Ignatius Koomu, the District Chairperson of Nakaseke admitted that some civil servants including heads of departments decline to speak over fear for reprisals if the matter is not in favour of the government.
The Ministry made a U-turn earlier this week and confirmed an outbreak after samples taken from a 9-year-old who was under isolation at Kiwoko Hospital tested positive for the fever. The boy from Kasiiso trading centre in Luweero district was admitted at Kiwoko Hospital on December 22 after a referral from Bamugolodde Health Center III.
The directive, seeks to synchronize information in the National Identity data bank, with mobile phone subscription. The validation can be done online by pressing 197. However, only persons with National Identification Numbers etched on their National Identity cards are able to have their simcards validated within the specified period.
Savannah Region Police spokesperson Vincent Ssekatte says the accident occurred when a Kampala bound Premio registration number UAZ 002B carrying four Chinese nationals rammed into a Fuso truck registration number UAK 480W.
Joel Ntabu, the Officer in Charge of Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department-CIID Nakaseke District, says the couple was last seen alive on Saturday selling pineapples at Kiwoko farmers market.He says a preliminary report from a pathologist at Kasana Health Center IV in Luweero shows that the couple succumbed to poison
Two people, including a Lebanese national, have died instantly and two others are critically injured following a morning motor accident in Nakasongola district. The incident took place at Bujaabe village near Kafu.
The dead are identified as Efrance Namwanje, a resident of Wakayamba village in Wakyato Sub County, Sarah Yaka of Mbikko village in Kikamulo Sub County, Nalumansi Nakavuma and another only identified as Willy a resident of Nnongo in Kikamulo Sub County.
Over the years several groups of people in places where NRA had bases have come up to ask for compensation from the NRM government arguing that they gave the then rebels food, cows, vehicles, medicines, protection, among other services as they fought in the bushes. Some of them have in the past camped at various government buildings to demand compensation.
As part of the campaign, President Museveni will address a rally at Wobulenzi town council this afternoon before moving to Luweero town. He is accompanying the NRM Flag bearer in the race, Balwana Rebecca Nalwanga who is tussling out with DPs Brenda Nabukenya. Also in the race are independents Ramla Kadala and Faridah Namubiru.
Key among the regulations is the restriction of entry of non residents into Luwero. He adds that politicians from other parts of the country will not be allowed into the district at least two days to polling day. Elections are scheduled for May 22, 2014.
The latest victim is identified as Alex Kanini (20) a boda boda rider and resident of Ngoma town in Ngoma town council, Nakaseke District. He was hacked to death and his motorcycle robbed. His lifeless body was found in the swamp 1 kilometer off Ngoma road.