Category Archives: Covid-19

Museveni to address nation as 42 days lockdown comes to end

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

Museveni to address nation as 42 days lockdown comes to end.

The Presidential Address will happen this Saturday President Museveni will speak to the country at 8 pm, and the address will be broadcast on TVs, radios, and online., says Senior Press Secretary to the president, Linda Nabusayi

Mukono International hospital proprietor, Dr Kizito Isma succumbs to Covid19

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Mukono International hospital proprietor, Dr Kizito Isma succumbs to Covid19. Whisper Eye News

A young doctor in Mukono International hospital Kizito Isma succumbed to Covid-19 today Monday.

Uganda has lost dozens doctors during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, according ministry of health sources.

Big Story: NRM in Gomba applauses MP Ssazi Godfrey for buying ambulance, blame govt for poor health sector

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Big Story: NRM members in Gomba applauses Mp Ssazi Godfrey for buying modern ambulance, blame government for poor health sector

National Resistance Movement (NRM) members have applauded Gomba East MP Ssazi Godfrey for buying a modern ambulance for their district.

While handing over the ambulance registration number UBK 377C to Gomba district at Kanoni members of the ruling NRM where happy rejoicing for voting an opposition legislator Ssazi of NUP.

Village chairperson survives lynching by rowdy residents over govt covid relief cash

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Residents of Micerere cell in Sheema Municipality in Sheema District have on Thursday morning stormed the home of their village Chairperson seeking clarification on how he identified vulnerable Ugandans to benifit on government COVID-19 relief cash.

Residents walked about 2KM to the home of Elly Katwaza their village chairperson accusing him of registering only his friends, family members leaving out the targeted vulnerables who were supposed to benefit from the scheme.

Kizza Besigye calls for people’s protests if Covid-19 management plan is not followed

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Kizza Besigye calls for people’s protests if Covid-19 management plan is not followed. Whisper Eye News

The former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president and four-time presidential candidate Rtd Col. Dr Kizza Besigye warns Museveni government over mismanagement of Covid-19 pandemic giving an ultimatum call for national protest.

KOICA under ESMV II project donates Covid-19 response items to Mpigi district worthy UGX 2.5 million

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KOICA under ESMV II project has donated Covid-19 crisis response items to Mpigi district worthy UGX 2.5 million.

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) under the Establishment of Sustainable Model Villages Phase Two (ESMV II) project has donated crisis response items to curb down the spread of Covid-19 disease in Mpigi district.

Items worthy Ugx. 2,400,000/= included liquid soap, bar soap which was delivered to Bongole village in Buwama, Mpigi and Sanitisers, surgical masks, face masks, temperature guns which were given to Mpigi district health workers.

Mpigi Woman MP Teddy Nambooze donates 3 tonnes of maize flour, 5,000 masks, soap to her residents affected by 42 days of lockdown

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Mpigi Woman MP Nambooze Teddy donates 3 tonnes of maize flour, 5,000 masks, soap to needy people affected by 42 days of lockdown.

Mpigi district Woman MP Nambooze Teddy has donated relief aid to Mpigi residents affected by the 42 Covid-19 lockdown declared by president Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhabulwa Museveni.

Mp Nambooze under Bereramu Munno Campaign program launched two weeks ago at Mpigi district headquarters, has donated 3tonnes of maize flour, 1 tonne of rice, and cooking oil.

Mayor Mberaze questions OPM over names of dead people on Covid-19 relief fund list in Rubaga

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Drama in Rubaga division after lists of Covid-19 relief fund to benefit the dead were displayed.

Rubaga division mayor Mberaze Zacchy Mawula told Whisper Eye News in an exclusive interview that the office of the Prime Minister (OPM) did not involve local leaders while registering Covid-19 relief beneficiaries. Thus including dead people on these lists, which Rubaga leaders oppose.

“In Namungoona 1, one of the biggest zones in this division less than 30 names of the returned are known. Even then some are already dead, like their former chairman – Male, who died in 2017,” says Mr Mberaze.

Covid Fight: Infections cases, death reduce after IMF approved $1 billion loan

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Big Story: Covid-19 infections cases and deaths reduce after IMF approved $1billion loan

Uganda recorded a significant number of people recovering from Covid-19 as infections drop by the end of last week.

About 700 people recorded from Covid-19 in a single day according to Saturday’s update from the Ministry of Health. Bringing the total number of recoveries at approximately 54900.

Big Story: Mpigi district NUP leaders launches Covid-19 awareness drive to fight the spread of deadly virus

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Big Story: Mpigi district leaders launches Covid-19 awareness drive to fight the spread of deadly Virus

The district leaders led by LC. V chairman Martin Ssejjemba, Woman MP Teddy Nambooze, and the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Emmanuel Ssempala on 29th June launched Covid-19 awareness drive at the district headquarters in Mpigi Town Council.

The campaign named “Bereramu Munno Campaign” is intended to mobilize support to the needy.

Covid-19: Head of the Catholic laity Busega parish candle burns out

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Covid-19: Head of the Catholic laity Busega parish candle burns out

Counsel Patrick Bugembe the head of Catholic laity of Busega parish is reported dead.

According to close family members, Mr Bugembe (deceased) was killed by Covid-19.

Breaking Sad News: Mpigi NRM boss killed by deadly Covid-19

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Breaking News: Mpigi NRM boss killed by deadly Covid-19

Mpigi Town Council National Resistance Movement (NRM) Jamir Kagolo is reported dead.

Close family relatives have told Whisper Eye News that Mr. Kagolo developed illness three days ago, and he was taken to the hospital.

Mbarara Archdiocese suspends priests’ ordination over COVID-19 spike

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By Felix Biryomumaisho

The Archdiocese of Mbarara has announced the postponement of the priest and diaconate ordination.

According to a statement from the Archbishop’s office signed by the Diocesan Chancellor Rev Fr Bonaventure Turyomumazima, the Archbishop asked him to communicate to Christians that due to the current threat of the Covid-19 pandemic, the ordinations have been differed to a date that will be communicated in the due course.