Gov’t Chief Whip, and MP survive helicopter crash in Kabale

The Government Chief Whip, Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu and Rukiga District Woman Member of parliament, Caroline Kamusiime last evening survived a helicopter crash in Kabale District. The trio was traveling back to Kampala in a privately hired helicopter registration Number 5X-KEG that belongs to Kampala Executive Aviation. Nankabirwa was in Kabale to officiate at the district’s belated women’s day celebrations at St. Barnabas Secondary School in Karujanga, Katuna Town Council. According to an eye witness, after take-off at the Kabale golf course in Makanga, the helicopter lost control and its rotors…

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Gov’t Rolling Out Apprenticeship Programme in July

The Ugandan government is rolling out an apprenticeship programme for skilling and re-skilling citizens starting this July. This was yesterday revealed by the Assistant Commissioner for Occupational Safety in the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Alex Asiimwe, while speaking during the 73rd State of the Nation platform on the theme “Greening Uganda’s Economy as a Sustainable Pathway to Middle Income Status,” the event was organized by policy advocacy group Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment – ACODE in Kampala. Apprenticeship is a method of training in which trainees…

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Luweero Town Council Loses UGX 76m in Taxi Fees Wrangles

Luweero town council has recorded losses valued at 76 million shillings in local revenues following the suspension of taxi park fees. The collections were suspended in August last year following a series of protests by taxi drivers. Drivers were demanding that collection of daily and multiple parking fees be stopped as directed by President Yoweri Museveni in his letter dated 22nd July, 2017. In the letter, President Museveni advised that drivers should only pay annual license fees and not daily dues as was the case. According to the Luweero Town…

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