A Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) footage shared by police officers shows the truck lost control soon as it crossed the Bukoto Road junction near Radio Simba and it hit at least five vehicles including a taxi and a Pioneer Bus. Most of the victims of the tragedy were removed by nearby people who used axes and other metallic objects to cut frames of crashed cars.
A move by government to exempt the supply of aircraft insurance amid efforts to revive the National Airline has irked legislators sitting on parliament’s Finance Committee.
He revealed that the Anglican Church, Catholic Church and the Muslims have set up institutions that have stood a test of time and managed to nature important people who have served in Uganda and beyond.
Stephen Ilungole, the UMEME Media and Communications Manager says the Eastern transmission line which delivers power to Gulu via Opuyo sub station is persistently failing the distribution company. He says faults resulting from falling old electrical poles, vandalisms to support cables and bush fire are to blame for the crisis.
Officials from the Finance Ministry on Wednesday failed to convince Members of Parliament sitting on the Finance Committee about a proposal for government to write off tax arrears amounting to Shillings 426 billion.
According to eye witnesses the accident occurred when a Fuso Truck from Bukoto lost control and rammed into a taxi and other two personal vehicles that were parked on the Traffic light points.
Doreen Amule, the Chairperson Defense and Veteran Affairs committee at Parliament noted that Uganda Air Cargo is a strategic investment that should be supported because it provides business for the government.
Obangakene 24 appeared before Chief Magistrate John Okipi. He was charged with aggravated robbery and murder.
The Grade one Magistrate Esther Nahirya adjourned the case after the trial Magistrate Stella Amabirizi failed to turn up for the case. Court was told that she was unwell.
One of the lawyers representing the suspects James Byamukama told the Grade One Magistrate Moses Nabende that the prosecution does not have any evidence concerning the six suspects arguing that even the complainants have never appeared in court.
On Wednesday, a team of lawyers led by Erias Lukwago and Abdallah Kiwanuka deployed a team of Surveyors to ascertain the boundary of the disputed land. They were joined by a team of surveyors from Kampala Capital City Authority.
The Ministry of Health is seeking additional 13 billion shillings in order to enhance salaries of medical specialists in a bid to attract more doctors.
Fr. Martin Agwee, the Secretary for Finance revealed that since February when the fundraising activities where launched, the Organizing Committee has so far realized 120 million shillings in cash and 110 million shillings in pledges.
Ochan says that if police fail to withdraw from Kyagulanyi’s home by Thursday afternoon, she will rally all MPs regardless of their political affiliations to boycott parliament sessions.
On Tuesday, Engineer Edward Kaweesi Ndawula, the CAA Board Chairperson told Museveni during the arrivals of the first two air crafts for the revived Uganda national airlines that Uganda lacks an alternative international airport that can allow incoming flights in case of emergency, which forces them to divert traffic to Nairobi.
The HIV/AIDS District Focal Person Dr Isaac Ddumba says that his department has never been allocated funds by the district for sensitization especially in the hard to reach areas.
Atoke on Wednesday told a seven-member panel of the Supreme Court Justices led by Stella Arach Amoko that they were not ready to proceed with the hearing of the case since the Attorney General William Byaruhanga and his deputy Mwesigwa Rukutana are reportedly away on official duties.
The Land, Housing and Urban Development Minister, Betty Amongi, says they have written instructions from the president to expedite the acquisition of land for the proposed industrial parks.
Nabuyunga’s sister, Jane Nakanwagi, said her sister left her home in Buzinga, Makindye Division, going to meet her friends but she has never been seen again and her phones have remained off.
The officers swung in action this morning when a group of youth in Kamwokya, the home of Fire Base crew, which is led by Bobi Wine took to the streets to protest the security siege of his home in Magere in Waksio district.