The instruction was given by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya through a circular to all Chief Administrative Officers and Town Clerks. In the circular, he asked the accounting officers to instruct all persons with political interests to adhere to election guidelines and Public Standing Orders.
A Primary Six Pupil at Arise and Shine Primary School who was found vending brooms in Luweero town council on Friday said that her mother is among those whose businesses were closed over the COVID 19 pandemic leaving them with no source of livelihood. He explained that as result, he was directed to vend brooms to get money to look after the family and save for fees.
Luweero District Human Resource Officer Bernard Okello explains that while joining the service, the parish chiefs submitted Diploma’s as the highest level of education attained. But in 2019 when the district announced new job slots, the parish chiefs applied for promotion with academic documents indicating that they had university Degrees.
The move follows a directive issued by President Yoweri Museveni during the Heroes Day Celebration on June 9, for investigations into the reported thefts. The matter had been brought to the President’s attention by Hajji Edris Sseddunga, the chairperson of the Uganda War Veterans Association.
Juma Sserwadda blames the death of his baby on health workers at Luweero Hospital who dillydallied him for hours demanding for 200,000 shillings to carryout caesarean section against his wife Nakitende .
Phoebe Namulindwa, the Chairperson of the task force says that the markets have been reopened today after a meeting in which the leaders committed to implementing all measures to combat the spread of the virus. These include wearing face masks, observing the recommended social distance, using sanitisers and taking extra measures to decongest the markets.
Robert Masinde, a resident of Kamira trading centre in Luweero district has been on the run, from June 4, when he hacked his wife Jennipher Ajambo, a mother of six. The two had a misunderstanding after Ajambo allegedly rejected Masinde's sexual demands.
Three of the roadside markets have already been closed on the directive of the task force after they failed to implement the Standard Operating Procedures aimed at combating the spread of the virus. The affected markets are Balikyejusa, Balikyewunya and Wobulenzi roadside market.
Alex Bikorwomuhangi the director of Five Star Restaurant and Takeaway says that they have deployed a security guard to stop the drivers from entering their restaurant so as to stop spread of the virus to clients and workers.
Most of the cases were registered in the areas of Luweero, Wobulenzi and Bombo town councils, while a few others were registered from Kikyusa and Kamira sub counties among others. According to Luweero District Probation Officer Joyce Namigadde, most of the cases are a result of neglect, provocation and poverty.
Edward Ssebuliba the Chairperson of Health Management Committee of Katuugo Health Center explains that although they are happy for the construction works and elevation of the facility, lack of toilet facility for patient is a great health concern.
Asuman Kaaya the Secretary of Luweero Town Council Taxi Management Association says that there are over 260 taxis operating from Luweero to Kampala city but none have acquired route charts to ply on the road.
The unidentified driver of the truck registration number UAX 949E from Arua municipality was heading to Nakasero market in Kampala. A subsequent search established that the truck was hiding packs of Marijuana in a load of Mangoes.
The district had planned to collect over one billion shillings in local revenue in the financial year 2019/2020. However, the district has realized only 562 million Shillings, with just a month to end of the financial year.
Eighteen councillors voted to amend the motion and commit the money to equipping the hospital whereas four councillors insisted it should be used to buy food. Basing on the outcome, The district Speaker Dithan Kikabi ruled that money be used to buy hospital beds, sanitizers, thermometer guns and masks.