Hoima district will go to the polls on Thursday, to elect a woman member of parliament. The seat fell vacant after Hoima Woman MP Tophace Kaahwa Byagira chose to represent the newly created Kikuube district. The race now pits Harriet Mugenyi Businge, the National Resistance Movement –NRM candidate against Asinansi Nyakato, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate.
Uganda Hippos took the lead on the 20th minute with a header from Steven Sserwada. Bright Anukani doubled the lead on the 51st minute but a looping header from Ammar Yasser Abolaqaseem gave hope and confidence to Sudan when he pulled a goal back in the 74th-minute mark.
This is the first time Museveni is speaking about the companies since the collapse of deal where Tullow Oil was expected to sell part of its interests in the Albertine Graben to Total E&P and China National Offshore Oil Company-CNOOC.
Stanley Baluku, the secretary of the prime ministerial commission of the Rwenzururu Kingdom says the kingdom is conscious of the natural disasters that have rocked the area and believes the easier way to mitigate them is through conserving the environment.
According to the police, the House owner James Nakissa returned home at 2:45 p.m. only to find a person unknown to the family loading their properties in a Toyota Wish vehicle registration number UAZ 174Z. The suspected thief was later identified as Yasin Kayiza.
In an interview on Wednesday, Dr Ojera says that the unit was tipped off by concerned people about the suspects’ involvement in stealing government drugs meant to benefit patients visiting the hospital.
FDC wants the Electoral Commission to investigate the heavy deployment and involvement of military operatives in the polls. The party says that there are clear indications that the presence of the military is intended to intimidate and scare their supporters.
On Tuesday, over 1,800 students led by their Guild President, Ernest Ayen staged a strike protesting the poor sanitary conditions at the college, lack of practical lessons and lack of value for the high tuition charged at the college.
In the petition, the association noted that there is an increasing number of Ugandans who have been trafficked to countries outside Uganda, where they are subjected to all forms of torture and turned into modern-day slaves. A number of Ugandans have lost their lives, allegedly as a result of inhumane and degrading treatment, especially in the middle east.
Karadi, the chairperson of a nine-member committee which was on Tuesday instructed by the Jinja town clerk, Ambrose Ochieng to be a caretaker of the association ahead of next month’s elections, was blocked by vendors who argued that elections of the market leadership should not be influenced by security officials and municipal authorities.
The clashes between the two groups started on Tuesday evening at Nyarugugu A landing site in Kashumba sub-county when locals accused the refugees of using illegal fishing gear on Lake Nakivale. According to the locals, bad fishing practices were depleting the Lake and affecting fish stocks.
At Lubiri, the delegates were taken through the Palace norms, culture and also visited the former armoury of the late President Iddi Amin Dada. Buganda premier Charles Peter Mayiga took the delegates through the Kingdom’s history and the role of the Buganda Lukiiko or Parliament.
Uganda embarked on vaccinating its front line and health workers in November last year. By March, over 4,000 personnel from high-risk districts had been immunized during an exercise that involved a drug that is still undergoing a clinical trial.
At Lubiri palace, they were taught the Palace norms, culture and visited the former armoury of the late President Iddi Amin Dada. At Bulange Mengo, the Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga took the delegates through the Kingdom’s history and the role of the Buganda Lukiiko or Parliament.
Musaazi, one of the only two national heroes buried at Kololo Independence Grounds alongside former President Kironde Lule, is remembered as the founder of the first political party in Uganda; the Uganda National Congress. He is also remembered by many as the founding father of the cooperative movement and trade unions.
Alemseghed Efrem Haile the Eritrean Head Coach, says his players have now adapted to the weather and the football pitch. He also notes that the win is enough to give more confidence for his players to work even harder so that target of reaching the finals for the first time.