𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐋𝐎𝐑𝐄𝐑 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒 𝐑𝐎𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐔𝐏
𝐌𝐔𝐁𝐄𝐍𝐃𝐄: 𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡
Ministry of Health has urged residents of Kyijaguzi in Madudu sub county to follow the SOPs put to prevent Ebola.
These include washing your hands with clean water and soap, avoiding body fluids of Ebola suspects, allowing a trained team to burry the dead Ebola victims and above all, reporting suspected cases to health authorities.
This is because of the growing numbers of Ebola in the country, where in the last 24hours, six new deaths have been comfirmed.
𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐅𝐞𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧
Grace Kiwanuka, the Executive Director Uganda Healthcare Federation urged Private hospitals and clinics in Kampala to set up isolation units as the Ebola outbreak continues to ravage Uganda. She noted that chances are high that some of the contacts who test positive will initially seek care from private facilities since this outbreak is happening just at the same time when the country is experiencing a surge in malaria cases.
𝐁𝐮𝐧𝐲𝐨𝐫𝐨 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐡s 𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐠𝐨 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐢
China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) Uganda Ltd, an oil company in partnership with Bunyoro Kitara-Kingdom is training 30 youth from Bunyoro Kingdom in heavy machine operation. The youths are being trained in operating excavators and bulldozers among machines.
According to Francis Mugerwa, the Kingdom’s spokesperson, the training is one of the several initiatives the Kingdom is undertaking to deliberately prepare its subjects to tap the opportunities in the oil industry.
𝟑𝟎 𝐝𝐢𝐥𝐚𝐩𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬 𝐢𝐧
Mr. Byamugisha Sentaro, the Kabale Municipality mayor resolved to seek a court order to demolish more than 30 dilapidated buildings whose lease expired after owners refused to adhere to municipal directives on structural plans. According to the new guidelines, building owners are mandated to construct three-storey structures.
𝐒𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫 𝐝𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐩𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐬
The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Anita Among has told Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj. Gen. Tumusiime Kasigazi to solve the boda boda accidents crisis that continues to claim innocent lives. She told Maj Gen. Kasigazi that the country faces a crisis that must be addressed immediately.
𝐅𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐬𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐢𝐧𝐣𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬
Two vehicles got involved in a nasty accident along Kyalusowe, Nyendo Masaka city and left 5 people with severe injuries. According to PRO Traffic and Road Safety Directorate, Asp Faridah Nampiima, the accident happened when a harrier
from Kampala tried to dodge an alleged mentally sick person which resulted into colliding head on with a calidina which was heading to opposite direction.
𝐌𝐮𝐛𝐚j𝐣𝐞 𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐡𝐚𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐚
The Mufti of Uganda, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubajje, has directed Sheikh Erias Kigozi, the Kadhi of Wakiso Muslim District to liaise with the family of Sekabaka Nuhu Kalema to rehabilitate his tomb at Mende which is in a sorry state. Mubaje issued the directives during the revival of the annual commemoration of the grand Nuhu Kalema Maulid at Wakiso district headquarters.
𝐀𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐝 𝐫𝐨𝐛𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐫𝐨𝐛
Police in Kiboga are hunting for yet another group of unknown assailants who shot and killed Badiru Tumwine, a security guard at Bukomero Premier SACCO and robbed his gun after firing him with several bullets. This incident happened on Sunday 30th October 2022 in Kiboga district.
𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐧 𝐝𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐠𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐚𝐭 𝐀𝐂𝐏-𝐄𝐔
A Ugandan delegation at the ongoing 61st session of the African, Caribbean and Pacific States Parliamentary Assembly (OACPS PA) and 42nd Session of the ACP-European Union joint Parliamentary Assembly (ACP-EU JPA) led by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa in Maputo City, Mozambique, has vowed to oppose plans by pro-gay nations to impose the promotion of homosexuality and abortion as new conditions for trade and aid relationships with European Union.
𝐔𝐍𝐄𝐁 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐫𝐨𝐚𝐝𝐦𝐚𝐩
The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) Principal Public Relations Officer, Jennifer Kalule yesterday released the roadmap for conducting 2022 Primary Leaving Examination (PLE). According to roadmap, Primary Leaving Examination PLE will commence on Monday 7th November 2022 starting with the briefing of candidates whereas on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th November 2022, candidates will sit for their papers.
