"In 1907, Winston Churchill called Uganda the Pearl of Africa. At the time Uganda was a wonderland full of trees, the lakes had clear blue crystal water, the swamps were empty. If he came back today, he would not recognise this Uganda where concrete is competing with trees, the number of birds have reduced because man has destroyed their habitat. The once clean air is heavily polluted with vehicles that are supposed to be in Museums."
In his internal message to commanders, Dr Moses Byaruhanga, the police’s director for health services expressed concern about drivers diverting force’s vehicles to illegal businesses. Byaruhanga describes drivers as the most chaotic and stubborn group in the Uganda Police Force, adding that they have turned themselves into bosses, an indicator that commanders are not doing their supervisory role.
However, its last edition was halted midway and later declared null and void as a result of a lockdown that came with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, which paralysed sporting activities across the world, as people were not allowed to come into contact with each other.
President Museveni further reminded the public to keep observing the SoPs; wear masks, wash and sanitise hands and observe social distance among other measures to control covid 19 approved by the ministry of health.
The Dairy Development Authority (DDA) Executive Director Dr. Mike Kansiime says they learnt that the sector can no longer rely on export market. And consequently, he says government is deliberately working to promote internal market.
It is said that Paul Kivumagana died from a strange ailment in 1921 and his body was buried in the hospital cemetery after failing to trace his family members. But the family now says that the spirit of the deceased is haunting them, as he demands a decent burial.
Soroti Hospital is one of the 13 public Regional Referral Hospitals in the country. The 274-bed facility now serves ten districts with a population of two million people across the Teso Sub Region. It was started as a syphilis treatment centre in the mid-1920s, became a district hospital in 1978 and elevated to Regional Referral Hospital in 1996.
The deceased has been identified as Abdul Nyabenda, a resident of Wandegeya village in Kito sub-county in Nakaseke district, while those in the hospital are Maimuna Nasande, a wife to the deceased and her daughter Sharon Namuganza.
The police force owns 84 acres of land given to it in 2013 by the Kanungu sub-county and Kanungu district councils, to establish a Counter-terrorism training school. Before this, the two administrative units had allocated 34-acres of land to the Office of the Prime Minister to establish a temporary refugees transit site.
Under the PVoC policy, the goods are supposed to be tested for standards like roadworthiness for vehicles, before they are shipped into the country. If the import is registered, the process costs the importers 0.45 per cent of the Free-on-Board value or the value of the goods to be shipped, before adding the freight and insurance costs, while if the import is not registered, it costs 0.5 per cent.
Dressed in white outfits, with walking sticks, the group headed by one Swaibu Sande, a resident of Kapchorwa, started the journey early Friday heading to a mountain in Bukwo for prayers. Sande calls himself a prophet sent by God to deliver people to his Kingdom.
Pian County MP Remigio Achia ran to court, seeking a temporary injunction on the recruitment of staff on grounds that the process of recruitment and the running of job adverts were without the approval of the interim district council of Nabilatuk. Achia also challenged the minutes of council attached in the advert as not being authentic.
Some of the MP-elects who have been dragged to court over forged academic papers include Muhammad Ssegirinya of Kawempe North, Paul Nsubuga of Busiro North and Aloysius Matovu of Lubaga South, among others.
The facelift is expected to be implemented in the 2021/2021 Financial Year, according to Associate Professor David Okello Owiny, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University who is leading the University’s Management team in a field visit to the site.
On Tuesday next week, a total of 749,811 candidates are expected to sit for Primary Leaving Examinations. Following an intense study program, heads of schools in Kampala stopped the learners from going to school on Monday. The candidates have been advised to use the time to prepare themselves to sit for the examiantions that will enable them cross to secondary in the next academic year
The package amounting to 5.6 billion Shillings was offered in a presidential pledge last year after complaints by the entertainment sector players over the continued closure when restrictions on other activities were being eased.