Connie Kekihembo, the Executive Director of the Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation Uganda says that young people with a physical disability and those with other impairments are mocked whenever they visit health facilities to enrol for family planning services. This was based on data collected from Mukono and Luweero districts, last year.
According to the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA, the Buffer Zone, an area of land preserved for environment protection, is estimated to cover 200 meters from a shoreline of a wetland or any water body.
The raid on the office of the FDC in Kasese comes barely two days after the FDC party headquarters at Najjanankumbi were broken into, stealing a number of items including computers and printers.
Last week, the security operatives also raided the officials of the home of Kalyatha Bwambale, a renowned FDC supporter in Kisolholho village of Kitholu sub county in Kasese.
A gas cylinder belonging to a metal fabrication workshop that doubles as a Washing Bay opposite Mulago Hospital was detected swollen by owners on Tuesday afternoon. Moments later, they alerted Wandegeya and Mulago hospital police.
Stephen Okello, a resident of Kanyagoga sub ward in Bardege Division of Gulu Municipality says that that bars in the area play music to unbearable levels especially at night interfering with their right to sleep.
Kyagulanyi states that what he, Ssenyonyi and other Ugandans are doing, is coming together in association while exercising their power as Ugandans in as far as Article one of the Constitution, which states that power belongs to the people.
On Tuesday, just a day before his death, he embarked on investigations into reports that the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces Fisheries Protection Unit was torturing and killing fishermen on Lake Kyoga. The intervention followed reports that scores of people had died in operations conducted by the unit following a ban of fishing activities on the Lake.
Releasing the findings on Wednesday, Muhammed Ahamed Sharrif, a social researcher and principal investigator on the study, said they selected a rural and urban sub county in each of the districts where respondents would be asked questions in group discussions and individual interviews between January and October.
Patrick Nsamba, the Guild Representative Councillor (GRC) for Lumumba Hall says that during a meeting with Gen. Salim Saleh and 15 student leaders at his Kapeeka industrial area in Nakaseke District on October 7, the affected students were compensated with 21 million shillings.
The rains also swept away Nyakasandara Bridge that connects Bincon and Katugo to Hanga Market paralyzing transport in the area. This has forced several residents to stay home since the only bridge that connects to the nearby Kitemba Primary school was washed away.