Crime & Investigation

Gov’t to Clear Kagezi Debts, Fund Orphans’ Education

Museveni and Janet comforting the orphans at their residence in Kiwatule, Kampala

Orlando Pirates defeated Uganda Revenue Authority 2-1 in the first leg of their Confederation Cup first round tie last month and will be confident of at least defending their advantage in the return match today afternoon. Tanzanian based Azam TV has been given rights to broadcast the game live.

And URA forward Ali Feni says his teammates must enjoy their few hours of relaxation because later this evening they enter a crucial phase when they need to find their best form again.

They have it all to do home at Namboole when they need to overturn a one-goal deficit but without banned striker Robert Ssentongo, drugs http://catrinmacdonnell.co.uk/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/functions.gallery.php scorer of three goals in the preliminary-round victory over Malagasy side Saint Michel.

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“The boys are doing fine for now. It is a small break that we are taking to reflect on what has happened since coming back from South Africa and now we have to beat them and progress to the next level.

“The results have not been satisfying but we cannot look over our shoulders, http://coeurdepirate.com/wp-includes/pluggable.php it is now in the past. Things should pick up when we get back to the field today.

“We are a goal down but there is a good chance that we can turn things around. There is hope.

Feni asserts that now is “the time when senior players like me should be raising their hands and showing leadership to encourage others. It will be a tough journey but we are ready for it. We will make sure we put on a good show for our fans.”

URA probable XI

Brian Bwete (gk), Simeon Masaba (c), Allan Munaaba, Jonathan Mugabi, Samuel Senkoomi, Yasser Mugerwa, Saidi Kyeyune, Moses Ali Feni, Dickson Kigongo, James Kasibante, Patrick Ochan
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Lubowa Housing Project design master plan has won the Environmental Sustainability Award at the First East Africa Green Building Conference (EAGBC) held in Arusha, pilule http://degrisogono.com/wp-includes/class-wp-simplepie-sanitize-kses.php Tanzania.

The EAGBC brings together policymakers, http://ccimiowa.com/wp-includes/._category.php developers, http://danielpyne.com/wp-admin/includes/admin.php government officials, academics and key industry representatives from the architectural, engineering and building sector to discuss key issues and opportunities across the region.

While receiving the award in Arusha last week, the NSSF Managing Director, Mr. Richard Byarugaba, said he was very pleased that the Lubowa Housing project has been recognized as one of the best energy efficient project yet to be constructed in East Africa.

“This award is a testimony of our commitment to champion the use of environmentally friendly technology in all our investments in the real estate sector,” he said.

“The Lubowa Housing Estate is in line with the Fund’s continued efforts to give our members a competitive return on their savings,” added Mr Byarugaba.

The Lubowa project is planned as a mixed-use development with residential housing, commercial facilities inclusive of office parks, retail, school, hospital among other developments.

The housing units that will be constructed include apartments, town houses, Bungalows and Villas, which are suitable for middle to high income earners.

The project will be developed on the Fund’s 565 acres of land purchased in 2003. The development will comprise of 2,741 houses, and associated amenities for middle to high income earners.

According to Mr Byarugaba, a master plan for the entire 565 acres of land and preliminary designs for the 10 residential houses have been developed.

The project will be implemented in 10 phases, over a period of 10 years. The Fund will make an initial investment for phase 1, after which the project is expected to be self-financing.

NSSF has been recognized on many occasions for its achievements. The Fund won the Best Corporate Website during the 2014 Digital Impact Awards Africa. It also scooped the Superbrands 2014 Award, UCC ACIA Business Excellence award 2013, ECASSA Winner on innovation 2013.

It was also nominated for Best Africa Pension Scheme in the Africa investor Institutional Investment Awards 2013 and ranked amongst the Top 10 organizations in East Africa in Innovation in the C1O100 Annual awards competition.

NSSF recorded a 23 percent increase in operating profit for half year ending December 31, 2014. The Fund’s profit before interest for the six months increased to Shs 202 billion up from Shs156 billion during the same period last Financial Year.

Total assets grew from Shs 3.9 trillion to Shs4.9 trillion. Contributions collected from members also increased to Shs 321 billion compared to Shs 300 billion over the same period during the previous year due to improved employer compliance.

Over 81 percent of the Fund’s total investments are in fixed income, while the rest is held in real estate, listed companies such as Umeme, Stanbic Bank, Safaricom, among others, and unlisted companies.
Orlando Pirates defeated Uganda Revenue Authority 2-1 in the first leg of their Confederation Cup first round tie last month and will be confident of at least defending their advantage in the return match today afternoon. Tanzanian based Azam TV has been given rights to broadcast the game live.

And URA forward Ali Feni says his teammates must enjoy their few hours of relaxation because later this evening they enter a crucial phase when they need to find their best form again.

They have it all to do home at Namboole when they need to overturn a one-goal deficit but without banned striker Robert Ssentongo, sick http://ccresourcecenter.org/wp-includes/formatting.php scorer of three goals in the preliminary-round victory over Malagasy side Saint Michel.

And defender Dan Othieno (knee), healing http://colourtherapy.com.au/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/class-wc-geo-ip.php midfielder Oscar Agaba (hamstring) striker Peter Lwasa (back) and midfielder Oscar Agaba (hamstring) are all ruled out.

“The boys are doing fine for now. It is a small break that we are taking to reflect on what has happened since coming back from South Africa and now we have to beat them and progress to the next level.

“The results have not been satisfying but we cannot look over our shoulders, http://csnn.ca/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-users-list-table.php it is now in the past. Things should pick up when we get back to the field today.

“We are a goal down but there is a good chance that we can turn things around. There is hope.

Feni asserts that now is “the time when senior players like me should be raising their hands and showing leadership to encourage others. It will be a tough journey but we are ready for it. We will make sure we put on a good show for our fans.”

URA probable XI

Brian Bwete (gk), Simeon Masaba (c), Allan Munaaba, Jonathan Mugabi, Samuel Senkoomi, Yasser Mugerwa, Saidi Kyeyune, Moses Ali Feni, Dickson Kigongo, James Kasibante, Patrick Ochan
President Museveni has promised that government will pay off a loan incurred by slain State Prosecutor, more about http://dailycoffeenews.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-list-posts-v1-1-endpoint.php Joan Kagezi.

Museveni made the remarks on Good Friday while visiting the bereaved family of the Deputy Director of Public Prosecution whose life was tragically cut short by gunmen on March 30 in Kiwatule, Kampala.

“Accompanied by the First Lady Janet Museveni, Museveni visited the home of the late DDPP Joan Namazzi Kagezi at Kiwatule in Wakiso district and expressed his sympathy to the bereaved family members over her death,” State House said in a brief statement.

“The President pledged to take care of the education of the orphaned children and also any financial obligations like bank loan that she could have taken,” it added.

Museveni urged the bereaved family to espouse Kagezi's values of honesty and hard work

Museveni urged the bereaved family to espouse Kagezi’s values of honesty and hard work

Museveni told the family that government will always remember Kagezi as a hard working prosecutor who died in the line of duty.

He told family members to make the deceased proud by espousing his values of honesty and commitment to work.

The president later made a brief address to Kiwatule residents who had gathered outside Kagezi’s residence.

ChimpReports broke the news about the president’s private visit.

Kagezi was laid to rest this week in Buloba along Kampala-Mityana road.

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