In June, the IMF Executive Board under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement approved a loan to support Uganda's post Covid-19 recovery and increase households’ incomes and inclusive growth by fostering private sector development.
Opiyo had been accused of fraudulently receiving a sum of USD 340,000 (1.2 billion Shillings) through the Chapter Four Uganda, account in Stanbic Bank. The state said that the money was proceeds of crime. Prior to being arraigned in the court, Opiyo had been arrested by security operatives from Kamokya, in the outskirts of Kampala.
According to officials from the health ministry, vaccinating teenagers or children aged 12 to 15 will be a waste of vaccines since children are not as susceptible to COVID-19 infections as adults are. They say the Pfizer vaccines will be set aside for persons in the high risk groups that will not be vaccinated
Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, has identified the two security guards as Hussein Otyeno attached to Security Group Africa and his colleague Vincent Tazanya of Protectorate-SPC who defiled a fifteen year old girl who was selling tea at around 11:00pm.
The tournament meant for senior women's teams organized under the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) will take place from 28th September to 9th October at Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa
Moses Muhangi, Uganda Boxing Federation President confirmed to URN that the tournament will be used to select National team players at all levels including both Male and females for the upcoming commonwealth games.
According to, Agnes Igoye, the deputy coordinator for prevention of trafficking in persons at Ministry of Internal Affairs- MIA, Igoye said the trio will not be subjected to any other trial in Uganda since the offences will be more or less the same. But she warned that the law provides for stiff penalties should one one be convicted the same offence again.
The study dubbed PrEPVACC is also happening in Mbeya and Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania, Maputo in Mozambique and in Durban South Africa, but Uganda has so far registered the biggest number of the 1700 total participants they are seeking.
Waniaye says, this move that comes shortly after a government ambulance was recently stolen in Arua district is targeted to cover all the over 300 ambulances owned by the government. So far, they have received conflicting reports from intelligence about the whereabouts of the stolen car. While some say it’s in DR Congo others say it’s being driven in country.
The learners had been scheduled to return to school on June 7, 2021, a day before the government announced a second lockdown. Before this, hospitals had recorded an overwhelming number of patients, and hundreds of them had been reported from schools, sending the lower primary classes further into slumber.
Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the University Vice-Chancellor, has allayed the fears of the student about the issues of the network. He says that they have installed new servers to support wider coverage.