In Mpigi Town council, Mpigi UMEA Primary School, St. Kizito Primary, St. Michael, Bume, St. Bruno PRImary, Besaniya Primary, Kibuuka Memorial Primary and Bugayi Foundation School among others remained closed.
Tibbs Orikiriza the SACCOs manager at UMRA, says at the moment, the authority has so far licensed only 67 SACCOs all over the country, yet there are thousands of them in operation, adding that the fund is to only benefit members of those that are licensed.
According to NUP spokesperson Joel Ssenyonyi, the suspension of the women's council and committee elections may be a well-orchestrated plan by the ruling NRM to prevent the NUP party from winning these positions as the party has been mobilizing intensely.
The Silverbacks kicked off preparations for the second window of the 2022 FIBA World Cup qualifiers slated for next month in Kigali, Rwanda with a camp in Alexandria, Egypt. They have also played and lost three matches against Egypt, Jordan and Rwanda.
George Rwabongoya, the head teacher told URN that only a section of science teachers were on duty whereas arts classes were empty as the majority of the staff members stayed away from classes. Some of the boarding schools in the district like Nyakasura School are urging students to engage in self-study since they cannot send the learners back home.
Mr.Robert Kotchani the UN human right country representative in Uganda said ASTU personnel constitute one of the forces that have respected human rights, and called upon other state agencies such as UPDF and regular police to follow their example.
Kitulha Meress, one of the female students at the institute, says that she recieved several discouraging messages from the public during her first semester, arguing that such sentiments have dispirited many of her peers from joining vocational institutions.
According to Mugura, they suspended the students after receiving a tip that they were inciting their colleagues to strike. He revealed that the administration requested additional security personnel from the police, who spent a week at school until last night when they left.
Joseph Abura, the Bishop of the Anglican Karamoja Diocese attributes the high rates of domestic violence and crimes to overdrinking. He says that many parents have abandoned their families and resorted to drinking.
Charles Magumba, the Town Clerk for Entebbe Municipality, says that the center will now be built in Bugonga village in Entebbe. He says the center will among others boost revenue for the municipality from tourism and the hospitality sector and also create jobs. The convention center was expected to sit on a 32-acre piece of land.
“We have engaged the Ministry of Health and the answer they gave us is that now we have a result-based funding in place and Lacor should earn from that and you must do certain activities, have a certain quality to earn this money,” Ogwang told Uganda Radio Network in an interview.
Paul Logiel, a priest at Nadunget catholic church in the Moroto district told URN they have always tried their best to spread the message of peace to the community but unfortunately, it doesn’t reach the warriors who are still in the jungle.