Category Archives: Covid-19

President Museveni to address nation on issues of security & Covid-19 this Sunday, at 7pm

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President Yoweri Museveni will address the nation on the Covid-19 pandemic and security this Sunday , at 7pm. Whisper Eye Reports

The Presidential Address deferred last Sunday will happen today. President Museveni will speak to the country at 7pm, and address will be broadcast on TVs, radios and online., says Senior Press Secretary to the president, Don Wanyama.

Gen Kyaligonza is a live, official dismiss death rumours

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Uganda’s Ambassador to Burundi, Rtd Maj Gen Matayo Kyaligonza is alive and kicking in Bujumbura. Whisper Eye Reports.

Uganda Foreign Affairs Ministry officials have dismissed yesterday evening  death rumours, saying Gen Kyaligonza was alive and kicking in Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura doing about his work.

Uganda relax Covid19 restrictions, GYM , Casinos free to operate

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Uganda government relax Covid19 restrictions, Gym, casinos free to operate. Whisper Eye Reports

Ministry of Health ministry Dr Acheng has announced the opening of gyms, massage parlors, casinos and gaming centers effective Saturday 14 Nov. 2020.

Additionally, we have increased the number of people attending political rallies, processions, weddings, meetings from 70 to not more than 200 people. Dr Acheng said in his statement.

Bantariza was a dedicated cadre, says Museveni

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Bantariza was a dedicated cadre, says Museveni. Whisper Eye Reports

Uganda’s president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has joined other Ugandans to mourn government’s deputy spokesperson, Col Shaban Bantariza .

Col Bantariza succumbed to the deadly  Covid-19 at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala where he had been admitted in intensive care unit.

Bobi Wine mourns Covid-19 victim Shaban Bantariza, says he wishes he would witness a new Uganda

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Bobi Wine Mourns Shaban Bantariza, says he wishes he would witness a new Uganda. Whisper Eye Reports

The government deputy government spokesperson was pronounced dead in the morning.

Many Ugandans from all corners have mourned the death of a former UPDF spokesperson.

Lessons on poverty from Covid-19 By Andrew M. Mwenda

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It is seven months since Uganda locked down due to COVID. The lesson I have learnt from the lockdown is not related to health but economics. It concerns the method we use to measure poverty (indirectly, wellbeing). Currently, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), like nearly all measurements of poverty elsewhere in the world, relies on income. COVID has taught us that income can sometimes be a misleading indicator of wellbeing.

COVID-19: President Museveni address to the nation on this Sunday at 8PM

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President Yoweri Museveni will address the nation on the Covid-19 pandemic this Sunday , September 20 at 8pm. Whisper Eye Reports

Good people, the Presidential Address on Covid-19 has been rescheduled to Sunday, September 20th, at 8pm. It will be live on TVs and radios. Asante , Says Senior Press Secretary to the president, Don Wanyama.

President Museveni is set to address the nation on Sunday 20th September 2020 on the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country.

Breaking News: Parliament bus carrying covid patients catches fire

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Breaking: Parliament bus carrying covid patients catches fire. Whisper Eye Reports.

COVID-19: Parliament Bus Carrying Covid Patients Catches Fire

The bus, Reg No UG 0391 H, was carrying 25 COVID-19 patients from Kitgum to Kampala. Reports on ground shows it caught fire at Koro.

Sad: Pallisa Woman MP dies of Coronavirus

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Ugandan lawmaker Faith Alupo has died Tuesday after she reportedly contracted the novel coronavirus, the first Member of Parliament in the country to succumb to the virus as it’s spread ramps up across the country. Whisper Eye Reports

The MP, a Woman resprentative of Pallisa District, passed on from Mulago National Referral Hospital, at a section gazetted to treat VVIP Covid-19 patients, sources said on Tuesday.

COVID-19: Museveni COVID-19 address to the nation on this Saturday at 8PM

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President Yoweri Museveni will address the nation on the Covid-19 pandemic this Saturday, September 19 at 8pm. Whisper Eye Reports

“In case of adjustments/changes, we shall keep you posted,” says Senior Press Secretary to the president, Don Wanyama.

President Museveni is set to address the nation on Saturday 19th September 2020 on the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country.

Museveni maintains Covid19 mask as he meets defiant Magufuli

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Museveni maintains covid19 mask as he meets defiant Magufuli. Whisper Eye Reports

Uganda president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni meets his Tanzania counterpart John Pombe Magufuli while wearing a face mask as one of the recommended measures to prevent the spread of the deadly Coronavirus.

US will revive global Virus-Hunting effort ended last year, as Covid-19 strikes more

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US will revive global Virus-Hunting effort ended last year, as Covid-19 strikes more

A federal agency in the United States of America is resurrecting a version of Predict, a scientific network that for a decade watched for new pathogens dangerous to humans.

COVID-19: Wear a mask while having sex, Canada’s top doctor suggests

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Skip kissing and consider wearing a mask when having sex to protect yourself from catching the coronavirus, Canada’s chief medical officer said on Wednesday, adding that going solo remains the lowest risk sexual option in a pandemic.

Dr Theresa Tam said in a statement there is little chance of catching COVID-19 from semen or vaginal fluid, but sexual activity with new partners does increase the risk of contracting the virus, particularly if there is close contact like kissing.