At the moment, however, Army and police personnel have now been deployed in all public spaces such as Children's Park, the Leisure Park in Kitooro and Mayor's Garden in Katabi-Namate village and also along the Kampala-Entebbe highway.
Ivan Ruyonga, a health worker in one of the private facilities turned up around 3pm on Tuesday only to find the center closed. He claims that the Health ministry did not communicate effectively on the time frame for people to get their first dose.
The vaccination exercise runs from 8am to 5pm every weekday. However, on Friday, the centre closed at 2pm because there were less than five doses remaining and yet over ten people were waiting to be vaccinated.
Some of these people, including those who got the COVID-19 jab from the hospital, told Uganda Radio Network that the low number of patients at the moment could be because many people are scared because the hospital also has COVID-19 patients. Others say the public should overcome its fear of COVID-19 and instead comply with the standard operating procedures such as avoiding crowds, wearing face masks and maintaining social distance among others.
Before Taremwa could take a plea in the case, Justice Kwesiga said that he could not hear the case due to a conflict of interest. He explained that the deceased Nteireho was a son to one of the clients he represented during private practice.
The chimps live in or outside mainly tropical rain forests and woodlands located in Western Uganda such as Bugoma, Budongo, and Kibale among others There are also 25 individual chimpanzees that have been identified in Otzi Central Forest Reserve in West Nile, another habitat for the eastern chimpanzee.
The vendors are supposed to relocate to the market on Sunday and Monday.
However, Isabirye has halted the exercise saying the market leadership has to first complete the verification of vendors who have so far been allocated stalls and lockups.
The State Attorney, Mariam Njuki told the court that Tayebwa defiled the victim on two separate occasions. He reportedly first defiled his victim in the garden where her mother had sent her to collect food and did it again at home while the victim’s mother was away.
Construction of the OPD was halted last month after the municipal council made changes to the initial design. These changes include adding worktops at the reception and laboratory and also painting the exterior of the block.
Justice Kwesiga faulted the state for sanctioning a file that lacks concrete evidence. He made the statement after the State Attorney admitted that the file had been sanctioned based merely on the boy’s statement and that there were no other witnesses.
Dr. Diana Atwine, the MOH Permanent Secretary is optimistic that the center will be open by next month. She however says the ministry has asked for an additional Shillings 1.8 billion (500,000 US Dollars) for the completion of the project and the one under Mulago National Specialized Hospital.
Dr. John Kalyesubula, the medical officer at Entebbe Municipal Council, says that 2,333 people have so far been vaccinated. “The figure could go higher if vaccination is opened to the rest of the public,” Kalyesubula said. The hospital received 3,100 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, which means that they have used 75.2 per cent of the doses delivered.
In 2019, Ministry of Health tasked NMS to handle the procurement, storage and transportation of the mosquito nets because of its capacity to reach the entire country.
He noted that the donor was initially skeptical about the capacity and ability of NMS to deliver the project.
The State Attorney Nelly Asiku noted that Namugali did not provide copies of introductory letters from LCI Chairpersons to confirm that Madolo and Wamboga reside in Kyengera Town Council and Lugonjo-Nakiwogo.
According to the proposed rates, traders with stalls for food, fresh vegetables and Matooke will pay Shillings 30,000, stalls for fish, fruits and charcoal will pay Shillings 50,000 while those with butcheries and chicken cages will pay Shillings 100,000 monthly.
As a result, the council wants to collect shillings 100million a month, translating into shillings 1.2 billion annually.
David Musingo, UWEC's Manager of Education and Information Department, says the visitor numbers are still low, compared to the daily average of 500 visitors on weekdays and 2,000 on weekends before the outbreak of covid-19.
A Ugandan source in attendance told URN that the negotiations could go on until Sunday afternoon as the two sides held cards on their chests vouching for how best their countries could benefit from the pipeline project. The pipeline will evacuate Uganda’s oil from the Albertine to the external market.