By Elite News Reporter The government of Rwanda has announced a lift of the ban on commercial flights following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown that was announced by President Paul Kagame in March this year. The Ministry of Infrastructure (Mininfra) on Saturday, July 4 announced that Rwanda will reopen airport operations for scheduled commercial flights on August 1, 2020. The move follows months of restricted passenger flights since May 18, as a means to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a statement from Mininfra, several measures shall be adhered to in order to safeguard the health of passengers, crew and staff. "Rwanda's airports will reopen for scheduled commercial flight operations on August 1, 2020. To ensure the safety and health of passengers, crews and...
By Elite News Reporter Tanzania has closed most centres designated to handle Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients. The government said that a significant drop in the number of coronavirus infections led to closure of the treatment centres across the country. On Friday, Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu, said there are now only 11 centres, including private health centres that are open. These are from the 85 centres that had initially been set up across the country to isolate Covid-19 patients. The health minister said: “We thank God that Coronavirus is heading towards an end in Tanzania.” She went on to caution that people should not relax, as there could be a second wave of infection. The minister said residents could now continue visiting the centres for general treatment, as
By Elite News Reporter Moses Magogo, the President of the Football Associations of Uganda (FUFA), seems to see the future in singer Leila Kayondo, instead of his baby mama Dellah Sally. Word from our Moles is that Magogo, who is aspiring for a Member of Parliament in the 2021 General Election, is these days spending a lot of time with socialite Suleiman Kabangala aka SK Mbuga’s ex-lover Leila Kayondo. Leila Kayondo and FUFA boss Moses Magogo enjoying life Our Moles reveal that Magogo is too tight for comfort with Leila and that the two are spending a lot of quality time together these days, whereby the singer is often spotted enjoying rides in his cars as the two go only God knows where. Leila Kayondo parades her juicy assets It is not yet clear whether Mago
By Elite News Reporter President Yoweri Museveni’s government has been dragged to court over allegations of blocking Rwandan lawyers from practicing in Uganda. The Attorney General of Uganda will soon appear before the East African Court of Justice to defend his country over accusations of denying lawyers trained in Rwanda from enrolling and practicing law in Uganda. The case was filed by Initiatives for Peace and Human Rights (iPeace) – a Rwanda-registered Non-Governmental Organization on June 30, 2020. This case stems from the decision rendered by the High Court of Uganda on 13 may 2020 where Andrew M. Bataamwe was ruled ineligible for enrolment as an advocate in Uganda because he holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Rwanda, considered as a count