The FDC National Vice Chairperson Musumba declined to go to State House. She explained that the party leadership had instructed her to attend the meeting at the NRM party headquarters and not at the State House.
Its alleged that on July 8th, the MPs bodyguards from Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF allegedly assaulted workers of BCR General Limited, the company that had been contracted to construct Kakara-Rwebisengo Road.
Residents of Mbarara municipality are demanding for the extension of street lights to all the major roads in the municipality.The Municipality which is made up of six divisions has got all the street lighting concentrated in the central business district which is hosted by Kakooba and a small part of Kamukuzi divisions.
Prosecution alleges that between September 2010 and 2014, the accused persons in various countries including Uganda, Kenya and Somalia, rendered support to the Al-Shabaab terror group knowing that the support would be used in the commission of Acts of Terrorism.
The two facilities have encroached on Nyabukurungu wetland along Ibanda-Mbarara road and on banks of river Mpanga respectively. Ibanda District Environmental Officer Tom Nuwagira says that the prison authorities have on several occasions been told to refrain from destructing the wetland in vain.
A recent baseline survey conducted by Sauti za Wananchi Voices of Citizens released by Twaweza East Africa indicates that over 84 percent of Ugandan children under five years of age sleep under insecticide treated-bed nets of the type known to provide strong protection against malaria transmission.
Cardinal De Aviz who spoke through a translator said religious men and women should walk together in unity among themselves and with their bishops. He said its through such unity that the church will move together.
According to findings carried out by Ugandan Sexual Health and Pastoral Education USHAPE, a non- government organization operating in South Western, 1, 555 aged between 10-17 years are married while 1,754 girls aged between 13-17 years were found pregnant.
The report said trade in illicit alcohol generates US5.1 billion in annual sales revenue for illicit players, and represents a combined annual fiscal loss of more than US1.8 billion for the governments involved.
Last findings from a qualitative study from across Uganda in the months of September and October by Twaweza found out that a large percentage of pupils continue to drop out of school as a result of pregnancy. Dr Mary Goretti Nakabugo, the Uwezo Regional Manager, Twaweza East Africa argues that schools need to become safe spaces for girls.
At Lokisile village in Rupa Sub County, Moroto district, both herdsmen from the area and Turkana pastoralists share water with animals at the dam, which is the only water source. The residents use the contaminated water for drinking, bathing and other domestic needs.
Emmanuel Bumaraki, a refugee who came from Nyamamba in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo says he came to the settlement area in September but up to date he has never been allocated land. He says some of the officials in charge of land allocation are demanding for money from the refugees.
Donna Kusemererwa, the Secretary NDA says that the authority received a claim about the kits being sold on the market and investigations are underway. She says that the results of the investigation will be released next week.