Cases of Ebola continue to rise in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as government continues to find ways to control the outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.
Emin Baro, a Macedonian national who shot to prominence after he was convicted and sentenced to two years in prison but paid a six million shilling fine, is facing fresh charges of aggravated defilement in Masaka.
Mohammed Nserekoâ€™s sister, Zurufa Nsereko, confirmed her brother was at CPS but was not certain what he was there to do. She said Nsereko might be at CPS in connection with withdrawing money from Crane bank. She says Nsereko was arrested from Market Street in Kampala.
Police in Iganga district have arrested 20 people in connection with stealing electric wires, poles and transformer parts. Among the suspects are four UMEME field officers, one UMEME driver and 15 dealers in making aluminum saucepans.
The woman who was accused of attempting to bribe Eastern Youth MP, Peter Ogwang has been released on Police bond. According to Paul Kato, the commissioner of police at Parliament, Agnes Maria Namatovu was released on Tuesday, August 28, on police bond. The police have however not pressed any charges against the woman.
Women are the most vulnerable and many have taken to avoiding, as much as possible, walking at night. Police reveal that seven rape cases are reported every month and this has been the situation for six months now. They have not had breakthroughs in any of the 42 rape cases registered.
Recently, Kale Kayihura, the Inspector General of Police commissioned a seven man team to establish whether the directorate was following the laid down procedures in issuing work permits and passports.
The rehabilitation of Lira-Otuke to Abim highway has finally kicked off. The highway links the three districts of Lira, Alebtong and Otuke to Abim district. Construction work started on Sunday August 19th. The construction of the 88km highway will cost 2 billion Uganda Shillings and is expected to be completed by the end of this year.
The university council chairperson confirmed that they had closed down the university to enable investigations into alleged mismanagement of funds and abuse of office by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Omolo Ndiege, commence. All students have been ordered to leave the university by 4pm this evening.