Francis Lanyo, the Democratic Party flag bearer for the PWDs position in Northern Uganda says that he was nominated on 23rd November and the time frame of three weeks is not enough for him to campaign all over the country.
Although the facility was disinfected on Monday evening and Tuesday morning, patients and their attendants started fleeing it for fear of contracting Covid19. As a result, management temporarily relocated some of the patients to the outpatient department. However, most of them opted to seek medical services from lower health facilities.
Some of facilities for sanitizing hands provided at different wards lack constant water supply and soap, which denies people from washing their hands routinely. Also health workers, patients and their attendants don’t adhere to the guidelines requiring them to wear face masks, which increases their chances of contracting and spreading Covid19.
While inspecting the hospital’s isolation centre on Sunday, Kaducu said that security personnel have failed to limit the entry of vehicles which cause congestion as they are parked outside the wards, contrary to the COVID-19 standard operating procedures.
Born Donozio Namunkanga Mukembo Zirabamuzale, the spiritualist, breathed his last on Saturday night after suffering a brain haemorrhage. He was chief Oracle of the spirits who live at Bujagali Falls, and the 39th spiritualist to submit to the spirits of the falls, which allegedly protected the community through him.
It is alleged that the duo picked a quarrel with the Rwandan national only identified as Twizerimana for unknown reason at the bar at around 3:00am on Monday. They reportedly hacked the deceased on the face and head several times.
Ezira Esiko, the officer in charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at Hoima central police station, says the suspect picked a quarrel Ezekiel Cwinya, a resident of the same area on Sunday night at around 11:00pm and stabbed him to death using a sharp knife.
Walukamba was nominated together with Amina Mutesi, Rose Birabwa, Rachel Magoola and Monica Musubika last week for the NRM primaries for the newly created Bugweri district scheduled for August 14th, 2018.
Shaban Kalulu, an attendant of the public toilet, says at least 100 people use the toilet on average each day. He however, says the facility is littered since its lacks proper drainage, adding that it floods whenever it rains.
Afsha Tiko, the chairperson of the NRM Womens League, says the party has given them headache by choosing to impose on them a candidate. She wonders why the party leadership decided to organise primaries and went ahead to rob them of their victory.
A police officer, who declined to be named because he is not the police spokesperson, said the suspects will not be released until the Fisheries Officer, Entomologist Officer and Commercial officer show up at the police station for questioning.
Police have preferred murder charges against Opio under CL CRB 890/2018. The Lira District Police Commander, Joel Tubanone has confirmed the arrest of Opio but declined to divulge details. Opio has had a frosty relationship with the police in the past few months.