Ivan Ssempijja, the Makerere University Guild President, explains that many students after being hit by economic challenges due to the covid-19 lockdown since last year will be able to keep in school if there is a 50% waiver on the fees.
Irene Lamwaka Aziz, a resident of Palaro Sub-County said her grandmother tested positive for the virus and consequently some residents in her village denied her family members access to shops and water sources for fear getting infected.
The facilities are all well equipped, highly specialized and offering some of the services that cannot even be found in government hospitals. For instance, Lacor hospital in Gulu has two anesthesiologists in the whole region, while Pope John’s Hospital of Atapara (Aber) has a CT Scan for detecting bones and joint problems.
An acceleration in scaling up manufacturing and sharing enough vaccine doses with low-income countries could have added USD 38 billion to their GDP forecast for 2021 if they had similar vaccination rates as high-income countries, according to the data.
Twenty-one African countries have seen cases rise by over 20% for at least two weeks running which is an increase of three countries over the previous week and the highly transmissible Delta variant has been found in 26 African countries. The Alpha variant is in 38 countries and Beta is in 35.
Walter Tootika, a parent who doubles as a Male Councilor for Omel Sub-County in Gulu District said the radio lessons were not beneficial to learners in the area because several homes do not own radios and they banked their hopes on Government’s false promise.
Innocent Rubangakene, a Laboratory scientist at Kitgum General Hospital told members of Kitgum Covid-19 Task Force on Thursday that he has been a victim of harassment meted on him by security personnel during curfew hours.
Ssewanyana says that while many mobile applications have been developed to offer solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, this would be the first custom made for learning institutions. It was designed to suit and favour the learning environment especially higher institutions of learning.
Dr Warren Namara, the head of the State House Health Monitoring Unit says they are investigating several irregularities concerning COVID-19 testing. He says they are investigating the integrity of all laboratories that are carrying out COVID-19 testing.
many teenage girls are pregnant since the schools were closed and some parents do not improvise their girls with basic need like pads among others which force young girls to get involved in love affairs
the health center registered a total of 1024 teenagers seeking for antenatal care service and a total of 136 births registered in month of june
The Deputy District Health Officer for Buikwe Dr. Bruno Kiyonga notes that since the second wave was declared in the country, the district has registered about 500 positive cases bringing the figure to 622 but only 152 people are under monitored home based care while 58 are admitted.
Daniel Kawalya, the chairperson of Zibulatudde roadside market vendors told Uganda Radio Network (URN) that they didn’t devise the eviction notice but delayed moving because of the ongoing construction of latrines at the proposed new site offered by Paul Salabwa, the Kikyuusa Town Council LC 3 Chairperson.
On a daily basis, traffic jam continues to increase along the main road of Kampala-Jinja Highway especially between the section of Seeta to Mbalala trading center, with majority of the private vehicles seen travelling lacking travel stickers or permits from any authorities.
David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the singer held the illegal show on Tuesday night and that police intervened and dispersed the crowd shortly after receiving a tip-off from concerned residents.