Dr Paska Apiyo disclosed with the spike in new cases, the unit is being operated by only eight personnel; 4 nurses, a medical doctor and a physician including two cleaners saying work volume has over stretched them.
Hours after the travel ban came to effect, there has been the heavy deployment of armed police officers and Uganda People’s Defence Forces soldiers (UPDF) and the erection of roadblocks at various district boundaries across the country.
“This thing is very serious. A number of police officers attached to CCTV monitoring, control and command centres have been arrested. Others arrested are from the 999 patrol team, as all evidence available shows there was negligence, sloppiness and laxity which had earlier been detected
Now, after close to two months with the sanctuary under lock and key, the wildlife body has announced the reopening in a joint statement issued by the UWA Executive Director Sam Mwandah and Charles Joseph Roy, the Managing Director of Ziwa Rhino & Wildlife Ranches.