Uganda says it is on red alert over the possibility of a second wave of Covid-19 infections.
“It is important for us to note that for viral epidemics, the second wave is usually more aggressive than the 1st wave,” The Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero said in a statement on Friday.
The surge has been recorded in the districts of Arua, Gulu, Kiryandongo, Oyam, Kitgum, Jinja, Tororo, Adjumani, Moyo, Wakiso, and Kampala.
As of April 30, 2021, Uganda had recorded 342 fatalities with 41,866 people testing positive for the virus and 41,422 recoveries recorded so far.
Further, the ministry says it has detected the Indian variant of the novel coronavirus.
The variant had been detected in recent days on a Ugandan who had returned from a visit to India.
Other variants detected in the country include South African, Nigerian, UK and Ugandan.
To curb further spread of the Indian variant, the Uganda Government has suspended all flights from the Asia country until further notice.
“All travelers who may have been in India or traveled through India in the last 14 days regardless of the route taken will not be allowed into Uganda.
They however noted that Cargo flight where crew does not disembark, Technical stops where travellers do not disembark, Aircraft in a state of emergency, Operations related to humanitarian aid, medical evacuation and diplomatic flights approved by appropriate Authority and National returning home after medical treatment in India have been exempted from the suspensions.
Also, travelers from the USA, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, South Africa, Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Tanzania will be subjected to the Covid-19 test at the point of entry.
Civil servant’s accounts frozen after audit places his net worth at ksh 138M
According to a local media report, the frozen accounts belonged to a Senior Manager at the Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO) which is a 100% state-owned corporation.
The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) accused the government worker of illegally amassing the wealth whose value has been pegged at Ksh138 million.
He was accused of influencing tenders at the company and has invested in various properties across the country including eight high-end cars.
EACC claimed that the employee has over 40 properties sprawled across Nairobi, Nakuru, and Nyandarua Counties.
“An order be and is hereby issued prohibiting the respondent (Njehia) his agents, servants or any other person from withdrawing, transferring, dispose, wasting and/or in any other way dealing with the funds held in the Sacco and investment accounts listed,” ruled the judge.
“Preliminary investigations reveal that the respondent (Njehia) has amassed a lot of wealth as a result of the corrupt conduct including over forty (40) landed properties in Nairobi, Nakuru and Nyandarua Counties.
“It is becoming evident that the Respondent (Njehia) has unexplained assets disproportionate to his known legitimate source of income and specifically his salary as a public officer,” stated EACC in court documents.
22-year-old female terror suspect makes shocking revelations about Alshababb after being arrested
According to a police, OB report number 27/30/11/2021 filed at Songhor police station in Tindiret sub-county.
The 22-year-old Sheril Vugusta Lodenyo was arrested at Kamalambu village in Songhor ward following a tip-off from members of the public.
Sheril, who hails from Chavakali in Vihiga county, told the police that indeed she had links with the Al Shabaab group who she says kidnapped her in 2019 and trained her on conducting their illegal operations.
“The suspect alleged to have escaped through Lamu/Mombasa and headed to her home county where she allegedly stayed until August 2021 and later to Kamalambu to date.
Information received is that she has been attending recent KDF recruiting centers. Motive yet to be established,”
The suspect was taken to Kapsabet police station for detention before being moved to Eldoret where the Anti Terror Police Unit (ATPU) will pick her from for further processing.
The suspect, who was cohabiting with her boyfriend, is said to have later escaped from the death-dealing terror group after which she retreated to her rural home in Vihiga before moving in with her boyfriend in the Nandi village.
Diana Marua says it will cost Ksh850K to book her for a performance
Newly established rapper Diana B is gaining traction after releasing her first song ” Hatutaachana”yet again after revealing her rate card.
On Tuesday, November 30 Diana Bahati revealed that fans will have to incur a total of Ksh850K to hire her for a performance.
“Why are people shocked at my rate card??? Just Ksh 850,000?? Kwani wasanii wanalipangwa pesa ngapi???
For bookings call my management. Diana B on this!” she wrote on social media.
His husband during an interview he revealed that it will cost event managers and promoters KSh 850,000 to book his wife Diana Marua for a performance.
“A normal appearance when she is called to appear as a vlogger is KSh 500,000, so the management rated her at around KSh 850,000 per show,” Bahati announced.
While it may look a little overpriced, on Monday, November, 29 debut song dropped has so far garnered over 640K views with a train of comments and over 45K likes
However, the song is not currently trending on the video app.
Marua claimed that she has written to Youtube to request that her channel be changed from a blogger to an artist in order to get better results.
To her, the song should be among the top trending songs as it is gaining views every second.
But they are still shocked because they don’t believe it’s DIANA B! on such punch lines 😅😅😅
I think I need to drop another hot-hit rap track for YouTube to believe #1 trending is destined position! Should I drop it now? she quipped.
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