The MOU signed in 2015 with UPDF involved offering undisclosed amounts of financial aid to boost the construction of the Jinja based UPDF LTC which would in turn offer legal courses to AMISOM troop contributing countries.
Brig Ronald Bigirwa, the Commandant of the UPDF Service Brigade made the appeal while presiding over the graduation of 50 drivers and 52 store men at the UPDF School of Supply and Transport-SOST in Jinja district on Friday.
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.
The suspects are alleged to have stolen the drums of bitumen from the contractor’s quarry located in Mutelele Sub County, Bugiri District on June 15th and later fled. They were however arrested on Monday.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony of 64 officers who underwent a four months’ instructors’ course of intake 30/2019, at junior command and Staff College in Jinja district on Saturday, Byarugaba argues that, joint trainings contribute to brotherhood within the forces that will selflessly lookout for their neighbours when cases of insecurity arise.
Brig. Innocent Oula said that the UPDF needs a training of trainers course in civil-military operations and disaster management which will boost the forces capability to extend the same to its troops handling peace support operations.
Col. Amos Rutaremwa, the Commandant of the School, says the school was curved out the Magamaga based school of Engineering and Logistics in 2013 with the aim of increasing professionalism among UPDF drivers.
In his October 8th letter to the 1st Deputy Vice Chancellor Dr. Okello Ogwang, the Academic Registrar Alfred Masikye Namoah notes that there was generally poor performance of students in course EHR 3102 Critical Thinking, a course unit under Bachelor of Ethics and Human Rights for semester one in the 2017/18 academic year.
First, the BOU did not take Shs 478 billion from an undisclosed account. The BOU provided a loan to Crane Bank and this money came from the BOUs own resources. The BOU is a Central Bank and like any other Central Bank it can create financial assets and liabilities. In this case the BOU created a financial asset the loan to Crane Bank which was matched by an equivalent liability an increase in the money supply.
The Deputy NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dr. John Arimpa Kigyagi, told URN about Shillings 920million is needed to conclude the entire process. He says that money is needed to print ballot papers, purchase ballot boxes, and cater for transport and the human resource.
According to information obtained by our reporter, two armed thugs donning military uniform stopped Kayongos private car at around 3am claiming to be operatives from the Special Forces Command. They reportedly persuaded Kayongo to surrender his pistol to help them in their operation since President Yoweri Museveni was expected in Kyotera the following day.
However, Bakampa claims that he only failed the Civil Proceedings in which he had obtained 39 percent. He appealed his expulsion from LDC before the Appeal Committees on November 21, 2013, which he says has never sat to consider his complaint.