𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐋𝐎𝐑𝐄𝐑 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒 𝐑𝐎𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐔𝐏
𝟕𝐭𝐡 𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
🇺🇬𝐄𝐁𝐎𝐋𝐀: 𝐖𝐡𝐨 𝐢𝐬 𝐚𝐭 𝐡𝐢𝐠𝐡 𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐤 𝐨𝐟 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐮𝐫𝐞?
📌Healthcare providers, family, and friends in close contact with EVD patients are at highest risk of getting sick with Ebola because they may be exposed to infected blood and body fluids.
📌During an outbreak, Ebola can spread quickly within the healthcare setting. So, Infection control measures, like screening patients for signs/ symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease and practicing proper personal protective equipment procedures, must be in place to minimize the spread of Ebola virus.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐂𝐂𝐀 𝐥𝐚𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐬 𝐄𝐛𝐨𝐥𝐚 𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐳𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐜𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐢𝐠𝐧𝐬
📌The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has launched Ebola sensitization campaigns, starting with meeting boda boda riders around the city. While meeting Boda boda rider leaders from the five divisions of Kampala, the KCCA Executive Director, Dorothy Kisaka, also urged the boda boda cyclists to embrace the smart city campaign is accomplished.
🇺🇬𝐔𝐏𝐃𝐅 𝐥𝐚𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐚𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐤𝐞 𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭 𝐀𝐃𝐅 𝐜𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐃𝐑𝐂
📌 President Museveni yesterday revealed that the Ugandan Peoples Defense Forces launched yet another airstrike against Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) hideouts in the DRC. According to the President, the attack was carried out on Friday with permission from the Congolese government, and consequently destroyed “a big terrorist camp of ADF.
🇺🇬𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐧 𝐩𝐢𝐥𝐨𝐭 𝐝𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐬 𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐞 𝐜𝐫𝐚𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐃𝐑𝐂 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐬
📌A Ugandan pilot has been confirmed dead after a privately chartered plane he was in charge of crashed. Capt. Jackson Ninsiima, 34, hailing from Kiruhura district and another only identified as Peter, a Russian national were confirmed died on the spot after a privately chartered plane they were piloting crashed and immediately caught fire in the thick Democratic Republic of Congo forests. It has been reported that the private plane on route to Goma went missing late last week until a search indicated that it had crashed.
🇺🇬𝐏𝐋𝐄 𝐠𝐞𝐭𝐬 𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐰𝐚𝐲 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐛𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐟 𝐜𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬
📌This year’s Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) start today, 7th November 2022, with a briefing of candidates countrywide at the various examination centers. According to Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB), the field conduct of the examination will be handled by 139 district monitors, 12,391 scouts, 10,356 chief invigilators and 33,395 invigilators. UNEB says a number of security officers are being deployed across the country to support the exercise and ensure the security of the examinations.
🇺🇬𝐃𝐞𝐩𝐮𝐭𝐲 𝐑𝐃𝐂 𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐬 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐦𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐫𝐨𝐚𝐝𝐛𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐊𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐫𝐨
📌 According the Kisoro Deputy Resident District Commissioner Tukamuhebwa Robert, students causing havoc in Kisoro town are at risk of being shot dead by security officers. While speaking to correspondents yesterday, Tukamuhembwa warned that if students don’t stop the habit of waylaying and terrorizing residents, they are putting their lives at risk of being shot dead. He said that some students are escaping from schools to stage illegal night roadblocks in Kisoro Municipality where they rob peoples’ valuables especially those returning from markets.
