Educational institutions were closed in March 2020, as one of the measures to control the spread of Coronavirus Disease. At the time, Uganda did not have any cases of the virus which was spreading across the globe like wildfire. Since that time, Uganda has lost more the 3200 people, from 125,788 confirmed cases.
The Permanent Secretary says teachers will be expected to login with a link from the commission then write their profile that will be stored on the system and wherever an advert is put they can easily access it through their profile.
Fahad Ssensuwa, the Africa EXIM bank lead person in East Africa, says the initiative, among other objectives, wanted to bring back international financing institutions that had left the African continent on grounds that it was hard and expensive to get information from the businesses in Africa.
More learners with support from their parents are increasingly considering changing their line of education from academics to concentrate on vocational.
Patrick Byakatonda, the executive director Directorate of Industrial Training -DIT encouraged such parents to embrace the initiative that was designed by the DIT targeting people with no qualification.
Karamoja and Busoga sub regions still record the highest number of people suffering from trachoma, a disease that has largely been defeated in other parts of the country. This according to a report by the ministry of health.
Joyce Moriku Kaducu, the state minister primary education says that with the help of the village health teams -VHTs, communities can mobilize their children gather in a conducive learning environment with support of the parents and they can be supported to learn by either the formal or informal teachers within the community.
According to Komakech, it is now mandatory for people to present their vaccination cards before accessing public office with the priority being that of the Resident District Commissioner and district headquarters.
Dr.Mugimba says the ministry was given the 30 billion shillings of the 97 billion that was estimated to kick start the works however, this has not been achieved due to the delays in the procurement process.
Among cases reported to Human Rights Commission at Gulu Rrgioal Office was physical assaults on Journalists, intimidation and confiscation of gadgets, while some radio stations were actually switched off by the state actors and other key radio programs faced a long-term Suspension of Open Broadcasting.