Among young people aged 15-29, suicide was the fourth leading cause of death after road injury, tuberculosis and interpersonal violence, according to the study: Suicide worldwide in 2019. It is estimated that more than 700,000 people, or one-in-100, died by suicide during the year.
According to the residents, it is now three years since Uganda National Roads Authority -UNRA valued their land and properties for compensation and asked them to open up bank accounts, but shockingly, they haven’t received a single coin, yet they were stopped from carrying out any other development activities on their land.
Welcoming the release of their members at the NUP headquarters on Kamwokya on Monday afternoon, Kyagulanyi who was joined by the Party General Secretary David Lewis Lubongoya and Spokesperson, Joel Ssenyonyi, said that they will explore avenues how their comrades can attain justice after being arrested on baseless crimes.
Those released this morning include Ali Bukeni alias Nubian Li, Edward Ssebuufu alias Eddie Mutwe, Hassan Ssemakula alias Abdul Souldier, Kenny Kyalimpa, Lukeman Mwijukye alias Kampala, Daniel Onywerot alias Dan Magic, Robert Kivumbi alias Mighty Family, Ibrahim Tamale, and Muzafuru Mwanje alias Main Gate.
Aggrey Kibenge, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development says the country is not lacking laws and policies against child labour but there is a need for collective responsibility.
It took Amudu Jean Pierre a refugee who arrived in Uganda from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC in 2012 four incidents of being bounced before he finally got his first COVID-19 jab at the Makerere University Hospital in April.
In an update through the Anti-corruption tweeter handle on what transpired in the meeting that was convened to harmonize on how students and citizens will be refunded their money, Nakalema has directed that companies that extorted money refund it within seven days.
Charles Twine the CID spokesperson has told Uganda Radio Network-URN, that as law enforcement bodies apart from the challenge of enforcing the Covid-19 guidelines in place, another disturbing factor is going to be high reported cases of defilement, likely to shoot-up once again in this lockdown.
Muchunguzi, who is nursing a bullet wound at Mulago National Referral Hospital left his guardian’s home in Kiteredde, Kingo in Masaka City early this year for Kampala in search of employment. His only contact in the city was Wilber Mukiibi, the son of Suzan Mutesi, who brought up Muchunguzi after being abandoned by his biological mother at five years of age.
The Acting Traffic Police Director ,Lawrence Niwabiine, says that as police they are concerned and worried about the health of their manpower that execute their daily duties in an environment that exposes them to the polluted air.
The Soroti District Woman MP, Anna Adeke, says that women were blessed to have a Speaker in the 10th Parliament (Rebecca Kadaga) who was emphasizing gender and equity. Adeke says that she is looking forward to the new leadership that she hopes will maintain the same.
Experts in mental health and psycho social issues want services of mental health strengthened in rural areas.
According to the experts, scaling up of mental health services in the rural communities will help the many people who are suffering with the effects from pandemic to access services.
The conflict in the family of late John Nsubuga Musoke, a former employee of the Ministry of Gender stems from the alleged unequal distribution of money earned from rentals, and an attempt to sell a piece of land, part of the inheritance.
Apedel has been part of the soldier's brigade, a wing that was responsible for providing security to NUP campaign teams in the recently concluded general elections. He is also one of the firebase members who survived the Kalangala swoop in which more than 90 members of NUP were arrested and subsequently charged.
The order will affect ten private primary and nursery schools with more than 5000 learners in different parts of the country. The schools include Kito Pioneer Primary School in Ntinda, Testimonies Nursery School in Kireka, St Ponsiano Ngondwe Nursery School in Makindye, Elgon Infant School in Kireka and Nsambya Police Barracks Nursery/Primary School.
“They raided homes; a number of our comrades were abducted from different areas between 10th and 11th May. We are reliably informed that most of them are being held at CMI headquarters in Mbuya and are being subjected to all manner of torture and humiliation." -Joel Ssenyonyi, NUP Spokesman