Casinos & gyms reopen as Concerts, Bars, remain banned

Museveni Reopens Places of Worship, sets strict guidelines for operation.

In his Covid-19 address to the Nation, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni reopened gyms casinos, gaming and betting shops on Wednesday. The president ordered their regularly bodies to inspect them. “The casinos, gaming, betting shops and gyms can now operate during the day and close by 6:00pm,” President Museveni said. “The various local governments Cities, and Kampala Capital City Authority, working…

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Museveni Reopens Places of Worship sets strict guidelines for operation

Museveni Reopens Places of Worship, sets strict guidelines for operation.

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has reopened places of worship on Wednesday during his presidential address on Covid-19. He also set for them strict rules of operation including keeping social distance and wearing masks along with limiting the number of worshipers to 200. “Places of worship can now open under the following conditions; limit the number of worshipers at any one…

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Mandatory covid-19 testing for travelers postponed for 2 weeks

covid-19 testing

Government of Uganda has postponed mandatory covid-19 testing for incoming passengers for the next two weeks. Initially, the mandatory covid-19 testing was meant to have kicked off today, 3rd September, however, thanks to the uproar from people that frequent travel, it has been postpone for two weeks. This was confirmed by the Ministry of Health spokesperson, Emmanuel Ainebyoona as he…

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Covid-19 vaccination set to kick off today

Ministry of Health (MOH) - Covid-19 Vaccination at Kololo Independence grounds to be suspended this week

Ministry of Health yesterday announced that the third roll-out Covid-19 vaccination would resume today. Initially, the communication by the health ministry indicated that Covid-19 vaccination was set to resume on Monday, however, a last minute developed caused a change in program as the roll-out was set for today. Basing on the Ministry of Health Communications Officer Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the process…

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President Museveni eulogies Professor Anthony Mbonye

Professor Anthony Mbonye

President Museveni has come out to write an emotional message about the fallen Professor Anthony Mbonye who died today’s morning. While speaking of the untimely death, President Museveni described it as a disappointment not only for the medical sector where the professor worked but also for the country at large. Professor Anthony Mbonye had before his sudden death worked as…

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Gov’t donates food to Moroto residents amidst rising cases of famine

Gov't donates food to Moroto residents amidst rising cases of famine

The government of Uganda has donated food stuffs to Moroto residents amidst rising cases of famine resulting from food shortage. Member of Parliament Francis Adome Lorika delivered the relief food to the Moroto residents at a time when most households are struggling to survive thanks to the fact that there is food scarcity in the area. Crop failure is the…

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URSB Deputy Registrar Alfred Mugisha succumbs to covid-19

URSBHQ Deputy Alfred Mugisha

Uganda Registration Services Bureau Head Quarters deputy registrar General Alfred Mugisha has succumbed to the deadly coronavirus. Basing on reports reaching out desk, the deputy registrar lost his life to coronavirus this morning although details surrounding the circumstances under which he died are yet to be released to the public. Earlier this year, the country was taken by storm over…

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More than half of vulnerable Ugandans received the COVID-19 relief cash

More than half of vulnerable Ugandans received the COVID-19 relief cash

As of July 20th, more that half of the vulnerable Ugandans had received the COVID-19 relief cash through mobile money as promised by government. Basing on reports, 413,504 vulnerable Ugandans had already received the relief fund which can translate to 82.5% of the Ugandans that had registered and qualify under the category of vulnerable Ugandans. This money is meant to…

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Uganda receives UGX 5 billion for the Covid-19 response plan

Uganda receives UGX 5 billion for the Covid-19 response plan

Uganda has received UGX 5 billion a donation towards the Covid-19 response from the government of Denmark. The amount is meant to be used for implementing the Covid-19 resurgence response plan through the World Health Organization that shall use the money to fund areas in critical conditions. Furthermore more, the sum that has been donated to Uganda is also meant…

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Illegal enforcement of SOPs lands policeman behind bars

SOPs - Bugiri man arrested for killing his two children and severely injuring a neighbor

SPC 2818 Patrick Malimu has been incarcerated on Saturday afternoon for illegal enforcement of Covid-19 SOPs / Standard Operating Procedures. Allegedly, the mentioned policeman alongside another suspect Richard Oyet were both arrested having illegally enforced Standard Operating Procedures at Amoko-Lagwayi Easy village in Pajule town council. The act is considered illegal basing on the fact that Patrick Malimu acted on…

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