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Digital Impact Awards Africa Seals Partnership with NITA

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About 440 Rwenzori suspected attackers have so far surrendered to the police and UPDF in the districts of Kasese, viagra 60mg http://darkfey-temple.org/wp-admin/includes/plugin.php Ntoroko and Bundibugyo, http://clinico.cl/wp-includes/rss.php Chimp Corps report.

By Sunday evening, http://corcoranproductions.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-links-list-table.php Maliba Technical college reception center in Kasese had 360 suspected attackers who had surrendered and on Monday 80 more from Bundibugyo were received in Fort Portal waiting to be transported to Kasese.

According to Rwenzori Regional Police spokesperson Thomas Kasiimo, Bundibugyo and Ntoroko had the highest number of returnees while Kasese had only 10 out of the total number of 440.

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Kasimo disclosed that since the UPDF and police launched the operations to crack down on the suspected attackers, so far 18 guns have been recovered, one RPG, 10 packets of tear gas among others.

The weapons were grabbed from the UPDF, police and Uganda Wildlife Authority UWA officials when they attacked the government institutions on July 5 in the Rwenzori Districts.

The RPC appealed to other attackers still in hiding to surrender under the Amnesty Law where they are being received through their local leaders.

In an exclusive interview with our reporter in Fort Portal on Monday evening, Kasiimo revealed that now the situation has normalized in the region and businesses are going on normally.

The RPC pointed out that “security deployment remains tight with police patrolling the areas to ensure peace and security for our people and their property.”

On July 5, assailants armed with pangas and machetes attacked Bundibugyo police station and Kanyamirima army barracks before shooting dead the OC station and taking off with guns.

The attacks left 92 people dead, leading to arrest and trial of over 200 suspects in the Court Martial.

By Steven Ainganiza
Digital Impact Awards Africa (DIAA) has announced that The National Information and Technology Authority of Uganda (NITA-U) has come on board as an official partner of the 2014 digital awards to be held on August 21 at Sheraton Hotel.

It joins CyberPlc and HiPipo.com the other two partners.

“We are extremely happy to have NITA-U on board as a major DIAA partner.  Considering their experience in areas of information and technology, visit http://contemporarydancevideos.com/wp-includes/class-wp-theme.php NITA-U will offer strong support and guidance to this entire Digital usage, link adoption and appreciation project, approved ” Innocent Kawooya noted on behalf of the other partners.

NITA-U is an autonomous statutory body established under the NITA-U Act 2009, to coordinate and regulate Information Technology services in Uganda under the general supervision of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MoICT).

NITA-U’s Executive Director, James Saaka explained that joining this initiative is backed by the fact that the Digital Awards are in line with the authority’s central functions in the Information and Technology space.

“The Digital Impact Awards is in line with NITA-U’s core functions of promoting IT innovations, Research and Development in the context of social and economic development of the country,” said Mr Saaka.

“In particular, the two objects are; to promote and provide technical guidance for establishment of e-Government, e-Commerce, and other e-Transactions in Uganda. To undertake and commission research as may be necessary to promote the objects of the authority.”

Under the theme maximizing the Digital Dividend, the DIAA project aims to: discover, promote, encourage and reward innovation and best practices for mobile, web, social, digital finance and cybersecurity applications.

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