E𝐗𝐏𝐋𝐎𝐑𝐄𝐑 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒 𝐑𝐎𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐔𝐏
𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟏𝟓, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
🇺🇬𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐢 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐦𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐄𝐛𝐨𝐥𝐚 𝐕𝐢𝐫𝐮𝐬 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 (𝐄𝐕𝐃) 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐜𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐲
📌During his address Tuesday evening, President Museveni said that information on patients of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and their contacts is always submitted to Immigration hence none can leave the country before being cleared. He added that if they tried using other illegal routes, they would still be arrested.
🇺🇬𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚 𝐭𝐨𝐡𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐂𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐥 𝐀𝐯𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐀𝐮𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐲𝐦𝐞𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐧 𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐥 𝐝𝐨𝐜𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬
📌Luganda Mundeyi Simon Peter, the spokesperson of Ministry of Internal affairs has revealed that delegates from over 88 countries have convened in Uganda at Speak Resort Munyonyo to attend the second international Civil Aviation Authority high level meeting on verification of travel documents.
🇺🇬𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐧𝐬 𝐥𝐚𝐮𝐝 𝐃𝐨𝐧 𝐍𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐫 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐬𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐮𝐩 𝐦𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐭𝐞𝐚 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐭
📌Don Nasser has established a modern tea factory in Kyamuhunga, greater Bushenyi district which will greatly improve the lives of people. Tea farmers and business community laud Don for setting up the tea processing plant that is creating thousands of jobs and opportunities for the Ugandan youths.
🇺🇬𝐁𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐝 𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐬𝐤𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐚𝐝𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐒𝐎𝐏𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰 𝐁𝐖𝐈𝐌𝐒 𝐚 𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐯𝐞 𝐢𝐭𝐬 𝐨𝐛𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐬
📌Operators of bonded warehouses in the country have been advised to adhere to the standard operating procedures to allow the newly launched Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Bonded Warehouse Information Management System (BWIMS) achieve its objectives. The call was made by Abel Kagumire, the commissioner of customs URA at the 11th Economic Operators Programs authorization ceremony that was held in Kampala last week.
🇺🇬𝐔𝐏𝐃𝐅 𝐂𝐚𝐩𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐝 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐨𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠
📌Capt. Patrick Katushabe, 36, attached to Senior Command and Staff College Kimaka in Jinja District has appeared before Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate Sarah Tusiime today for allegedly being in possession of elephant ivory and hippopotamus teeth.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐀𝐀𝐈𝐅 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐞𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐩𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐡 𝐔𝐒$𝟐𝟓𝟎,𝟎𝟎𝟎 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐨𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐟𝐚𝐫𝐦 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚
📌Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) has received 100 Motorcycles and 73 Tablets worth Ugx958Million today from the Agriculture Green Revolution for Africa (AGRA) to boost farm productivity through access to quality seed under a project dabbed “Strengthening The National Seed Certification Service in Uganda”.
🇺🇬𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐮𝐞𝐬 𝐬𝐞𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐠𝐮𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐨𝐭𝐛𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐬𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐮𝐞𝐬 (𝐛𝐢𝐛𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚) ahead of W𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 𝐂𝐮𝐩
📌Uganda Police has issued security guidelines and warning to all ‘bibanda’ operators preparing to screen the 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament. The Police says although there are no specific threats identified yet, it is important that all proprietors and managers at all venues consider the risks from those who may intend to cause wide-scale harm and panic.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐈𝐊𝐔𝐁𝐄: 𝐁𝐮𝐡𝐚𝐠𝐮𝐳𝐢 𝐄𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐮𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐲 𝐌𝐏 𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐨𝐥𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐛𝐛𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐚𝐢𝐣𝐚𝐦𝐮𝐤𝐮𝐫𝐮 𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐌𝐮𝐤𝐚𝐛𝐚𝐫𝐚 𝐯𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐬
📌In a press statement dated 15th November 2022, Hon. Aseera Steven Itaza, the Buhaguzi East Constituency, Member of Parliament explained that a group of people allegedly used his name and NIN number in illegal transfer of land equating to 297.6 hectares on plot 196, block 22 at Mukabara and 127.9 hectares on plot 172, block 22 at Musaija Mukuru leaving hundreds of people homeless.
🇺🇬𝐓𝐎𝐑𝐎𝐑𝐎: 𝐏𝐃𝐌 𝐒𝐀𝐂𝐂𝐎𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐍𝐚𝐠𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐫𝐚 𝐓𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐥 𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬
📌The District Commercial Officer has revealed that PDM SACCOs in Nagongera Town council convened the Extra General Meeting and elected their leaders on 15th November 2022. The leaders elected include PDM SACCO vetting committees and executive committee at the town council offices.
