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Day: July 10, 2020

Sudan Prime Minister Hamdock Reshuffles Cabinet, Fires 7 Key Ministers

Sudan Prime Minister Hamdock Reshuffles Cabinet, Fires 7 Key Ministers

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By Elite News Reporter Sudan's prime minister Abdalla Hamdok has replaced the finance, foreign, energy and health ministers and three other senior cabinet post-holders as part of a sweeping reshuffle, the government said on Thursday. Authorities had said a reshuffle was coming, but few had expected the exit of Ibrahim al-Badawi, who as finance minister led efforts to steady Sudan's crisis-stricken economy and liaised with foreign donors. In a statement, the government said transitional Prime Minister Hamdok had dismissed the health minister and accepted the resignation of al-Badawi and the others. It named interim replacements to lead all seven ministries. Hamdok leads a government of technocrats under a 39-month power-sharing agreement between the military and civilian groups...
Electoral Commission Short Of Money To Hold 2021 Election, Offices To Be Demolished

Electoral Commission Short Of Money To Hold 2021 Election, Offices To Be Demolished

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By Keefa Nuwahereza The Electoral Commission is short of money that it needs to effectively hold the 2021 general election, which included voting for the president, Members of Parliament and local government positions. According to a report by the Auditor General compiled for the Financial Year 2018/2019, the Justice Simon Byabakama led Commission received very little funding from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MoFEP) compared to  the amount they had budgeted for the 2020/2021 Electoral Roadmap. As a result of the underfunding, the Auditor General John B. Muwanga is of the view that the Commission is not in position to successfully hold the forthcoming elections unless government injects more money into the EC. AG Muwanga’s report reads in part thus; “The
Goons Invade Bwanda Sisters Convent, Rob & Rape Nuns

Goons Invade Bwanda Sisters Convent, Rob & Rape Nuns

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By Elite News Reporter The police and sister security agencies in Masaka District are hunting for a gang of horny goons who invaded the Banabikira Sisters convent in Bwanda, on Thursday night, where they allegedly raped several Sisters, before robbing them of a yet to be identified sum of money and other valuables. According to our sources, the ruthless goons started terrorizing the helpless nuns at around 1:00Am after they jumped over the convent’s perimeter walls and broke into their rooms. On top of stealing money, laptops, smartphones,  flat screens and other valuables, the police reveal that the goons also vandalized the and stole the CCTV cameras that were at the convent, including the hard disks and backup systems, in a bid to erase evidence of their attack. We ha
Gov’t Suspends Over 60 Companies From  Supplying Goods & Services Due To Forgery

Gov’t Suspends Over 60 Companies From Supplying Goods & Services Due To Forgery

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By Elite News Reporter The government of Uganda, through the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets (PPDA), has announced a list of over fifty companies that have since been suspended from supplying goods and services or being awarded contracts to undertake any works on behalf of the state. According to Benson Turamye, the Executive Director PPDA, the Authority received recommendations from different Entities under Local and Central Government to suspend different companies from participating in public procurement and disposal of public assets proceedings for submitting various forged documents under several tenders. The Authority investigated the matters and found that the firms breached the Code of Ethics of Providers. In accordance with Section 8(1)(f) and 94 of ...