KABERAMAIDO â€” Three sub-counties recently received 2,000 tsetse fly trapping nets to contain the increasing cases of sleeping sickness. The district secretary for health, Charles David Enepu, said the beneficiaries were Alwa, Otuboi and Anyara sub-counties. He said the district planned to build another ward in Lwala hospital to cater for the increasing number of patients.
SOROTI â€” Residents on Friday night danced to a thrilling performance by the third term band led by Taban Amin as they celebrated the end of 2004. The live band show at the Arrow Square was organised by state minister for health Capt. Mike Mukula. The celebrants went into wild cheers when fireworks lit the skies from the Opiyai rock and the Arrow Square.
NEBBI â€” Agency for Accelerated Regional Development, a local NGO, has received sh35m from the Uganda Human Rights Fund to empower the women councillors to fight discrimination. The programme co-ordinator, Martin Masiga, said the fund would equip 570 women council executives at the sub-county level with skills to effectively discharge their roles.