Dan Kidega, the Chairman Board Atiak Sugar Plantation told URN on Thursday that the recruitment targets 1,000 causal workers across all the districts in Northern Uganda and that the exercise shall be conducted within five days starting on December 31st in a bid to save the remaining plantation.
Kalembe, who is canvassing for votes on various media platforms in Kampala says agriculture contributes a lot to the of the country with at least 22 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) according to 2019 statistics and most of the population (60 % both formal and informal) deriving their livelihood from the sector.
Eng. George Otim, the Commissioner Health Services Infrastructure in the MOH says the contractor, Silverbacks Pharmacy Ltd has asked for time to get a voltage stabiliser to address the high power voltage challenge.
Paul Bukenya, the EC spokesperson says that the campaigns were suspended and they could be reinstated. He explains that they are open to having talks with all presidential candidates to find ways that the electoral process can continue the campaigns without exposing the electorate to COVID-19.
“Companies that are planning new nuclear units are currently indicating that the total costs (including escalation and financing costs) will go up to $8,100 per kW which translates into $9 billion for each 1,100 MW plant.
Currently, Uganda’s annual national budget is $11 billion.
According to health experts, at least five percent of the persons that have moderate to severe forms of the disease end up in need of a ventilator because they cannot breathe since their lungs are immersed in the fluid.
Mateke, who is also, the State Minister for Regional Affairs accuses Mugisha of using foul language and creating animosity among residents, costing the party the enormous support it previously enjoyed in the border district.
According to him, the handouts have made the Karimojong think about themselves as the poorest community, whose only job is to beg for help. And, because of this mindset, the majority of the population endures begging despite owning hundreds of livestock.
The said operatives kidnapped 10 fishermen in the wee hours of August 2, 2020, and later placed a four million Shillings bounty for their release. The fishermen included David Mucunguzi, Innocent Twinomujuni, Shabul Nabasa, Jackson Tumuhamye, Benjamin Tusasibwe, Nicholas Sunday, Kenneth Kabasharira, Nicholas Tumwesigye, Patrick Bwiho and Jackson Musinguzi.