𝟐𝟕𝐭𝐡 𝐎𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
𝐍𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐢-𝐨𝐢𝐥 𝐩𝐢𝐩𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞
The Grade One Magistrate Fedelis Otwoa remanded nine students until 14th December 2022 to hear a case in which they are accused of holding unlawful demonstration in support of a resolution by the European Union Parliament to delay the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).
𝐍𝐃𝐀 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐝𝐫𝐮
The National Drug Authority Public Relations Manager, Abiaz Rwamwiri told the press that drugs and other assorted medical equipment worth one billion shillings were recovered from drug stores belonging to a Pharmacist at Kitgum General Hospital identified as Robert Akena.
The medical supplies recovered from Akena’s stores include those of anti-malarial drugs like coartem, paracetamol, injectable antibiotics, painkillers, and medical supplies such as test kits, safety gear and PPEs, COVID-19 supplies, baby weighing scales, and an oxygen concentrator.
𝐂𝐚𝐛𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐭 𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐜
Ugandan Cabinet Ministers will start undergoing compulsory Kiswahili lessons to enhance their proficiency in the language, effective next week . The development was revealed by the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Community Affairs, Rebecca Kadaga on Wednesday.
Kadaga was speaking during the opening ceremony of the second annual East African Court of Justice (EACJ) judicial conference at Mestil Hotel in Kampala.
𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐢 𝐮𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝐄𝐔
President Museveni urged the European Union (EU) to invest more in Uganda’s industrial sector like the Indians and Chinese have done for over a decade. He said this while speaking during the second Uganda-European Union Business Forum, an event aimed at deepening economic and trade relations with the EU.
𝐍𝐀𝐌𝐀𝐘𝐈𝐍𝐆𝐎: 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭
According to the clerk to parliament Ms. Catherine Namuddu, Parliament committee on health oversight is to visit Namayingo District health centers to assess the state of health service delivery in the district, availability of staff in the health centers, state of infrastructure and majorly the performance of health workers.
The visit will take place from 29th to 30th October 2022.
𝐌𝐀𝐒𝐈𝐍𝐃𝐈: 𝐏𝐃𝐌 𝐒𝐀𝐂𝐂𝐎𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐊𝐲𝐚𝐭𝐢
Masindi District Commercial fficer (DCO) confirmed that he facilitated training for the PDM SACCOs on 26th October 2022 at the headquaters. SACCOs were trained about loans management and SACCO’s leadership in collaboration with Kyatiri Town Council technical staff.
𝐊𝐀𝐓𝐀𝐊𝐖𝐈: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜
Toroma Sub County leaders said that Katakwi District officials gathered to unveil Akoboi Seed Secondary School, which is under construction at Morunyang village on 26th October 2022. Toroma Sub County Chairperson commended government for constructing the secondary school which has reached the roofing level.
𝐁𝐔𝐓𝐀𝐋𝐄𝐉𝐀: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐌𝐮𝐡𝐮𝐥𝐚 𝐒𝐞𝐞𝐝 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐢𝐧 𝐊𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐚 𝐒𝐮𝐛
The Chief Administrative Officer has handed over land located at Bumango Village in Namunasa Parish, Kachonga Sub-County to contractors to start constructing Muhula Seed Secondary School. This school is estimated to be worthy Ugx2.931 billion. The RDC warned the contractor against doing shoddy work.
𝐍𝐀𝐌𝐈𝐒𝐈𝐍𝐃𝐖𝐀: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫
The RDC Namisindwa, Bangu Fredrick Aggrey revealed that Government distributed digital machines to all government aided schools to monitor the attendance of teachers in schools.
He added that the digital machines were distributed among 95 primary schools, Seven Secondary schools and one Technical School under the Teacher Effective and Learner Achievement (TELA) program.
𝐌𝐈𝐓𝐘𝐀𝐍𝐀: 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐛𝐚𝐛
According to Racheal Kawala, the Wamala Region Police Spokesperson, they recovered a one-day-old baby who had been stolen from a 20-year-old mother Aisha Namutebi, four hours after delivery from Mityana hospital. Kawala stated that preliminary findings indicate that the motive of the suspect, Nakalanzi Prossy, 40, a resident of Kassambya, Watuba parish, Kikandwa Sub-County was to please her husband who was asking her to bear him a child.
