The programme is an initiative by the Government to improve womens access to financial services, equip them with the skills for enterprise growth, value addition and marketing of their products and services. The women are availed with interest-free revolving credit to initiate or strengthen their enterprises.
The Rwenzori regional police spokesperson, Lydia Tumushabe, says that defilement cases, which were reported in September, October and November, are attributed to continued use of drugs like marijuana by the suspects and negligence of the parents.
The vaccine rVSV-ZEBOV is the first highly effective Ebola vaccine since the first outbreak of the disease more than 40 years ago. Created by the Public Health Agency of Canada in 2003, the vaccine was shown to be 100 percent effective in monkeys. But it sat on a shelf for decades because of a lack of pharmaceutical company interest until it was licensed to Merck.
Over 30 cases of number plate thefts were reported in Kabarole district alone in a space of two months. But similar cases have also been reported from Bundibugyo, Bunyangabu, Kamwenge, Kyegegwa, Kyenjojo and Ntoroko districts.
On 13th June 2018, President Museveni released an RDC transfer list which was faulted for having inconsistencies and inacurancies. Some of the issues included; appointing of dead people like Aluma Geofrey for Amudat and Aya William, appointed deputy RDC Pader, appointing serving LC5 chairpersons as RDCs like Andrew Napajja who was appointed as RDC Kaabong and yet he is the LCV chairperson for Moroto.
The health workers will be vaccinated using the Ebola Zaire vaccine. The vaccine is expected to arrive in the country today afternoon however vaccination will only start once the use of the vaccine has been approved by the Institutional Review Board-IRB.
The frail-looking old man distanced himself from the recovered items. Bilhwana is believed to be part of the group that has been targeting security installations in Kasese, Bunyangabu, Ntoroko and Bundibugyo the districts.
According to John Kiyaga, the Regional Manager Domestic taxes, URA collected Shillings 9 billion from districts in the Rwenzori region in the 2016/17 financial year. He however, says they collected Shillings 12 billion by May this year indicating a 26 percent increase.
According to Mugisha, the 25-year-old man, a resident of Kikyo parish in Bundibugyo district presented with signs of Ebola prompting them to isolate him at Karugutu Health Centre IV - Ntoroko district.