The spraying exercise is part of a five-year USAID-funded project in several districts of Eastern Uganda. It will involve the use of Fludora-Fusion, a new vector control solution that was recently prequalified by the World Health Organisation, after being tested against more than a dozen of resistant mosquito strains in Sub-Saharan Africa. The exercise will last 24 days, effective April 26.
On Tuesday morning, after consultations with PLE scouts Serere district education officials resolved to allow the new mother to sit the examination on her hospital bed and was assigned a UNEB supervisor.
James Elocu, one of the survivors told our reporter in a phone interview that they entered the lake around 6:00pm when there were no signs of bad weather. He explains that as soon as they started fishing, heavy rains accompanied by a storm started forcing them to seek refuge from the moving island.
Okello explains that whereas Kagwara works await approval from Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA to move to another level, the contractor is mobilizing resources to commence works at Bukungu and later, Akampala landing sites.
The Kadungulu Sub County LC III Chairperson, Peter Okomol Edeu Okomol blames the accidents on corrupt law enforcement officers on the Lake, especially the Police Marines, UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit and Fishery officers whom he claims often impound small boats and return them to fishermen after pocketing bribes.
Richard Atubi and Paul Opio, teachers of various schools in the district backed their representative Okiria and informed the minister that the meager salaries which always delays makes their families unable to purchase even a mere coffin. Hellen Catherine Atim said even their clans are too poor to arrange a decent burial when a teacher dies.
Achom, a resident of Pamba Ward in Soroti City was on a Boda- boda when the tipper driver only identified as Daniel Eroku knocked her dead at Kikoota Village along Soroti- Serere Road. Her niece is nursing injuries at Serere HC1V.
Gen. Muntu, who is canvassing for votes in Serere explained that the deployment of soldiers on lakes to oppress fishermen shows that government has run short of ideas to resolve issues affecting the community.
The arrest follows a tip-off from residents about the roadworks that were incomplete even after spending 210 million Shillings. Preliminary investigations indicated that all the four sections reportedly worked on by the district were bushy and inaccessible.
In his September 30th, 2020 petition to the NUP candidates Vetting Committee Chairperson, Obore says that he has been alone on the ground for the past 3 months but was shocked to see the vetting committee handing the flag to his rival, Richard Mukhalu Okodel who only showed up two days to the vetting date to pin his posters.
“I am surprised to hear that I got 110 votes in my polling station. To be honest, in this house, I got only ten votes and the winner there had 101 votes. How come that I was added 100 votes and the winner more than 500 votes? Something is fishy in this election and the officials know what they did at the polling stations”, one of the candidates said.
Okojo was defeated by Fred Opolot in polls held on Friday. According to the results declared by Sam Orioko Ongodia, the Serere District NRM Registrar, Fred Opolot garnered 6,786 votes against 3,788 votes polled by Opit across 44 polling stations in the County.
Mislam Eburu, the Sub County Supervisor of Kyere Sub County says he couldn’t risk allowing voting when voters failed to cooperate with the officials at the polling station. He explains that some people turned violent when officials asked them to wear masks and keep a distance from each other.
Bernard Ariangu, the Chairperson of Fisheries Protection Unit- FPU at Kagwara Landing site, explains that they have not been able to take the temperature of any person since they received the temperature gun.
David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Region Police Spokesman, says the contractor has been charged with sabotaging government program vide SD Reference 35/07/08/2020 of CPS Serere. He says police are conducting inquiries into the matter.