Jose Jimmy Walamoe Lorwor, the deputy Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Soroti district has been detained by Police, for abuse of office. Lorwor was arrested on Friday afternoon jointly with Jolly Nakiru, the Principal Treasurer of Moroto Municipal Council.
Dr. Ruth Aceng, the Director General of Health Services says most people reported in the said districts have been tested by their team on the ground but they test negative for typhoid but positive for other diseases such as malaria.
Herdsmen at Mutukula border post have asked the veterinary authorities to lift a ban imposed on the sale and transport of livestock in Rakai district due to an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD). The herdsmen made the call during a village meeting called by the village assembly leaders to discuss the problems affecting the area.
A man who confessed to participating in the murder of Lira business woman Susan Akidi Eryau has been sentenced to 65 years in jail. Jimmy Okao (26) was sentenced by Lira High Court Judge Dr. Winifred Nabisinde.
The family of a waitress who was shot dead by a Uganda People\'s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier in Amuru district over 1000 Shillings want 200 million Shillings in compensation. The waitress Shida Faridah was shot dead on the night of March 8 by Lance Corporal Kennedy Okumu, attached to Bibia barracks.
The concept of homestay in Uganda started gaining momentum in the last two years. By the end of last year, only about 30 homestay facilities were registered with Uganda Tourism Board. However, the numbers have kept on increasing, with demand going up.
Uganda People\'s Defence (UPDF) soldiers guarding Lt. Gen. Gutti\'s residence on Friday morning shot dead a man believed to be in his mid-30s in Napak district. Details indicate the intruder after successfully climbing the parameter wall tried to grab a gun from one of the guards in the night.