Violence broke out after a Police sniffer dog brought to trace the killers of Yudaya Nakafeero and her six months baby identified as Shakul led to the home of Godfrey Mutebi, a resident of Kyeleeta village in Kakooge sub-county.
Beatrice Apong, acting Lira District Health Officer, told URN on Wednesday that lack of medical doctors is currently a national problem. She noted that Lira district has also failed to attract two medical doctors to manage Ogur and Amach health centre IVs.
A pre- retirement training course has been initiated at the Civil Service College in Jinja.The new program that starts in September 2012 targets new entrants into the Public Service and those from the age of 45 years.
Two market vendors have been suspended from Kame market in Mukono district over suspected witchcraft acts. Nusula Nampiima and Nulu Nabbosa were found with fetishes in their stalls according to market vendors in Kame market.
Poor soils in Kamuli district are ruining many farmersâ€™ crop harvest this season. Farmers URN spoke to say despite good rains and sunshine in the past season, most of them have only harvested have less than half of what they expected due to poor soils.
The two candidates; Alex Gisagara, the current Acting Managing Director of the corporation, and Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha, a chief manager for institutional development at the corporation, beat 8 other candidates to reach the shortlist stage after undergoing interviews with the NWSC board.
Addressing the Kingdom Parliament, the Orukurato, on Friday at the Kingdomâ€™s Mucwa Council Chambers in Fort Portal, Oyo said that the constitution is disbanded with immediate effect, until another constitution is put in place.
Inspector General of Police Lt. General Kale Kayihura has called for a comprehensive national medical insurance. Kayihura made the call Friday at Christ the King Church during the funeral service of Richard Bisherurwa, Assistant Inspector General of Police.
Tullow Uganda, one of the oil exploration companies operating in the country says it plans to hold a Suppliers Conference to help the public gain knowledge on how to compete for businesses in the oil sector.
Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential aspirant Geoffrey Ekanya says it is time for a rainbow coalition for opposition parties if they are to dislodge Yoweri Museveniâ€™s National Resistance Movement from power.
Rural households in Fort Portal have resorted to energy saving technologies as a measure of adapting to the effects of climate change. In Kidukuru and Nyabukara villages, 70% of the households are now using the stoves, which have reduced on fuel wood consumption, deforestation has reduced and carbon emissions have gone down.
The National Drug Authority (NDA) is calling on Parliament to allow the formation of the committee on National Formulary. Dr Gordon Sematiko, the director National Drug Authority told the Health Committee of Parliament on Thursday that the formulary is a medical and pharmaceutical reference book that contains a wide spectrum of information but the committee is non functional.