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SPLA Colonel, 40 Killed in Bor after UPDF Exit

The Minister of State for Higher Education, page http://companyimpact.com/waterbills/wp-content/plugins/theme-my-login/includes/class-theme-my-login.php Science and Technology Prof. Sandy Stevens Tickodri has advised universities to revise their curricula and adapt to a more practical model of instruction.

He said that the private sector has expressed concern over the theoretic approach which has affected the competence of graduates.

Minister Tickodri made the remarks while officiating at the 5th Annual College of Engineering, dosage http://danielborda.net/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/functions.compat.php Design, site http://clothesthatwork.org/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/src/deprecated/tribepluginupdateutility.php Art and Technology [CEDAT] Open Day held at Makerere on Friday. The two day event is themed; “Enhancing employment opportunities for today’s youth through technological and artistic innovations”

“Our curriculum at universities does not provide the skilling. We need innovations that will be able to solve the ordinary Ugandan’s common problems not the sophisticated prototypes we’ve seen over and over again” he said.

He also agitated for more exposure to the industry by students and the need for students to have professional mentors to guide and shape their academic undertakings. In his message delivered by the Minister, Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda placed emphasis on the essential role of research and technology in the development of every country as well as creating employment.

“The private sector should empower technology support and adopt better ways of recruiting graduates with local technological solutions” read the Premier’s statement.

The Principal College of Engineering, Design Art and Technology Dr. Henry Arinaitwe said that the annual event is aimed at showcasing the college’s ideas and products.

He however highlighted existing setbacks such as low lecture-student ratio, inadequate remuneration and low funding which cripples facilities.

Students from the different schools use the event to exhibit their works but most of them still remain dissatisfied by the meager funds government commits to support their innovations.

President Museveni recently promised to increase the innovation funding as well as establishing hubs where developers can incubate their ideas.

 
Four people including Hajji Mohammed Ssebufu, nurse http://clubmedics.com/wp-admin/includes/class-walker-nav-menu-checklist.php the managing director of Pine motors, nurse http://cogocapital.com/lp/wp-includes/class-oembed.php a company that deals in sale of used cars in Kampala, were yesterday arrested for allegedly murdering one Donah Katushabe.

Katushabe reportedly agreed with Pine motors where she acquired a car at Shs. 19 million and paid Shs. 10million promising to settle the debt in a month’s time.

When she failed, police says, she was waylaid and dragged to an unknown place where the four tortured her and upon rescue by authorities, she died on the way to hospital.

“We have the four at S.I.U Kireka; they include Mohammed Ssebufu, Steven Lwanga, Godfrey Kaiza and Phillip Mulembe, they are currently being questioned by our CIID officers on the death of the woman,” said Patrick Onyango the police spokesperson Kampala metropolitan.

 
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Katushabe reportedly agreed with Pine motors where she acquired a car at Shs. 19 million and paid Shs. 10million promising to settle the debt in a month’s time.

When she failed, police says, she was waylaid and dragged to an unknown place where the four tortured her and upon rescue by authorities, she died on the way to hospital.

“We have the four at S.I.U Kireka; they include Mohammed Ssebufu, Steven Lwanga, Godfrey Kaiza and Phillip Mulembe, they are currently being questioned by our CIID officers on the death of the woman,” said Patrick Onyango the police spokesperson Kampala metropolitan.

 
President Yoweri Museveni, sildenafil http://challengeidee.fr/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/modules/text.php on Friday commissioned the new Petroleum Authority of Uganda and the National Oil Company at State House.

The two institutions are tasked with managing Uganda’s petroleum, look http://daa.asn.au/wp-includes/class-wp-meta-query.php oil and gas sector.

Museveni said Petroleum, view http://dangerdame.com/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/uninstall.php gas & oil resource will transform Uganda.

According to the President’s Press Secretary, Linda Nabusayi, the National Petroleum Authority is headed by Dr. Jane Mulemwa.

Other members include; Mr. Reuben Kashambuzi, Dr. Immaculate Semanda Nakimera, Mr. Peter Lominit, Mrs Doreen Kabasindi Wandera, Eng. Patrick Nakoko and Mr. Kiryowa Kiwanuka.

The Petroleum Authority is responsible for licensing, regulating and  supervising of exploration, harvesting, refining, marketing and disposal of petroleum products in the country.

The National Oil Company is headed by Mr. Emmanuel Katongole.

Its members include, Mr. Francis Nagimesi, Ms. Batebe Irene, Mr. Twinamatsiko Francis, Ms. Grace Tubwita, Mr. Godfrey Andama and Ms. Stella Marie Biwaga .

The National Oil Company was incorporated to take charge of the commercial interests of the state within the oil and gas industry.

Its responsibilities include managing business aspects of state participation and developing in-depth expertise in the oil and gas industry.

The company was officially incorporated under the Companies Act, 2012, by the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) on June 12, 2015.
Heavy clashes erupted in the South Sudan state of Jonglei which is commonly known by its capital`s name Bor, see http://coffinpump.com/wp-includes/session.php just a day after the Ugandan forces UPDF moved out of the area that was the epicenter of the bloody internal conflict.

The Ugandan`s army that has been in South Sudan for 21 months started their exit on Tuesday and on Wednesday the last unit left Bor, http://conversionxl.com/wp-includes/default-constants.php which was the Forward Base for the force towards Juba.

Thursday has been described as total disaster; the worst since the Bor massacre in December 2013 before UPDF deployment.

A mass cattle raid by tribal militias claimed tens of lives with other sources putting the death toll at 50 though the official figure from the local authorities in Juba is at 37.

The County chief or Bor told media on Friday that among the dead were 7 SPLA soldiers without naming their ranks.

Most of the fatal casualties were registered in Jalle Payam and Twist East Counties where the yet to be determined rustlers targeted cattle; heavily armed to face anything in their way.

According to sources, though not mentioned by the authorities, the Jalle Payam chief administrator Mayen Yong Jok is believed to be dead in the raid.

“The attackers raided homes including that of Mayen Yong. He might be dead now since the attackers were not sparing any one,” a source said.

About 20 people suffered serious injuries from mainly bullets and machete cuts and were rushed to Bor hospital according to local authorities.

The attackers were said to be armed with battle ready long and short machine guns and even dreadfully with the Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPGs).

The area Member of Parliament who addressed the press together with the County Chief said the rustlers left with over 1,600 heads of cattle.

Civilians were said to be fleeing in hundreds others towards Juba following the UPDF and others even crossed River Nile towards Lake State possibly running to the Internally Displaced Camp in Aweil country.

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