Aceng, and Permanent Secretary Diana Atwine had appeared before parliaments COVID-19 task force which is scrutinizing interventions put in place to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic including vaccine procurement, payment of medical workers and health services challenges, among others.
Margret Nansamba, a resident of Butalaga parish in Bigasa Sub-county is instead appealing to President Yoweri Museveni to reconsider some of his directives and allow free movement of patients to save them from the hustle of pursuing authorization from village chairpersons, while their health condition is deteriorating.
The House Appointments Committee chaired by Deputy Speaker, Anita Among on Tuesday backtracked on its earlier position and approved Kaboyo’s ministerial appointment. A total of 22 legislators from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party voted in favour of Kaboyo’s approval, 4 Opposition MPs rejected while 1 abstained.
Prof Pauline Byakika, a member of the Scientific Committee of the National COVID-19, task force says the drug is only a supplement and can only be recommended for use as a treatment once clinical trials have been completed.
Now the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development could have to return these projects to the agencies. In a meeting with officials from UEGCL, Minister Ruth Nankabirwa indicated that the management of Kiira and Nalubaale hydropower dams will revert back to the government company, when the current concession held by Eskom runs out in three months’ time.
The government, through Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja, announced at the start of a 42-day lockdown that it would give 100,000 Shillings to persons who were identified as vulnerable at a time when the country is struggling to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaking at a farewell ceremony organized for him at State Lodge Nakaero, Carlos who is moving to the Philippines to open Ireland's new embassy there in the coming months thanked Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni for the cordial working relationship between the two countries.
Mabirizi on August 26th 2019 petitioned the then Principal Judge Dr Yorokamu Bamwine saying the administrative arrangements that had been made at Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court to retain National Identification Cards of sureties was defeating the right to bail.
"That the decision to appoint the 4th respondent/Dr Adikata as the Director for the Islamic University in Uganda-Kampala Campus is unlawful and a blatant violation of the Islamic University in Uganda Act that requires a Director to be elected by members of the faculty or institute from among the Muslim members of the faculty with the approval of the Council", reads the affidavit of Dr. Golooba in part.
The District Health Officials say some health workers have contracted the virus at their places of work over lack of Personal Protective Gears and failure to observe Standard Operating Procedures while mingling with patients as well as people outside the health centres.
A detective, who spoke on condition of anonymity, so as to speak freely on the matter told URN that Ajalu was picked up on a tipoff from community members who alerted police on his plan to sell off his child for unspecified reasons.
Lillian Aber, the Kitgum Woman MP asked Government to negotiate with Telecoms to waive the withdraw charges so that the beneficiaries receive the entire sum of Shillings 100,000. She also raised complaints about ghost names on the Government list.
Dr. Ochieng says with the available piece of land construction of the university campus can now start this financial year as the government hunts for another Shillings 4.4 billion to complete the compensation.
Now, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, Oscar Gregg Ageca says that the Police Standard Unit has started investigations into the matter adding that the officers could face police disciplinary court after the investigations.
They are using power saws to indiscriminately and have extensively cut trees down from the stems regardless of their sizes or being among the endangered species which include Shea nuts, Afzelia Africana, Mvule and mahogany.
According to Noe Mbusa Kavasya, a fisherman, the KyavinyongeI individual Fishermen's Association, the fishermen whom he did not reveal their identities for security reasons were arrested by heavily armed security operatives donning Ugandan marines’ army uniform.