Moses Kidega, the Deputy Head-teacher of Gulu College School, a private aided institution disclosed that of 141 candidates registered to sit UCE, only 78 had partially cleared the school dues while 63 were still struggling to look for fees worth over 20 million shillings.
A report on the top ten causes of morbidity and mortality from the Gulu District Health Department shows that respiratory infections were the second leading cause of morbidity and mortality among people of all ages both in Gulu City and Gulu district the past six months.
At Mulago National Referral Hospital that once had as many as 500 admitted patients, less than 10 are currently receiving care while the 1500 capacity Namboole Stadium Auxiliary Treatment Centre has no patient.
Dr Nathan Onyach, the Director of Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, explains that unlike the past weeks and months when the COVID treatment facility was admitting patients almost on a daily basis, the have not received any cases for close to a week. He adds that with zero suspects and no confirmed cases, medics at the facility got a sigh of relief and are optimistic that this could be the beginning of a milestone.
The analysis, based on gender-sensitive COVID-19 epidemiological data provided by countries, reveals that women account for around 41 per cent of COVID-19 cases, but with variations ranging from 31 per cent to Niger to 57 per cent in South Africa. In most countries, women are slightly less likely to die from COVID-19 than men.
Apart from attempts to reduce on the cost of service provision, infrastructure sharing also aims at reducing the concentration of facilities, especially masts in some areas.
There are some claims that the congestion increases the risks associated to effects of radiation, which may in the long run affect the health of humans staying within that area.
The suspects are residents of Pakiri hill in Lamogi Sub County, where the Chinese farm operates a stone quarry. They were demonstrating against the activities of the firm at the stone quarry at Pakiri hill, which they say has caused extensive damage to their houses.
Irene Mwaka, the Headteacher of Gulu Senior Secondary School acknowledges that the period after the reopening of schools couldn’t allow for completion of the O'level syllabus but maintains that teachers did their best to prepare the finalists amidst the COVID-19 uncertainties.
In March 2019, Ministry of Health contracted Geomax Engineering Company to build a maternity ward, three stance pit latrine and placenta pit at the facility. The company was also expected to renovate the Outpatient Department-OPD.
Grace Achen, one of the concerned residents in Abim town council, says the eviction of civil servants from their staff quarters is unfair. "We don't have a doctor if this man now decides to leave this hospital that’s going to help us?" she asked.
In its Civil Suit 04/2021 before Gulu High Court, Young Elephant FC wants the court to declare that Makerere University Laboratory was negligent in conducting the COVID -19 tests and order them to pay the cost of damage caused to the football club.
A total of 21,952,000 million vaccines are expected to arrive in the country between this week and next year. Of these, 3,958,000 million vaccines are donations from the COVAX facility, India and the People's Republic of China. The remaining 18 million vaccine doses are going to be procured from the COVAX facility and the Serum Institute of India.
Robert Adupa the sub-county chairperson of Lotisan proposed that there was a need for the two countries to establish a cross border cattle market on the border of Moroto and Turkana. “...It will become a meeting point for all the pastoralists and there will be no fighting,” he said.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says that they impounded Friendship Bus registration KCT 702G from Gulu going to Kampala on Wednesday morning from Layibi Check Point in Gulu City while carrying passengers full board.
Initial reports indicate that the government had rejected the embassy’s move to vaccinate all their staff. But Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng says that the country cannot tolerate a cocktail of vaccines whose effect is currently unclear.