This comes after pockets of positive cases were detected in different parts of the country with new community cases reported in parts of Jinja, Kampala, Kyotera, Amuru and Entebbe. To date, 770 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the country.
Those arrested include Arua District FDC Returning Officer Hilal Naseem and Haji Abdallah Hakim, the FDC chairman, who were picked up from Continental Hotel along Arua-Rhino Camp Road where they were found addressing a press conference about the newly released election roadmap.
The three Court of Appeal Judges will be considering appeals arising from the same court between 2013 and 2017, according to a statement signed by the acting Court of Appeal Registrar Ayebare Tumwebaze.
Churches across the country have remained closed since March 18, following a presidential directive to limit gatherings in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which spreads mainly through person to person contact.
The explanation follows a statement by the Director of UVRI Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu indicating that the government is yet to provide any funding to facilitate the activities of the Institute in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
William Tayebwa, the head of the Makerere University Department of Journalism and Communication says that any public servant at that level of leadership ceases to own what ordinary people call private accounts and adds that unless the account is encrypted and the information is not available to the general public then it can be considered private.
The scientific function held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Nyamitanga was attended by a handful of Christians as the Church continues to observe guidelines to control the spread of Coronavirus Disease.
Wakiso RDC Rose Kirabira says relief food for wakiso district was only distributed in the areas of Nansana, Kasokoso and South of Nabweru division, covering a dismal fraction of the population of the area.
It’s reported that a police officer who was guarding the facility fired multiple shots in the air in an attempt to scare off a motorist after an altercation for allegedly riding past 6 pm. The sound of gunshots evoked fear and panic among the suspects at the centre, forcing them to flee for dear lives.
Medics have observed that public health actions, such as social distancing, can make people feel isolated and lonely and can increase stress and anxiety, even though they are necessary to reduce the spread of COVID-19. But experts have noted that this kind of anxiety can be beaten with Yoga, an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India
Two of the new cases are truck drivers who were detected from Elegu and Malaba points of entry while five are contacts of previously confirmed cases from Kyotera and Amuru districts. Additionally, 12 foreign truck drivers who tested positive for Covid-19 were sent back to their countries of origin.
Tumwine had initially announced that the curfew, which runs from 7 pm to 6; 30 a.m., would end today, June 21 in line with the 21 days that the Head of State announced when he last addressed the country about the measures to control the spread of coronavirus disease on June 1
The complacency is visible in Nakawa and Kalerwe markets in the outskirts of Kampala, where the strings that were once used to enforce social distancing and control contact between vendors and customers have been removed allowing free entry and exit, a precursor for contact transmission of the virus.
In the petition dated June 18, the mayors propose to the minister that the transitional city council is comprised of district councilors in the new city area, and the transitional city executive be comprised of the municipality mayors and their executive members.
Nine Committee members led by the chairperson, Jesca Ababiku visited specifically Bunonko-Misoli village in Kigungu and Bugonga landing site in Bugonga parish to ascertain how many people have been affected by Lake Victoria floods, whether or not the affected people are within the 200-meter protected zone, the extent of damage and possible solutions.
At least 75 per cent of the blood units in the bank used to be collected from schools and other learning institutions. But the educational institutions have been closed since March 20, 2020, when the country disintegrated places with large gatherings, as one of the measures to contain the spread of coronavirus disease.
Jacob Kaharorwe, one of the displaced residents told URN that five acres of his land and gardens were all destroyed by mudslides. For people like Kaharorwe, home is no more, and the future looks bleak as they remain camped at Kiraro Primary School
The performance in local governments was affected when districts downscaled their activities and reduced the number of workers as the country partially shut down in March 2020 to contain a lethal virus which had started paralyzing the world.
Gasangwa’s wife Sandra Kirabo says that her husband was picked from their home in Kabawo zone, in the outskirts of Kampala, by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI operatives on May 10, 2020. She recalls that his captors had radio call gadgets, pistols, and a car.