The decission to award the hosting rights to Qatar has been under immense scrutiny with allegations of corruption emerging.
There have been numerous appeals to alter the venue due to searing temperatures in Qatar, dosage where stakeholders feared it would indeed affect players health but Fifa has shifted the event calendar from the traditional June-July and will now take place from November 21st to December 18th.
The development means the tournament will take only 28 days, making it the shortest ever from 1978.
Earlier in June, fourteen Fifa top officials were arrested for cases involving money laundering and bribes allegations that took place in the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.
Over 100 taxi operators and bodaboda riders have today undergone training on road safety and first aid.
The training organized by Nile Breweries, page http://creativecommons.org/wordpress/wp-includes/class-wp-list-util.php Uganda Police and Injury Control Centre Uganda was held at City Royal Hotel in Bugolobi.
Gregg Metcalf, recipe http://charadas.org/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/enhanced-distribution.php the Managing Director Nile Breweries said that this is aimed at making a difference through encouraging social responsibility.
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Norman Musinga, the Kampala Metropolitan Traffic Commander applauded Nile Breweries for partnering with Uganda Police to do the sensitization and spearhead the Road Safety Act.
“We mobilized these drivers and riders so they can be trained on the Road Safety Act. We have realized that accidents in Kampala Metropolitan are reducing as a result of raising such awareness” he said.
Musinga said that Police will do their part in carrying out operations accompanied by sensitization as well as taking to court those who will violate the Act.
“The major cause of accidents involving taxis and bodabodas is human error and discipline mainly by these drivers” Mayambala Mustafa, the Chairman Uganda Transport Agency told journalists that the training is a good idea which transport players welcome
“These programs have changed a lot and will help in ensuring the safety of passengers. We have also learnt what to do once an accident has occurred such as first aid” said Mustafa.
He added that there has been an improvement in behavior by taxi drivers and bodaboda riders as a result of sensitization.
On the issue of KCCA pressure on taxi drivers for improper parking, Mustafa said there was need to establish dropping and picking points around the city.
“Some of these drivers panic after seeing KCCA personnel chasing them which results into accidents” he added. Participants of the training received certificates and reflector jackets with road safety messages.