According to Peter Settenda, an environment officer from KCCA, the Authority has issued a notice to all people with prohibited developments to raze them from the shoreline. The said structures have already been submerged by the rising water levels and floods.
Published in the New England Journal of Medicine, scientists led by a team at Columbia University found that people infected with COVID-19 taking hydroxychloroquine do not fare better than those not receiving the drug.
Major Flavia Terimulungi, the Spokesperson of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF armoured Brigade in Masaka, says the army killed the officer in their pursuit to arrest him after committing the crime.
The suspects were arrested during an operation conducted this evening by a team led by the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander Denis Namuwoza. The operation covered the areas of Industrial zone, Kikooza, Nasuuti, Butebe, Nabuti and Collin market road.
Tomorrow's national prayers come at a time when the number of COVID-19 cases in Uganda has surpassed 100. The country remains under lockdown with schools and businesses closed. No public or Private transport is allowed on the roads, save for essential service providers who were approved by the government.
Julius Mukunda, the Executive Director of the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) asked the IMF to include in its facility, terms and provisions which ensure the active participation of civil society in the oversight of all government investments. This was in a statement issued jointly with Oxfam-Uganda.
Mukoda alleged that UVRI and its director Prof Pontiano Kaleebu, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative and others had treated her inhumanely, denied her health information and violated her rights to life and health. She demanded a compensation package of USD 10 million for violation of her rights and Punitive damages and exemplary damages of USD 2 million for the injuries she suffered as a result of degrading treatment.
The hospital was ruined when river Nyamwamba burst its banks resulting in floods that washed away medicines and other essential equipment on Thursday. As a result, the authorities resolved to evacuate all 87 patients who were found at Kilembe Hospital at the time of the tragedy.
Private Robert Miyaga opened fire and shot Edward Musaasizi, the Chairperson of Lutovu Village in Malongo Sub County in Lwengo district and Jacqueline Asasira along Kampala road next to Byansi Pharmacy in Masaka town on Friday afternoon.
He said they made him to swear that he will never again oppose President Yoweri Museveni, his wife Mama Janet Museveni and his son, “The most honorable Muhozi Keinerugaba, Uganda’s next president. He was also asked to swear that he will never be heard saying again that, “that dog Bobi Wine is your next president?” Zaake writes.
The legal team led by Evans Ochieng says that the matter of Glaser’s waning health was brought to the attention of the courts several times, as a ground for his bail application. However, the system kept him incarcerated well knowing that his life was at stake.
Folasade Ogunsola, a Professor of Microbiology based at the CDC said during the meeting that there is no use having whole-body coverage with PPE like the case is for Ebola since the coronavirus only affects the respiratory system.
“….You are hereby interdicted from your position as Resident District Commissioner and therefore barred from exercising the powers and functions of your office with immediate effect,” reads the letter in part.
People seem not to understand the value of the masks; these are not a decoration. We don’t want you to be seen with the mask hanging around your neck. Put the mask over your mouth and nose all the time as long as you are in public. Even when you are speaking, leave the mask on because if you remove and speak, you are infecting the air and also the hands you are fidgeting with while removing the mask can bring the infection,” the President said.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says Moto immediately notified the authorities leading to the recovery of the firearms. The guns are believed to have been buried by Lord’s Resistance Army rebel fighters at the height of insurgency in Northern region.
The platform, a brainchild of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Jumia Uganda will benefit vendors in Nakasero, Nakawa, Wandegeya, Bugolobi and Kalerwe. They will be given smartphones, airtime and data to implement the model, while working with market agents who validate and ascertain that the goods meet the requisite quality, are hygienic and securely packaged before they are dispatched.