President Yoweri Museveni has re-echoed to the people of Busoga Sub-Region, the need to shift from subsistence to commercial and calculative agriculture to the people of Busoga so as increase household income and improve their wellbeing.
President Yoweri Museveni has launched the Jinja Data Centre branch, an annex of the National Information Technology Authority (NITA-Uganda) Data Centre Base in Kampala City.
NITA came into force in 2012/3 when the Cabinet approved the national strategy to rationalise the use of ICT services within government in order to reduce duplication and wasteful expenditures on ICT software and infrastructure.
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Uganda became a failed state shortly after gaining independence from Britain in 1962 because of the politics of identity.
“Uganda became a failed State because of politics of identity. What do people need? They need prosperity. This is through economic activities. One has to produce and sell what he produces best. Prosperity is achieved when products are bought,” he said.
President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned the newly built roads within Tororo Municipality in Eastern Region. The roads were constructed under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development (USMID) programme that aims at development of infrastructure in new Municipalities.
The Executive Director of the Gaming and Lotteries Regulatory Authority, Edgar Agaba and the Manager of Finance Administration, John Patrick Kazoora, have been charged with stealing Shs. 712.5 million belonging to the Board. They appeared today in the Kololo-based Anti-Corruption Court before Chief Magistrate Pamela Lamunu Ocaya.