Miriam Kagaiga Mugisha, the Lwengo Deputy Resident District Commissioner, who chaired the meeting, says the decision is meant to enforce the guidelines by the Health Ministry against the spread of the Coronavirus Disease-Covid19.
Sarah Nakanwagi, the district Councillor for Lwengo Town council has expressed his displeasure during the council sitting arguing that all the people at the district headquarters are at great health risks over the latrines they use in answering the nature’s call.
Lwengo District Council Speaker William Matovu Saitoti says that they have received notices from two of the claimants demanding that the district either pays exorbitant sums of money in the ground rent or relocate the facilities.
Unlike the usual stock out during the festive season, Kibirige says they planned early this time to address the overwhelming demand on the two exciting days. The communication comes a month after the National Drug Authority (NDA) ordered Marie topes Uganda to recall more than 3 million Lifeguard condoms from the market.
Richard Musisi, the Executive Director MADIPHA, says reports from their group members indicate that many are still finding it hard to access healthcare due to different impairments, something that worsens their vulnerability.
Abud Kabugo Mugendawala, the Ndagwe Sub county LC V councilor, says they are working with local authorities in different parts of the sub county to convince parents to take their children for immunization.
Two people have died on spot and two others rushed to hospital in critical condition following an accident along Masaka Mbarara highway. The deceased have been identified Wasswa Mubiru and Steven Ziwa both residents of Kingo Trading center in Lwengo district while the victims have not yet been identified.
The incident occurred at Kiwangala trading centre in Lwengo district last evening when a Kampala-bound truck Reg. No. UAN-324F loaded tons of eucalyptus poles lost control and swerved off the road. Eyewitnesses say the truck hit another vehicle Reg. No. UAE-456Z, before shattering the restaurant.
The in-charge of Kinoni health centre III, Edwig Namwanga explains that over the last three weeks, the number of mothers delivering at the government health centre has reduced from 20 to only four deliveries per day. She attributes the fall to the unbearable conditions within which center operates.
Police at Katovu in Lwengo district are holding a woman who poured hot water on her 11 year old step son on Sunday. The incident occurred on Sunday night at Kitesa Village, Malongo Sub County in Lwengo district. Zaituni Nampijja (20) poured the hot water on Ashraf Ssenoga (11) after ordering the boy to his bed.