𝐊𝐈𝐒𝐎𝐑𝐎: 𝐎𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝟕𝟎𝟎𝟎 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐨𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐞
Over 7000 Congolese asylum seekers that fled a resumed war between the M23 rebels and Congolese forces (FARDC) in some parts of Eastern Congo last week are stuck in Kisoro District. The refugees are currently staying in Ugandan communities near the Democratic Republic of Congo including Bunagana Market, Bunagana Primary School compound, Kibaaya land, bushes of Muramba, while others are seeking shelter on verandas in Bunagana town council and mostly Kisoro District.
𝐊𝐎𝐋𝐄: 𝐖𝐢𝐭𝐜𝐡 𝐝𝐨𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐝 𝐚𝐟𝐭
Police in Kole District arrested Nawedde Muzamil, 40 and Samuel Kigenyi, 33, both witch doctors from Butaleja District for allegedly causing the death of Nelson Ogwang, 45 and Jacob Okello, who were suspected to be thieves in Bala Town Council.
The witch doctors were hired and paid Ugx5.5M by Jimmy Omuge, a resident of Tecambia ‘B’ cell Western Ward ‘B’ after unknown people broke into his car and stole a distributor cable. The witch doctors performed their craft and informed people that the suspects will run mad and start eating grass within a short period of time.
𝐁𝐔𝐋𝐈𝐈𝐒𝐀: 𝐁𝐚𝐠𝐮𝐧𝐠𝐮 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐞 𝐜𝐮
Bugungu Heritage and Information Centre, an organization that documents Bagungu culture and history on Tuesday held folktales competition at Buliisa Primary School to ensure preservation of the folktales as one of the elements of the cultural heritage that is fast disappearing. According to Kiiza Wilson, the Executive Director of Bugungu Heritage and Information Centre, parents hardly find time to tell stories to their children. This competition was meant to ensure that there was inter-generational conversation between the young and the old and have these folktales documented for posterity.
𝐒𝐎𝐑𝐎𝐓𝐈: 𝐀𝐰𝐨𝐣𝐚 𝐛𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐠𝐞 𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧
According to the East Kyoga Police Spokesperson, Agecca Oscar Gregg five people perished and others are still missing following an accident at Awoja Bridge. The fatal incident happened at Awoja Bridge along Soroti – Mbale highway.
𝐊𝐀𝐒𝐄𝐒𝐄: 𝐈𝐂𝐓 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐟
The Ministry of ICT and National Guidance is embarking on shifting Posta Offices into service centers across the country, for easy assessment and location for the users. The revelation was made by the in-charge of Posta Branch Offices in Uganda, Ms. Immaculate Namubiru.
𝐊𝐄𝐍𝐘𝐀: 𝐏𝐚𝐤𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐬 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐭
Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Shehbaz Sharif has announced the formation of an inquiry committee that will travel to Kenya to investigate the circumstances behind the murder of Arshad Sharif, an investigative journalist who was shot dead in Nairobi on Sunday night.
𝐍𝐄𝐓𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐋𝐀𝐍𝐃𝐒: 𝐅𝐨𝐫𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐧 𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐲
The Spokesperson for the Dutch Foreign Ministry, Maxime Hovenkamp on Wednesday stated that the Ministry was investigating reports that China had set up two illegal police stations in the Netherlands.
𝐙𝐈𝐌𝐁𝐀𝐁𝐖𝐄: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭’𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐜𝐮𝐬
Zimbabwe says it is on the brink of its biggest wheat harvest in history in an effort to overcome food supply problems caused by the war in Ukraine. The country wanted to ensure self-sufficiency at all costs after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine resulted in global shortages and price hikes
According to the Deputy Agriculture Minister, Vangelis Haritatos the country expects to harvest 380,000 tons of wheat, which are 20,000 more than the country requires.
𝐍𝐈𝐆𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐀: 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐝
Nigeria’s main opposition presidential contender yesterday called on the government to immediately set up a flood disaster fund similar to one created to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, to help victims hit by the worst floods in a decade.
𝐕𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐂𝐀𝐍: 𝐏𝐨𝐩𝐞 𝐅𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐬 𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐬 𝐧
While responding to a question about how digital and social media should be best used, Pope Francis admitted that also nuns and priests watch porn but he further warned them about the dangers of watching pornography, noting that it “weakens the priestly heart,” “The devil enters from there,” the Pope told priests and seminarians at a session in the Vatican.