The Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment Programme targeted to reach 362,561 older persons in the financial year 2019/2020. But of these, only 304,555 older persons successfully received their payment with the support of Postbank and Centenary Bank
Natukunda Tryphena, an ambassador representing the Young People Living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda says due to weaker anti-stigma policies put in place by the government many clients are forced to abandon treatment due to stigma by some members of the community.
The suspect Alex Wanyala from Buhugu Sub County alleges that on Saturday night, the police officers beat him and took away his money and later arrested him for riding a motorcycle beyond the curfew time.
Speaking to URN in Lugbara on Monday, Pirio said the visibly drunken youths emerged from another campaign venue and passed where they were campaigning from. She says the youths started insulting them and ordered them to vacate their village.