According to Human Rights Watch, the sanctions deny individuals entry into the US, allow the seizure of any of their property held in the country, and prevent them from entering into transactions with large number of banks and companies. The banks will be required to block any money sent to Kayihura.
The heavy rains which started at around 8:00 a.m. and lasted for over six hours washed away Lakang Bridge which crosses over Lakang road, one of Amuru district`s major transport and business route connecting to Adjumani and Gulu districts.
At the centre of the growing controversy is the municipality Mayor Godfrey Kayemba, who prefers to extend into the urban areas that fall under Lwengo and Kalungu districts, a proposal that Masaka LCV Chairperson Jude Mbabali is against.
Ocen 37 passed on from Lira University teaching Hospital in Lira district on Saturday. He was rushed to the facility on Friday night shortly after he got involved in a motor accident around Jinja Camp trading Centre along Juba road.
The facility located in Kalangala town will help especially pregnant mothers in need of emergency treatment. It is equipped with Ultrasound scanning machines, regular scanning machines and x - rays services which have been lacking in other facilities in the district.
On Friday, the United States Government announced visa and economic sanctions against Kale Kayihura. The announcement was made in a statement issued by the United States Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
A number of murder cases which include shootings, strangulations and other forms have been reported in the district. The recent case that compelled the team to camp in Kaabong this week involves a civilian, Longem Tayal, 22, resident of Kalonyangiat village in Kalapata Sub County.
Last year part of the building was destroyed by a speeding Uganda People’s Defence Force-UPDF truck. Since then the facility has never been renovated. Currently, more than six police officers share one room to execute their duties while others are forced to sit outside.
Currently, for a student to be admitted to a nursing school, they need to have scored at least a pass in science subjects like Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics plus English. The board now wants the entry requirements changed so that only students with credits in science-related subjects can be admitted.
The Ministry started the upgrade at all its MZOs in 2015 and has covered all areas except for Mukono, Wakiso and Kampala that are yet to be upgraded. The old software is known as NLIS version 1.12.1 while the upgraded software is 5.12.1.