municipality. However, the two sub-counties had earlier agreed to allow the operations of the market to continue in the same location pending council resolutions.
Under the MoU, the farmers are required to supply 600 tons of mature sugarcane to the company each day for a period of three months. They will receive Kenya Shillings 4,055 (approximately UGX 146,716) for a ton of cane, two days after delivery. Only farmers registered with the association will be allowed to supply cane upon endorsement by their chairperson.
The research will involve investigating the probable influence of this temperature limit on crop production and water needs including the influence on rainfall, humidity, winds and cloudiness over Uganda.
The Acting Director of Energy Resources in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, James Banabe last week said they had rejected pressure from Electro-Maxx to add US 2 cents for capacity building.
Alex Kayanja, one of the affected workers, says to their surprise the managers expelled some of the workers who led their colleagues to demand for a pay rise. According to Kayanja, they refused to sign the contracts because they were never given chance to read it.
Prime Minister Modi was accorded a high-level ceremonial welcome on arrival. During the visit, he held bilateral discussions with President Museveni at State House, Entebbe on Wednesday 24th July 2018. President Museveni hosted a state banquet in the honour of the visiting Prime Minister.
As a result, the residents resolved to converge in a bar opposite Hormisdallen School where they agreed on a power sharing deal, which saw Joseph Bahemuka Magimbi Amooti, an independent candidate take the chairpersons seat.