A Dyna Canter registration number UAR 241M that was carrying a group of people from a crusade at Walwanda village lost control and swerved off the road, killing six people instantly. One other person died on his way to the hospital.
The condition results into damage of the heart valve which affects the flow of blood from the heart to other organs. Untreated, RHD causes heart failure and those affected are at risk of arrhythmias, stroke, endocarditis and complications during pregnancy. These conditions cause progressive disability, reduce quality of life and can cause premature death in young adults.
Shamila Nsereko, a survivor of the tragedy, says that the vessel started losing balance as it turned towards Mutima beach. The crew repeatedly advised the people on board to Balance the Boat. However, the advice was ignored until the revelers realized that the boat had been flooded. It then sunk in; the boat was sinking.
Susan Baluka, a Legal Officer with the Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum-HRAPF says that the findings show that police is arresting women suspected of being sex workers to extort money from them because often the same police are not willing to investigate the cases.
According to Rev Chris Babiha, the over 600 residents had their land taken by Uganda National Roads Authority UNRA for the construction of the road while others lost properties worth millions of money, but have since never been compensated.
The Auditor General noted that the debt portfolio comprised of secured, poorly secured, unsecured and unknown loans amounting to 135 billion Shillings. However, in December 2007, Bank of Uganda, with advice from JN Kirkland Consultants, signed an agreement with Nile River Acquisition Company to sell the debt portfolio for the three banks at 8.8 billion Shillings.
The youths Augustine Ojobile and Robert Mayanja were charged for being a common nuisance after they carried the heads of pigs along streets in Kampala. The pigs were draped in placards with the pictures of the Central Bank governor, Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile and Juma Kisaame, the outgoing managing director of dfcu bank.
The call was made as part of the 16 Days of Activism; an ongoing campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day.
Grace Nambafu, a resident of Buginyanya Sub County noted that absenteeism of health workers had affected service delivery. She says that patients queue up for hours waiting to get services from health workers, in vain.
According to Gideon Thembo Mujungu, the Chief Executive Officer Kilembe Investments Limited, the power company that is implementing the policy in Kasese, Rubirizi and Sheema districts, there has been overwhelming demand for power under the free connection policy.Mujungu says a total of 200 power consumers have been connected especially in the sub-counties of Ihandiro, Nyakatonzi, Karusandara and Kitholhu.
The storms are characterized by very cold morning and evening breezes. Motorists have been forced to drive on reduced speeds with car head lamps turned on throughout the day. In some offices in Gulu administration headquarters, windows remain closed on the Eastern wing to prevent dust covering the floor.
The meeting was called following clashes between locals and members of the Asian community, triggered by the death of an 11-year-old boy Dickens Okello, who was allegedly strangled to death by two Asian traders.
In August, the drugs were intercepted being transported to Kampala using a super- custom vehicle via the ferry in Namasale landing site, Lake Kyoga. The drugs were reportedly picked from Kaberamaido district headquarters allegedly with the knowledge of Ebitu.
Simon Erwagu, Kapelebyong district interim chairperson is worried that theft of animals and food stuffs crops is likely to occur this year again because they have not agreed with the herdsmen on the guidelines to be followed.
The parks foster innovation by assembling highly talented workers in locations where they can interact and share ideas. Such incubators are springing up around the world, dedicated to medicine, computing, energy, and materials.
The centre was once a vibrant skills centre under the National Union of Youth Organization in the 1960s and 1970s where youth from across the country, after completion of their Primary Seven, would come to acquire skills mainly in poultry farming, carpentry, bricklaying and concrete practice and house roofing.