All other vehicles were written off and are rotting in the district compound affecting the functions of the Production Department, Health, Road and Engineering Departments, Community Based Services, the office of the Chief Administrative Officer and Resident District Commissioner, among others.
The university entered into an agreement with a tailoring company, Team uniform Limited, to supply gowns graduation ceremony at 75,000 Shillings. The attire has Makereres emblem and colours, two features that, until January this year, were a preserve for doctoral graduands. However, the price has since increased to 98,000 Shillings.
Three people were needed to fill the position of anaesthesia consultants; another three required for the position of Ear Nose and Throat ENT specialists and three others for the position of a psychiatrist, However, no application was received for all the positions, even after running extensive advertisements.
The minority report signed by eight legislators is against the recommendations carried in the committees main report signed by 20 MPs. The main committee report agrees with the Bill recommending for the removal of the upper presidential age limit and a reduction of the lower limit to 18 years.
The Global E-Waste Monitor 2017, released by International Telecommunication Union-ITU, the UN University UNU and the International Solid Waste Association ISWA, highlights increasing levels of e-waste and its improper and unsafe treatment and disposal through burning or at dumpsites.
The stalemate in Kenya and South Sudan caused a deadlock in the regional body because it cannot conduct any business in the absence of one partner state. As such, the administration of oath for the other legislators in the assembly was suspended indefinitely
Kyambogo University Council has approved medical insurance scheme to cover medical and surgical expenses for staff. All employees of the University on permanent and contractual terms are to enrol after showing proof of employment with the University. The maximum age for being a member of the medical insurance scheme has been set at 74 years.
According to the committee, age, as a qualification for election is not useful in limiting unsuitable persons from attaining the office of President. The report indicates that the committee did not receive any evidence that all persons above the age of 75 suffer from cognitive decline and therefore unable to lead.
He says whenever there is a blackout they receive instant messages. The Wednesday blackout, Mutikanga says, happened when he was in a meeting at Electricity Regulatory Authority ERA and the instant message he received was that it had been caused by an external factor. He says the external factor turned out to be a substation fault at Bujagali dam.
ACODE Research Fellow, Lilian Tamale, says although the gap looks insignificant, it is not because it instead shows how great women councillors performed because of the challenges they go through in mostly male-led district councils.
Dr Ekwaro Obuku, the President of Uganda Medical Association says the UMA executive decided to extend their suspension until further notice as they await a review from government. Dr Obuku says that the body will make an announcement in April, 2018 regarding the matter.
The Oilers who have lost three straight games in the event at the Rades city arena in Tunisia put up a spirited fight to overcome the DRC side 81-60. Oilers led the first quarter with a huge 23-13 before the New Generation side took a second-quarter lead of 18-16.
In 2016, PEPFAR supported the provision of life-saving antiretroviral treatment for 853,365 people in Uganda, extended testing and counselling services to more than 8 million people and provided antiretroviral medications for 85,169 pregnant women living with HIV/AIDS to reduce the risk of mother-to-child transmission.
Amnesty International has called for urgent and sustained international action to end what it calls horrific human rights violations taking place in South Sudan. In a statement today, Amnesty International says tens of thousands of people have been killed, thousands more subjected to sexual violence, and close to four million displaced since the conflict began exactly four years ago today.
Scovia Arineitwe, a resident of Nyabirehe Cell in Kanungu district is said to have given birth at around 2 am on Thursday. However, she quietly dumped the baby in a pit latrine at Kashesha Primary School.
Fifty-five Somali nationals considered under a bilateral arrangement Uganda and Somalia are among 275 officer cadets commissioned on Thursday. In his speech, President Museveni noted that the concept of crystalizing a national army has not been easy for many countries, hence prompting the intervention of the United Nations which he referred to as outsourced security.
The ministry had ordered for the closure of all livestock markets and banned the sale of animal products. However, livestock traders in the three districts have defied the quarantine and opened new livestock markets in the districts.
Kyaligonza issued the instructions on Thursday, to Police officers in the districts of Nakaseke, Nakasongola and Luweero. He said that no leave application will be acceptable for the rest of the year in order to ensure that police stations have enough manpower to avert crime and respond to emergencies.