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Afande Asan Kasingye tests positive for COVID-19

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One of Uganda’s most social senior police officers Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Asan Kasingye has tested positive for the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.

Afande Kasingye is known to be witty and sarcastic but he’s is also a very serious police officer when executing his duties as the Police Political Commisar.

The ‘Twitter cop’ as referred to by tweeps on the famous social media Twitter app has broke the news of his health condition as he tweeted saying; “BAD NEW!! I’AM COVID19 POSITIVE.”

Kasingye is among the 97 new COVID-19 cases that have been confirmed today by the ministry of health. The cumulative total confirmed cases of Ugandans is now 2263.

Amongst the 97 new COVID-19 cases, contacts and alerts are 90 (Kampala- 59, Wakiso- 11, Buikwe- 6, Luweero- 3, Namisindwa- 3, Mukono- 2, Jinja- 2, Kabale- 1, Amuru- 1,Oyam – 1 and Tororo – 1)

One is a returnee from Mali while six are truck drivers from points of entry. Additionally ten foreign truck drivers tested positive for COVID-19 at the border points of entry and their entry into the country was not permitted.

Currently Uganda has 1,226 recoveries and 20 deaths.



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I’m born-again, Bugembe and Bugingo are my pastors

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For those who have been wondering which religious group the president of local healers, Sophia Namutebi a.k.a Mama Fiina belongs to, you got served.

While at singer Evelyn Lagu’s car wash event, the popular head of traditional herbalists, Mama Fiina stunned many of her followers when she revealed that she became saved long ago and accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and personal savior.



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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to arrive this week, vaccination to be free, confirms Health Ministry

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Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has announced that the arrival of the initial batch of 864,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines will be on March 5 2021 and vaccination scheduled to begin on the 10th March 10 2021.

Aceng says that vaccination will be voluntary upon signing a consent form and will be free of charge. She further explains that they target to vaccinate 49.6% of the population which is about 21,936,011 people, in a phased manner.

Each phase is planned to cover 20% of the population which is about 4,387,202 people.

According to Aceng, the global pressure on vaccine stocks, the priority persons to be vaccinated is guided by the occupational risk of infection, risk of developing severe disease, death from COVID- 19, and population characteristics (age, gender and geographical location).

“Phase 1 of the vaccination exercise will focus on: Health workers (Public, Private Not for Profit (PNFP) and Private for Profit (PFP)) estimated at 150,000, Security personnel (UPDF, Police, Prisons); estimated at 250,000,” says Aceng.

Earlier last month, government ordered for 18 million more doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India bringing the total expected doses to 37 million.



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I want to start dating sugar mummies

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Last week, renown media personality Daniel Isaac Katende a.k.a Kasuku added another year to his age. For a whole week, he was being showered with lots of gifts.

As they say, that new age comes with new blessings, beginnings, and challenges, for Kasuku it is evident that he is in hyper moods and ready to celebrate his new age in style.



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