The commissioner basic Education Ismeal Mulindwa wants the higher Institutions of learning that have been decrying the high taxes on the ICT materials used to teach with the system of Open, Distance and E-Learning (ODEL) to formally write to the minister of Education asking for the exemption of these taxes.
Emmy Ngabirano, Kanungu Deputy Resident District Commissioner says that security responded after receiving information that the supporters travelled at night to Kihihi yet they are supposed to abide by Curfew directive.
According to the health ministry, 80 percent of the reported cases can be traced back to wide spread community infection that became pronounced in July to date. Children aged 0-12 years old account for 95 of the reported cases while the rest are children aged 13-18
The accident occurred at Kyabi trading center along Sembabule – Maddu Gomba road in Sembabule district when a speeding truck registration number H4DF 2074 knocked dead a man identified as Robert Kimbasawo, alias Faho.
Besigye today addressed the country in his capacity as president of the people’s government pressure group based at his Katonga road office, ahead of tomorrow's scheduled address of President Museveni to the country on the situation of covid-19
This brings the cumulative number of reported cases in the country to 6,017. According to results released by the health ministry today, Moroto, Kampala and Butaleja accounted for the highest number of cases with 166, 85 and 59 respectively. Two new deaths were also reported bringing the number of reported deaths to 63
Despite having not received a report to confirm cause of death from the health ministry the assistant director for communication and public affairs at Parliament Helen Kaweesa says Pariament will proceed with its program of a special sitting next week until advised otherwise by the health ministry.
A section of the community now lives in fear especially about the firearms that are in the wrong hands. Dinah Ayo, a resident in Moroto town says the loose firearms could be used by the escapees to perpetuate more crime, not only in Moroto but anywhere in the country.
He says all the health workers at the facility are all put under self quarantine as tracing for their contacts continue calling upon clients to alternatively visit Kwera Health Center III and other nearby health centers.
Aduku HHealth Center IV, a Kwania health sub district hospital that serves Kwania and patients from the neighboring Kole, Apac and Dokolo districts receives over 900 patients on a monthly basis according to the report from OPD however the facility operates without mortuary.
Alfred Besigensi, acting Kabale District Health Officer says that however much the survey indicates that 80 percent of the affected teenagers were aged between 18-19 years, they are still unable to sustain their selves since most of them are still at school or depend from their parents.
Abodo, who before her appointment as DPP was a High Court Judge in the Criminal Division, says that the situation in some remand homes is tatamount “to child abuse.”
Since local governments and ministry of gender decry low funding for the remand homes, Abodo says that child offenders are better off being managed by Uganda Prisons Services.
The Indian community has been donating food and non- food items to the centre that made losses of about shillings 2 billion when it was closed. The centre was closed for 5 month due to COVID-9 concerns.
Brigadier General Francis Takirwa, UPDF Second Division Commander says that he recently conducted a survey in Kigezi above 10:00PM and was shocked to find people in bars drinking alcohol. Takirwa says that even boda boda riders continued carrying two passengers instead of one. He says that since people have remained adamant, the only option is to tell the president to issue a fresh lock down.
Helle Atheino, a delefgate from Nagongola said that the delegates from Tororo have decided to support Mugisha Muntu because he stands for the aspirations of women and that the country is yarning for better leadership which Mugisha stands for.