According to the Uganda’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations and the current External Adviser on G77 matters. Adonia Ayebare, due to the coronavirus pandemic and in consultation with the G77 member states, the summit has been postponed to a later date this year.
Fr Mathew Okun Lagoro, the chairperson organizing committee for the project launch told URN in an interview Thursday that a total of 10,000 farmers have been mobilized to grow cassava in Pader district.
Winfred Aol Opiyo, an Entomologist at National Agricultural Research Organization –NARO told URN in an interview that the scientific investigation will determine the correct dose of chemicals being used depending on the life stage of the insects, the reproductive potential of the insects in relation to what they feed on and among other things.
Addressing the Committee, the Lwemiyaga LC V Councilor, Robert Ambikiire accused Tumwine of setting up a team to extort money from cattle traders to grant them permission to transport their animals to cattle markets and abattoirs.
Kyeyune was killed on Wednesday last week when security personnel opened fire to break up a procession by People Power supporters who were returning from the burial of Ritah Nabukenya in Kiboga district.
In a statement issued on Thursday, Raghunath Mandava, CEO of Airtel Africa said “Soma has helped build Airtel Uganda Limited into a strong brand and into the company that it is today. He has been instrumental in rolling out our 4G across the country.”
Joseph Lomonyang, the President Uganda Local Government Association-ULGA, says the association has for a long urged Parliament to set minimum academic qualifications for chairpersons of Sub counties, Municipal councils, City divisions and Town Councils.
The study titled, ‘Preparedness and Vulnerability of African Countries against Importations of COVID-19: Modelling Study’ shows that countries within the East Africa bloc have moderately low chances of getting the disease from China
According to Sylvia Ntambi, the chair Equal Opportunities Commission says it is important for the older persons who are a great population of the country to be represented in Parliament just like workers, youths among others.
Edward Kiwanuka, the Town Clerk disclosed that the each of the four Divisions will be assigned a Truck to ease garbage management while one of the four Trucks will be reserved to serve public institutions like hospitals and schools among others.
Speaking to reporters at the Uganda Media Center in Kampala, Attilio Pacifici, the European Union Ambassador to Uganda said they will take all necessary precautions to see that those who attend the meeting don’t pose any danger of spreading the virus to Uganda.
Enock Ariga Marindi, another resident notes that the entire compensation process is shrouded in mystery, saying the ministry has deliberately hidden information from them. He says only a few have been compensated but no one can tell the criteria used to decide who receives the money.