Christelle Jocquet, the Resident Representative of the Belgian Development Agency said at a handover event held at the Ministry of Health on Wednesday that the idea of making a contribution towards surveillance was arrived after an earlier meeting with Ministry revealed the need to revamp surveillance and risk communication with the onset of community transmission of the viral respiratory disease.
The committee chaired by Sabine Nölke reports to the President of the Assembly that due to COVID-19, an online interaction was conducted and of the 144 candidates who submitted applications for the job, only 89 candidates submitted supporting documents and now a final four have been shortlisted.
Speaking during an online discussion organized by Uganda Nation Bureau of Standards-UNBS under the theme “Ensuring Quality of products and services in e-commerce, Henry Mugabi, the Assistant Technical Officer in Uganda Communications Commission, said the frame work will act as standard procedure for all other member states.
Atwine who took over office in 2017 was in 2018 found to be unqualified for the position following an investigation by the parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises -COSASE.
Kamuntu argued that periodic elections are now part of Uganda’s historical mission for sustainable peace, security and stability. He explained that Ugandan expect to have a chance to choose their leaders every 5 years through elections, adding that this can only be achieved if Electoral Commission executes its mandate.
Although police attributes crime reductions on among other things community sensitization, increased intelligence operations, extension of police services near citizens through building new stations, CCTVs are highlighted as one of the major security projects that are greatly helping in fighting and reducing crime.
As the country prepares to receive about 3,000 Ugandans that are stranded in the various countries, Nantege calls upon the authorities to review their quarantine policy and have coordinated interventions which do not put returnees into psychological distress.
The petition comes barely a week when the education ministry issued a circular ordering schools to stop conducting their own online teaching and charging parents fees for the service saying both actions are irregular. As a result, the ministry even forced the law development centre to suspend their online lesson
Frank Baine, the spokesperson of the Uganda Prisons said that the items which were handed over to the Commissioner General of Prisons Dr Johnson Byabasaija include 40 beds, 40 mattresses, 40 blankets, and teleconference equipment to be installed in Gulu, Arua, Mbale, Jinja and Mbarara Prisons.