🇺🇬𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐫 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐍𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐚𝐧𝐚 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐠𝐚𝐥 𝐈𝐯𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐞
📌Police on Saturday night stormed J- Smart guest house in Nansana West zone.B to arrest their own, Patrick Katushabe, who was allegedly selling illegally obtained ivory. Constable Katushabe was arrested alongside Dan Ayesiga, red-handed with 14 pieces of ivory after Uganda Wildlife Authority learnt that the duo had traveled from Hoima district in search of prospective buyers in Kampala.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐮𝐤𝐨𝐧𝐨 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐟 𝐅𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐎𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐧𝐬 𝐒𝐡𝐬𝟏𝟔𝐛 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐒𝐡𝐬𝟐𝟗𝐛 𝐦𝐞𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐭 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐮𝐧𝐝
📌The Mukono district Chief Finance Officer, Robinah Nabwire revealed that a total of Shs16 billion was returned unspent to the consolidated fund at the end 2021/2022 Financial Year. Nabwire said that they received a total of Shs29 billion to facilitate the district activities; however, they were only able to spend Shs13 billion.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐀𝐒𝐈𝐍𝐃𝐈: 𝟓𝟐-𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐨𝐥𝐝 𝐦𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐝𝐞𝐟𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚 𝟏𝟐 – 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐨𝐥𝐝 𝐠𝐢𝐫𝐥
📌 The Albertine Region Police Spokesperson Julius Allan Hakiza confirmed that Police in Masindi district on Saturday arrested Mr. Balikurungi John, 52, a resident of Kijura Central Cell, Central Division in Masindi Municipality on allegations of defiling a 12-year-old girl after persuading her with Ugx10000 for sandles.
🇺🇬𝐑𝐔𝐊𝐈𝐆𝐀: 𝐁𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐩 𝐀𝐤𝐚𝐧𝐣𝐮𝐧𝐚 𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐬 𝐂𝐡𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐬 𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭 𝐞𝐱𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐯𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠
📌 Bishop of the Kigezi Diocese, Rt. Rev. Gaddie Akanjuna advised people to avoid extravagant spending of money they have been saving for the entire year. This was during a three in one function that included fundraising for the construction of Staff quarters, dedicating senior six candidates and celebrating 41 years of existence of Bukinda Secondary School-Highland.
🇺🇬𝐁𝐔𝐊𝐄𝐃𝐄𝐀: 𝐒𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫 𝐀𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐚𝐬𝐤𝐬 𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐟𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐠
📌Speaker Anita Among has tasked local leaders to work towards transforming communities that they lead, by supporting them to transform from subsistence to commercial farming. In her message read at the handover of farm equipment in Bukedea, Among said this will improve household incomes, given the fact that agriculture remains an integral sector of Uganda’s economy.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐀𝐓𝐀𝐊𝐖𝐈: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐥𝐚𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐬 𝐩𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐨 𝐯𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐜𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐢𝐠𝐧 𝐢𝐧 𝐓𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐦𝐚 𝐒𝐮𝐛 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐲
The district health officer Dr. Simon Peter revealed that government launched a mass vaccination campaign in Toroma Sub County, aiming for children below the age of five years. The chief guest of the launch was Resident District Commission Rtd. Maj. Katamba.
🌎𝐓𝐀𝐍𝐙𝐀𝐍𝐈𝐀: 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐞 𝐜𝐫𝐮𝐬𝐡 𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐨𝐥𝐥 𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝟏𝟗
📌 Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa revealed that 19 of the 43 people – including 39 passengers, two pilots and two cabin crew who were on board, died on Sunday when a Precision Air plane crashed into Lake Victoria in Tanzania, while attempting to land at an airport during bad weather. According to the Prime Minister, the aircraft was approaching its destination before it plunged into water.
🌎𝐒𝐔𝐃𝐀𝐍: 𝐆𝐞𝐧 𝐁𝐮𝐫𝐡𝐚𝐧 𝐬𝐚𝐲𝐬 𝐩𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐤𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠, 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐫 𝐫𝐮𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐲 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐰𝐞𝐥𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞
📌According to Sudan’s military leader, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, talks on a new political framework for the country are being held. He further warned the former ruling party not to interfere with the military or in politics.
Burhan who is the head of the country’s Sovereign Council, a year ago, led a coup that halted the country’s transition to elections following the ouster of Omar al-Bashir after three decades of rule.
