Even as the World Health Organization released new guidelines early this year and countries including Uganda adopted new drugs which take a shorter duration, Adakun says some patients have already started resisting them whereby at Mulago alone, five patients have so far resisted the new drugs.
Dr Kedrace Turyagenda, the Director of Education Standards is of the view that to minimize situations where COVID-19 might be imported from different communities into schools, parents should enrol their children in schools within their current communities.
According to the Electoral Commission Schedule, aspirants from Kyebando Central were due for nomination today, Wednesday. However, the commission had a backlog from Tuesday, which had to be cleared, before starting on a new group.
The Minister of State for Energy Sarah Opendi has raised "a matter of national importance" in Parliament., saying the nesting of Marabou Storks could be hazardous and could bring about zoonotic diseases that people don’t know
Voter education usually takes place before the start of the election cycle, to purposely assist the election administration in its task of delivering a free, fair, efficient and cost-effective election. It encompasses the basic voter information that every voter must have in order to arrive prepared at the voting station and vote on the dedicated polling days.
Mayanja’s request comes a day after NUP’s preferred candidate, Latif Ssebagala Ssengendo declared his decision to step down from the lord mayor’s race citing conflicting interests in the party and for the good of the wider opposition forces.
The government announced two months ago that it was setting aside a revolving fund with 22 billion Shillings to support teachers whose livelihoods were disrupted when schools were closed in March. The money was channelled through the Microfinance Support Centre.
The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) on Wednesday told the committee that M/S Nalongo Estates, a company owned by Kampala Businessman Sarah Kizito is holding the land for the project to pending a Memorandum of Understanding with KCCA.
Heifer International, a not-for-profit organisation that supports smallholder farmers shows that 69 percent of farmers in the area where the organisation operates, resorted to tree-cutting for various reasons.
The State quotes Tumukunde saying “If I was Rwanda I would wish to support people who want to cause change in Uganda," a statement which the Prosecution says that it was aimed at instigating the Republic of Rwanda to invade the Republic of Uganda to cause unlawful change of Government.
Two Indian companies CIPLA and Hetero Pharma that only started manufacturing the drug for emergency use in June following a deal with the original maker Gilead Sciences have already expressed interest in supplying Uganda.
On Tuesday, 20 aspirants who were undergoing a verification were stopped when it clocked 5:30 pm. Electoral Commission officials said that other candidates could challenge the process of nominations on condition that it was conducted beyond the required time.
He says that after several complaints to President Yoweri Museveni, he was instead transferred from ISO in 2010 and taken to work under Anti-Terrorism Department of Police under the leadership of former Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura. Here, Captain Obote was still never paid his salary, a trend which continued when he was later deployed at the National Resistance Movement Secretariat as a security coordinator on behalf of ISO.
Children with cerebral palsy often battle multiple complications including lameness, sight difficulties, incontinence, sleeplessness, seizures, hearing loss, stiffness, and speech problems, alongside difficulties in feeding, among others.
The chairperson of the committee Jacob Opolot observed that the children cannot study unsupervised through radio and television lessons and the majority of learners are faced with a strange language and approach that renders them unable to benefit from the lessons.