Tag: Covid-19 news today

How COVID ruined my visit to London and ended me in institutional quarantine, Martin Mbonye

When I left Uganda for the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in January 2020, Covid-19 was beginning to gain momentum. My visit was courtesy of the THRiVE PhD fellowship that allows a research fellow to visit a designated institute in the United Kingdom. THRiVE stands for Training Health Researchers into Vocational Excellence […]

MP Francis Zaake
MP Zaake rejects 20M parliamentary Covid fund

The Member of the 10th Parliament of Uganda for Mityana Municipality and National Coordinator for People Power Youths Uganda Hon. Zaake Francis Butebi has in writing rejected the Ugx 20M allocated by the Parliament of Uganda for each MP to fight Coronavirus pandemic. In a letter dated 16th April 2020, Zaake wrote to the Speaker […]

Covid-19 latest: Yoweri Museveni tells Ugandans to avoid public transport

Covid-19 latest: Yoweri Museveni tells Ugandans to avoid public transport. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has this evening advised all Ugandans to avoid the usage of public transport. While speaking the nation from Nakasero, he emphasized the act of Ugandans using public transport. “If you don’t have a personal car, stay home, where are you going?,” […]