Ayer Seed Senior Secondary school in Kole district has been closed indefinitely over a violent students strike. Ahmed Musana, the Kole District Police Commander, says 12 students believed to be the masterminds of the strike are in custody at Kole Central Police Station.
Relatives of people killed in last years attacks in Kasese district are yet to come to terms with the loss of their loved ones. More than 100 people mostly royal guards were killed when the Uganda People Defence Forces-UPDF soldiers attacked Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumberes Buhikira palace. Fourteen police officers were also killed in different parts of the district.
Youth in Adjumani district have launched a platform to foster peaceful co-existence between South Sudan refugees and host communities in West Nile sub region. The I am Peace platform seeks to promote peaceful engagement, alternative dispute resolution and integration of South Sudan refugees.
In his letter, Baguma notes that during the re-designing of the Road system around Parliamentary building, the former Police Headquarters and the Finance ministry, part of Sir Apollo Kaggwa Road was blocked off from the Crested Towers round about and that the GHOGM gardens initially formed part of the Finance ministry land.
Students graduating from Makerere University in January 2018 might receive their transcripts beginning next month. The University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, has said that the process of producing transcripts has already commenced and that the lucky students should start picking theirs by mid-December. Others will walk home with their academic transcripts on graduation day.
The eight are charged with publication of a news story which is prejudicial to national security and publication of a story that defamed President Museveni, his brother Gen Salim Saleh and Security Minister Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde.
Ugandas Defence Attache to Tanzania Major General Stephen Kashaka has said institutions like the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF cannot thrive if it has no exit door. Kashaka who is among 122 senior officers promoted recently by the Commander-in-Chief, President Yoweri Museveni.
The campaign targets four categories of animals namely pets like dogs and cats, domestic animals like poultry, goats, cows and sheep, animals in captivity like lions, leopards, chimpanzees and animals in the wild.
After being declared the winner of the hotly contested race, Amuriats ecstatic supporters forced him to take the oath and start work immediately. However, FDC Deputy Secretary-General Harold Kaija says the oath that Amuriat took was not authentic because it was not administered by Commissioner of Oath and was taken beyond the authorized time.
The deceased have been identified as Kefa Mugabe and Moses Muftindinda all residents of Shunga Village, Nyabwishenya Sub County, Kisoro district. The two were casual labourers in the home of Rev. Canon Baker Habimana, a resident of Kamonyi cell.
Reverend Etatai also highlighted anti-social behavior such as greed, evil practices and the negative attitude by some Christians towards paying offertory as some of the challenges affecting the development of the church in the area.
Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Minister, Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja is expected to deliver a keynote address at the expo aimed at showcasing the latest technologies aimed at increasing agricultural production.