“The SDRs are a precious resource. They must be deployed for the maximum benefit of the countries and all the people. Countries must use the new SDRs responsibly and wisely for a strong and sustainable recovery and for the benefit of all people,” said IMF Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva.
Usher Wilson Owere, the Chairman General, National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU), says the decision of parents to occupy their children is a good approach for their safety and has nothing to do with child labour.
The passenger numbers began dropping in May from 77,063 travellers to 75,472 passengers in June. The airport recorded the lowest number of travellers in July, with 61,328 passengers. Luggya explains that the growth trend in the last three months was partly impacted by the necessary COVID-19 precautionary measures.
Ssalongo Joseph Magandaazi, a supplier of school uniforms, says that prior to the lockdown, he could supply about five thousand (5000) trousers, shirts, t-shirts and skirts among other garments to different schools. He, however, says that currently no school or parent can order even a pair of stockings.
Jimmy Uhuru, the LC I Chairman of Aduku Township in Aduku Town Council said that his voters are still adamant about complying with the guidelines issued by the Health Ministry as well as the Presidential directives to stop the spread of COVID-19. Uhuru noted that a number of bars in his area operate normally and many people mix freely.