However, yesterday when taxi operators visited City Hall to start the process as had been instructed, they were instead turned away by officials who said they were crowding the place and were asked to leave pending further communication.
Fred Enanga the Uganda Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network-URN that it is a common practice for the public to employ any security guard they get without first establishing who they are and where they hail from.
Although president Museveni pardoned riders whose motorcycles were impounded for defying his directives in the fight against COVID19, Kampala metropolitan police is still holding more than 690 impounded motorcycles for more investigations.
For almost 30 years, Lazarus Ijoyi, also known as Ejoyi, has been a Catholic priest in Arua Diocese. But the past seven years have been anything but smooth for Father Ejoyi. Without a parish to call home, he's received letters of transfer, police summons, suspension, eviction notices, assault by a fellow priest and forceful eviction from a church house. URN revisits his bumpy journey.
Next financial year, the council will largely carryout routine maintenance works on 34 roads including Kitooro, Bugonga, Kiwafu, Basudde, Fulu Gowers, Temple and Kampala roads. Others are Lutwama, Gombe, kitasa and Deven Port roads.
The Council also plans to repair streetlights, open the 0.7 kilometre Masiro Road and also complete upgrading the Busambaga Road (0.8 kilometres).
The companies are Lida Packaging Products Ltd based in Mbalala Mukono, Southern range Nyanza Limited in Buikwe, Evergreen Safaries limited in Mutundwe, Jude color solutions Limited in Kampala, Winfred Fashion designers Limited in Ntinda, and Fine Spinners Limited in Bugolobi.
These samples collected from both the ministry of health headquarters and Mulago National Specialised hospital will be tested from the National Public Health Laboratories in Butabika. This is a complement to an ongoing exercise whereby health workers involved in the surveillance and treatment of COVID-19 patients are tested every two weeks.
State Minister for EAC Affairs, Julius Wandera Maganda, says Uganda’s growth in the region trade was majorly dominated by agricultural products such as coffee, maize, rice and cotton followed by manufactured goods.
Fred Enanga the spokes person of police while addressing the journalists at Media Center on weekly inter Agency Joint task force Media briefing said, they are receiving many calls as police of people seeking for clarification whether the stickers that were given to essential workers are still helpful.
During the council session, the district chairman, Kaija, proposed that the money be used to buy relief food for the starving families in the area. But his suggestion was strongly opposed by the councilors who said the money should instead be used to buy an ambulance.
The plan to procure over 225, 000 masks for Moroto is hinged on 2014 census where Moroto is estimated to have 284,301 people with a target population of an estimated 218, 909 people who are 6 years and above, the age recommended to wear masks in public places.