As of today, the number of people infected with the disease globally surpassed the 4 million mark. However according to WHO the numbers could have been higher than is currently reported without lockdowns. WHO modelling figures in March predicted that Uganda would have over 16,000 confirmed cases by May 1,2020
Those being investigated are Robert Tukamuhebwa, the director Rudnet a non- governmental organization that supplies condoms in district and Isaac Kaharuza, the political assistant of the former member of parliament for Rujumbura county Hon. Maj. Gen. Jim Katugu Muhwezi.
The Union Secretary Mesilamu Oloka while visiting the site today also blames Kampala Capital City Authority for failing to follow up the matter and ensure compliance, when its technical team raised a red flag on the construction.
But residents of cell B and A in Ishaka Municipality say that instead of getting the food at no cost, many of them are forced to pay for it. Joan Tumwebaze, the Vice-Chairperson of Cell B said that she bought two 5-kilogram bags of maize flour at 10,000 Shillings, even when the bags were branded with particulars of Hajji Basajjabalaba, who donated them to the taskforce.
Police has deployed dozens of police officers and water cannons in the park to provide security to the workers of Sterling Civil Engineering Ltd and Kiru General Services Ltd, who are undertaking the renovation.
Curtailment of these services by COVID-19 for six months could see new child HIV infections rise drastically, by as much as 37 per cent in Mozambique, 78 per cent in Malawi, 78 per cent in Zimbabwe and 104 per cent in Uganda.
Uganda Radio Network spoke to two employees at Choice FM who confirmed that they haven’t been paid for such a long time but are stuck with the organization with the hope of getting their accumulated pay because management has promised to pay up soon. According to the staff, they were not paid for unspecified months in 2017, five months in 2018 and ten months in 2019.
On this day, Amina went to work like any other day. However, what started as a normal day has turned into months of lengthy shifts in the market since the ban on public transport on March 25. Amina used to commute from Kito Village, in Kira Sub county, Wakiso district to come to Nakawa Market on a daily basis.
Wilson Magemeso, the secretary produce dealer says that most of the traders had stocked tons of maize before the closure of the market. He said vendors want the RDC to clarify why whenever they tamper to operate the businesses police interferes with them.
Richard Walugembe and Remogio Baale were arrested on Sunday when they tried to bribe an investigating officer attached to Kajansi police station who was investigating their involvement in robbing members of the public using motor vehicle registration number UAT 924D.
Brig Michael Kabongo, the Commander of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) 5th Infantry Division says that the deployment is aimed at averting any possible raids by armed suspected South Sudanese nationals, who often cross into Uganda to steal livestock.
The drivers of trucks registration number KCY 263X/ZG 1891 and KAX 598R/ZD 8412, both Kenyan nationals were intercepted this morning at Sultan Energy Petrol Station in Layibi Division in Gulu and Atiak Town Council in Amuru district respectively. The two entered Uganda through Malaba border post in Kenya on Sunday.
Dr Farouk Minawa, a programme officer at THETA Uganda, says the lockdown has generally amplified the need for herbal medicines. THETA seeks to improve health and access to healthcare through the promotion of collaboration between the traditional and biomedical health care systems.