𝐅𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐀𝐮𝐭𝐡
The Financial Intelligent Authority ( FIA) yesterday launched the Go Anti-Money Laundering System to allow Electronic registration and Electronic certificate of registration issuance to have a seamless and convenient registration process for all accountable persons. According to the FIA Executive Director Mr. Sydney Asubo, the electronic registration and issuance of e-certificate will have an automated confirmation and validation of registration application, document security, and eco-friendly process to improve service delivery.
𝐑𝐔𝐊𝐔𝐍𝐆𝐈𝐑𝐈: 𝐃𝐞𝐩𝐮𝐭𝐲 𝐑𝐃𝐂 𝐎𝐧𝐠𝐨𝐦
The Rukungiri Deputy Resident District Commissioner (D/RDC) Ahimbisibwe Wilberforce Ongom directed all leaders to improve supervision of government facilities and projects in a bid to ensure development within the district. According to him, all leaders should visit each of the projects or facilities within their jurisdiction at least once a week or a month. Ongom made the revelation yesterday 31st October 2022 during the Rukungiri District Local Government DLG budget conference for the financial year 2023/2024 that was held at Hotel Riverside in Eastern division Rukungiri municipality.
𝐑𝐖𝐀𝐍𝐃𝐀: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐬𝐞𝐭𝐬 𝐮𝐩 𝐄𝐛
The Rwandan authorities have set up an Ebola prevention booth at the Katuna border, crossing with Uganda. Anyone who crosses the border is invited to have their temperature taken, and if they have symptoms, they are placed in a quarantine room before being transported to a hospital in Byumba.
𝐄𝐥𝐨𝐧 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐤 𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐬 𝐓𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐛𝐨𝐚𝐫
Elon Musk has fired Twitter’s board of directors, giving himself free control over the social media giant.
According to documents filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) yesterday, Musk became “sole director” of Twitter after finalizing his $44bn takeover of the company last week.
𝐄𝐔: 𝐄𝐮𝐫𝐨 𝐳𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐢𝐧𝐟𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐞𝐬
Eurozone government bond yields have risen after inflation data reflected that consumer prices climbed at a record pace in October, heaping pressure on the European Central Bank to continue aggressive policy tightening.
Consumer price growth in the 19 countries with the Euro as their monetary unit accelerated to 10.7 percent in October from 9.9 percent a month earlier.
𝐔𝐒: 𝐆𝐮𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐦𝐨’𝐬 𝐨𝐥𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐢𝐧𝐦𝐚𝐭
The oldest inmate at the United States-run Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba, Saifullah Paracha has been released to his home country Pakistan after nearly 19 years of detention without trial.
𝐒. 𝐊𝐎𝐑𝐄𝐀: 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫
The office of Yoon Suk-yeol, the South Korean President called for safety measures to prevent accidents with a lot of people, noting that the Halloween crush that killed more than 150 in the capital showed the importance of crowd management.
𝐇𝐀𝐈𝐓𝐈: 𝐀𝐮𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢
Haitian authorities yesterday revealed that they will investigate the death of a journalist who was fatally stroked by a tear gas canister at a protest outside a police station.
𝐆𝐑𝐄𝐄𝐂𝐄: 𝐃𝐨𝐳𝐞𝐧𝐬 𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫
Greek authorities have launched a search and rescue operation for dozens of refugees who are missing after a boat they were travelling on from Turkey overturned and sank in rough weather.
The vessel capsized overnight on Monday between the islands of Evia and Andros.
𝐏𝐀𝐊𝐈𝐒𝐓𝐀𝐍: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐬
As Pakistan struggles to balance its fragile economy and manage the aftermath of devastating floods that killed more than 1,700, the government of Pakistan yesterday approved a $112m deal endorsed by the Economic Cooperation Committee to import 300,000 tons of wheat from Russia to meet its domestic shortfall.
𝐔𝐍 𝐦𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐧 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐚 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫
During a debate of the UN General Assembly’s human rights committee yesterday, Canada expressed concern that China had refused to discuss a UN human rights office report which found that the treatment of Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang may constitute crimes against humanity.
𝐈𝐍𝐃𝐈𝐀: 𝟗 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐛𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐠
Police in the Indian state of Gujarat arrested nine people in connection with the collapse of a 140-year-old suspension pedestrian bridge that killed at least 141 people on Sunday. The 230m (754ft) bridge on the Machchhu River is a major local tourist attraction which had been reopened the week before, after being repaired. According to police, the nine people arrested are all associated with Oreva group, the firm contracted to maintain and operate the bridge.