𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐋𝐎𝐑𝐄𝐑 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒 𝐑𝐎𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐔𝐏
𝟕𝐭𝐡 𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
🇺🇬𝐄𝐁𝐎𝐋𝐀: 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝 𝐨𝐟 𝐄𝐛𝐨𝐥𝐚 𝐕𝐢𝐫𝐮𝐬 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐚𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡 𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐫𝐬
📌Avoid contact with patients’ blood and body fluids like urine, saliva, sweat, vomit, breast milk, semen and vaginal fluids.
📌 Avoid items that may have come in contact with an Ebola Virus infected person’s blood or body fluids such as clothes, beddings, needles and medical equipment.
📌Only trained workers should burry and handle the body of someone who died from Ebola Virus Disease.
🇺🇬𝐄𝐁𝐎𝐋𝐀: 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬 𝐮𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐫𝐞𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐁𝐨𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬
📌 Mike Kironde, the PPEIAU chairperson asked all head teachers and managers of all primary schools with boarding sections to retain the non-candidate learners in schools while Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) take place. He said this while addressing journalists today at Proprietors of the Private Educational Institutions’ Association in Uganda (PPEIAU) headquarters in Nankulabye, Kampala.
🇺🇬𝐅𝐨𝐨𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐌𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐡 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐬 𝐒𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫 𝐀𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐠’𝐬 𝟓𝟎 𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐥𝐞
📌Speaker Among has revealed that Foot and Mouth disease killed 50 of her cattle in Bukedea district after the deadly disease ravaged the district, with reports indicating that on Tuesday last week, the area recorded the death of 107 livestock. She made the revelation during the plenary sitting while reacting to a concern raised by Faith Nakut (DWR Napak) who called on the Ministry of Agriculture to avail vaccines for farmers to vaccinate their animals against the deadly disease.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐏𝐬 𝐒𝐬𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐲𝐚-𝐒𝐬𝐞𝐰𝐚𝐧𝐲𝐚𝐧𝐚 𝐩𝐫𝐞-𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐨𝐝𝐚𝐲
📌The hearing of a case in which MPs Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana are accused of murder started today 7th November 2022 at the International Crimes Division of the High Court. Ssegirinya (Kawempe North) and Ssewanyana (Makindye West) are being accused, together with five others, for murdering several people using machetes in Masaka region last year.
🇺🇬𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐭 𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐫𝐞𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐫𝐞𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐭𝐲 𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐥𝐢𝐞𝐫 𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐔𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐞
📌Jeremiah Baluku, 20, and Maria Pretty, 19, of Kiwafu ward in Entebbe municipality regained possession of their parents’ home eight months after they had been evicted by paternal Uncle Hannington Zabron Bankale who had sold it to John Aidan Muhairwe. Sitting at the locus on Thursday, 3rd November 2022, the Magistrates’ Court in Entebbe ordered Bankale to return the house and rental quarters to the children.
🇺🇬𝐀𝐧𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐩𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐫 𝐝𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐚 𝐡𝐢𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐫𝐮𝐧 𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭
📌The traffic police at Kawempe last night 06.11.2022, at around 21.15hrs registered a hit and run fatal accident involving a Police motorcycle and an unknown motor vehicle, at the Bwaise Busega Stage along northern by pass. The deceased is PC Arinaitwe Anthony, a police officer attached to Kawempe Police Station who died on the way to Mulago hospital.
🇺🇬𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐢 𝐮𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝐀𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚 𝐭𝐨 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐞 𝐢𝐭𝐬 𝐜𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐟𝐢𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐟𝐮𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬
📌President Museveni said the African rich heritage which is manifested in music, musical instruments, dances, oral literature, songs, cultures and traditional ceremonies should be fully developed, documented and preserved to enrich communication and benefit future generations. He said this while launching “Omufunga Izooba”, a traditional music album, on Sunday at State House Entebbe.
🇺🇬𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐭𝐬 𝐬𝐡𝐮𝐭 𝐝𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐚𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐜𝐞 𝐦𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐚 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐢𝐧 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐮𝐛-𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐲
📌Police have said that at least 129 posts in various parts of the country have been shut down and merged with others as the force moves to pilot a new policing model. In 2019, during the 25th Police Council at Naguru, President Museveni asked the force to adopt a new model that would ensure effective service delivery.
