Mrs. Museveni says that the radio sets are needed to complement long-distance learning for non-candidate learners who are going to be attending school in a staggered manner or in shifts where some will be attending classes and others remain home and learn via broadcast lessons and with help of self-help materials.
Although the police statement by Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire indicated that one person was shot, eyewitnesses told URN said the errant officer shot another person identified as Okello Jimmy, the deceased’s colleague with whom they were and who was also rushed to yet to be known clinic.
Earlier on, educationists and principals had suggested that the institutions conduct mock school practice or peer training so that the student teachers could qualify together with their counterparts in other programmes upon completion of final examinations. This meant that the trainees would be assessed by their tutors.
Prof Freddie Ssengooba, a Public Health Policy Expert-based at Makerere University told URN in an interview today, that the end of February could be too soon, basing on the conditions that the World Health Organisation gave countries to fulfil to be able to access vaccines through the COVAX facility.
According to the Budget Committee Vice Chairperson Patrick Isiagi, Namboole must be government’s first priority in the Sports sector considering its dilapidated state and that there should be a clear plan to refurbish it to international standard.
The concern by Civil Society Organizations comes days after President Yoweri Museveni ordered the suspension of DGF, the single biggest donor basket established by Development Partners to provide harmonized, coherent and well-coordinated support to state and non-state entities in the country.
The lead investigator on the vaccine production team, Dr. Margaret Saimo-Kahwa, a Senior Lecturer at Makerere University College of Veterinary Medicine said that they have reached a stage where they would like to commercialize the vaccine product which they have been developing.
It has emerged that sectarianism allegation is one of the major reasons why police leadership has halted promotion of 500 senior police officers. The shortlisting process started in January last year and the promotion exercise was expected to be conducted in April of the same year.
The United States Department of State said in a statement this morning that the conviction is a significant step for justice and accountability for atrocities committed against the civilian population in Northern Uganda.
Contaminated maize is a big health hazard that most posho-eating Ugandans seems to be unaware of. In a meeting attended by over 50 millers, only two (Nakawuka Maize Millers and Kasawo Millers) had taken the requisite measures to acquired a distinctive mark for their flour with the rest still hanging onto excuses of Covid-19 effects, NEMA threatening to evict them and delayed construction of Nakawuka road.
The Head of Credit and Investment at the Micro Finance Support Center Eboku Ejanu says, they submitted to the Ministry of Trade 3,500 application forms for SACCOs but only 700 have been cleared yet. He says they are yet to get answers from the Ministry why the process has been slow.
Under the arrangement, each eligible individual is expected to receive two doses of the vaccine, separated by 28 days. Each dose will cost USD 7(25,523 Shillings), which amounts to USD 14 (51,046 Shillings) per person. Another USD 3 (11,000 Shillings) is charged for international transportation and handling costs by the National Medical Stores, pushing the cost of the vaccine to USD 17 (62,000 Shillings).
The initial phase of 90 million doses will support countries to immunize 3 per cent of the African population most in need of protection, including health workers and other vulnerable groups in the first half of 2021, according to the statement.