The Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) wants President Museveni to
reopen schools and all sectors of the economy that are still on lockdown.
The president is expected to address the nation later tonight on matters of
While addressing journalists on Wednesday, the party’s head of Media
and Communications Muzeyi Faizo, said that a fully functioning society will support
the economy and equally raise enough revenue or income to finance the welfare
of the citizens.
//Cue in: “insufficient ….
Cue out: …. In the society,”//
According to Faizol the Ministry of Education and Sports and
Health should apply the best health practices and ensure that schools are
He also asked the Ministry of Education to halt the registration
of private schools until schools are reopened.
//Cue in: “tulaba nti ….
out: …. Oluvanyuma,”//
On Monday, the Ministry of Education withdrew certificates for private schools
asking all proprietors to register afresh. The registration will help the government
to weed out schools that are no longer operational.
Gayira, Vice President People’s Progressive Party-PPP, says that the President
should give the country a detailed plan on how he intends to reopen and address
the challenges caused by COVID-19 especially the economy.
thinks that the President should also intervene and stop banks from
confiscating peoples’ property for failing to pay loans.
in: “how is he ….
out: …. Not mere opening,”//
this week, the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party called for the
reopening of schools to all learners as soon as possible to prevent further
effects of learners over staying at home like girls getting pregnancies.
FDC Deputy Secretary-General, Harold Kaija acknowledged the prevailing
situation of Covid-19 but says that learners can study in shifts.