According to the health ministry, the exercise that started on Tuesday is targeting persons receiving their second doses and also high-risk persons like health workers, teachers and security personnel who did not receive the first dose.
Uganda received 964,000 vaccine doses which were sent to different local governments. According to the health ministry, KCCA was one of the local government authorities that received the highest number of vaccines. It is estimated that over 200,000 doses were given to the authority. Now the health ministry wants it to account for 21,000 vaccines
About 400 traders spend nights in Nakawa Market as one of the measure to control the spread of coronavirus disease-COVID-19. Many have spent nights outside for a month now, as Uganda went into lockdown mode to tame the pandemic which has affected more than 2.6 million people across the world, 75 of them in Uganda.
Fares on the Western route have seen daily increment head of Christmas. For instance, Kampala -Mbarara went up from 30,000 to Shillings 40,000 shillings while Kampala to Kabale soared from Shillings 50,000 to 80,000.
It is estimated that more than 200 maternal and 2,000 perinatal deaths were recorded at Kawempe during the two years. However, no audits were carried out and as such, there is no explanation on what could have claimed the lives.
Apedel says the water works that will also draw raw water from Lake Victoria will deliver additional 240 Million liters to the current daily average 240 Million liters pumped from Gaba Pumping station. He says this supply is grossly inadequate at peak demands during dry season when residents of Mukono, Wakiso and Kampala require 300 Million liters a day.
In the August 16th orders, Kulabako faults the university authorities for executing the eviction unlawfully. On Friday, URN broke a story in which Makerere university Estates and Works department forcefully evicted Kitumba with the help of university security and Uganda Police force following the expiry of his contract.
Some of the girls who have been on the streets since they were minors returned with children born on the streets. URN reporter saw at least five infants among the group that were produced in Kampala streets.