Now, WHO is recommending widespread use of the Mosquirix, a new vaccine by GlaxoSmithKline which rouses a child’s immune system to thwart Plasmodium falciparum, the deadliest of five malaria pathogens and the most prevalent in Africa. The vaccine is not just a first for malaria — it is the first developed for any parasitic disease.
Makindye West MP Allan Sewanyana and Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya were arrested and detained on charges of murder, attempted murder and aiding and abetting terrorism, stemming from their alleged involvement in the recent killings in the Greater Masaka region.
State Minister for Tourism Martin Mugarra Bahinduka says that the high costs of accommodation and transportation to tourism sites have remained some of the major barriers to domestic tourism in Uganda. More than 60 per cent of the tourists at attractions in Uganda are foreigners, yet the same sites remain unaffordable for the Ugandan population.
Lawyer Najib Kasule thinks that Museveni is being misled to attack police on releasing suspects on bond. Kasule says police have over the years arrested dozens of people whenever a high profile crime is committed, but most of the suspects are kept in cells for several days and even months without trial.
The Bill that seeks to regulate the relationship between landlords and tenants was returned to Parliament by President Yoweri Museveni in January, more than a year after it was passed into law. But it was tabled afresh by the Minister of Lands Judith Nabakooba following guidance by the Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah that all returned bills had to be reconsidered.
The proposed law tabled by the Minister of State for Energy and Mineral Development, Opolot Okasai, seeks to fully implement the obligations of Uganda under the Intergovernmental Agreement signed between Uganda and Tanzania and the Host Government Agreement signed between Uganda and the East African Crude Oil Pipeline Company Lt.
Dr Tonny Tumwesigye, the Executive Director of the Bureau, which cover a network of 305 facilities founded by the Church of Uganda, the Seventh-day Adventist and Pentecostal Churches, says that while the government allocates Private Not for Profit (PNFP) health facilities an annual grant to enable them to subsidize services, the pandemic has increased the cost of their services with some on the verge of collapsing.
The Constitutional Court panel led by Justice Fredrick Egonda Ntende has unanimously ruled that the provision under the Judicature Small Claims Procedure Regulations of 2011 barring an advocate during the proceedings contravenes with the Constitutional right to fair hearing which also includes the right to legal representation.
The United Nations Capital Development Fund - UNCDF - says many innovations are made because the innovators get an idea without thinking about the market. Despite an exciting product, it is rendered useless.
“I can confirm we have appointed coach George Lutalo as our new coach for three years,” Shaban stated briefly. According to Shaban, they wanted a manager with enough experience who can lift the performance of Onduparaka FC.
UNOC is a government company incorporated in June 2015 to handle the government’s commercial interests in the petroleum sub-sector and ensure state participation in petroleum activities. The company is also mandated to investigate and propose new upstream, midstream, and downstream ventures locally and internationally.
Uganda has had nighttime curfew restrictions since last year when the country announced a lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19. Although motorcycles are not allowed to operate after 6 p.m, under the guidelines, many of them have often defied the directive and, have had their motorcycles impounded.
According to the circular, the former Judiciary Chief Registrar, Tom Chemtai is now the Jinja High Court Resident Judge, the former Deputy Director of the Law Development Centre, Justice Florence Nakachwa is now the resident Judge of Mukono High Court while the former Deputy Registrar in the Inspectorate of Courts, Justice Lawrence Tweyanze moves to Masaka High Court circuit.