Amos Nyishiyamana and Teogne Ntawohashira, all Rwandese nationals died after they had boarded an out-grower truck carrying their sickles vertically. The sickles are used to harvest palm oil fruits from an oil palm plantation. The sickles got into contact with electric wires and the two were immediately electrocuted.
Turyomurugyendo allegedly called the journalist on May 23, using a mobile phone registered in the names of Penelope Akampurira Lynnette and threatened to end his life. It was later established that Akampurira is a sister to Turyomurugyendo.
Luweero District Health Officer Doctor Innocent Nkonwa is optimistic that the elevation of the facility and its actual operationalization will help to improve service delivery. Nkonwa adds that currently, the health facility needs to streamline the roles of the available staff to meet the staffing norms of a hospital.
Aviation experts say that the construction of storied buildings close to the airport reduces flight height for planes to take off and land at the airport. They further argue that such buildings can easily be used by terrorists to launch attacks on aircraft, posing a security risk to residents and travellers.
Daniel Babikwa, the Director District Support Coordination and Public Education at the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA, has partly blamed the problem to the authorities in the local government over their failure to strictly enforce the set-out regulations on public health.
Last month, the Mineral Police Unit evicted the miners on grounds that they engaged into illegal mining in areas which had been licensed for exploration to Hubel Jiu-Zhou Geological Exploration Company Limited, a Chinese company.
The new estimates reveal that 6.2 million children under 15 years died in 2018, and over 290, 000 women died due to complications during pregnancy and childbirth in 2017. Of the total child deaths, 5.3 million occurred in the first 5 years, with almost half of these in the first month of life.
Zeep Construction Uganda Ltd was awarded contract on April 10 and handed the site on May 22nd to construct the seed Secondary School sitting on a 21 hectares’ piece of land with funds from World Bank worth 2.55 billion Shillings. However, five months down the road, the contractor has only done bush clearing and has since abandoned the site.