🌎𝐒𝐎𝐌𝐀𝐋𝐈𝐀: 𝐒𝐮𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐛𝐨𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐬 𝐟𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐚𝐭 𝐚 𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐜𝐚𝐦𝐩
📌A suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a military training camp in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 5 people and wounded 11 others.
📌The attack at the camp was claimed by the al-Shabab armed group and comes a week after twin explosions that left at least 116 dead.
🌎𝐍𝐈𝐆𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐀: 𝐆𝐮𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐫𝐞𝐧 𝐤𝐢𝐝𝐧𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐚 𝐟𝐚𝐫𝐦
📌A group of 21 children who were abducted by gunmen last week from a farm in northwestern Nigeria’s Katsina state were freed and reunited with their families.
🌎𝐔𝐊: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐠𝐞𝐭𝐬 𝐞𝐱𝐭𝐫𝐚 𝐛𝐚𝐧𝐤 𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐨𝐧𝐨𝐫 𝐊𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐥𝐞𝐬 𝐈𝐈𝐈
📌The UK’s new Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak wants people to “celebrate and pay tribute” to the new king with an extra bank holiday on Monday, 8th May 2023, two days after the coronation ceremony at Westminster Abbey.
🌎𝐌𝐀𝐋𝐀𝐘𝐒𝐈𝐀: 𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐤𝐢𝐜𝐤 𝐨𝐟𝐟 𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐜𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐢𝐠𝐧𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐞
📌Malaysian political leaders began their election campaigning on Saturday for what is set to be a close race, with incumbent Prime Minister Ismail Sabri, facing off with veterans Anwar Ibrahim and Muhyiddin Yassin.
📌Polls and analysts say no single party or coalition will win a simple majority in the 222-seat parliament, and that opposing alliances will have to come together to form the next government.
🌎𝐒𝐑𝐈 𝐋𝐀𝐍𝐊𝐀: 𝐂𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐤𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐝 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐠𝐞𝐝 𝐬𝐞𝐱𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐚𝐮𝐥𝐭
📌Sri Lankan cricketer, Danushka Gunathilaka has been arrested and charged for alleged sexual assault on a woman in Sydney, hours after the national team lost to England at the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia.
📌Gunathilaka was ruled out of the World Cup during the first round with a hamstring injury but he remained with the team in Australia.
🌎𝐔𝐊: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡 𝐛𝐮𝐝𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐝𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬
📌Britain’s government is facing significant and difficult decisions on taxes and spending in an effort to plug a budget shortfall.
📌Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Finance Minister Jeremy Hunt will set out plans to cover the shortfall of at least 40 billion pounds ($45.50 billion) with their first budget programme on 17th November 2022.
🌎𝐄𝐥𝐨𝐧 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐤 𝐩𝐥𝐞𝐝𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐯𝐞 𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐛𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐬
📌Elon Musk stated that he will remove Twitter accounts that impersonate others amid a backlash over his decision to offer the platform’s blue check mark to all users for a monthly fee.
📌Musk said this on Sunday, after high profiled twitter users protested, that some people impersonate them.
🌎𝐔𝐒𝐀: 𝟔𝟕𝟖 𝐋𝐆𝐁𝐓𝐐 𝐜𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐢𝐧 𝐔𝐒 𝐦𝐢𝐝𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐬
📌At least 678 openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) candidates will appear on ballots across the United States during the upcoming midterm elections, a historic number that comes as advocates say a flood of state legislation has attacked gay and transgender rights.
📌The candidates running in the November general election were among a total of 1,065 publicly LGBTQ people who launched elections in 2022.
🌎𝐒𝐘𝐑𝐈𝐀: 𝐀𝐭 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝟔 𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐨𝐧 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐜𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐬
📌At least six people were killed and dozens wounded after Syrian government forces targeted tent settlements of displaced families in the rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib.
📌Opposition activists and first responders reported that government forces fired about 30 rockets.