The POMA sections being petitioned against are four, five, six, seven, nine and 10 which violate the constitutional provisions of freedom of expression, assembly and association in the 1995 constitution of Uganda.
Jolly Acen, the head of UN Women office in North and Eastern Uganda says men are in most cases the perpetrators of the violence against women and girls and if the inequality is to be won, they must take up full responsibility.
William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator and the person in -charge of Home-Based Care in the district says that several patients under home-based care are flouting the standard operating procedures which are putting other people at risk of getting infected.
Over 300,000 elderly persons aged 80 years and above in the country receive 25,000shillings every month, but they spend 40% of it on grandchildren's school requirements, which is is a threat to the old people's well being.
The growing number of local tourists is attributed to MV Kalangala and Entebbe Intenational Airport that resumed operations on October 1st, 2020. Service providers say few, if at all any, international tourists are visiting Kalangala.
The study conducted by the Sub County Health Team between 1st to 5th of October covering the whole of Lamogi Sub County found out that 80% of the households, 90% of hotels and restaurants were using contaminated water while 100% of the open wells were contaminated by fecal bacteria. The study also revealed that, the latrine coverage in the Sub County had reduced from 80% in the past five years to 62% as of latest study.
Jerome Olowo Stowell, the board architect, says the building committee will re-inspect the building after construction for issuance of an occupancy permit, adding that no building will be allowed to be occupied without an occupational permit.
According to Muruli-Mukasa, the government has agreed to work on all the issues raised by MUBS academic staff, adding that they are already working on a supplementary budget of Shillings 4926,869,832 billion to cater for the salaries of the 843 staff.
Several residents in areas along Kiteezi – Kabaga road have raised concerns about the trucks which dump garbage along the roads and near their homes. The most affected villages include Nameere, Kizingiza, Lusanja, Kiteezi, Kabaga and Kabwoko.
The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owesigire, says the operation was prompted by reports implicating people in the affected areas for selling and smoking drugs.
“Information was received by the top commanders of Mukono Police Divisional Headquarters indicating that there are persons who had made it a daily routine to smoke opium and open bars at Benghazi-Wantoni and Nasuuti areas. Management agreed that an operation be conducted to curb the criminality in those areas, which was done today,” he said.
Nasur Masaba, a clinician who represented the Budaka District Health Officer noted that the survey was conducted in the health Centers of Kamonkoli Health Center III, Budaka Health Center IV, Iki Iki, and Kadeluna Health Center IIIs.
Robinson Opiyo, an eye witness told URN in an interview that when Ojara returned home, he knocked the door to his house several times but his wife didn’t open. He says that after waiting for some time for his wife to open in vain, Ojara walked to his brother’s house a few meters away.