𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐋𝐎𝐑𝐄𝐑 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒 𝐑𝐎𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐔𝐏
𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟏𝟎, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
🇺🇬𝐄𝐁𝐎𝐋𝐀: 𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐤𝐧𝐨𝐰 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬
📌Isolation facilities are public health areas put to handle the Ebola outbreak decisively and to ensure that Ugandans survive the epidemic.
📌Once you are listed as a contact person, please hand yourself in for treatment because if you run away, you are most likely going to die or spread the disease.
An isolation facility is not a prison but a place for your own safety.
🇺🇬𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐒𝐜𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐖𝐞𝐞𝐤 𝐄𝐱𝐡𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐚𝐧 𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐨𝐝𝐚𝐲
📌Minister of Science and Technology Hon. Monica Musenero has revealed that today, Thursday, November 10th marks the end of the National Science and Technology Exhibition Week at Kololo.
📌It comprised of Uganda’s first satellite launch designed by three Ugandan engineers. It will help in weather forecasting, monitoring border points hence saving Uganda lots of money that was used to buy data/ information from other satellite owners.
Present at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds was H.E the Vice President of Uganda Hon. Jessica Alupo, accompanied by the Minister of State for Works, Hon. Musa Echweru and other dignitaries. They also inspected the UNRA stall.
🇺🇬𝐂𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐥 𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐤 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐮𝐫𝐞𝐬 𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐧𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐔𝐆𝐗𝟖𝟎 𝐓𝐫𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐝𝐞𝐛𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞
📌The Acting Governor of the Central Bank, Dr. Michael Atingi-Ego while appearing before the finance committee of Parliament this week stated that the Uganda’s public debt which stands at 𝐔𝐠𝐱80 Trillion is still within sustainable and manageable levels. He said that the magnitude of the debt is also influenced by the foreign exchange rate and debt repayment. He said there is need to double productivity in order to boost import substitution to minimize the reduction of Uganda’s foreign reserve through lessening dollar outflows.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐆𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐬𝐲𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐦 𝐭𝐨 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐨𝐫 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐫𝐬
📌During an annual symposium on human rights in Kampala yesterday, the commissioner in-charge of occupational health, Francis Odong Gimoro said that the Ministry has introduced an online system to monitor workers across the country so as to follow up on their safety and health while on duty.
🇺🇬𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐨𝐟 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐀𝐟𝐟𝐚𝐢𝐫𝐬 𝐬𝐚𝐲𝐬 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐠𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐍𝐚𝐝𝐝𝐮𝐥𝐢’𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐬’𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭
📌The State Minister of Internal Affairs, Gen. David Muhoozi has said they will investigate the circumstances surrounding the arrest of relatives of former minister Abdul Nadduli by security operatives. It is alleged that the relatives were picked up in the wee hours on Tuesday and bundled into drones before they were taken to unknown places.
🇺🇬𝐁𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐦𝐚𝐧 𝐇𝐚𝐦 𝐊𝐢𝐠𝐠𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐮 𝐝𝐫𝐚𝐠𝐬 𝐊𝐚𝐛𝐚𝐤𝐚 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐭 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐊𝐢𝐠𝐨 𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝
📌Hamis Kiggundu, a city businessman has yet again dragged the Kabaka of Buganda to Court challenging the decision and process that led to cancellation of land titles over a 140-acre piece of land in Kigo, Wakiso district. Through his lawyers Muwema and Company Advocates, Kiggundu filed a civil appeal number 85 of 2022 at the High court accusing the Kabaka of conniving with the commissioner to cancel his titles without following proper procedure.
🇺🇬𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐛𝐞𝐬 𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐟 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐁𝐮𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐧𝐲𝐢
📌According to Martial Tumusiime, the Greater Bushenyi police spokesperson, Police is investigating circumstances surrounding the murder of Susan Kyatuhaire, 23, a student of Valley University of Science and Technology whose body was found lifeless and naked on her veranda in Kitookye cell, Central Division, Ishaka Bushenyi Municipality.
🇺🇬𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐨𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐟𝐮𝐠𝐞𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐥𝐞𝐞 𝐛𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐭𝐨 𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚 𝐟𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐢𝐫 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐤𝐞 𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭 𝐌𝟐𝟑 𝐫𝐞𝐛𝐞𝐥𝐬
📌Robert Tukamuheebwa, the Kisoro Deputy RDC on Wednesday said that more than 3,000 Congolese refugees are fleeing into Bunagana in Kisoro District after the DRC troops launched an air strike against the M23 rebels in Rutshuru territory, North Kivu province.
