E𝐗𝐏𝐋𝐎𝐑𝐄𝐑 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒 𝐑𝐎U𝐍𝐃𝐔𝐏
𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟏, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
𝐂𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐝𝟏𝟗 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐭 𝐮𝐩, G𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐠𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐠𝐮𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬
The Minister for ICT and National Guidance, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi has said Government is to give out new Covid19 guidelines following an increase Covid19 cases. Baryomunsi says the positivity rate of Covid19 has risen from 0.5% to 1.2% due to the refusal of some Ugandans to get vaccinated.
𝐊𝐲𝐚𝐦𝐛𝐨𝐠𝐨 University collaborates with 𝐆𝐚𝐥𝐰𝐚𝐲 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐲 to promote joint research
The Vice-Chancellor of Kyambogo University Prof. Eli Katunguka has confirmed that Uuniversities of Kyambogo and Galway have signed an agreement to promote joint research in continuing education programmes and international collaboration. Katunguka said this during a workshop themed Chemicals and Fuels From The Sun and Recycled Carbon Dioxide held at Kyambogo University.
𝟐𝟎 𝐀’L𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐥 𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐟𝐢𝐭 from 𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐄𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫a𝐦𝐦𝐞 sponsored by TotalEnergies
A total of 20 A’ Level students from the districts of Nwooya, Buliisa, Masindi and Pakwach are set to benefit from fully paid scholarships under the Local Education Programme 2023. According to the statement released today by the sponsor, TotalEnergies, applicants must be Ugandan, specifically from the already mentioned districts and must have completed O’ Level.
𝐔𝐍𝐄𝐁 𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭 𝐞𝐱𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐦𝐚𝐥𝐩𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐞
Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) principal Public Relations Officer, Jennifer Kalule has cautioned candidates, teachers and examination officials against any possible form of malpractice during the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) examinations.
𝐃𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐚𝐢𝐝 𝐧𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐠𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧, 𝐰𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐬 𝐝𝐞𝐩𝐥𝐨𝐲𝐞𝐝 on major lakes
According to a tweet by the Works and Transport Ministry, weather buoys have been launched on lakes Victoria, Kyoga and Albert. The Ministry says its teams have already deployed the buoys in Zangebe, Panyimur and Kaazi and they are expected to aid weather forecasting and navigation in the lakes. The ministry says more will be deployed in Misonzi, Masese, Lwanika, Buvuma and Kiyindi on Lake Victoria.
𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚 𝐖𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐥𝐢𝐟𝐞 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐄𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐂𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐞 𝐛𝐚𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐬 𝐦𝐚𝐥𝐞 𝐭𝐢𝐠𝐞𝐫
The Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWEC) commonly known as Entebbe zoo named its male Bengal tiger, Yura, during a brief function held at the centre on Saturday evening.
𝟐𝟑 𝐊𝐚𝐤𝐮𝐦𝐢𝐫𝐨 𝐏𝐋𝐄 𝐩𝐮𝐩𝐢𝐥𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐢𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 M𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐬 𝐩𝐚𝐩𝐞𝐫 𝐨𝐧 𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟑𝟎 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
The Kakumiro District Inspector of schools, Mary Kyofuna confirms that the 23 pupils of St. Christine Primary School in Kakumiro District who missed the Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) Math paper will sit for a special paper on Wednesday, November 30, 9AM at Kyakuterekera Primary School, about 4 kilometres from St Christine Primary School. Education Minister Hon Janet Museveni last week directed that the students should be allowed to write the paper.
𝐌𝐮𝐤𝐨𝐧𝐨 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐬 7000 𝐂𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐝 𝟏𝟗 𝐯𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐞 doses 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐞
Mukono District has been given additional 7000 doses of Johnson and Johnson after registering a new Covid-19 case. Dr. Stephen Mulindwa, the District Health Officer says the patient is being isolated at Mukono Hospital.
“We are managing the situation and we have hope that the patient will be well. The Ministry has already distributed vaccines to the district for those who missed out on the vaccination to receive the jab as soon as possible,” he said.
𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐮𝐩𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐕𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐇𝐢𝐠𝐡 𝐅𝐫𝐞𝐪𝐮𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐲 (𝐕𝐇𝐅) 𝐄𝐱𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐝 𝐑𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐨 𝐍𝐞𝐭𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐚𝐭 𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐛𝐛𝐞 𝐀𝐢𝐫𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭
During the celebrations by the Uganda Air Traffic Controllers Association (UGATCA) to mark 100 years of the profession held at Hotel Africana in Kampala, Rtd. Justice Steven Kavuma, the board chairperson of Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) said that by early next year, Government will be upgrading the ‘Very High Frequency (VHF) Extended Radio Network’ to improve reliability and coverage of communication between pilots and controllers. He said the two new distance measuring equipment at Entebbe Airport will be installed to help pilots navigate and land safely.
𝐊𝐖𝐀𝐍𝐈𝐀: Parish Development Model SACCO M𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐝 𝐨𝐧 𝐯𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐞 𝐦𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐬
Parish Development Model (PDM) SACCO members in Kwania District have been sensitized on how to vet committee members. This was revealed during the meeting attended by stakeholders at Atongtidi Sub county headquarters. All SACCO executive members were elected and cautioned to appropriately work to develop the local people’s standards of living.
𝐘𝐔𝐌𝐁𝐄: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐚𝐝𝐨𝐩𝐭𝐬 𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐨𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐬𝐩𝐫𝐚𝐲 (𝐈𝐑𝐒) 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐛 𝐬𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝 𝐨𝐟 𝐦𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐚
The Ministry of Health has adopted an indoor residual spray (IRS) method as a way of curbing the rampant spread of malaria in districts of Apac, Amuru, Gulu, Oyam, Pader and Kitgum. The IRS program has helped reduce malaria cases in hospitals by more than 90%.
𝐒𝐇𝐄𝐄𝐌𝐀: 𝐆𝐫𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐭 𝐥𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐥 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐥𝐢𝐦 𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠
According to Omar Muhamad, the chairman of Uganda Muslim Supreme council (UMSC) Independent electoral commission, Muslim elections at grassroots are ongoing and are so far peaceful. While presiding over elections at Kabwohe Main Mosque today, Muhamad said these elections will churn out responsible leaders will manage Muslim affairs in accordance to the Quran.
K𝐄𝐍𝐘𝐀: 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐑𝐮𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝐄𝐀𝐂 𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐩𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐧𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐜𝐞 𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐄𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐃𝐑𝐂
During a news conference held today in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital Kinshasa, Kenyan President William Ruto encouraged the East African troops to enforce peace in Eastern DRC.