The idea, according to Janet Kataha Museveni, the Minister in charge of Education and Sports, is part of the plan developed by the education COVID-19 response committee and the national task force on COVID-19 disease, to control the possible surge of infections among school ongoing childr
However, the president said that private cars are only allowed to carry three people including the driver while public transport vehicles are authorized to carry only 50 per cent of their capacity. He told the country in an address this evening that the decline in COVID-19 positive cases and deaths necessitates relaxing some of the restrictions.
She made the call during the release of the Uganda Certificate of Education Examination results, this afternoon, where it was indicated that there was a poor performance of learners in science subjects. According to the results released, nearly half of the candidates that sat for the examinations failed sciences despite the government's efforts to boost the field.
According to Dr Tumukwasibwe, the focus of opposition-led accountability committees is Anti-corruption that includes misuse, diversion, embezzlement of public funds; stealing of public assets; nepotism in the recruitment of public servants and award of tenders and others.
The country then recorded 14,073 cases, in the first fortnight of the lockdown, a figure which was halved to 7,122 cases in the second fortnight, and further to 3,308 cases in the last fortnight of the lockdown. Overall, between June 1 and July 29, Uganda recorded 46,135 news cases according to an analysis of the John Hopkins University coronavirus data tracker.
UNEB Executive Secretary Dan Odongo, notes that although there is an overall improvement in performance, science subjects remain a challenge for many candidates with chemistry being the worst done subject.
Agro Max, an agribusiness service provider that supplies innovative and sustainable agricultural solutions to small- and large-scale farmers across Uganda was paid 1.1 Billion Shillings last November to implement 49 projects.
President Hassan announced plans of a mass vaccination of Tanzanians as well as updating the nation and the world about new cases and deaths.
Previously, Tanzania had stayed out of regional initiatives towards Covid-19, but her attitude brings new hope that these and other regional initiatives could now be implemented more easily.
“Those very officials escorted us to the bank and after withdrawing the money, they immediately wanted us to give them a kick back which we earlier declined," says a member of the beneficiary groups who reported the officials to the police. "After a week, I agreed to pay them 150,000 Shillings, but they kept on harassing me as they demanded for more money.”
The decision of the leaders follows several cases and concerns among leaders about many cattle traders from Ngoma sub-county in Ntungamo district and Kamwezi sub-county in Rukiga district who illegally cross to Rwanda, buy cattle and smuggle them to Uganda.