Two people are admitted at Oli health centre in Arua where they were rushed to by their relatives after showing signs of cholera. Doctors at the health centres conducted tests on the two patients, a woman and a child, and it was discovered that they were all suffering from cholera.
Government has announced that it wonâ€™t be allowing migration of its citizens seeking employment as domestic workers in any of the Arab countries. Milton Turyasiima, the Principal Labour Officer in charge of Research and Statistics at the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, says that the decision follows a series of complaints of abuse on such workers employed in the Arab countries.
District authorities in the Mt Elgon Zone say they have received a risk mapping report indicating that the region is sitting on a time bomb of disasters including floods and landslides among others, but that there is nothing they can do due to lack of funding.
Police in Mayuge have arrested a school head teacher for allegedly defiling a seven year old pupil. James Wambi, who heads Mwazi Primary School in Mpungwe Sub County, was arrested on Thursday evening. He is accused of defiling a primary five pupil of Sayuni Nursery and Primary School.
Two unidentified bodies are lying in Jinja and Kamuli Hospital Mortuaries. Police say they have so far discovered 10 unidentified bodies in Busoga region this year alone. The dead are found without documentation.
Soroti district leaders spent Thursday afternoon doing general cleaning in the town and referral hospital ahead of President Yoweri Museveniâ€™s visit today to launch the distribution of mosquito nets.