Health officials revealed on Thursday that samples taken from an 18-year-old man who succumbed over the weekend tested positive for the viral disease. He had reportedly presented with symptoms similar to the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).
Musasizi notes that the country’s tax contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is low at only 13.5 percent compared to the government's expenditure which stands around 23 percent, leaving an annual deficit of over 9percent of GDP that must be financed by borrowing.
UBOS is undertaking the census mapping of all places in the country which includes the documentation of all areas from the smallest unit and marking of all land borders from villages to district levels.
Dr. Kenneth Cana, the acting Gulu District Health Officer told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that reactivation of the covid-19 taskforce is in readiness to combat the deadly disease in case it spills to the region.
Wangadya notes that despite the complaints raised on rights violations, the commission has made strides in ensuring that the level of rights abuses is scaled down including its perpetrators being held liable.
According to Oboo, the victim and survivors were using hoes to extract the murram from the pit for sale when the heap suddenly collapsed and buried them alive. Okecha, who was on top of the murrum, was already dead by the time he was found.
The Local Government, Minister Raphael Magyezi however told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that cases of embezzlement by district officials have pushed the government to come up with new safeguards. In FY 2021/22, the government released only 76.28 billion Shillings out of 165.9 billion Shillings provided for the Parish revolving fund.