The team won three gold, three silver and four bronze medals in the competition which was also the Paralympic qualifier event for athletics, blind ball, javelin and long jump among other sports. This means that all Uganda’s Gold medalists qualified for the much anticipated Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games scheduled for August 25 to September 6.
Busia District Veterinary Officer Dr Patrick Barasa says that initial samples which were taken to Entebbe and tested negative to swine fever. Additional samples have now been taken to Makerere University to determine the cause of the deaths.
The masterplan seeks to establish infrastructure development priorities for IGAD countries; Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda. The move will enhance physical and economic integration by priority in the areas of transport, energy, ICT and transboundary water projects for investment.
According to police, the suspect was picked up at Watoto church Ntinda-Butukirwa during the first service on Sunday when she received the offertory bag containing Shillings 640,000 and swapped it with another bag with less money.
The project, which will see the tax body receive at least 500 million Shillings in the next budget, will enable URA to use drones to catch elusive smugglers crossing Uganda and neighbouring countries with undeclared goods.
The FDC party Spokesperson, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda told journalists during the weekly press briefing at their headquarters that they cannot organise other parties to meet with President, Yoweri Museveni in the IPOD summit when even FDC cannot meet freely.
The project uses a model that was borrowed from Israel where communities jointly produce crops and dairy to maximize output on an extensive scale. It is part of the activities established to transform the lives of Karamojong under the third phase of the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund-NUSAF.
According to the 2016 Uganda Demographic and Health Survey, 22% of Ugandan women between 15 and 49 experienced sexual violence and only 13% are able to report to authorities and seek support annually. This translates to a large number of sexually violated women who prefer to suffer in silence and not seek support.
Our reporter visited Namesti Sub County over the weekend to see how the area looks like ten years after the disaster, considered to be worst in Bugisu region. The shadows of the agony caused by the disaster still linger in the lives of many landslide survivors.
UNICEF is leading on preventative actions in communities across the affected countries with risk communication, providing hygiene and medical kits to schools and health clinics and monitoring the impact of the outbreak to support continuity of care, education and social services.
Joy Biira, one of protesters said she is often given pain killers and advised to buy essential medicines from private pharmacies. She wondered how the health center can operate without essential medicine.
Dr. Francis Inangolet Olaki, the Moroto District Production Officer told URN that the swarm is the biggest to have entered the country since the first invasion on January 16th, 2020. He said the district is trucking the movement of the locusts to identity the areas where they have settled.