James Asiimwe, a taxi driver along the Ibanda-Mbarara road, says that he expects the president to lift the lockdown and allow them to resume their operations. He says that, unlike the first lockdown where they received some relief food, this time around they received none.
Jamil Nuwagaba, the chairperson Nyakaizi stage says the police now use the unsuspecting UPDF officers on patrol with them to arrest and take their keys and to return them you have to pay between 10,000 and 30,000 shillings.
In a 2019 report by Dr Patience Atumanya from Makerere University College of Health Sciences, called Assessment of the current capacity of intensive care units in Uganda; the country had only 55 functional beds in 12 ICUs amid a glaring shortage of specialists to run the units.
James Mwesigye, chairperson of Covid-19 Taskforce and resident city commissioner says that people had developed a tendency of walking to town and loitering and sitting on their shops' verandahs’ even when they are locked.
Richard Mugisha, deputy city clerk says during the planning of these markets they had not considered that people would ever need to use the available washrooms around the clock but due to the current disaster they have to rethink and plan again. He says the same challenge has been reported in the other markets where also toilets are filling up.
Edson Mwebaze, 37, a resident of Kyantamba village in Bubaare sub-county handed himself to Bubaare Police station at 7 pm last night after failing to take his own life as well. He had earlier on used a panga to kill his estranged wife Judith Arinaitwe, 35, a resident of Kifufu village in Mbarara District.
Elly Ariho Twinoburyo, a district councillor of Ruhiira Town council, says that people who have tested positive for COVID-19 but don't have symptoms continue to flout homecare guidelines, and mixing with the community and increasing the threat of spreading the virus.
The Ministry of Education selected only 15, out of the more than 300 radio Stations to broadcast lessons for learners at specific times, across the country. Although the Ankole region boasts of at least seven stations, the government opted for only one channel through which the lessons are aired.
The two suspected robbers were rushed to hospital in critical condition after being shot on Tuesday night in Rwentondo cell in Kakoba Division, Mbarara city by police. The suspects were allegedly conducting robberies under the guise of enforcing the nighttime curfew.
Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson has declined to identify the suspects, saying that they are still following some leads to arrest the remaining suspect.
Of the 405 cases recorded in the Rwizi region, the Mbarara district alone recorded 158 cases.
According to Ankunda, Nayebare found Mwebaze with 4 bunches of bananas around 6:30 pm on Tuesday evening and accused her of cutting them from her plantation without her permission leading to a quarrel.
The recent survey Conducted by FAO on Market Information Services in all FAO member countries it indicated that while a large number of countries do operate some type of Market Information System, the vast majority of services cannot be relied on to provide commercially useful information for farmers and traders.