Currently, the URA lies under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, which is responsible for appointing the Commissioner-General as well as setting annual revenue collection targets for it.
Last week, the court issued interim orders following an application filed by the ICU Founder members and elders. They are William Alloch Akoll, Joseph Okadapao, Martin Alfred Aruo, Stephen Enokokin, Joyce Asekenye, Polly Apio, and Lydia Agoda.
In 2021, the leaders from countries that signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change-UNFCC pledged to further cut emissions of carbon dioxide a greenhouse gas that causes climate change. Uganda as a signatory committed itself to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 22 percent by 2030.
David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says that information obtained from Thomas Oryema, an eyewitness indicates that the incident happened around 3:30 am on Wednesday in Kubwor village within Kalongo Town Council.
Alex Mugalula, a Boda boda rider in Mukono town says that he took the deceased to the apartment on Tuesday night. Mugalula explains that this wasn’t the first time she was taking the deceased to her boyfriend’s place.
Fredson Kakooza Wilson, the LC 3 Chairperson of Nabiswera sub-county, says that he personally lost all pasture on his 50 acres of land whereas his neighbour lost pastures on 200 acres of land. Kakooza says that pastoralists can’t afford pesticides to spray the worms, which have spread across large farms in the sub-county.
The joint security forces flashed out the two pastoral communities that were watering their livestock at Kobebe dam last month in retaliation for the killing of three geologists and two soldiers by Turkana pastoralists.
A 10-year-old girl from Budaka district, whose name has been withheld, says that Muwanguzi promised to pay for her education. “Muwanguzi took me from my parents in early February 2022 and promised to foot my school dues, only to lock us up in the church since then to date,” she said.
Ben Chilakol, the Tisai Island Sub County Chairperson, says that they don’t have social amenities such as schools, health facilities and clean water. Chilakol says that every time they ask for infrastructure, issues of access to the area come into play.
Jessica Oyella the coordinator of the organization says that the same records indicate that 160 women reported cases of violence against them, 151 were assaulted, and 19 reported rape cases during the same period. She attributes the trend to illiteracy among women and patriarchy.