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Government committed to fight desert locusts

By; Our Reporter 10th Feb. 2020 The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has said the country is “reasonably prepared” to respond to the invasion of the desert locusts. On Sunday, the government confirmed an invasion of Desert Locusts in parts of Amudat, Nabilatuk and Nakapiripirit, some of the areas in Karamoja sub region that share […]

UN warns desert locusts are as results of climate change

By; Our reporter 10th Feb. 2020 The infestation of Desert Locusts across vast swatches of the East African Region is one of the devastating effects of climate change that Africa has to endure, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said. The migratory pests, were first reported in parts of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, have […]

Minister Amongi hits back at Lord Mayor over the new law

By Olivia Nabaggala 7th Feb 2020 The Minister for Kampala Betty Amongi has refuted allegations circulated by the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and a section of councilors that there are contradicting clauses in the new Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) law.   According to the Lukwago, within the new KCCA Act there are some contravening […]

Parliament extends Obore’s forced leave

By Our Reporter 7th Feb 2020 The Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige has extended the forced leave of Parliaments’ Director of Communications and Public Affairs Chris Obore indefinitely. Obore’s trouble with Parliament started in March 2019 when Kibirige notified him that the Inspectorate of Government had conducted investigations noting that his recruitment at Parliament was […]