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President Museveni Asks Ugandans to Embrace Virtual Campaigns

President Museveni has called upon all Ugandans to support the proposed virtual campaigns ahead of the 2021 General Election as a measure against the transmission of COVID-19. President Museveni made this call on Monday, June 22 while addressing the nation on the status of Covid-19 in the country. President Museveni also

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Gov’t May Reconsider Re-imposing Strict Lockdown Measures – Minister Nabakooba

The minister of information and technology, Judith Nabakooba has revealed that Uganda could be put back to the virus-induced lockdown if Ugandans don't adhere to the precautionary measures issued by the government. "I want to warn members of the public that unless we change and fully adapt to the existing guidelines

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Gov’t May be Forced to Enforce Another Lockdown- Jane Ruth Acheng

The Minister of Health, Jane Ruth Acheng, has warned the public that the government may enforce another lockdown if Ugandans fail to adhere to health guidelines in the fight against the novel Covid-19. Acheng  made the remarks on Wednesday, June, 10 while launching the distribution of free government face masks at

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Some Covid-19 Samples That Tested Positive Were Negative – President Museveni

President Museveni has revealed that some of Uganda’s Covid-19 samples were erroneously confirmed positive. The President said the error was due to the ‘carelessness’ of the Makerere testing laboratory. The President made this revelation on June, 11 at Nakasero State House while delivering his 2020/2021 FY Budget speech. “Some of the 679

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Kenya to Discharge Asymptomatic Covid-19 Patients to De-congest Hospitals

Kenya plans to discharge nearly all asymptomatic Covid-19 patients to free-up space in congested hospitals. The government has released guidelines for home-based care for discharged patients, which include at least 10 days of isolation. “Due to our rising number of Covid-19 cases, it is increasingly becoming difficult and untenable to isolate all

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DP President General Mao Wants Covid19 Lockdown Totally Lifted

Democratic Party President General has called on the government to completely lift the lockdown so that people are able to go back to earning income. "We need the lockdown to be lifted so that we go back to work so that our children can go back to school and also we

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Uganda Prisons Records First Covid19 Case

The Uganda Prisons spokesperson Frank Baine has announced on Wednesday that a prisoner who was in isolation at Kawuti  Prison has tested positive for coronavirus. “I am here to inform the nation that Monday, the suspect was in isolation at our centre in Kawuti prison, Namutumba, eastern Uganda. By the close

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