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Day: November 4, 2021

Katikkiro Launches Mass Covid 19 Vaccination Drive

Katikkiro Launches Mass Covid 19 Vaccination Drive

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The Katikkiro of Buganda Kingdom, Owk. Charles Peter Mayiga, has Wednesday 4, launched a two-day Covid-19 mass vaccination scheduled to end on Sunday at Bulange gardens in Mengo, Kampala The exercise aims at increasing the number of vaccinated people as the country readies for a full reopening of the economy in January. This comes after President Museveni last week said the government has 23 million doses of Covid vaccines that can be used to vaccinate 12 million Ugandans. Owk. Mayiga said that the campaign will target the youth and other citizens mainly residing in Kampala. “We expect the public to flock to the Bulange gardens and get vaccinated because the government through KCCA (Kampala Capital City Authority) have provided us with enough vaccines” He also urged the public to continue ...
Ministry of Works Takes Over Motor Vehicle Registration from URA

Ministry of Works Takes Over Motor Vehicle Registration from URA

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The Ministry of Works and Transport has officially taken on the role to manage the registration of motor vehicles in Uganda, a service that has initially been done by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA). This means all post registration processes under the Domestic Taxes Department in URA will henceforth be handled by the works ministry effective November 3, 2021. URA in the interim will remain responsible for motor vehicle customs clearance and first time registration namely issurance of first time number plates for newly imported motor vehicles. Ian Rumanyika, the URA Manager Public and Corporate Affairs said: “The transfer of Motor vehicle administration to the Ministry of Works is intended to improve service delivery to the public.” He added that this will be made possible through the joint...
Prudential Uganda Launches Fourth Edition of “Omutima gwo” campaign

Prudential Uganda Launches Fourth Edition of “Omutima gwo” campaign

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Prudential Uganda has launched the fourth edition of its annual “Omutima Gwo” campaign aimed at creating awareness on heart health with a focus on detection, treatment, prevention, and reversal of heart related diseases. The campaign was launched in partnership with the Uganda Heart Institute and Ministry of Health which will see many Ugandans having free checkups. Speaking at the launch, Arjun Mallik, the Regional CEO for Prudential East and Central Africa said that good health is a key component of our daily lives and collective effort towards better awareness and lifestyle is the best investment any community can make. “As a business, promoting wellness within communities where we operate is important to us. Whether it is spreading awareness around mental health or cardiovascular health...
State Operatives Want MP Ssegirinya to Denounce NUP to Regain Freedom- Kyagulanyi

State Operatives Want MP Ssegirinya to Denounce NUP to Regain Freedom- Kyagulanyi

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The leader of the National Unity Platform (NUP) Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu also know as Bobi Wine has said that the Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya has told him that the state workers have on several occasions, coerced him to denounce his party (NUP) and apologise to President Yoweri Museveni, if he wants to regain his freedom. Kyagulanyi made the revelations after visiting the bedridden Ssegirinya at Mulago referral hospital to ascertain his current state of health. He said that the legislator’s health condition is worrying. “He has complained of excruciating pain in his foot, and breathing difficulties. We have learnt from him that several state operatives and politicians keep frequenting his treatment room and harassing him to apologise to dictator Museveni and denounce the struggl...
NDA Cracks Down on Illegal Drug Dealers in Eastern Region

NDA Cracks Down on Illegal Drug Dealers in Eastern Region

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The National Drug Authority (NDA) together with police have arrested a suspected illegal drug dealer in Namisindwa district following traces from her retail agents in Busoga and Mbale areas. The human and animal drugs are said to have been smuggled from Kenya through the porous borders and adulteration before being distributed to retailers across the region. Eunice, (other name reserved) was found in her village in Bubutu Town council Namisindwa district following leads from her retail agents who were also found in possession of the drugs. Samples of counterfeit acaricides with Kenyan labels were recovered from her parent’s home in Sabino parish, Bukiyabi Sub County, Namisindwa district where it is suspected she operates from. On Saturday, NDA arrested a one Patrick, a retail animal veteri...