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Leaders to Mobilise Professionals in the Diaspora in COVID19 Fight

TELECONFERENCE, STATE HOUSE: President Yoweri Museveni has expressed solidarity with the different nations battling coronavirus but was upbeat there will be a solution.

"This virus spreads very fast, but it is very easy to prevent if we continue to practice about three things; Social distancing, keep away from the public when coughing or sneezing as well as avoiding touching our faces or soft parts and washing hands regularly," he said

UPDF Doctors Step Up support to fight against Corona Virus

Following the pronouncement of the corona virus in Uganda by the ministry of health, a team of Doctors from the UPDF,recently trained by the ministry of health  were dispatched to Entebbe International Airport grade B hospital and hotels where isolated or quarantined people are being monitored for the  likelihood of having the virus. 

Dr Capt Kyitahimbwa of Air Force  and Dr Capt Magoba of SFC have been tasked to oversee all quarantine centers in Kampala and Entebbe areas to ensure compliance with the already given guidelines.

Despite COVID19, Economy will Thrive – President

Uganda holds intercessory prayers in face of pandemic 

STATE HOUSE, ENTEBBE: President Yoweri Museveni has said that apart from tourism and entertainment industries that would be greatly affected by the threat of COVID19 pandemic currently raving some parts of the world, the economy of Uganda would continue to thrive. 

He counseled that the businessmen who have been importing from China should think of starting to produce products from here.

Ministry if Health Intensifies UPDF Training on COVID-19

The Ministry of Health under its Case Management structure has carried out more training on COVID-19 disease. 

Dr Gorge Upenytho the Commissioner Community Health  Ministry of health (MOH)  who opened the training said the main purpose of this training is to create a core competent critical mass among the uniformed personnel who can quickly respond to a disaster within a community.

UPDF Intensifies War Against Locusts

10 Mar 2020

In a bid to eliminate locusts the UPDF last night intensified  spraying the deadly insects in three different Districts of Nabilatuk, Kapchorwa, Karenga and Nakapiripiriti leaving millions destroyed.

According to Col Ezra Byaruhanga the Commander of 407 Infantry Brigade, the exercise which started at 11pm last night achieved it's objective."Most of the locusts in this area have died and u can see them  under the tree so this drug is very effective."

Uganda, Rwanda sign Extradition Treaty at Katuna

The 4th Quadripartite Summit of the Heads of state of Uganda, Rwanda, Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo has ended at the Uganda-Rwanda border point of Katuna with Uganda and Rwanda signing an extradition treaty in line with 3rd Quadripartite Summit held in Luanda Angola recently.

Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Sam Kuteesa signed the treaty on behalf of Uganda while Rwandan counterpart, Mr. Vincent Biruta, signed on behalf of Rwanda.

President to Forces “Live in Harmony with the People”

KABAMBA, MUBENDE: President Yoweri Museveni, who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Armed Forces, has urged the Uganda People’s Defence Forces to always remain highly disciplined and respect wananchi because the population forms the pillars of the army’s existence.

“You must respect the people and live in harmony with wananchi. These are your parents, your mothers and fathers whom you should give full respect. If you respect the people, they will also respect you,” he counseled. 

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