Enerst Masereka, the town council speaker told URN that they have been forced to put up more stringent restrictions on animal rearing and movements within the town council to create order and also safeguard the town council from litigations in case of accidents caused by wandering animals.
At Koome islands in Mukono district, the boat ambulance will support referrals to Mukono general hospital and to Entebbe referral hospital. Dr. Stephen Mulindwa, the District Health Officer says the biggest facility on Koome is at the level of HCIII and lacks a medical officer to perform surgeries especially for mothers who fail to deliver.
Rusoke told MPs that her Ministry was in the final stages of having in place a regulation to facilitate sharing of assets between the new cities and mother districts.
In November last year, the Attorney General issued a circular requiring the mother districts to move their headquarters to alternative areas outside the city boundaries as well as relinquishing all other immovable assets to the new administrative units, to support their growth.
Musasizi notes that the country’s tax contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is low at only 13.5 percent compared to the government's expenditure which stands around 23 percent, leaving an annual deficit of over 9percent of GDP that must be financed by borrowing.
Richard Bayo, the Regional Disease Surveillance Officer at Infectious Disease Institute (IDI) notes that the patient checked into the facility on Wednesday with signs and symptoms that are consistent with Ebola virus.
Those arrested are Eng. Bernard Okuyo the project structural Engineer, Yusuf Kakeeto the Director Ghaspa Construction Company Limited, the company contracted for the works and Ismail Lule, the Project Coordinator.
James Kigudde, a former representative of urban authorities on the Commission had been appointed Chairperson by Nakasongola District Chairperson Sam Kigula in March. But in June this year, the district council directed the Executive Committee to cancel the appointment and propose another nominee.
Dr. Kenneth Cana, the acting Gulu District Health Officer told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that reactivation of the covid-19 taskforce is in readiness to combat the deadly disease in case it spills to the region.
The disputed polls saw the Northern Division representative Verah Tuyizere Tumuheki elected to replace the late former Kabale District LC V Chairperson, Patrick Besigye Keihwa, who died last year. Tumuheki garnered 18 votes defeating his rival March Boaz, the Ryakarimira town council LC V councilor who got 16 votes.
Samuel Walulya Akalyamaggwa, a driver at the stage, says that they don't have any knowledge about the disease and have not taken any measures to protect themselves. He says they are yet to be sensitized by the authorities in Kampala on how to deal with the situation.
Josephine Ajok, a resident of Bargweng village Adowa Parish in Ogur Sub-county, says that the construction of Barlonyo HCIII will relieve her the burden of walking long distances to Ogur HCIV or raising money for paying Boda- boda riders who currently charge exorbitant fees due to the high fuel prices.