COVID-19: Uganda Records 864 New Cases, 4 Deaths

COVID-19: Uganda Records 864 New Cases, 4 Deaths

Uganda has recorded 864more positive cases with a positivity rate of 11.2 percent from a sample size of 7,722 tested in the last 24 hours. Total confirmed positive cases are now 155379and cumulative tests so far conducted are 2,230,135. The new infections are distributed in counties as follows; Kampala (548), Wakiso (131), Soroti (56), Kyotera […]

Kenya Suspends Passenger flights to and from Dubai

Kenya Suspends Passenger flights to and from Dubai

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority confirmed on 10th January 2022 that the country has suspended all inbound and transit passenger flights from the United Arabs Emirates for seven days. “Inbound and transit passenger flights from UAE are suspended for a period of seven days. We are doing this to reciprocate a ban on Kenyan passenger flights […]

6 Tanzanian Journalists Die in a Car Accident

6 Tanzanian Journalists Die in a Car Accident

Six (6) Tanzanian journalists are among the fourteen people (14) who have died in a car accident that happened at Nyamikola in Busega district, Simiyu province, Tanzania. Busega District Commissioner Garbriel Zakaria, confirmed that four journalists and their driver plus six people from the PSV died on the spot.  “It’s true that the accident has […]

ACTIONS-Kayunga LC5 By-Election

ACTIONS-Kayunga LC5 By-Election

Uganda Electoral Commission has declared NRM candidate Andrew Muwonge the winnerKayunga LC5 By-Election. According to the Electoral Commission, Muwonge received 31,830 votes while his closest competitor Harriet Nakwedde of the National Unity Platform got 31,380. The same race that attracted six candidates, independent candidate Majid Nyanzi came third with 1297 votes, followed by Musisi Boniface […]

COVID-19 Vaccines are Effective Against New COVID-19 “Omicron” – Ministry Of Health Confirms

COVID-19 Vaccines are Effective Against New COVID-19 “Omicron” – Ministry Of Health Confirms

The Ministry of Health on 14th December 2021, confirmed that the current vaccines in the country are effective against the new COVID-19 Variant “Omicron”, and can prevent severe disease and death. The notifications come days after the Ministry confirmed seven cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant at Entebbe International Airport. The travelers were identified as […]

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