Kelvin Atugonza a son to Julius Kugonza a resident of Kiryanga cell in Nyangahya division Masindi Municipality was allegedly killed after an object he picked exploded cutting off his hands and crushed out his intestines. He died instantly causing panic among area residents.
The Director-General of Health Services Dr Henry Mwebesa said that Uganda needs to carry out more testing, even though he could not tag a targeted number. He, however, hastens to add that Uganda has managed to stop the spread of the disease into communities.
In a statement on Tuesday, Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) said “used footwear and used textiles that as a precautionary measure, the importation of these commodities has been suspended with immediate effect until further notice.”
Dennis Kakembo, a partner at Cristal Advocates, a law firm that analyses trends in the oil sector, said if the oil prices remain significantly below USD 50 a barrel, it would not make business sense for companies to invest in Uganda’s sector. It is likely to delay Uganda’s projects as investors wait to be certain of the future.
Speaking at the handover of the ambulance, Joe Orech, the Acting Coordinator International Rescue Committee, said the Ambulance will ease movement of the Task Force to respond to emergencies. According to Orech, International Rescue Committee will pay the driver, provide fuel and service the ambulance.
It is still unclear how the children picked the explosives from Andewa quarry site without being noticed by security and company workers. According to a source, the children had connected one of the explosives to a solar battery when it exploded into flames injuring all of them.
The district coronavirus taskforce and security authorities opened the market on Tuesday on condition that the vendors adhere to social distancing rules, reduce on the number of food vendors and putting in place screening facilities at each entry point.
Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says that Kasumba was arrested for engaging in subversive activities, charges which he says are not related to his work as a journalist. He, however, declined to divulge details on the particulars of the offence.
The petition, initiated by former minister Sarah Kiyingi, says that whereas she does not doubt the important role that MPs can play in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, she believes strongly that the allocation is misplaced. The petition is addressed to the President, the Speaker of Parliament, and the Prime Minister.