Lincoln Mali in speech at the Human Resource Managers Association of Uganda said human resource managers that perpetrate sexual harassment and victimization could soon be exposed by their workers if they did not come up with policies to stamp out the vice.
Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council NRC said it is the duty of aid workers to work where needs are greatest.He however noted that international humanitarian community is failing too many people in too many places from Syria and Yemen to South Sudan and Nigeria.
Museveni says the Great Lakes and the United Nations are supposed to handle the endless man-made crises in Congo, including the occupation of Eastern Congo by terrorists from Uganda, other East African countries, Congo itself, Somalia and the Middle East but this is not the case.
The recommendation followed reports from the Auditor General and District Public Accounts Committee indicating that health centres received fewer supplies from National Medical Stores than allocated in their annual budgets.
Hellen Acham, a female inmate on remand at Oyam central government prison for alleged murder of her husband in Lira, has escaped from custody. Acham was first remanded to Lira Government Prison in August last year but later transferred to Oyam Government prison in April this year.
The money from the Centre for Disease Control-CDC through Baylor Uganda will be given to 142 health facilities in the seven districts including Kabarole, Kasese, Ntoroko, Bundibugyo, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa. Twenty-two community based organisations CBOs in the region were also given 550 million Shillings for HIV/AIDS treatment and management.
Teachers at Inyau government aided primary school in Arua District will have to improvise after one of the classroom blocks was blown away by a helicopter on Thursday. Helicopters carrying dignitaries, including the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, landed at the school as Guterres visited Imvepi Refugee Settlement Camp in Terego County.
Lt. Martin Kenyi is receiving treatment in Yumbe Hospital after soldiers of Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF shot him on both arms on Thursday evening. At the time of the incident, Lt. Kenyi was crossing into Uganda on food and without any escort. He had a pistol stacked to his waist.
He singled out Moyo-Yumbe-Koboko road in the neighborhood of Bidi Bidi camp, which is home to home to 272,000 refugees in Yumbe district and Kabiingo-Rugaaga-Magabi-Rakai snaking through areas around Nakivale refugee settlement in Isingiro district.
Some traders say that the fire started from Kisenyi market before spreading to the warehouse owned by Salabed Cargo Logistics, a shipping company often used to import goods on behalf of Ugandans in the diaspora. A chain of other shops and milling businesses have been destroyed.
The lorry which was reportedly transporting traders from Ntungamo market knocked a double cabin that was destined for Ntungamo town. The deceased has been identified as Asaph Kajoogo, a resident of Kabagyenda in Ntungamo Municipality.
The pledge was delivered by Christos Stylianides, the EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management at the on-going Solidarity Summit on Refugees in Munyonyo. It seeks to boost efforts by the Ugandan government to deal with the refugee crisis triggered by insecurity in South Sudan.
In one the cases, Amina Miiro, a disabled widow was thrown out of her land on the orders of the chief magistrates court without being given a chance to defend herself. Amina, a resident of Kabale in Isingiro district narrated her ordeal to the principal judge prompting him to ask the resident judge Duncan Gaswaga to take action.
Captain Benon Namanya, the Commander of Fisheries Protection Unit says that the fish traders have now changed tactics. They pack fish in baskets, bags and suitcases and other materials which they give to motorcyclists who ride a distance of more than 130 kilometers navigating through feeder roads to access the markets in Kampala.