What are the current news headlines in Uganda?
National Resistance Movement (NRM) members of parliament have today Monday unanimously endorsed President Yoweri Museveni’s request to expand cabinet to 80 people. Government plans to spend Shs 490bn under the new Parish Development Model project that is meant to eradicate poverty among 68 per cent of households across the country.
How did Expedito kagole Kivumbi of Uganda die?
The former permanent secretary to the Judiciary, Expedito Kagole Kivumbi is dead. A statement from the Judiciary senior communications officer, Solomon Muyita, shows that Kivumbi died on Sunday evening at Le Memorial Medical Services at Kitiko-Lubowa Kigo road where he was admitted a week ago.
Where was the Ugandan Minister at the vigil?
NTV Uganda shared a video of the minister viewing her body: The minister and his daughter were heading for a vigil at his mother-in-law’s home on Tuesday when the attack happened. Relatives during the Wednesday vigil said having to bury two family members had taken a toll on them, local media reported.
Why was there a power outage in Uganda?
President Museveni has barred landlords from evicting tenants during the current anti-COVID-19 lockdown. Uganda was plunged into a blackout on Tuesday when a huge mass of weeds invaded Nalubaale Power Station in Jinja. People leaving isolation centres complain of starvation, lack of basic necessities and poor living conditions.
What’s the front page of the Daily Mail?
Saturday’s Daily Mail leads with the news that the paper’s campaign to raise money for a memorial at St Paul’s Cathedral, dedicated to those who died of COVID, has so far accumulated £2.3m. The proposed end of lockdown may have to be later than the expected date of 21 June – that’s the lead in the Daily Express.
How many children have died in Uganda recently?
Uganda has recently seen a surge in coronavirus infections and deaths. The move has now thrown Uganda’s over 200 labour ‘externalisation’ companies in crisis as most of their clients who take… At least 64 children have died at Mbale Regional Referral hospital in the past 68 days, URN has learnt.
Who is the Ugandan soldier released from Rwanda?
A Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier Pte Bakulu Muhuba has regained his freedom after being released by Rwandan security. Muhuba, who is attached to the 32nd Battalion Nyakabande in Kisoro district, was arrested by Rwanda Defense Force (RDF) soldiers at around 2:45 pm on Sunday while allegedly found loitering…