According to the breakdown, each group is entitled to 30 million Shillings and an allocation of 500 million Shillings is set aside for each constituency. However, a move by the government to allocate an additional 50 billion Shillings to Kampala and Wakiso districts has sparked criticism from Members of Parliament.
Ogwal, a member of the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) who was addressing the President as she led prayers, said that when President Museveni instituted the lockdown including closing churches, many people were uncomfortable, and she personally condemned the President.
Busia Municipality MP Geoffrey Macho told parliament today, that the government needed to reconsider this decision, and allow more numbers of worshippers according to the size of the churches and the number of people it can accommodate.
The total donations to the COVID-19 task force were valued at 28 billion Shillings by May 2020. They included both cash and non-cash donations channelled through the national response fund, chaired by Emmanuel Katongole, the Executive Chairman of Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited.
Arnold Katabi, the FUBA Vice President in Charge of Marketing and Publicity, says they are discussing how to hold a 3x3 basketball tournament, which has few players and is shorter compared to the league. Three on three Basketball is a new initiative by the Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) to help make basketball a more versatile sport.
But like for all universities across the country, the process was conducted during a lockdown which affected the participation of a number of students who otherwise qualify to join higher institutions of learning
President Museveni had directed that businesses that were still under lockdown by June 22, when he addressed the country, should be registered for possible support. The task was specifically given to the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Gender.
The government started easing COVID-19 restrictions a month ago, after more than two months of a total lockdown that was announced as one of the measures to control the spread of COVID-19. But salons, arcades, bars and bodaboda businesses have remained closed, alongside churches, schools and other public gatherings.
The group has already exhausted the 14 mandatory days of quarantine after their arrival into the country. But they must endure another three days of confinement while waiting for the Ministry of Health to undertake confirmatory COVID-19 tests before releasing them.
The decision followed an engagement with officials from the Ministry of Health officials who guided that MPs needed to be tested based on their engagements which have put them into contact with different people since the outbreak of the pandemic.