The Acting Traffic Police Director ,Lawrence Niwabiine, says that as police they are concerned and worried about the health of their manpower that execute their daily duties in an environment that exposes them to the polluted air.
Edith Weyanga, the mother of one of the applicants collapsed and died on Wednesday after her son Emmanuel Maakuyi was not shortlisted despite allegedly paying 3.5 Million Shillings to the service commission.
Patrick Baguma, the Masindi District Health Officer-DHO says that samples from the health workers were taken on Wednesday and on Thursday all the eight samples turned positive for COVID-19 prompting the District COVID-19 task force to temporarily suspend operations at the health Center to avoid further spread of the virus.
Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson told URN that Annet Bisikwa, the mother of the victim reported to Police that her daughter had been defiled by the health worker at the facility they had gone to seek for medical services, which led to his arrest.
Trouble started after the Makindye councillor Zaharah Luyurika was declared the winner of the vote that was cast by 41 councillors belonging to NUP. Luyurika got 12 votes against his closest challenger Hakim Kiiza who got 10 votes.
The remand home that houses child offenders from Omoro, Amuru, Nwoya, Pader, Lamwo, Agago, Oyam and Gulu currently has only six staff which include an in–charge, two Assistant Probation Officers and three guards out of the required eleven staff.
Last month, herdsmen killed the Crested Crane in Moruita Sub County in Nakapiripirit district. The Crane was believed to be from Matheniko- Bokora Corridor that stretches from Moroto, Napak, Nakapiripirit, Nabilatuk, Amudat and parts of Teso.
The UWA Deputy Director Community Conservation, George Owoyesigire argued that even when the mandate of breeding endangered species is with Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre, UWEC, other centres can also be established in the country.
Muhammad Mubiru, the Principal Hospital Administrator at Entebbe Hospital says Wakiso district headquarters has run out of doses. As a result, Entebbe Hospital, where 100 to 150 people are vaccinated daily, is unable to re-stock.