According to statistics from January to December 2020 from the office of the district probation officer 4,034 girls below 17 years visited a hospital for antenatal care since the closure of schools in March.
Justin Komakech, a resident of Amuru District was brutally arrested in August, and later tortured by Environment Police personnel after he recorded a phone video of the officers extorting money from a charcoal dealer in a truck. The officers forced Komakech to write an apology prompting the intervention of Amuru District leaders. He later reported the matter to the Police Professional Standard Unit in Gulu City, but to-date his tormentors are still at large, yet some witnesses declined to record statements.
In his appeal, Munyirwa says that the judgement was characterized with bias and unfairness, saying that the court did not consider part of his evidence despite being essential in strengthening the grounds raised in his petition.
Ogwang says that several Government projects were lying idle despite funds being readily available. Some of these projects include road works, irrigation schemes and dams, water and sewerage facilities and agricultural projects among others.
Ssemakula explains that the local government ministry has come up with regulations for the reconstructed modern markets, including the ban on markets operating within one kilometre of a modern market.
He adds that the municipal council expects to collect over shillings 700million from Kitooro market beginning this financial year and so had to let go of the Kabubu market.
The rationalization of the MDAs is one of the main financial policy measures of the government next financial year, which are aimed at trimming public expenditure and improve efficiency in service delivery.
Even at its level as a general hospital now, the facility is often overcrowded with bed occupancy now at more than 110 per cent. Dr Emmanuel Batibwe, the Executive Director says that although the hospital has over the years transformed from a small facility at the level of Health Center II, they have remained squeezed on a five-acre piece of land donated by the Kampala Capital City Authority.
The body of the woman, who was allegedly kidnapped by unknown men, on January 6 was yesterday found inside a septic tank at her matrimonial home in Muyenga, a suburb of Kampala. Shortly after, police detectives established that Onebe had made an appointment with doctors at a Nairobi hospital where he was to travel on Monday, but he quickly applied for a Visa to the United Kingdom.
Justice Dollo said it is unfair for someone seeking justice to have to travel more than 80 kilometers to find a magistrate and this does not guarantee adequate access to justice.
Minister Matia Kasaija directed the permanent secretary to initiate a process that will enable facilitation to solve the case backlog
At a function held at Mestil Hotel in Kampala, Wall was re-elected unopposed together with the majority of her executive members that include Angwech Dian-Vice President, Ritah Namakiika-Secretary and Shane Gloria Masanase as the Treasurer. This is Wall’s second and final term as Uganda Law Society President having first been elected last year.
Phillian Anguni, a resident of Anzuu village in Vurra sub-county Arua district was shot on the right thigh on September 5 near Opia Health Centre III. The URA enforcement team from Padeya in Zombo district was returning from Arua city.
As part of the operations, 14 pharmacies, 4 clinics, three-drug shops, and two general merchandise shops were closed and drugs impounded. The drugs were got during a 12-day enforcement operation after NDA was tipped off that some pharmacies and drug shops were operating without valid licenses.
The deceased is Didas Mayinja Sseruyange, the proprietor of Mayinja Pub, in Kawanga trading centre, Mabindo sub-county. The incident occurred on Thursday night at around 9pm during a night operation against open bars and pubs.