Milton Wagalya, a resident of Kisega village says that he lost one cow, two goats and a sheep, which has severely affected his daily income. Wagalya says that his rice garden was also submerged leaving him without any source of income.
Bukonte Community Health Insurance Scheme was started last year by Action Aid in partnership with Bukonte Health Center III, a Private Not for Profit-PNP health facility in Namutumba district. It has made access to good health care easier and affordable.
The Namutumba District Health Officer, James Kiirya says that they extracted 56 samples from children in the sub-counties of Mazuba and Bulange respectively, which had reported the highest number of fatal cases, but all of them tested positive for severe malaria.
According to Naiwumbwe, her grandchildren contracted the infection and started suffering persistent breakdowns within three days. She explained that the infected minors pass out urine contaminated with blood, develop uncontrolled pain in their private parts, lose appetite and experience dizziness.
Available information indicates that female fruit flies lay eggs under the skin of the mangoes, which hatch into larvae that feed in the decaying flesh of the crop. Infested fruits quickly rot and become inedible or drop on the ground, thus causing direct loss to the farmer.
Perusi Namugwere, a P 6 pupil at Kikalu primary school narrates that they neither received the educational materials distributed by the Ministry of Education nor have television at home to follow the lessons conducted on TV.
It is alleged that when they reached a bushy area, the deceased hacked Mugabe in the back with a machete prompting him to raise alarm for help. Residents ganged up against the woman and stoned her to death.
The deceased’s nephew, Hajji Siraji Gusongweire, who also doubles as the Namutumba District National Resistance Movement-NRM Chairperson, says his uncle was admitted two months ago with cardiac-related illness.
The victim’s brother says that they receive daily threats from unknown people who on several occasions attack them while at hospital, instructing them to settle the matters outside courts of law or risk losing their relative