The partial reopening was announced this evening by President Yoweri Museveni, as he eased lockdown restrictions for sectors that had remained closed amidst a spike in COVID-19 cases. Also allowed to reopen under strict guidelines are places of worship, the airport, and land borders.
The blue and white building is the most recognizable face of Makerere university and seen as a national pride and heritage. It has appeared on postage stamps and post cards. The which building has since been recognized UNESCO heritage has been appear on the currency in different regimes; on 5,000 shillings note from 1980 to 1987 and the 500 that was issued out by the NRA government in 1987.
According to Police, Nyanzi crossed out of the country about five days ago where she has been and until Saturday when she returned and arrested at the border entry where she had left her vehicle with the driver.
Archangel Barekye, Bushenyi NRM party registrar, said that he was forced to suspend the election after the youth turned chaotic accusing each other of forgery and this was shortly after electing the male representative.
University resident staff that were among the first people at the scene of the burning building claim that the fear did not start in the public relations office as is being communicated by university administration. The residents says the fire either begun from the finance department or the central registry
Pius Niwahereza one of the protesters told our reporter that the protest is to demand NRM electoral commission to quicken analysis in NKwasibwe’s petition so that they get a way forward. He says that the delay is making voters lose morale yet they are sure that Baryomusi rigged elections in broad day light.
Some of the key positions include Latif Ssebaggala Ssengendo for Lord Mayor, Hamdan Ssemugooma for Kampala central mayor, Paul Mugambe for Nakawa division mayor, Kasirye Nganda Ali Mulyanyama for Makindye Division mayor, Zackhy Mberaaze Mawula for Lubaga division mayor and Emmanuel Sserunjoji for Kawempe division Mayor.
According to Dr Layoo, only four offices among them that of the Resident District Commissioner, District Health Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and District Chairperson will remain open for daily businesses.
While addressing journalists today at the site of the fire, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, the Univeristy vice chancellor said although the fire had been seen a few minutes after it started , it could not be stopped
Now the president has directed Dr. Odoi, to get signed affidavits from the NRM chairpersons, LCIs, and others, legally binding documents, confirming these facts and organize elections in the 26 villages that did not vote.
Benjamin Makanga the District Councillor for Nakaseke sub county says that he supports the move saying there is public outcry that government buys medicine and inject a lot of money in infrastructure development but access to health services remain a challenge.
The former minister shocked the people of Lango when he picked nomination forms for the newly created Otuke East Constituency member of parliament under independent ticket after declaring that he will not be seeking to hold any elective position.
He will be facing Hon. Fr. Jacinto Ogwal, contesting under the UPC Ticket and Hon. Julius Acon Bua, the incumbent under National Resistance Movement- NRM Party.
The fire is believed to have started between 12:00 am and 1:00 am starting in the left wing before it spread to other part of the university. The most affected offices that were housed in the burnt wing include: the Finance Department, Univeristy secretary office, deputy vice chancellor administration and finance, central registry where , audit offices, pension offices,salary offices and human resource.