Between 1942 and 1944, Uganda offered over 7,000 Polish refugees mainly women and children, who were being persecuted by the Soviets and the Nazi Germany sanctuary after getting amnesty from forced labour camps deep in Siberia.
Energy Minister Ruth Nankabirwa was scheduled to present a statement on the general overview of the performance of UMEME in the plenary session chaired by the Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulannyah. However, Kira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda objected, saying that it was procedurally wrong to discuss a matter which had been concluded.
“He went out of camp but he never asked permission from authorities, if you are to get out of the bubble you must ask for permission from team manager, Geoffrey Massa or head coach Micho, there is high competition amongst the players you can’t make that mistake,” Isabirye said.
In 2020, schools globally were fully closed for an average of 79 teaching days. However, for 168 million students, after the pandemic began, schools were shuttered for nearly the entire year. Even now, many children are facing an unprecedented second year of disruption to their education, and prolonging the first year of School which sets up the building blocks for all future learning, with introductions to reading, writing, and math.
Jacob Eyeru, the Chairperson of the National Youth Council says that instead of making alternatives to education accessible to young people during this crisis, the government chose to increase data fees which cut off some young people from accessing the internet.
In the half-year ended December 2020, Shoprite reported that sales fell 8.4%, or by 784 million Rand (US$ 51.8 million), with Kenya, Uganda and Madagascar contributing about 46 million rands (US$ 3 million) of the drop. Social commentator and veteran business journalist, Timothy Kalyegira, says that Uganda is not the type of market to attract and sustain global retailers.