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.
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.
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.
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.