Oryem notes that the government is already making strides to protecting districts at the various borderlines were some foreigners are suspected to be infiltrating through porous routes by deploying soldiers. Kitgum and Lamwo districts both borders South Sudan which has several unmanned porous border points.
Through Haulers Cargo Truck Driver’s Association, which comprises about 1000 truck drivers spread across the East African region, the truck driver accuse police officers of approaching them without protective gear.
In the letter to donors who include GAVI the vaccines alliance, Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Global Financing Facility, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the World Health Organisation, the CSOs want the donors to commit and contribute to pooled and adequate funding for long-term investments in the health workforce.
In his report to the District Covid19 Task Force at Wakiso district headquarter this week, the Senior Environment Health Officer, Emmanuel Damba, complained about congestion in the markets, saying there is need for security to intervene.
ITU, the United Nations agency for information and communication technologies issued the clarification after public outrage arising out of a conspiracy theories linking coronavirus to the roll-out of 5G technology. The theories include the suggestion that radiation from 5G antennas is causing coronavirus symptoms, while others claim that Covid-19 is a fabricated virus and merely a cover-up for 5G.
Simpson Awongo Ebil, the Mid North Region Prison Commander, says Kwania prison, which has the capacity to hold around 100 inmates is overwhelmed.
Over 200 people in Lango sub region have been arrested for disobeying direct orders from the president.
Hillary Wangira Oundo, the Gombolola Internal Security Officer of Masinya Sub County says that people have been using the bridges to cross into Uganda, putting the lives of residents at risk of contracting COVID-19.
Prosecution led by Agnes Kiconco, told court that Kiwanuka was arrested on April 21, 2020 from Lutengo where he was distributing food to residents against the president’s directive aimed at controlling the spread of the Covid19 pandemic.
Gulu District Information Officer, Gloria Aloyo, a member of the committee said they translated two articles about general info on COVID-19 guidelines and the other for Village Health Teams (VHT) involvement and guidelines.