The six cases that were reported were part of 3,451 samples that were tested yesterday. Four of the confirmed cases are truck drivers who entered the country through the Malaba Point of entry while two are community cases from Moyo and Tororo districts
Andama was interdicted by the office of the President on July 2nd in a letter signed by Yunus Kakande, Secretary office of the President on five accounts including corruption and disclosure of classified information.
Jane Aguti, whose brother, Nicholas Omase is locked up says police was the first to chase Tegu and even fired three bullets. According to Aguti, although she doesn’t know why the officers were chasing the deceased, she suspects that the mob could have responded to the gunshots.
Motorcycles are not allowed to carry passengers, and their operations are restricted to 5 p.m. according to guidelines issued by President Yoweri Museveni as part of the measures to control the spread of COVID-19.
Unlike, other districts of Karamoja, Nakapiripirit experiences two planting seasons in a year. Farmers in the district mainly grow beans, maize, cassava and other crops while most districts in Karamoja majorly grow sorghum.
The desperate move comes amidst a shortage of blood due to the lockdown that led to the closure of educational institutions which are the major blood donors. The blood Bank collected 56,800 Units against a target of 75,000 units of blood during the month of April, the time when the country was in total lockdown
The border district received 305,000 face masks for distribution as part of a government declaration calling for the mandatory wearing of masks to safeguard communities against COVID-19. But the masks were not enough to cover the people fall within the bracket of those targeted for the distribution of masks.
Babirye’s parents, Ruth Mutasa and William Mutasa were remanded to Kayiti prison in Namutumba district on May 29th for allegedly assaulting their Village Chairperson, Geoffrey Babalanda and theft of his Shillings 3 million.
Deborah Sanyu, an eyewitness said that Bukenya was crashing rocks in the quarry into smaller pieces for sale on Tuesday evening when the huge boulder rolled down and hit him on the head killing him on the spot.
The disagreement stemmed from the contention on whether a sum of 900 million Shillings from the budget, should be allocated to the purchase of a grader or the completion unfinished road works in the Municipality.
It is alleged that Ssenyonga, a resident of Kilyowa village in Njeru municipality in Buikwe district was riding a passenger on a motorcycle registration number; UDV 455N to unidentified location when the LDUs who had staged a road block outside the farm ordered them to stop in vain.
The LDU, Thomas Jolly Opoka was found guilty of murdering a 65-year-old resident of Amati parish in Oyam District. The deceased was identified as Francis Ogwang Munu, a member of the village COVID- 19 task force, who was allegedly assaulted to death during an operation to enforce night-curfew on June 27.
Health officials and the COVID-19 Taskforce in the district placed the suspects under quarantine on June 26, 2020, after they were suspected to have come into close contact with a 30-year-old man who tested positive for the virus in the district.
Mufumba ran to the Industrial Court over wrongful dismissal from Uganda Development Bank in 2011 where she was working as the Principal Internal Auditor. She argued she had been dismissed while on leave and was not given any reason for her dismissal. The judges of the industrial court agreed with her that she was dismissed wrongfully.
Major Peter Mugisa, the 3rd Division Army Spokesperson, says that the Uganda Peoples Defence Force-UPDF soldiers using intelligence reports tracked the armed group towards the Kenyan border leading to the arrest of six suspects including their ring leader identified as “colonel".