Bishop Jjumba noted that Ugandans need to be witnesses to the martyrdom of the Uganda Martyrs by living a life of love and rightness by reconciliation and respecting one another so that peace prevails.
The Chief of Defense Forces-CDF General David Muhoozi assured the mourners that, unlike other high profile killings where investigations and reports have delayed, this time investigation into Gen Katumba ‘s shooting will be thorough and a detailed report about the incident will be released on time.
The senior Presidential advisor on epidemics Dr.Monica Munesero, has advised parents not to take their children to school before the presidential address on June 06, 2021.
Semi candidates are expected to report for their special term on July 07, 2021, with boarders reporting on Saturday June 05, 2021.
On Wednesday as former Works Minister General Katumba Wamala communicated on social media to Ugandans about the sad attack that left his daughter Brenda Nantongo and driver Haruna Kayondo dead, he revealed information that Dorah Atwongyeire was his official spokesperson. Atwongyeire is the online editor for Next Media Services which owns NBS, Nile Post and Next Radio among others.
Ojok was detained on Wednesday 19th after his in-laws charged him with kidnap under Omoro CRB 237/2021. He had gone to his in-laws’ home to convince his wife Christine Aciro to return to his home after she ran away following a misunderstanding between them.
Dr Peter Mutuku Mathuki takes over a secretariat that is facing challenges ranging from financial shortages as many countries were not up-to-date in their remittances.
“Even where countries had issues with either one another or with the secretariat, Richard Sezibera would personally reach out to them and encourage them to pay,” said EALA member, Fred Mukasa Mbidde, of the former SG.
Bishop Antony Zziwa, the chairperson of the conference, who is also the ordinary of Kiyinda-Mityana confirmed that the Plenary has been postponed. He revealed this while delivering a speech during the Uganda Martyrs Day celebration fete at Namugongo.
According to Museveni, Christians need to be on guard against enemies of Uganda that he said resist development and transformation and push for sectarian interests based on religion and tribe. He said that this is the reason that government is preaching African Integration at all levels and all sectors especially trade and enhancement of all services across the African continent.
Peter Akampurira, the Lwengo District Police Commander, says that they have launched a manhunt for the assailants. According to eyewitnesses, the assailants were donning police jackets but Akampurira says criminals use anything to disguise their operation.
The President assured Ugandans that vaccines are safe and effective but urged them to continue wearing masks, washing hands with soap and water, sanitising ensuring good ventilation indoors, physically distancing and avoiding crowds to minimise transmission. Museveni’s appeal come at a time when there has been a spike in the number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the recent weeks. Many Ugandans had started to live their lives normally thinking that the virus no longer poses any threat.
Robert Onekalit, the In-charge of the facility says the eight-member team is facing an uphill task serving a population of 3,000 to 5,000 people especially long distance cargo drivers and travers every day.
Dr. Agaba Byamukama, the Nakasongola District Health Officer, says the affected inmates have been transferred to another facility under Uganda Prison Services for treatment. He says that 29 other inmates were in contact with the positive cases having been isolated.
Dr. Misaki Wayengera a virologist and researcher based at Makerere University says that overall across the country, the testing takes place is about 0.3% of the population. He says they are aware that so many people are infecting others in the community but mass testing was untenable. He says they are now banking on communal responsibility which is the reason as to why they are recommending serious enforcement of interventions like curfew.