The senior Presidential advisor on epidemics Dr.Monica Munesero, has advised parents not to take their children to school before the presidential address on June 06, 2021.
Semi candidates are expected to report for their special term on July 07, 2021, with boarders reporting on Saturday June 05, 2021.
Samuel Okalebo from Serere district, a graduate in flight operations, says the training is a huge relief to his life after failing to get an internship from the local aviation companies. ‘‘l have gone through many challenges that I think need someone who is resilient and now that I have got the psychosocial support in this training I feel relieved from all that,” said Okalebo .
“The business is not bad at all, you can have what to eat and save at least 15, 000 Shillings each day”, he told URN in Wandegeya. According to Ssebale, he sells 100 pieces of disposable masks in 3 days. 100 pieces of masks cost only Shillings 31, 000. Ssebale is able to earn a profit of almost Shillings 70, 000 at the turnover of about 30 percent on the 100 masks per day.
The newly introduced agency system is meant to more workers, especially in the informal sector join the fund and also encourage voluntary contributors by taking services closer to them.
The second phase later in the year will see NSSF services offered through the banks agencies which number more than 10,000 countrywide.
At most business premises like Banks, shopping malls and arcades, where the private security personnel are deployed, sanitising, enforcement of washing hands and measuring temperature have been left to the security guards.
Gideon Badagawa, the Private Sector Foundation Uganda Chief Executive Officer says, this money is likely to be misused because the small and medium enterprises that they are supposed to go to, are not formal.
The National Organization of Trade Union (NOTU) says government should lead the fight against corona virus without leaving it to the citizens considering the pandemic implication to the population that even still struggle to access the basic needs .