Rough and informal estimates show that vehicular traffic in Kampala and indeed all Ugandan roads could have dropped by about half over the last two to three months as fuel prices reached unbearable levels for many. Over the period, the cost of petrol rose from 3,700 to more than 6,500 today at pump stations in and around Kampala, but significantly higher in the more rural areas.
Mr. Jino Meri, the district chairperson of Kaabong, said such statements by a minister demoralize other well-wishers who may need to support the famine-stricken region. The Nabilatuk district chairperson Paul Lokol says for them they are appealing to NUP for more food.
Lachin Hasanova, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Head of Field Office at Nakivale notes that the settlement has inadequate social services. Hasanova explains that unlike the base camp at Nakivale which has adequate services, Rubondo Zone lacks some of the essential services among others electricity and a stable telecommunication network.
Under self-handling, the aircraft operator directly provides one or more categories of ground handling services without engaging a third party for the provision of such service. The services include aircraft refuelling, towing, marshalling and parking, ramp services, as well as luggage handling, among others.
The Tracking Universal Health Coverage in the WHO African Region 2022 report released on Thursday shows healthy life expectancy or the number of years an individual is in a good state of health increased to 56 years in 2019, compared with 46 in 2000.
In its proposal, the government wanted to impose a tax of 40 per cent of 40,000 Shillings per kilogram of sacks and bags of polymers of ethylene and other plastics. However, the government provided an exception on vacuum packaging bags for food, juices, tea and coffee sacks and bags for direct use in the manufacture of sanitary pads
The tool called Self-Regulatory Quality Improvement System (SQIS) has a checklist of key areas including the cadre of health workers employed, the infrastructure in a certain facility and how often they are serviced, customer care, records keeping in addition to management among others.
While the prices of cereals, oil, spices, sugar, vegetables and other several other food items and basic necessities of life have gone through the roof, the rates of petrol and diesel have increased to above 6,000 Shillings a litre, an all-time high for fuel products in Uganda.