Over the years the handling of agricultural extension services shifted from a unit under the ministry of agriculture to National Agricultural Advisory Services NAADS and now to a directorate of extension services.
Opposition MPs today boycotted a session of Appointments Committee that approved Justice Simon Byabakama as the new Electoral Commission Chairman. Despite the boycott from the opposition, however, the appointments committee chaired by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga continued with the vetting process.
Over 4000 victims of the LRA-led rebellion in Northern Uganda have been granted status by the court to participate in the proceedings. However, it remains unclear how many of these will be called upon to testify against Dominic Ongwen.
The new service by SimbaPay, a London based money transfer provider, allows Ugandans living in the United Kingdom and other European Union countries to remit money to anyone in Uganda using an app. Transfers made using SimbaPay are credited within seconds to recipients mobile money wallets and can be accessed from any Mobile Money agent instantly.