Dr. Fatuma Ahmed, the Consultant on Gender and Social Protection for the IOM's Better Regional Migration Management Project, says female migrant workers abroad are doubly disadvantaged because they are discriminated as females and as migrants.
Mary Teko, a primary six pupil, says she walks through the mountainous routes approximately 5 kilometers each way to get to school on weekly basis. she added that the journeys are riskier in the evening because it is the time cattle raiders always start their movements and they use the same routes children pass.
According to the managers, they have running on a diesel generator for the last two weeks, which is costly given the high price of fuel. As a result, the cooperative has hiked milk prices from Shillings 1400 per liter to Shillings 1500 to cater for the cost of diesel.
William Matsanga, a resident of Buwanyanga village, Buwanyanga sub county in Bulambuli district was today morning found hanging dead on a rope around his neck in a store near the factory he has been working as a guard.
Julius Abigaba Baguma, the Principal of the college attributed the staffing gap to the lack of a clear management structure, which bares them from conducting recruitment and the promotion of most staff to higher positions without being replaced.
The CAO Anselim Kyaligonza has cancelled the transfer of Dr. Sekanabo and ordered him to return to Karugutu Health Centre IV where he was working as a surgeon without giving any reasons for the decision.
On Sunday night, dozens of elders and young people converged at Lukodi Primary School Playgrounds for the fireplace meeting under the stewardship of Rwot Justin Ocan of Patiko and elders from different clans. T
Some of the farmers visited by URN described the continuous suffering that the people of Karamoja are going through as a curse. Mark Lodumoi, a father of four children and a resident of Kacheri village in Kacheri sub-county in Kotido district, says that he cultivated five hectares of maize mixed with beans, which were destroyed by the armyworms and drought.
Abraham Mpwerwa, the headteacher of Buusu primary school which is 1.2 kilometers away from the border of DR Congo near river Lamia, says that the refugees destroyed a lot of furniture and used it for cooking.
In his Sunday homily at Holy Rosary Church, Reverend Father Uma, said that the President`s statement is not welcome noting that it is an indication of not being mindful of the suffering people amidst ululations, cheers, and handclaps from the congregation.
Emmanuel Tumwizere, the Regional UCDA Coordinator, says that they are in a campaign to motivate farmers to boost their production and productivity. He mentioned that their research established that a stumped coffee plant produces three times as much yield as the farmer can get from an old tree.
Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd Infantry Division spokesperson told URN in an interview over the weekend that no major incident was reported over the last two weeks. Oware said that they have been stepping up the number of troops on the ground to carry out day and night patrols with the view to strengthening the protection of civilians and recovery of illegal firearms from the suspected cattle rustlers.
Patrick Dennis Alibu, the Chairperson of the Uganda Allied Health Professionals’ Associations who doubles as Secretary-General of the Uganda Medical Laboratory Technology Association, said the 21 days elapsed this morning marking the start of their industrial action.
Eyewitnesses say that the fire that started at around 12:30 p.m. is suspected to have been caused by sparks from welding activities on the roof of one of the kiosks in the parking lot of the National Theatre.