“You are hereby suspended from the Office of the Regional Kadhi Bunyoro/Tooro Muslim Region with immediate effect,” reads the May 27th, 2021 letter, a copy of which URN has seen. Adding that,” You are requested to handover all the office equipment including the vehicle….”
According to the health ministry, the learners who tested positive are from 29 schools from 17 districts. Some of the districts where the cases came from are Kampala, Wakiso, Gulu, Arua, Masaka and Jinja. Data from the health ministry indicates that cases have been reported from; 10 nursing schools, 11 secondary schools and seven primary schools. Cases were also picked from one Tertiary Institution and Primary Teaching Colleges. Also Kyambogo University has reported 8 cases of the disease (six students and two administrative staff)
Acellam says 50 graves belonging to 47 families that were within the project site have already been destroyed without their consents despite their earlier agreement that they should be exhumed to pave way for the works.
They started working on the road last month (April) by using hand hoes, pangas, slashers, among other tools to open drainage channels, use stones and soil to fix potholes and compact using the old culvert by rolling it on the soil that they pour on the road to compact it.
Uganda’s representatives are Haniffa Bangirana Kawooya, the MP Mawogola West mp (NRM), Felix Okot Ogong the Dokolo South (NRM), Juliet Achayo Lodou the Ngora MP (NRM), Eric Musana the Buyaga East MP (Independent), and Patrick Nsamba Oshabe the Kassanda North (NUP).
Dr Henry Mwebesa, the Director-General of Health Services, says in the current wave, younger patients are reporting the most cases of severe and critical forms of the diseases unlike in the first wave where older persons were more at risk.
Docus Chepusua, one of the women says that their husbands want them to produce many children despite their inability to provide for them. "Our husbands want us to produce until you die while producing yet they can't help in taking care of children, they leave us the women battling out with the children’s welfare, “she said.
According to the charge sheet, it is alleged that between February 2007 and June 2014, Mugarura continued to draw a salary from a consolidated fund purporting to be a teacher at Mbarara Secondary School and caused financial loss of 42 Million Shillings.
The hospital currently has 45 COVID-19 patients. 15 of these are critically ill and thereby in need of oxygen full time.
Since there are only 25 medics handling the COVID-19 suspects and patients, Mubiru says the facility cannot admit any more cases.
“On behalf of NGO fraternity and friends of Okello Dan, we hereby announce his untimely death, which occurred from Kampala Case Hospital. According to his brother, the cause of death is believed to be COVID-19. We pray and stand with the family at this very trying and difficult moment. Let us wait for further communication from the family if at all we can join in during the sendoff based on SOP,” reads the statement.
Olive Rukundo, a Banana farmer in Magambo village says that the cooperative is an eye-opener to the farmers on how to benefit more from their produce. She says that they have now an opportunity to negotiate better prices for their bananas and now sell the bananas in Kilograms, which gives them more money.