🇺🇬𝐑𝐞𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐜𝐚 𝐂𝐡𝐞𝐩𝐭𝐞𝐠𝐞𝐢, 𝐒𝐚𝐦𝐮𝐞𝐥 𝐊𝐢𝐛𝐞𝐭 𝐰𝐢𝐧 𝐆𝐎𝐋𝐃 𝐚𝐭 𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 𝐌𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐓𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐥 𝐑𝐮𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩𝐬
📌Team Uganda gave a powerful performance in Chiang Mai-Thailand, when a Long distance athlete in the women’s race, Rebecca Cheptegei and Samuel Kibet, in the men’s race claimed gold. Uganda registered a total of twelve athletes that includes three senior women who competed in the classic (up/down) event.
🇺🇬𝐃𝐅𝐂𝐔 𝐭𝐨 𝐚𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐎𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐨 𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝟑 𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐤𝐬 𝐟𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐩𝐚𝐲 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐲 𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐠𝐚𝐠𝐞
📌Land owned by St Balikuddembe Market (Owino) stalls and Lockup Shops Owners Association Limited (SSLOA) will be auctioned if the traders fail to pay money on their mortgage in DFCU Bank in three weeks. According to an announcement, KTA Advocates that represents DFCU Bank indicated that after the expiry of the notice in 30 days, the sale of the property will be done.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐮𝐛𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞 𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐬, 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐟𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐡 𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐝𝐨𝐰𝐧
📌Over the weekend, a section of Mubende District leaders and residents led by Mr. Michael Ntambi Muhereza, the district chairperson protested the government’s three-week extension of the Ebola-induced lockdown. Although some leaders admitted that the earlier lockdown had reduced confirmed cases in Mubende, they said the government should consider the plight of the jobless groups.
🇺🇬𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐲 𝐫𝐞𝐛𝐞𝐥 𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐩 𝐛𝐞𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐁𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐢𝐤𝐚 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐚𝐜𝐤
📌The Uganda Police Force (UPF) have revealed that the raid on Busiika Police Post in Luweero District that resulted in the death of two of their officers was the work of a rebel group codenamed ‘Coalition for Change. According to the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj. Gen. Geoffrey Tumusiime Katsigazi, one suspect, identified as Ssemogerere believed to be the leader of the rebel group has so far been arrested. The problem of attacking police posts and taking guns is a deliberate effort by a group of people who seem to think that they can change the government by force,” Maj Gen Katsigazi told journalists.
🇺🇬𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚’𝐬 𝐒𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐞, 𝐏𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐥𝐀𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐒𝐚𝐭-𝟏, 𝐥𝐚𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐨 𝐒𝐩𝐚𝐜𝐞
📌Uganda’s satellite, PearlAfricaSat-1, has been launched into the International Space Station under a Joint Global Multi-Nation Satellite program (BIRDS). The PearlAfricaSat-1 has been launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration( NASA), an independent agency of the US federal government responsible for the civil space program, aeronautics research, and space research, on Wallops Island, Virginia this afternoon. Uganda is among several African, Asian, and South American countries benefiting from the BIRDS Satellite project initiated in 2015 by the Kyushu Institute of Technology in Japan.
🇺🇬 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐩𝐬 𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡 𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠, 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐄𝐛𝐨𝐥𝐚 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐬
📌The Ministry of Health has issued a press statement stopping Private Health Facilities from testing or managing Ebola patients. In the statement issued this morning, 7th November 2022 and signed by the Director General Health Services, Dr. Henry G. Mwebesa, private health facilities have been faulted for using Ebola Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDT) which the Ministry says is not only illegal but dangerous.
🇺🇬 𝐈𝐆𝐆 𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐌𝐚𝐠𝐲𝐞𝐳𝐢 𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞
📌The Inspectorate of Government (IGG) Beti Kamya cautioned the Local Government Minister, Rafael Magyezi against interfering with its mandate. This stems from Magyezi’s attempts to stop the interdiction of the Fort Portal city Town clerk, Moses Otimong as part of the ongoing investigations into his alleged abuse of power and mismanagement of public resources.
