The budget was presented before the council today by the Executive Secretary in charge of Finance and Administration John Mary Ssebufu. He said that the four million was part of the money that KCCA had returned to the consolidated fund, but the council asked the Ministry of Finance to reallocate it to the Authority to supplement its current budget.
The therapies; artesunate, imatinib and infliximab will be tested on hospitalized COVID-19 patients in 52 countries under the Solidarity PLUS programme. Artesunate is a medicine for severe malaria, imatinib is used for certain cancers, including leukaemia, while infliximab is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other diseases of the immune system.
They were contracted by the COVID 19 Taskforce to provide meals and security services for patients admitted at Kilak Corner Technical Institute which was gazetted as an isolation and treatment centre last year.
The district registered 187 criminal juvenile offences in the financial year 2020-2021 compared to 168 cases recorded in the previous year. These include cases of aggravated robbery, murder, and sexual offences like incest and defilement, among others, committed by minors aged 15 and 16.
The speaker sent out invites for the special sitting on August 9th, 2021. In the invitations, she invited all councillors, the KCCA Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director and all directors. The meeting was scheduled to start at 10 am but didn't until 11 am.
On July 27th, 2021, unknown dumped a coffin at Mulago Hospital with placards demanding Dr. Atwine’s removal, prompting police to swing into action and hunt for them. The d coffin, which was later removed by Police, had placards with words attacking Dr. Atwine.
They say that families are breaking up and children neglected as parents remain incapable of taking care of them in the absence of compensation for their land and other properties. Disputes are escalating out of mistrust, as couples suspect each other of having received the money behind the others back.
Fr. Emmanuel Ocukuru, the Pastoral Coordinator of Nebbi Catholic Diocese, says that preparations are in top gear for the consecration. He, however, says that only a few invited people will attend the event.
Ryan Akampulira, the Bududa District Police Commander, said that they are keeping the impounded animals and motorcycles at Bududa Central Police as exhibits. He asked the residents to wait until the president lifts the suspension on public gatherings before they can resume bullfighting.
Morris Kyalisiima, one of the vendors told URN that it is not their wish to vend merchandise on the streets but they are being forced by the poverty situation in the country. He acknowledged that street vending is where they find more customers compared to any other and vowed to fight on rather than die of hunger.