Five arrested for hiding children from Measles-rubella immunisation.

Child being immunised

By Damali Mukhaye. At least five people in Kamuli district have been arrested by police for allegedly hiding their children from the ongoing national wide measles -rubella immunisation campaign. The District Health Officer, Moses Lyagona says they visited one school in Bugulumbya village with an enrollment of 100 pupils, but there was no one. He says they then resorted to a door-to-door method but to their dismay, some parents had hidden their children under the bed. He says other children have been sent away from their homes until the exercise is done as he explains.

Egypt Air dragged sued for failure to deliver wedding gifts 

By Juliet Kigongo. A woman has dragged Egypt Air Corporation to the Commercial Court seeking Shillings 50 million in compensation for allegedly failing to deliver wedding gifts worth Shillings 10 million to her client in the USA. Jackline Ntarutaimana claims she paid the company about Shillings 400,000 as freight charges for a consignment which was to be urgently delivered to her client before April 29, 2016 -the day of the wedding. Ntarutaimana says that even after the goods were delivered at Entebbe International Airport on April 7, cleared and released for export to New York John F Kennedy Airport,her client did not receive them and to date nothing has been done by the company. She says that her client terminated …

Enanga defends family land before Bamugemereire

By Ruth Anderah. The police spokesperson Fred Enanga has denied using police resources to evict people from their family land located in Oreta village, Amui parish – Akokoro sub-county in Apac district. He was this morning appearing before the commission of inquiry into land matters to defend himself on allegations that he and his father George Echonga grabbed clan land situated in Apac district. 46 year old Enanga says he was born on the disputed land in 1973 and that the land belonged to his grandfather Enos Okabo. Enanga asked the commission chaired by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire to investigate the issue deeply and visit the disputed land to establish the facts on the ground. Earlier last week Enanga’s grandfather Naphtali …

5 arrested for “sabotaging” measles immunisation

  By Benjamin Jumbe & Damali Mukhaye At least five people in Kamuli District have been arrested by police for allegedly hiding their children from the ongoing nation wide measles-rubella immunisation campaign. The District Health Officer, Moses Lyagoba says they visited one school in Bugulumbya village with an enrollment of over 100 pupils but were shocked to find there was no one. He says they then resorted to a door-to-door method but to their dismay, some parents had hidden their children under the bed. Lyagoba says other children had reportedly been sent away from their homes until the exercise is done. Meanwhile, the Uganda Paediatric Association has joined the ministry of health to re-assure the public about the safety of …

Police spokesperson entangled in family land wrangle

  By Ruth Anderah The police spokesperson Mr. Fred Enanga has denied using police resources to evict people from their family land located in Oreta village, Amui parish – Akokoro Sub-county in Apac District. He was this morning appearing before the commission of inquiry into land matters to defend himself on allegations that he and his father George Echonga grabbed clan land situated in Apac District. 46 year old Enanga says he was born on the disputed land in 1973 and that the land belonged to his grandfather Enos Okabo. Mr. Enanga asked the commission chaired by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire to investigate the issue deeply and visit the disputed land to establish the facts on the ground. Earlier last week …