The African Development Bank President recalled his work in Uganda as the Associate Director of the Rockefeller Foundation, when he engaged the University faculty members in undertaking research on food technologies.
According to Moses Oyet -the complainant, on learning that Oyoo sold him land belonging to another person, he called him for negotiations for refund of the UGX 26 million but that Oyoo chose to go into hiding, only to be arrested and charged with obtaining money by false pretense contrary to section 305 of the Penal Code Act.
The two people who drowned on Sunday evening where they had reportedly gone for fishing have been identified as Daniel Isilu and William Iliyatu, both fishermen and residents at Port-Bell landing site in Luzira.
Experts in mental health and psycho social issues want services of mental health strengthened in rural areas.
According to the experts, scaling up of mental health services in the rural communities will help the many people who are suffering with the effects from pandemic to access services.
The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF Spokesperson Brigadier Flavia Byekwaso has also shown interest in the position of Vice President. Byekwaso will contest with Annet Kisomose, the current Secretary of the Federation.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson told URN that the accident occurred around 8:00 am at Atera when the truck veered off the road and overturned. He says that they are yet to identify the truck driver who is on the run.
All the injured have been rushed to Agweng Health III and Lira Regional Referral Hospital with several injuries
He said that the district during the lockdown experienced a teenage pregnancy upsurge saying that on average, each of the village registered 15 cases of teenage pregnancy.
Pallisa district has over 5oo villages meaning that at least 7500 girls got pregnant between early 2020 and now.
Gilbert Bwire, one of the fire victims, says that he went to teach and left his roommate ironing clothes using a flat iron. He suspects that his colleague could have left the cable of the flat iron in electricity.
Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor says the budget allocation for the Education Department is aimed at expanding and improving school infrastructural facilities like classrooms, staff houses, energy and lighting, as well as water and sanitation among others.
Kiruhura district raises 65% of its revenue equivalent to 1.5 billion as per planfrom cattle markets, with other sources like dairy markets, axi park, Matooke markets among others bringing in the remainng 35%.
At least 4036 cases of abortions have been recorded in the different health facilities Gulu District over the past 15 months. Gulu Regional Referral Hospital alone received 1317 cases in need of post-abortion care and registered 7 deaths.
Anthony Egesa, the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer-CAO says that they received complaints from the health center in charge on Friday last week, saying it is unfortunate that some community members have turned wild against the medics before their intervention.
Dr. Charles Eyoung, the Psychiatrist Doctor at the Mental Health Unit disclosed to URN in an interview that the Hospital has run out of the essential drugs. These include among others Phenytoin, which controls seizures in patients with epilepsy and Naltrexone that is used in the treatment of post-traumatic disorder and alcohol abuse.