Paul Okware, the head of Stores and Operations at NMS says the agency received three fridges that can store Pfizer vaccines at -80°C . The fridges were donated by UNICEF an can store 3 million doses of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine.
Moses Kamabare, the NMS General Manager says the agency has the capacity to store a total of six million doses of the various Covid-19 vaccines.
According to the Ministry, 116 schools will be constructed out of which 84 schools will be in non-refugee hosting districts while 32 new schools in the refugee-hosting districts. At least 61 existing schools in refugee-hosting districts will also be expanded.
Dr.Dennis Mugimba, the education ministry spokesperson says that the minister of Education and Sports Mrs Janet Museveni has instructed the authorities in the ministry responsible for the process to stop transfers with immediate effect and allow the education service commission to proceed with the verification exercise as soon as schools reopen.
This is the second consignment of COVID-19 vaccines that the Biden administration has sent to Uganda. The first, which arrived on September 6, comprised 647,080 doses of Moderna, bringing to the total donation from the United States to 2,321,350 COVID-19 vaccine doses.
Several educationists and some members of the public have been blaming and calling upon the government to emulate neighbouring countries that have been able to reopen schools for the learners even as the pandemic continues.
"In 1955, Zakaria Mungonya became the first minister of lands in the colonial government and he introduced a mailo land system in areas such as a Ankole, Kigezi and Bugisu, which is never talked about when discussions of land happen; It is as if land only exists in Buganda and not elsewhere, and the system has been called evil and only evil in Buganda" -Historian/Author Professor Lwanga Lunyiigo.
Koukouras was unveiled today Monday Morning plus his technical bench by Club CEO Shawn Mubiru in a brief function held at the club offices in industrial area. He replaced Edward Kaziba who has been club’s head coach for two years.
Sgt. Joyce Alioro reportedly released a prime suspect irregularly on Saturday after a burglary and theft offence at Kapuat Primary School in Napak district where thieves stole 58 mattresses and other property kept by the pupils at the school when schools closed for due to covid-19 pandemic.
While delivering the ruling on Monday from the Gulu High Court, Npalo Nasulu Hussein the Deputy Registrar, Gulu High Court said that Ojera`s petition lacked substance. He dismissed the petition with costs.
Lawrence Nyanzi one of the first area locals to visit the scene of the attack recounts to Uganda Radio Network -URN that they found most of the 21 goats dead while others were fighting for their lives due to bite injuries inflicted by the dogs.
Alfred Malinga, the Chief Administrative Officer explained that the District does not have enough resources to support these schools. He is worried that they may not be able to accommodate learners when schools open after the lock down.
Rev. Sekiziyivu’s suspension followed complaints by Christians questioning how he handled and allowed the takeover of church land without due regard to the processes and procedures of the church. Rev Sekiziyivu was suspended together with the Archdeacon of Gayaza, Rev Herbert Nyanzi Kabanda who was his immediate supervisor.