Catherine Ntabadde, UNICEF’s communication specialist, says that the programme is part of the fund’s effort to mitigate and prevent transmission of COVID-19 pandemics and also ensuring a hygienic environment at health centres, communities, and safe re-opening of schools.
Dr. Rose Kengonzi, a senior medical officer and Leprosy Coordinator at the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme(NTLCP) attributes the decrease in new leprosy infections to better adherence to treatments which had led to a reduction in the spread of the disease
Jesca Namubiru, a resident and fish dealer at Katosi says life at the landing site is now becoming too hard for them due to the scarcity of Nile perch and tilapia that used to be their major source of income. She says that whenever the season for the Cynodon could come, it could boost their income as well.
According to the Kampala City Council Authority report of 2019 more than 60 % of natural trees in Kampala have been cleared in 10 years, due to infrastructure developments. This can be restored by making, implementation and enforcement of new ordinances.
Justus Tugume, who operates cross border business through Elegu lauded the government for extending water for the people at the cross border town because, for years, residents have been struggling to access clean water for domestic use.
According to the proposal, the city council will relinquish the responsibility for garbage handling to the private firms whose services will have to be directly paid for by the residents that wish to have their waste materials collected.
The ferry is the major link for business persons in the regional towns like Hoima, Kigorobya, Masindi, Biiso, Buliisa, Kikuube and Wanseko in Bunyoro in the Albertine, and Panyimur, Dei, Pakwach, Nebbi, Paidha and Arua in West Nile.
In years to come, we will look back at 2020 as the moment that changed everything. Nowhere else has unprecedented and unforeseen growth occurred as in the digital and e-commerce sectors, which have boomed amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Dubbed Smart Monitoring and Reporting Tool –SMART, the technology will facilitate UWA to carry out activities like ecological monitoring, topographical mapping and detection of disaster and deforestation.