The affected firms include the Middle East Consultants found at Tank Hill road in Muyenga, Rider Uganda Ltd in Bukoto, Al-Said Agency Ltd in Kibuye along Salama road, Eagle Supervision Ltd at Mengo, Forbes Enterprises Ltd in Kiwatule, Top-Notch Recruitment Services, Fly International Jobs and Sahara Recruitment Agency Ltd in Lubaga.
According to statistics from the Ministry of Health, 2000, health workers were affected by COVID-19. By April 2020, at least 50 health workers had died of COVID-19, while another 16 succumbed to the disease last month. The MPs are now calling for a review of the compensation provided for under the worker’s compensation Act and Pensions Act.
The district chairperson, Col Obwoya Fearless Oyat, said an official from the ministry of Health told him that medical oxygen is only being given to district hospitals, regional and national referral hospitals.
Ivan Mawaka, 25, who operates a mobile money outlet opposite Gulu Main Bus Park, and is also a second year student pursuing Bachelor of Business Administration at Gulu University, disappeared on Thursday evening last week shortly after closing his business centre.
The more than 100 angry workers, mostly casual laborers and some skilled workers went on strike on Monday and pitched camp at their bosses’ residence in Langa-Langa Cell in Central Division of Kitgum Municipality, confronting them over their pay.
Charles Twine, the Criminal Investigations Directorate -CID spokesperson said the thugs broke into the house located in Kisingiri zone of Makindye in Wakiso district at around midnight, tied the victims with ropes before fleeing with the money.
Express barely survived relegation in the 2017-18 season, securing their slot only after defeating bottom club Masavu 1-0 in the final game of the season. In that season, Express finished 13th with 31 points while UPDF that was relegated in the 14th position had 29 points.
”The selected team is a mixture of experience and youthfulness. We tried to get the team that has individuals with basic skills, individuals that are able to think on their own and individuals that are not shy to exploit their talent.”-Coach Brian Makalama
Lugolobi however, says that "the biggest challenge we have right now is that people who got their first dose from centers in Kampala are locked down in Wakiso and yet we have got are few doses."
The previous week, the district received 5,370 doses and has therefore received a total of 8,370 doses for health workers and people who are due for the second jab.
Muhammed Mubiru, the Principal Hospital Administrator at Entebbe Hospital Director says the hospital has over 120 patients currently. 40 of these are in critical condition and thereby need oxygen. As result, the hospital needs over 70 oxygen cylinders daily to meet the patients' needs. But the hospital's oxygen plant generates 35 cylinders a day.
Anthony Bigambo whose land is affected greatly by the development, says that he was taken by surprise to find his garden submerged last week despite the fact that there was no rain in the area. The farmer says that he has lost gardens of cocoa and banana.
Tom Shibale, the Engineer Nangako Town Council, says that they expect to complete the project within two years. He says that they have received half of the amount expected to complete the work and expect to deliver the first phase of the project this month.
On June 4 2021, two cattle raids took place in Nabulatuk district claiming the life of Apanaluk, a man who had 54 wives, his son and a soldier killed by mob justice shortly after the MP’s joint meeting.
Paul Bishop Drileba, the acting Arua District Health Officer, says that some of the people whose samples test positive resort to insults and warn him never to call them again when he asks them to come to the district health department for assistance.