John Stephen Okurut, the Chairperson of Kabarwa Dairy Plant, said the facility only worked between 2015 and 2018 after being established. He notes that trouble in the management of the facility started when the sub-county tendered it to Patrick Mwesigye in September 2018.
In its Economic Update report, the bank says “the sharp decline in world oil prices resulting from the COVID-19 crisis could delay oil sector investments in the medium term and oil production beyond 2025”
The Project, funded by the World Bank has seen key infrastructural installations set up. Roads in the Central Business District have been tarmacked, with covered lined and open lined drains, paved pedestrian walkways, cycle lanes, solar street lights, and trash cans.
Uganda at WorldRemit Country Director, Ivan Kanyali, says that their platform is designed to ease the transfer of money through digital platforms. Kanyali says the study informs Uganda of the benefit accruing from money coming in from the diaspora and its contribution to the education of children in Uganda.
Under the phase two of USMID project that shall run for five years, Lira Municipal is set to upgrade to tarmac some of the roads situated within the central business town.Some of the roads to be tarmacked includes, Olwol, Noteber, Obangakene, Oyam, Bala, and Aputi.
Engola also wanted court to compel Lira Municipality to publicly display the artistic impression of Obote Avenue, which is being built under the project. The road stretches from Lira district headquarters main road and up to Soroti road.
The study shows that Museveni, who has been in power since 1986, is ranked number 12 on the list of 46 leaders who have individually had a positive economic growth effect in their respective countries.
Local residents of Lira town are protesting what they termed as sub-standard construction works on three different roads under the World Banks five-year Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development Project USMID.The roads being upgraded in this third phase of USMID within Lira Municipality includes Obote Avenue1.4 Kilometres, Kwania road0.8 kilometres and Soroti road0.5 kilometres.
The loan is expected to increase participation in Gender-Based Violence prevention programs and increase utilization of multi-sectoral services for survivors of gender-based violence in targeted districts.
The offices at Kitumba, Fort Portal, were constructed in 2011 by the government with support from the World Bank. They serve the districts of Kabarole, Kyegegwa, Ntoroko, Bundibugyo, Kamwenge, Bunyangabu, Kyejonjo and Kasese.
The World Bank says ending child marriage today could generate three billion dollars or 10 trillion shillings per year for Uganda by 2030, according to the 10th Uganda Economic Update released today. Titled Accelerating Ugandas Development: Educating Girls and Ending Child Marriage and Early Childbearing, the new Uganda Economic Update shows that notwithstanding a declining trend, one in three girls still marry before the age of 18, whether through formal or informal unions.
A row has erupted between administrators of Bukalasa Lands office and Bukalasa Agricultural College over a two-acre-piece of land allocated for the proposed construction of the Ministry of Lands zonal offices.
In the 2015/16 financial year, KCCA allocated Shillings 159.2bn to the works and road infrastructure improvement sector. Shillings 62.9bn came from the central government, Shillings 20bn from Uganda Road Fund, Shillings 72.1bn from external funding and Shillings 4.1bn from internal revenue.
Luttamaguzi Ssemakula, the Nakaseke South Member of Parliament, says government secured a grant from World Bank towards the establishment of the plant but they are surprised that it is out of production.
In its Uganda Economic Update report, the World Bank says presently approximately eight million Ugandan adults have access to an account at a financial institution with these accounts allowing them to conduct a range of transactions.
Constructed by China Railway Seventh Group Company Ltd to ease traffic congestion along Yusuf Lule Road during peak hours, the junction was unsupported by traffic lights and road marks. The junction has, however, been a spot of confusion for motorists for months since September 2016, with drivers clueless on which lanes to use.