🇺🇬𝐀𝐂𝐇𝐎𝐋𝐈: 𝐃𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐜 𝐯𝐢𝐨𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐟𝐮𝐞𝐥𝐬 𝐦𝐮𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐀𝐬𝐰𝐚 𝐫𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐨𝐧
📌In a statement released by the Aswa River Region Police Spokeperson ASP David Ongom Mudong, Aswa region records six murder cases weekly due to domestic violence among couples, of which most of them are civil matters which can be solved without loss of lives.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐀𝐋𝐈𝐑𝐎: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐫𝐞𝐡𝐚𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐊𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐫𝐨-𝐥𝐫𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐮 𝐑𝐨𝐚𝐝
📌Member of Parliament for Bulamogi Constituency Bwiire Nadeeba said that construction work on Kaliro-lrundu maram road commenced over the weekend in Bukamba sub-county. He stated this while launching the road in Lwamba Trading Centre. Residents commended their Member of Parliament for lobbying the project and praised government for providing the funds for road repair and maintenance.
🇺🇬𝐀𝐃𝐉𝐔𝐌𝐀𝐍𝐈: 𝐓𝐡𝐮𝐠𝐬 𝐛𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐤 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐨 𝐀𝐓𝐂 𝐒𝐀𝐂𝐂𝐎, 𝐩𝐨𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐬𝐞𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐠𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬
📌Police in Adjumani District are investigating circumstances under which thugs broke into ATC SACCO, poisoned Security guards, tampered with CCTV cameras and stole their phones over the weekend. According to residents, the suspected thugs had spent three weeks hanging out with the security guards in the area. The affected security guards who are currently admitted at Adjumani Hospital include; Leku Charles, Jingo Abdu, Alumai Augustine and Nelson Paira Kenyi.
🌍𝐓𝐀𝐍𝐙𝐀𝐍𝐈𝐀: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐝 𝐟𝐮𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐥 𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐞 𝐜𝐫𝐚𝐬𝐡 𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐬
📌Tanzania’s Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa will today lead mourners in paying their respects at a funeral service for 19 people killed after a passenger plane crashed into Lake Victoria in Tanzania. According to the area’s regional commissioner Albert Chalamila, the prayers will be held at the Bukoba football stadium.
🌍𝐁𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐅𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐂𝐨𝐩𝟐𝟕 𝐭𝐨 𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐬𝐞 𝐦𝐢𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐬
📌Ahead of Cop27, the UK Prime Minister and French President, are expected to raise the migrant crisis when the two meet for the first time in Egypt on Monday.
📌The UK Prime Minister said his key priority at the UN climate change conference was resolving the crisis of small boats crossing the Channel. Britain and France are yet to allow Border Force staff on the beaches.
🌍𝐔𝐍 𝐰𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐬𝐮𝐦𝐬 𝐩𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐬 𝐡𝐨𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐨𝐧 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐝
📌The UN’s weather and climate body released its annual state of the global climate report on Sunday, and found that the past eight years are on track to be the hottest ever recorded.
🌍𝐒𝐎𝐔𝐓𝐇 𝐀𝐅𝐑𝐈𝐂𝐀: 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐰𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐝𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝐟𝐚𝐫𝐦 𝐬𝐜𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐥
📌President Cyril Ramaphosa, in writting today, has denied wrongdoing in testimony to a parliamentary panel examining whether he should face impeachment over an alleged cover-up of a heist at his farmhouse. The President denied that he is guilty of any of the allegations made against him.
🌍𝐀𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐚, 𝐀𝐳𝐞𝐫𝐛𝐚𝐢𝐣𝐚𝐧 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐞 𝐛𝐥𝐚𝐦𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐭𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐛𝐞𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐔𝐒 𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐤𝐬
📌Armenia and Azerbaijan on Monday, have accused each other of provoking a shootout along their troubled border before the arch-foes were to hold US-mediated peace talks.
📌The incident happened hours before a meeting in Washington of Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan and Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov for another round of peace talks hosted by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
🌍𝐏𝐀𝐊𝐈𝐒𝐓𝐀𝐍: 𝐈𝐦𝐫𝐚𝐧 𝐊𝐡𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐬𝐤𝐬 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐠𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐲
📌Former Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked President Arif Alvi to initiate an inquiry into a news conference held by Pakistan’s powerful intelligence agency, which he has accused of orchestrating an attack on him.