According to the health ministry, the five people who are believed to have come into contact with a nine year old girl who succumbed to the deadly disease this morning are all of Congolese origin and have family in DRC
According to the Indicative Planning Figures for 2019/20, the government has allocated 334 million Shillings as Primary Health Care non-wage from 19 million Shillings received in past years. Up to 720 million Shillings has been allocated to complete the construction of a 100-bed ward and another 45 million Shilling for maintenance of the facility.
In June, the Minister of Trade and Cooperatives, Amelia Kyambadde told Parliament that the exportation of sugarcane would lead to lack of raw materials to the local millers, hence failure to promote industrial growth in the country through value addition.
The prosecution alleges the seven suspects and others still at large waylaid Kimbugwe moments after he had issued invitation letters to bibanja holders occupying his land in the villages of Minaana, Kabule, Galabi, and Kamuvole, for a meeting which would be presided over by State Minister for lands Persis Namuganza mid this month.
Minister Cheptoris says that the initial price of gas cylinders is a key hindrance to the use of gas in Uganda. He says several Ugandans who use charcoal pay between 60-100,000 Shillings, yet the same amount can be used to refill a gas cylinder. A 6-kilogram Gas Cylinder and Gas costs between 150,000 and 200,000 Shillings and is refilled at 60,000 Shillings.
Buliisa District Health Officer Dr Nelson Naisye told Uganda Radio Network that screening has been intensified at Wanseko and Butiaba screening centres, where DRC nationals entering the district are received. He adds that the district Ebola task force team is also on high alert.
Patrick Ssendyowa, the chairperson of Mateete Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative Union says that the existing gap of extension services is directly contributing to very low and poor farm yields, which frustrates the aspirations of commercial agriculture. But Ssendyowa adds that despite the high demand for extension services, the area is poorly served.
Kamya told police in his statement this morning that the attackers came in a group, estimated to have between five to 10 people. Dressed in dark clothing and hoodies, the men jumped over the wire mesh which constitutes the court's fence to gain access into the premises. His statement shows that the group had machetes which put him at a disadvantage.
This year's camp was organised under the theme; “Living by the scout promise and law”. St Geralds Secondary School Nyakibaale became the overall winners for this year in the secondary school category followed by Rukungiri Primary Teachers College boys.