The current legal framework only allows members to access their saving upon clocking 55 or when they suffer from permanent incapacity or emigrate permanently from Uganda. But Nzoghu says that contributors need to access part of their savings as a bailout from the COVID-19 crisis.
Robert Ssekyanzi the Chairperson of Luweero Boda Boda Riders’ Association says that although President Museveni allowed them to transport cargo, he used to spend days with no client which forced him to resort to farming till restriction on movement is lifted.
Out of the 23 COVID 19 patients admitted at Mulago National referral hospital, 21 have been since discharged. Two remain admitted at the facility and according to Baterana these will be discharged as soon as tomorrow.
Bagole’s lifeless body was recovered along a rail line in Nampirika B village on Monday morning. Preliminary findings indicate that the deceased was stabbed thrice in the chest before being dumped at the rail line.
With close to 15 million infections every year, Uganda ranks eighth in the number of malaria infections among sub-African countries with the highest reported malaria transmission rates in the world. A recent Uganda Malaria indicator survey showed that malaria kills more than 100 people in Uganda per day, making the disease the leading cause of illness and deaths in the country. Most of these are children under five years and pregnant women.
Grace Matsiko, the TUPSA chairman, said their clients have dodged payments for two to three months giving excuses that their businesses were affected by coronavirus disease and lockdown issued by the government in order to contain the spread of the contagious disease.
Speaking to scribes at the Uganda Media Centre today, Richard, Karemire, the spokesperson of the UPDF and the ministry of Defense said, even as the country is focusing on the danger that coronavirus is both in Uganda and elsewhere the army is deployed, they have not lost focus of their other traditional roles.
However, one of Zaake's lawyers Abdullah Kiwanuka has told Journalists that what this order means is that if Zaake has not taken plea to the charges in Mityana, the order is very effective and must be complied with.
Today the Speaker of KCCA Abubaker Kawalya convened a business meeting with some members of standing committees in which they resolved to have a meeting with the Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs.
The two leaders have had counter-accusations for nearly a month since the country went into lockdown with each accusing the other of insubordination, sparking fears that their conducts are crippling efforts geared towards implementation of COVID-19 directives.
According to Enanga, upon checking the vehicle, officers found an empty coffin and more than six people on board. According to Enanga, the same car was being monitored through the CCTV network and all the time, seen with passengers on board. This is what prompted an alert to teams on the ground to check it.
The money will go towards the Investing in Forests and Protected Areas for Climate-Smart Development Project under the Ministry of Water and Environment. This focuses on the Albertine Region and the refugee-hosting areas in Northern Uganda.
The new six symptoms to added to the list include chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, in addition to previously known symptoms of fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing which both CDC and the World Health Organization have been previously urging people to look out for.
Faith Katusiime, an expectant mother is one of those who have taken advantage of the relaxed travel restrictions to visit a health facility. Katusiime told URN that she still has a month to delivery but decided to visit the health center early enough because of the prevailing situation.
peaking to reporters at the Uganda Media Centre, Frank Baine, the spokesperson of the Uganda Prisons Services, said the details of who is going to be released and what kind of sentences they have been serving will be communicated as of when they have worked them out.