Kabarole Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Festus Bandeeba, says that they had initially planned to use the money to buy relief food for vulnerable people in the district. He says accounting officers in various Sub counties and town councils had already submitted lists of the beneficiaries but they were asked to deposit the money on the consolidated funds account.
The food worth 40 million shillings and includes 20 tons of maize flour has been delivered at Mityana hospital store by Ssingo Maize Millers, after they got cleared for the order which was given to them by the district task force some four months ago.
On Tuesday, Sseninde insisted that government will not halt the implementation of the new curriculum, saying it will be applied to Senior One students. She tabled sample books of the revised curriculum before parliament chaired by the Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga.
According to Musana Nathan, the chairperson LC3 Kicheche Sub county who also doubles as Mayor Kabujogera Town council during an interview with URN reporter earlier on Thursday, said the Town council received only 50M as startup fund in 2016 and since they have never received any more money.
Clement Ogalo Obote, the Chairperson of the Rules, Discipline and Privileges Committee, says he doesn’t know what happened there after. According to Ogalo, their work stops once their report and goes to the house.
The opposition legislators met over the weekend in a three day retreat at Entebbe led by the Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Betty Aol Ocan, their party leaders and representatives from Uganda People's Congress (UPC), Democratic Party (DP), Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) and Justice Forum to chat away forward.
Kyambadde attributed the failure of government projects to lack of lack of proper planning by government and implementers. She also noted that even private projects initiated by politicians including Members of Parliament and local leaders have failed to take off while those that manage to start don’t live to expectation.
Eragu Veronica Bichetero, the Kaberamaido County MP who presented the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee report, said it is the considered opinion of the committee that the Bill be passed as it is without renaming it.
In her campaign speech, Shandana pledged to work towards uplifting the economic lives of commonwealth women as well as focus on reducing the gender gaps in all aspects. Shandana revealed that in her native village, she was the first girl child to go to school, saying that if it wasn’t for her mother, many women wouldn’t have gone to school.
The committee agreed to amend the contract to include an additional floor to accommodate a museum and increase the sitting capacity of the chambers from 500 to 600 seats. The additional works will cost Shillings 26 billion inclusive of VAT, according to documents seen by URN.
The council meeting, which had started early morning, was expected to end by 2:00PM to allow the consultations to take place. Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee members led by their chairperson, Jacob Oboth Oboth arrived the district headquarters as agreed but were blocked by councilors led Molly Anyeko, the Kisoko- Petta sub county woman representative.
The elders group, which is led by the Kyegegwa District Service Commission Chairperson, Keith Kalisa has already produced a map of the proposed counties, a copy of which URN has seen. According to the map, Kyaka North will be comprised of Sub Kigambo, Hapuyo, Nkaakwa, Kasule Sub counties and Hapuyo Town Council.
Justice Mwanguhya however, declined to pronounce himself on the allegations that MPs were bribed to support the bill, saying it is the role of the Auditor General to do so. Each MP received Shillings 29M as facilitation to consult voters on the bill