The railway venture is part of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects that begin from Mombasa through Nairobi, to Kampala, Kigali and Juba. The multi-billion-dollar railway line conceived under the East African Community was agreed upon in 2011 by the presidents of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan.
Prof Pauline Byakika, a member of the Scientific Committee for COVID -19 says that the use of convalescent plasma will be a quicker and straight forward avenue to handle the disease given the continued rise in cases.
Makerere University Business School-MUBS Economics Lecturer and Policy Analyst, Ramathan Ggoobi says the Coronavirus (COVID-19), which has since been declared a pandemic is economically contagious and has attacked all sectors of the economy at all fronts.
In a statement issued this morning, the Senior Health Ministry Publicist, Emmanuel Ainebyoona, says no single COVID-19 case has been registered in the country. He also clarifies that the Health Ministry surveillance teams received an alert from Royal Complex on Friday of a lady suspected to have COVID-19 infection.
Xia Nenghai, the Project Manager of China Water and Electrical Company Ltd working on the Isimba Dam told the Physical Infrastructure Committee of Parliament, that apart from the challenges they are facing to complete the project, some of their staff are stuck in China.
Committee Chairperson Hajat Bbumba adds that the Committee is concerned with the high debt accumulation rate in the short and medium-term and recommended that debt contracting by the government should be scaled down to only projects that have a high economic and financial return in the medium term and target cheaper loans to finance the investment pla
The Scholarships will cover tuition fees, basic learning materials, accommodation, living allowance, outpatient medical service and comprehensive medical insurance. They will also cater for international airfare for the first trip to China and returning trip after completion of the study.