Margaret Zziwa, the new Speaker East African Legislative Assemblyâ€”EALA, has promised that her leadership will be consultative and geared towards achieving the objectives of the East African Community.
The Court of Appeal Registrar Erias Kisawuzi has declined to issue a temporary injunction stopping the Electoral Commission from conducting Bukoto South by-elections despite an application intended to stop the exercise by former area MP Muhammed Muyanja Mbabaali.
Staff quarters of Bweramule health centre II in Ntoroko district have been turned into Bweramule Sub County offices. The health center is the only health facility in the sub county. The four-roomed house, which was constructed last year by World Vision, an international non-governmental organisation, was supposed to house the in-charge of the health centre and three nurses.
Alice Kaboyo, the former State House private Secretary in charge of political affairs and seminars, has been convicted upon entering her own plea of guilty to two counts of abuse of office and making documents on behalf of her boss, Amelia Kyambadde, without authorisation.
Government through the Ministry of Health plans to use motorcycle ambulances to transport patients who need emergency health care services in the health facilities across the country instead of vehicles.
Unknown people have vandalized lightning arresters installed in at least 10 schools in Lira Municipality last year. More than ten thousand pupils studying in the government aided primary schools are now at high risk.
Dr. Richard Nduhura, the State Minister for Health and General Duties says that government is unable to fulfill its promise to offer Village Health team members salary starting in the new financial year 2012/2013.