A section of Members of Parliament had asked the government to set up a revolving fund of 500 billion Shillings to assist private schools in kick-starting their operations when they open in January. The MPs led by Kyankwanzi Woman MP Christine Sendawula presented a motion to the Education committee urging the government to rescue private institutions from financial loss due to the prolonged closure of schools.
Dr Bukenya was declared the winner of the election with 15,190 votes against his main challenger Babirye Jane Zaninka, who polled 6,047 votes. But Babirye, a member of the Opposition National Unity Platform – NUP petitioned the High Court in Mubende accusing Dr Bukenya jointly with the Electoral Commission - EC of violating the principles of a free and fair election and constitutionally guaranteed electoral process.
According to a report obtained from the office of Nakasongola District Chief Administrative Officer, the district is facing 20 court suits from residents and civil servants. The court suits include 15 land cases, alleged unlawful dismissal, interdiction, deletion from payroll and failure to accord a right to a fair hearing.
The two legislators were arrested and detained on charges of murder, attempted murder and aiding and abetting terrorism, stemming from their alleged involvement in the recent killings in the Greater Masaka region which claimed more than 25 lives between July and September this year.
Speaking at a meeting to mark the International Disaster Risk Reduction day on Wednesday, Prof. Virginia Murray, a scientist based at the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction said they have published the new Hazard Information Profiles to guide countries on decisions relating to different disasters that they are at risk of.
Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyirehas identified the suspects as Francis Luke and Joshua Bakabuye, both residents of Kawempe. Their arrest came after a woman who was travelling abroad questioned how they were able to give her results without conducting a test.
The testing of the products has often been delayed because of the movement of samples from the production sites to the UNBS testing labs in Kireka, which led to more expenses on the part of the producers.
Mabirizi contends that Kyagulanyi fraudulently obtained entry into Makerere University through the mature age entry scheme since he was just 20-year- old by the time of his admission on October 21, 2000, which was contrary to Makerere University prospectus of 1999/2000 -2000/2001.
Chris Sserunkuma, the in-charge of Special Assets at DFCU Bank appeared before the Physical Infrastructure Committee of Parliament on Wednesday following a petition from the 250 families seeking to stop their impending eviction from land that they used as collateral to secure a loan.
Aceng said they are now seeing more women and children getting newly infected especially in areas of Teso and added that they have received feedback from the elderly complaining of long distances to vaccination sites.
Rev. Canon Captain William Ongeng, the Church of Uganda Provincial Secretary said that the ongoing process by the synod is genuine. He also said that the Anglican Church accepted Bishop Muhima’s plans for early retirement.
This morning, angry residents and the business community from Goans Quarters blocked the 1.5 kilometers road protesting its appalling condition. They mounted barricades, boulders, wood logs and planted crops demanding that no business takes place along the road until it is repaired.
With 4,477,808,848 ordinary shares being offered, from the 20 per cent of its share capital, the company says it is looking to raise 895 billion Shillings, which will be about double the cumulative sum raised in Initial Public Offers since June 2000 when the first IPO was done.
Construction of the 3 Kilometers roads that started last month has since stalled on the 0.27 Kilometers- Kms Wanyama Bony road, and 0.65 Kms Ekaka road after residents constructed residential houses, wall fences on the road reserve. The owners of the structures are demanding compensation before works can proceed.