The businesses so far allowed to open are hardware shops, mechanic workshops and garages, metal and wood workshops, insurance companies, 30 lawyers to handle urgent matters, restaurants [but only allowed to do takeaways] and warehouses.
According to Monsignor Adeti, they secured a court order and contracted Apollo Court Bailifs to evict Fr. Ejoyi from Ediofe parish since he has become a nuisance but the bailiffs have failed to act despite pocketing Shillings 150,000 in eviction fees.
Kakoraki explained that Kabega suffers from peptic ulcers and other stomach disorders. "The said conditions coupled with chronic hypertension, may not allow my client to stand prison conditions. And therefore since she has no criminal record, with a known location we pray that she is granted bail," said Kabega.
A section of legislators under the Busoga Parliamentary Caucus have demanded that President Yoweri Museveni offers them an apology in regard to his statement about Shillings 10 billion parliament Covid-19 cash or they de-campaign him in their constituencies.
His first attempt to apply for bail was thwarted when the magistrate declined to use an online conferencing app to consider the application on grounds that there is no law enabling the court to use the technology. The same technology was used in today’s session, following a regulation issued by the chief justice authorizing judicial officers to use online technologies to entertain bail applications.
A sachet of 500grams of salt now costs between Shillings 1500-1800 from Shillings 800. A kilogram of sugar costs Shillings 5000 from Shillings 3200 while a bar of soap has increased by Shillings 500 depending on the brand.
Schools, parents and entrepreneurs are all tapping into the stay home campaign to ensure continuity of learning, using various platforms, among them Zoom, WhatsApp, broadcast media and a series of other virtual corresponding tools.
According to Entebbe Municipal Mayor, Vincent DePaul Kayanja there are 65,000 vulnerable people in the municipality include casual workers, taxi drivers, Boda Boda riders, sex workers and the elderly, among others.
In their fresh application, Tumukunde’s lawyers, say it's practically impossible for their client to get bail given the conditions spelt out by court. The application is backed by a sworn affidavit by the suspect’s wife, Stella Tumukunde, saying they can’t secure the required sureties since the suspect retired from the army.
The Ministry of Health deployed at least 12 health workers at the Mutukula border main entrance to carry out mandatory testing of all travellers entering the country as transit truck drivers from Tanzania.
Dr Rogers Musinguzi, the Head of COVID-19 Case Management team in Masindi, says that given the big number of people who came into direct contact with the police officer, they have decided to use Masindi Public Primary school to accommodate COVID-19 suspects since the only one Isolation centre at Masindi hospital is not appropriate.
Simon Peter Igira, a Community worker, says over 1000 people are at the school after their houses were submerged by floods on Saturday night after three rivers burst their banks. He says rain has been pounded the district since last week.
The concerned riders made the petition through their umbrella body, Boda-Boda Association of Acholi Sub Region that include Gulu, Kitgum, Pader, Agago, Lamwo, Agago, Amuru, Nwoya and Omoro Districts led by their Chairperson, Thomas Okot Oboma.
Isaac Wepondi the Acting Medical Officer Mbale Municipal Council, who is also the Quarantine Center manager, says 19 out of the 24 suspects they have at the quarantine center at Mbale School of Clinical Officers are females.
While inspecting the hospital’s isolation centre on Sunday, Kaducu said that security personnel have failed to limit the entry of vehicles which cause congestion as they are parked outside the wards, contrary to the COVID-19 standard operating procedures.
On Saturday, a police officer attached to Masindi central police station tested positive to COVID-19 during the ongoing health ministry community survey. He has since been transferred to Hoima Regional Referral hospital COVID-19 Treatment Unit.