In a televised address, about the health situation in the country, Museveni said the National Task Force on COVID-19 had reviewed the current situation in the country and made recommendations aimed at avoiding a resurgence and flare up of infections. These he said must be be adopted for implementation with immediate effect.
The Kampala-Malaba Meter Gauge Railway is part of the multi-modal Northern Corridor route, which includes road transport from Mombasa in Kenya to Uganda and neighbouring countries, including Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan and Eastern DR Congo. The corridor also has maritime links with Lake Victoria’s inland waterways.
On Wednesday, the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited – UETCL, without giving reasons announced on its social media pages that they are experiencing a national blackout. “We shall keep you updated as we work on restoration of power. All inconveniences caused are regretted,” read the UETCL message to its stakeholders.
"The committee finds that the conduct and behavior of Hon. Namuganza constitutes gross misconduct and misbehavior and is not befitting of a Member of Parliament, more so a Minister. Being cognizant of the fact that Parliament approved her appointment as a Minister, recommends that the House invokes Article 118 (1) (b) of the Constitution and Rule 106 of Parliament rules to censure her," reads the committee report tabled before the house on Wednesday.
According to the poll results announced by Edrine Nsobanyi, the Makerere University Electoral Commission Chairperson on Wednesday evening, Alionzi who is affiliated with the National Unity Platform- NUP garnered 5839 votes to beat off his National Resistance Movement-NRM rival, Hussein Ibra who garnered 2079 votes.
In his ruling delivered Wednesday morning, Civil Division High Court Judge Musa Ssekaana, says the suit will proceed before him to its logical conclusion, arguing that the court’s power to exercise discretion to stay court proceedings before it can be exercised judicially and in the public interest. “…the same should not be used to cause delay of hearings or inconvenience to the other party or result into public mischief,” he said.
H. E Jessica Alupo, the Vice President of Uganda who was chief guest at the celebration, affirmed government's support towards PWDs saying although a number of things has been done to support PWDs, the remaining challenges requires a lot of visioning and purpose leadership at a national level.
Moses Bisase, Parliament’s Director for Corporate Planning and Strategy (CPS) Department said that the institution was committed to the fight and revealed the establishment of a new division on gender mainstreaming and equity, which will complement the Legislative arm in the fight.
Last month, President Museveni directed that Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA takes over management of government markets in the city and replace all current market leadership. The directive saw KCCA repossess St. Balikuddembe (Owino) Market, Wandegeya and Nakasero market and others amidst complaints from the then interim market management committees.
The Ebola Virus Disease that was first diagnosed in Mubende district in September, has so far killed more than 50 people while over 80 have recovered. In Kampala, the campaign was launched in the Central Division that houses places that attract huge numbers of people such taxi parks, markets, bus parks and shopping centres.
The money will be used to construct three roads which include Bwitankanja-Nsonosa 5.6 kilometers, Burambira-Mikamba-Bwitankanja 6.7 Kilometers and Mutwe-Kyamwera 7.4 Kilometers, construction of a Market Shed and Taxi Park and construction of a playground.