Nantaba had organised a procession of more than 30 vehicles and about 100 motorcycles, to take her through the streets of Kayunga, in disregard of guidelines issued by both the Electoral Commission and the Ministry of Health to control crowds,
Owuma says that none of the petitions has been reviewed since the elections ended. Fred Watuwa the District Registrar has been involved in a misunderstanding with Moses Karangwa the district party chairperson almost putting party activities to a standstill
More than 800 residents from the Makukuulu in Kayonza sub-county and Nakabango in Kitayimbwa sub-county, were sued for criminal trespass and illegal settlement on land measuring up to 61 hectares. Ownership of the land is claimed by one Eria Paul Kiwanuka, who allegedly bought it from Erasto Mujjabi in 2012.
Fred Ssembajwe, one of the affected residents says he is dismayed by the government’s failure to relocate them despite persistent pleas for help. Ssembajwe says they are stuck with nowhere to go, and no one to help.
The 67 suspects at the centre came into contact with the eight people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the district. On Wednesday, the suspects protested against the conditions at the centre, citing poor hygiene, congestion, inadequate water and beddings among others.
Florence Nakayenza, 27, a resident of Mpumudde-Kyampisi Kangulumira sub-county was sent to the quarantine centre at Namagabi primary school after recklessly touching a truck without any protective gear. She will spend 14-days in quarantine.
According to the fishermen, it is hard to predict where they will find the hyacinth as they set off for fishing deep in the lake or transport people from Kayunga to other places such as Luweero and Nakasongola districts.
The Chairperson of Kayunga Sugarcane out Grower’s Association Patrick Nsereko reveals that the working relationship between SCOUL and the farmers has been good until 2016 when SCOUL started restricting permits.
The project employed about 3,000 personnel to work as welders, joineries, porters, project accountants, electrical and mechanical engineers, cooks, cleaners, masons and security guards. These were mainly support-staff to experts involved in the construction of the gravity dams, spillways and tailrace aprons, wall cladding of powerhouse building, roofing, decoration and tiling in the powerhouse, among others.
Launching a health camp at Kawongo Health Centre III, the Kabaka noted that the area is struggling with poor health services. He also asked parents the especially fathers not to ignore the health care of their children.
A person infected with Bilharzia develops swelling stomach, cough, headache, fever, vomits blood at advanced stages and if not timely treated, it results into death. It can affect body parts like nervous system, lungs and the brain.
Hellen Musekwa, the Health Center in Charge, says when the ward is full patients use the concrete bench outside the ward. Musekwa notes that while packing all patients in the same ward isn’t recommended under medical practice, she has no option because of the limited working space.
The works involve the expansion and renovation of the old buildings and construction of an emergency department, administration block, theatre, out and in-patient wards, 130 staff houses and sewage lagoon.