A trip that was organized for five legislators from Uganda to the Central African Republic (CAR) to ascertain the suffering caused by the Lordâ€™s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels has been postponed over security concerns.
Police in Napak district were on Saturday forced to use pepper spray to arrest a Sub County councillor for allegedly torturing his 10-year -old daughter into comma. Dominic Lori, a youth councillor at Iriir Sub County, was arrested after he allegedly tortured his daughter Sylivia Lomokori by hanging her upside down on a mango tree.
On Thursday, more than 200 pupils of the school located in Industrial Division stormed Mbale Central Police station protesting the arrest of their deputy head teacher, Jerry Kisewa Othieno, who is accused of beating and injuring a pupil of the school who later lost her eye.
Government has drafted a bill to regulate the use of indigenous and complimentary medicines. Sarah Opendi, the State Minister for Primary Health Care, notes that the Indigenous and Complementary Medicines Bill 2013, was approved by Cabinet on September 11 and will provide a regulatory framework for traditional healers.