According to the report, a total of 2,500 adolescent boys and young men aged 10 to 24 years participated in a survey conducted in August in all the divisions of Kampala city. They were asked about how COVID-19 had affected their health and psychological well-being.
It is alleged that Omony shot himself after he was tasked to explain the theft of a motorcycle from the parking space of Asiatic sports shop. An eye witness, who declined to be named for fear of losing his job told URN that, at around midday, an unidentified Asian man came and parked his motorcycle and entered the sports shop.
The continued absence of concerted counselling services among the population in northern and eastern Uganda who lived with twenty years of war is forcing many into suicide, according to the Amnesty Commission. Moses Drako, the Amnesty Commission spokesperson disclosed that during one of the sessions at Atiak Sub County in Amuru district, it emerged that 10 residents had committed suicide between December 2012 and February 2013.