Pregnant mothers demand fencing of the maternity ward for privacy

Pregnant mothers, who deliver at Rubaya Health Centre IV in Lyakarimira Town Council of Kabale district, want authorities at the health centre to fence the maternity ward to provide privacy for expectant mothers. The women, who include, Enid Nabaasa and Enid Andindire, raised the concern yesterday, while speaking during a community dialogue that was organized by Advocacy for Better Health at Kibuga Church of Uganda in Kabale district. Advocacy for Better Health is a United States Agency for International Development five-year, project aimed at improving the availability, accessibility, and quality…

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Members of Parliament condemn Museveni’s threats at the EC

A section of Members of Parliament have criticized the president’s threats directed at the Electoral Commission. While officiating at the passing out of the newly elected women council leaders over the weekend, President Yoweri Museveni attacked the Electoral Commission (EC) chaired by Justice Simon Byabakama accusing them of gross incompetence and threatened to get rid of them. His statement follows the defeat of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party candidates in the Jinja Municipality East, Arua Municipality and Rukungiri Woman parliamentary elections. Now, the Kumi Municipality MP, Monicah Amoding,…

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Bus gets stuck on the road paralyzes Transport in Rukiga district

Transport along the Muhanga-Kisiizi road in Rukiga district was yesterday paralyzed after a bus got stuck on slippery road at Kabimbiri in Bukinda Sub County. The bus belonging to Baby coach Bus Company got stuck on the road last evening after the road became slippery due to heavy rains that were experienced in the area. The Rukiga District Vice Chairperson, Jackson Muganizi, blamed the slippery road on the poor murram that was applied on the road by the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA, when they rehabilitated it three ago. The Rwamucucu…

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