A group of 51 health workers who have been managing the COVID-19 positive patients at Arua hospital were released after four of the Tanzanian truck drivers were discharged and handed over to the Ministry of Health upon recovery.
Authorities say that after stopping people from gathering in bars as well as walking at night, bar owners have now shifted the business to their homes, where customers secretly converge to drink. Rukiga Resident District Commissioner Prikeria Muhindo says that many of these do not even observe physical distancing guidelines as outlined by the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation.
The Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson Isah Semwogerere says that the Police Marine Unit has retrieved the dead bodies of two fishermen and they are in process of handing them over to bereaved families for burial.
The mother, their sole bread winner, was arrested for allegedly defying directives to control the spread of coronavirus Disease COVID-19, when she was found hawking on the streets of Kampala, days after the president announced a lockdown and advised people to stay home.
Bataamwe had obtained his Bachelors in Law from Islamic University in Uganda before acquiring a Diploma in Legal Practice from Rwanda’s Institute on August 1st 2019, which is the equivalent of a Diploma from Law Development Center in Uganda.
David Okello, the District Chairperson Disability Union, says that he visited one of the families in Namasale where all its five members are deaf and realized they are ignorant about COVID-19 and preventive measures.
It had been hoped that Uganda would still later in the year host the event as earlier planned.
A statement from UN Climate Change Secretariat’s Regional Collaboration Centre-Kampala confirms that the meeting will not take place this year.
Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Kafeero's arrest came after the area chairperson, Musa Kanakurya, informed police that there was a coffin inside the suspect's home.
As part of the new measures, transport or logistic companies will have to test all their drivers within the country and then adopt and implement the new “Truck Driver Journey Management System” Mobile application for easier monitoring.
Steven Olango who was arrested from his home in Ntinda in 2014 after hawkers had reportedly entered his compound running away from KCCA enforcement team has been awarded by the High Court Civil Division in Kampala.
CID headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police –AIGP Grace Akullo, submitted only 74,810 case files to court. This translates to 34.7 percent meaning the biggest number of cases were left pending investigations.