Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, identified the arrested suspects as Nyanzi Issa, Ssali Ronald, Charity Nabuto and Ketrah Nansimbe. Onyango said the operation was intended to minimize cases of traders encouraging phone snatching through buying them from criminals.
Jim Kabeho, the chairman of the Uganda Sugar Manufacturers Association (USMA) said they had not shipped any sugar to Tanzania at the moment despite reports that deal had been reached with Uganda government for them to export.
Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director General of Health Services told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that effective next month they will be carrying out vaccination in six districts of Kasese, Moyo, Arua, Ntoroko, Busia and Namayingo against cholera since it’s one of diseases that pose the highest risk and their biggest scare as the heavy rains set in.
Ngora County MP David Abala expressed worry that majority of the African football stars scheduled to play with Ugandan legends are based in Europe where several cases of coronavirus have been reported.
The Fourth Infantry Division spokesperson, Maj. Caesar Olweny confirmed to URN on Thursday afternoon the additional troop deployment in the district. He says the soldiers will help beef security within the district and ensure that what happened on their military installation never reoccurs.
Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says that as police was interrogating Bwambale, other officers tracked Musiimenta’s phone and found it with Asuman Byaruhanga. He revealed that he had bought it from Ashraf Sekasi.
There are 30 ophthalmologists trained to perform eye exams, diagnose and treat disease, prescribe medications and perform eye surgery but those that are scarcer in the country are the optometrists who are supposed to examine the eyes and prescribe eye glasses or contact lenses. Nsubuga says they have so far only graduated 8 of such specialists as the course is fairly new in the country. But, she says about 50 of such experts are currently in training.
With this position, Uganda trails neighbours Rwanda at 37th position, Kenya (102nd) and Tanzania (93rd). Kenya and Rwanda improved by three places each while Tanzania stayed in the same position as last year. Burundi and South Sudan were not ranked.