Pauline Nabadda, the Masaka City Environment Officer reveals that the decision to privatize garbage management in the town was reached upon following the chronic failure by the local government to effectively manage the solid waste materials in the area.
According to Tumwebabaze, on that day, she left the minor in the house watching television and took her car to the nearby washing bay for cleaning as usual. Tumwebabaze says that she returned home in a space of fewer than 30 minutes only to find her grandchild missing.
Abdul Weboya, the School Deputy teacher, says they don’t have money to replace the faulty batteries because of the merger UPE grants allocated to the school. He says that they have since written to Wales for assistance.
Roger Wamala, the Uganda Airlines Commercial Director says the two aircraft, code named Mt Elgon and Mt. Rwenzori, will however remain grounded because the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA has not yet cleared them to fly. UCAA is expected to clear the planes end of April.
They have also asked government to put up a monument like a church at Nametsi where the public and grandchildren of those who perished in the disaster can go to remember them. They said most of those people who were buried there have no graves for their people to look at in remembrance for them.
It is alleged that Andrew Ayo, who had accused his wife of infidelity, followed her to her parental home in Atakara-Maka-Gwata at around 1am last night and found when she woman had reportedly left home to see another man, prompting him to set her house on fire killing the minor instantly before he fled.
According to Lotukei, instead of touching a gun, he rather touches a needle for injecting animals, which have changed his life. Lotukei thanked the government of Uganda for removing guns from them, saying they did not know that guns were blocking them from enjoying other development projects.
The disease has affected at least 10 households from two villages in Akongomit parish. A total of 18 children, the youngest being 6 months and 3 adults in Alongotidi village have presented with systems similar to scabies while another case has been reported in a neighbouring village of Oturulakodal.
Report from Lira Psychiatric Department at the Regional Referral Hospital indicates that about 1,950 cases of mental illness of young people ages 19 to 36, have been reported to the facility within a period of six months.
“After failing to get justice in the supreme court, we decided to go to the court of the people and when we call upon you the people who have been victimized by these actions of the regime, don’t waste any time to raise and join us. Said Kyagulanyi”
Findings show that no health workers or other hospitals staff carry out exclusive breastfeeding. For NGOs, only 9.1 percent of the mothers employed there are able to breastfeed exclusively followed by those employed in the private sector at 22.2 percent. Only women employed in United Nations agencies were found to be able to breastfeed exclusively for six months
Okot’s musical journey started when he was aged 12, inspired by the experience of a street kid who had been abandoned by his family. He was born blind in a family of seven children in Pangira Parish, Lokung Sub-county then Kitgum and present-day Lamwo District.
Ronald Mugera Bbaale, the Chairperson of Masaka Municipality Business Community lashed out to the city leadership of neglecting a critical aspect of public hygiene in the town despite them being prompt in collecting taxes.