Paul Okware, the head of Stores and Operations at NMS says the agency received three fridges that can store Pfizer vaccines at -80°C . The fridges were donated by UNICEF an can store 3 million doses of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine.
Moses Kamabare, the NMS General Manager says the agency has the capacity to store a total of six million doses of the various Covid-19 vaccines.
According to the Ministry, 116 schools will be constructed out of which 84 schools will be in non-refugee hosting districts while 32 new schools in the refugee-hosting districts. At least 61 existing schools in refugee-hosting districts will also be expanded.
Dr.Dennis Mugimba, the education ministry spokesperson says that the minister of Education and Sports Mrs Janet Museveni has instructed the authorities in the ministry responsible for the process to stop transfers with immediate effect and allow the education service commission to proceed with the verification exercise as soon as schools reopen.
This is the second consignment of COVID-19 vaccines that the Biden administration has sent to Uganda. The first, which arrived on September 6, comprised 647,080 doses of Moderna, bringing to the total donation from the United States to 2,321,350 COVID-19 vaccine doses.
Several educationists and some members of the public have been blaming and calling upon the government to emulate neighbouring countries that have been able to reopen schools for the learners even as the pandemic continues.
Last year, the Insurance Regulatory Authority launched the mobile payment platform for motor third party insurance where customers would use their mobile phones to buy the insurance policies. This, according to the Uganda Insurers Association has only increased the uptake by 2 per cent, which is lower than had been expected.
Addressing journalists at Parliament, Workers MPs including Margaret Rwabushaija, Dr Abdul Byakatonda, Agness Kunihira and Usher Wilson Were, the Chairman General of the National Organization of Trade Union- NOTU demanded that the Bill is returned immediately by the Attorney General and Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development for urgent consideration by the 11th Parliament.
It is alleged that on Sunday night at around 11:30p.m, six suspected thugs armed with pangas, raided the farm and attacked Awori with an intention of disarming her and stealing the cattle from the farm. They allegedly grabbed her but, in self-defence, she discharged a bullet that hit one of the thugs.
The two were hit by stray bullets from an enforcement officer who was part of the team that was impounding numberless motorcycles from the homes of some suspected smugglers in Arivu village. At least four motor vehicles were impounded during the operation mounted by a team of five personnel.
"In 1955, Zakaria Mungonya became the first minister of lands in the colonial government and he introduced a mailo land system in areas such as a Ankole, Kigezi and Bugisu, which is never talked about when discussions of land happen; It is as if land only exists in Buganda and not elsewhere, and the system has been called evil and only evil in Buganda" -Historian/Author Professor Lwanga Lunyiigo.
Grace Kiwanuka, the Executive Director for the Private Health Providers Umbrella body says that since the height of the second COVID-19 wave where patients were charged high fees and in some hospitals, and bodies were detained, they moved a daily updates directive for all their members.
Discontinuing semi candidates is becoming a common practice for many so-called first-class schools that subject their learners to pre-registration tests, to determine whom they will register for national examinations, and whom to throw out, instead of helping them, improve, which is what school is for.
Koukouras was unveiled today Monday Morning plus his technical bench by Club CEO Shawn Mubiru in a brief function held at the club offices in industrial area. He replaced Edward Kaziba who has been club’s head coach for two years.