🇺🇬𝐒𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫 𝐀𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐠𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐑𝐞𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐩𝐮𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐜
📌Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among has called for investigations into the circumstances under which a report on Uganda Airlines leaked to the public before consideration by the House. Among said some MPs have made it a habit to leak committee reports before they are presented to the House for debate and adoption.
🇺🇬𝐀𝐭𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐧𝐞𝐲 𝐆𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐥 𝐊𝐢𝐰𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐤𝐚 𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐟𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐝𝐨𝐞𝐬 𝐫𝐮𝐧 𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐬
📌The Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka has said that Government condemns all forms of torture and does not run any torture house. Kiwanuka made the remarks on Wednesday at the ongoing UN Committee against Torture, session in Geneva following allegations of continued abductions and torture of Opposition members.
🇺🇬𝐖𝐚𝐤𝐢𝐬𝐨 P𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐬 𝟑 𝐬𝐮𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐛𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐨 𝐂𝐈𝐎’𝐬 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞, 𝐫𝐚𝐩𝐞 𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐝
📌The Police in Wakiso district have arrested Frank Bamuhairwe, 28, and Shafik Kasibante, accused of raping a house girl Florence Nabulya and stealing household properties of the Division Crime Intelligence Officer at Wakiso Police division.
🇺🇬𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐩𝐥𝐞𝐝𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐔𝐌𝐄𝐌𝐄 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧, 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐲
📌State Minister for Energy, Opolot Okaasai re-affirmed that Government plans not to renew the concession of electricity distribution company UMEME in 2025 but instead will form one company that will manage the electricity sector in Uganda. He said this while appearing before Parliament’s Natural Resources and Environment Committee.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐀𝐑𝐀𝐌𝐎𝐉𝐀: 𝐀𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐨𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐬
📌Many karamajong have shown support towards disarmament and so far 600 guns have been discovered under the disarmament operation code named Usalama kwa Wote (peace for all) that started on 13th July 2022.
🇺🇬𝐑𝐔𝐊𝐔𝐍𝐆𝐈𝐑𝐈: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐥𝐚𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐬 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐔𝐠𝐱𝟐.𝟗𝐁𝐧 𝐛𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤 𝐚𝐭 𝐍𝐲𝐚𝐤𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐧𝐲𝐢 𝐇𝐢𝐠𝐡 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥
📌The acting Rukungiri District Engineer, Julius Bagira launched the construction of new blocks at Nyakyishenyi High school in Nyakyishenyi Sub County which is to cost Ugx2.9billion. The contract has been awarded to Sagma technical services Limited to put up 6 classroom blocks, administration block, six staff houses, IT Laboratory, Science Laboratory, multipurpose hall, staff kitchens, pit latrines, library, water harvesting tanks and a football pitch among others.
🇺🇬𝐁𝐔𝐇𝐖𝐄𝐉𝐔: 𝐌𝐏 𝐁𝐲𝐚𝐦𝐮𝐤𝐚𝐦𝐚 𝐰𝐨𝐨𝐬 𝐊𝐚𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐧𝐲𝐢 𝐓𝐞𝐚 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐲 𝐋𝐢𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐞𝐚 𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐞 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐝 𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐟𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐬
📌In an attempt to improve household income to the local farmers in Buhweju District, Annet Oyes Byamukama, a former parliamentary contestant has wooed Kashenyi Tea Company Limited, a tea factory that will solve many tea famers’ worries in the district. This factory is projected to use 50,000 kg of green leaf per day once completed in 2023. It will directly employ 250 Ugandans especially those from Buhweju district and about 1,000 indirectly through transport and logistics.
🇺🇬𝐀𝐑𝐔𝐀: 𝐀𝐫𝐮𝐚 𝐂𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐥 𝐭𝐨 𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐛𝐢𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜 𝐬𝐲𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐦𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬
📌Arua City Council is planning to install biometric systems in all the Government facilities within the city to solve issues of absenteeism of civil servants at their various work places. This was revealed by Arua city clerk Paul Batanda while addressing the stakeholders early this week during the budget conference at Desert Breeze Hotel in Arua city.
🇺🇬 𝐇𝐎𝐈𝐌𝐀: 𝐂𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐥 𝐯𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭 𝐁𝐮𝐥𝐢𝐢𝐬𝐚 𝐛𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐁𝐮𝐧𝐲𝐨𝐫𝐨 𝐊𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐝𝐨𝐦
📌According to the Deputy Mayor Hon. Nalumaga Sylivia Balyesiima, Hoima City Council has discussed Buliisa breakaway from Bunyoro Kingdom and the council collectively voted against the secession of Buliisa from Bunyoro Kitara kingdom. “Issues of disintegration is not required as of now and should not be supported. We need to remain Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom now and forever,” said Balyesima.