🇺🇬𝐁𝐔𝐊𝐄𝐃𝐄𝐀: 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐁𝐮𝐤𝐞𝐝𝐞𝐚 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐩𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐩 𝐢𝐧 𝐊𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐮𝐧𝐠𝐚 𝐓𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐥
📌Bukedea Police Station has held a community policing workshop at Kongunga Town Council headquarters to discuss the security status and the role of residents in maintaining peace, security and the processes of making by-laws.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐘𝐄𝐍𝐉𝐎𝐉𝐎: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡 𝐂𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐈𝐈𝐈 𝐢𝐧 𝐑𝐰𝐚𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐲𝐚 𝐒𝐮𝐛-𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐲
📌The chairperson of Rwaitengya Sub-county has commended Government for the construction of Rwaitengya Health Centre III worthy Ugx1.4 billion on 15th November 2022. Construction works have reached the final stages awaiting medical equipment.
🌍𝐀𝐙𝐄𝐑𝐁𝐀𝐈𝐉𝐀𝐍: 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐬 𝐟𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐨𝐟 𝐬𝐩𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐫𝐚𝐧
📌Azerbaijan has arrested five of its nationals for spying for Iran after a rise in tensions between the neighbours. The announcement of the arrests came after Baku and Tehran accused each other last week of hostile rhetoric.
🌍𝐏𝐀𝐊𝐈𝐒𝐓𝐀𝐍: 𝐀𝐧𝐭𝐢-𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐫𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐦 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐭 𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐡 𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐰𝐨 𝐦𝐞𝐧 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐫𝐬
📌A Pakistani anti-terrorism court has awarded death sentences to two men accusing them of killing 13 people in a suicide attack last year, including nine Chinese engineers working on a hydropower project.
🌍𝐇𝐀𝐈𝐓𝐈: 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐬𝐚𝐜𝐤𝐬 𝐭𝐨𝐩 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥𝐬 𝐚𝐬 𝐩𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐞
📌Haiti’s acting Prime Minister, Ariel Henry has sacked the country’s justice and interior ministers, along with the government commissioner in a new round of political disruption that came under the shadow of international sanctions. Former Justice Minister Berto Dorce first dismissed Government Commissioner Jacques Lafontant on Henry’s orders before being removed himself days later along with Interior Minister Liszt Quitel.
🌍𝐈𝐍𝐃𝐈𝐀: 𝐏𝐨𝐩𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐰𝐭𝐡 𝐬𝐥𝐨𝐰𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐈𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐚 𝐚𝐬 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐬 𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐨𝐧
📌India, formerly a powerful driver of the number of people on the planet, is experiencing a marked slowdown, as the global population reaches eight billion. Falling fertility rates in India have forced at least one State to consider reviewing policies that encouraged families not to go beyond having two children.
🌍𝐄𝐓𝐇𝐈𝐎𝐏𝐈𝐀: 𝐏𝐌 𝐯𝐨𝐰𝐬 𝐡𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐓𝐢𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐲 𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐞
📌Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed vowed on Tuesday to implement a ceasefire agreement between his government and forces in Tigray, which he said was necessary to ensure peace proved sustainable.
🌍𝐑𝐔𝐒𝐒𝐈𝐀: 𝐔𝐍 𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐑𝐮𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐚 𝐭𝐨 𝐩𝐚𝐲 𝐫𝐞𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐔𝐤𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐞, 𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐝𝐚𝐦𝐚𝐠𝐞
📌The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution calling for Russia to be held accountable for breaching international law by invading Ukraine. The resolution calls for Russia to pay reparations for the damage and loss of life during the conflict.
🌍𝐌𝐀𝐋𝐈: 𝐔𝐊 𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡𝐝𝐫𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐥 𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐌𝐚𝐥𝐢
📌The British government announced on Monday an early withdrawal of its military contingent currently deployed in Mali as part of the UN mission to the country. According to the Ministry of Defence, the commitment was supposed to last three years, but faced with the rising instability in the country, London decided to anticipate the withdrawal of its troops, who should leave the country in the next six months.
🌍𝐀𝐋𝐆𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐀: 𝐅𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐫 𝐒𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐡 𝐂𝐄𝐎 𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝟏𝟓 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐧
📌The former CEO of Algeria’s state-owned oil and gas group Sonatrach, Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour, was sentenced today, to 15 years in prison for corruption in connection with the purchase of a refinery in Italy.
🌍𝐈𝐕𝐎𝐑𝐘 𝐂𝐎𝐀𝐒𝐓: 𝐀𝐮𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐩𝐮𝐥𝐥 𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐤𝐞𝐞𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐌𝐚𝐥𝐢 𝐛𝐲 𝐀𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑
📌Côte d’Ivoire has announced the gradual withdrawal of its troops from the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali (MINUSMA) by August 2023, a decision that comes against a backdrop of diplomatic tensions between Abidjan and Bamako for several months.