A payment scale by the Uganda Prisons service offers skilled prisoners a payment of 1,398 Shillings up from 500 shillings, semi-skilled prisoners are to be given 699 Shillings from 250 Shillings, while non-skilled inmates will get 280 Shillings up from 100 shillings per day. Gratuity for the inmates was also increased from 3,000 to 8,386 Shillings.
Uganda has 25 fistula surgeons across the country with one surgeon in each of the 13 regional referral hospitals to carry out fistula repairs. Additional surgeons are available in seven private, not-for-profit hospitals. But the shortage has led to a backlog of 200,000 fistula cases, yet an additional 1,900 new cases are recorded every year.
Rubaga Grade One Magistrate Joel Wagoye said Kaddu that Kaddu was found to be suffering from bipolar, a mental health condition that causes extreme mood swings. The court heard that Kaddu had suffered an episode of hypomania, characterized by emotional highs, on the day he attacked the Bishop.
According to bid documents, up to 198 million Shillings would be spent on the packages, for which MTN Uganda had been selected as the best bidder. But the plan met stern resistance from the public many of who condemned Members of Parliament for demonstrating selfishness by evading a tax they imposed on Ugandans.
During an interface with the tenants and officials of the divestiture committee, intended at resolving ownership of these properties and management of disputes the officials were over whelmed by the number of tenants on the Asian properties.
The residents argue that the move is aimed at fulfilling selfish individuals by a section of politicians and not extending service delivery.
The sub county of Nkanga is set to be curved out of Nyabubare sub county and the villages in question are set to be part of the new sub county a move that has angered locals.
The district received an allocation of 4.4 billion Shillings towards the construction of roads. But according to the district Engineer Samuel Mwesigwa, the allocation is a drop in the iceberg considering the poor state of roads in the district and the number of kilometres than need to be improved and upgraded.