🇺🇬𝐓𝐎𝐑𝐎𝐑𝐎: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐯𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐲 𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐤 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐡 𝐔𝐠𝐱𝟏𝟐𝟔 𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐨𝐧
📌According to the leaders of Sopsop and Nyamilele in Merikit Town Council in Tororo district, Government has constructed a community valley tank worth Ugx126 million under the Northern Uganda Social action funds III. The residents welcomed the construction of the valley tank and are looking forward to the benefits it will bring such as, improved health, supply of clean water, improved quality of sanitation, increased food (crop and fish) production, and plenty of water for irrigation.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐀𝐌𝐔𝐋𝐈: 𝐖𝐞𝐥𝐥-𝐰𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐝𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐞𝐲𝐞 𝐠𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐥𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐥𝐲 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐬
📌The manager of Busoga One radio station, Innocent Anyole and Livingstone Musoke, residents of Buima cell Kakiri parish in conjunction with Eye camp campaign funded by Pathways to Hope Africa and Restoring Vision this week carried out a sensitization of elderly persons where they donated 600 glasses for the elderly.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐀𝐋𝐈𝐑𝐎: 𝐂𝐀𝐎 𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐁𝐮𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐚 𝐒𝐮𝐛 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧t𝐲 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐪𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬
📌The Chief Administrative Officer, Kaliro has handed over land to construct the new Buyinda Sub County headquarters, to Bundana Contractors. In his speech, he commended Government for providing funds for the project and told leaders and residents to monitor the construction work.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐈𝐓𝐎𝐎𝐌𝐀: 𝐈𝐫𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐫𝐚 Po𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐝𝐞𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬 𝐦𝐚𝐧 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐦𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐨 𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐟𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐊𝐢𝐲𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐚 𝐒𝐮𝐛-𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐲
📌The OC Iraramira police post in Mitooma district has confirmed to have arrested Moses Mugabo for attempting to murder his wife over the sale of family land. Moses Mugabo and wife are residents of Iraramira Central in Iraramira parish, Kiyanga Sub County. The woman was admitted in the hospital in a critical condition.
🌍𝐂𝐎𝐌𝐎𝐑𝐎𝐒: 𝟐𝟑 𝐢𝐧𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐞𝐬𝐜𝐚𝐩𝐞 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐌𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐢 𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐧
📌23 inmates escaped from the prison of Moroni, the capital of the Indian Ocean archipelago, in Comoros on Wednesday evening.
According to reports, six were found where as the 17 wanted escapees have been identified and an investigation opened to determine the circumstances of this escape.
🌍𝐊𝐄𝐍𝐘𝐀: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐝 $𝟑𝟕 𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐧 𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐂o𝐧𝐠𝐨
📌Kenya’s Parliament has approved the deployment of nearly 1,000 troops for a new regional force in eastern Congo amid questions about the $37 million cost for the first six months of the mission. The money will be spent on equipment, allowances, and operations for the more than 900 troops joining the East African Community Regional Force that will support Congolese forces against armed groups.
🌍𝐂𝐇𝐀𝐃: 𝐓𝐰𝐨 𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐨𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐟𝐢𝐠𝐮𝐫𝐞𝐬 𝐡𝐢𝐝e 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐬𝐚𝐟𝐞𝐭𝐲 after bloody demonstration
📌The two leaders of the main political opposition movements in Chad, Succès Masra and Max Loalngar have gone into hiding for their safety, three weeks after a bloody demonstration by their movements.
While on phone, Mr. Masra, president of the Transformers party assured AFP that he had to “cross” the land border illegally to “another country” because he was wanted by the presidential guard.
🌍𝐒𝐎𝐔𝐓𝐇 𝐀𝐅𝐑𝐈𝐂𝐀: 𝐏𝐮𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐜 𝐬𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐤𝐞 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐰𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐬
📌Thousands of public servants began a one-day strike in South Africa on Thursday over wage demands. The work stoppage is being led by one of South Africa’s largest public service unions, the Public Servants Association (PSA), which has some 235,000 members.
🌍𝐈𝐑𝐀𝐍: 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐬 𝐰𝐨𝐦𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐨𝐟 𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐤𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐔𝐊 𝐛𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐓𝐕 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐥
📌Iran’s security forces have arrested Elham Afkari, and charged her with communicating with and transmitting information to a London-based television broadcaster.
She was arrested on Thursday as she tried to flee the country alleging that she was an agent of the broadcaster.