The government announced plans to close more than 200 illegal landing sites on the shores of Lake Albert in the districts of Hoima, Kikuube and Buliisa. According to the government, the landing sites are facilitating the illegal entry and exit of Congolese Nationals into the country, many of whom have settled on the sites without any control.
Uganda Transport Agencies Limited, the company transporting fuel for Vivo Energy, this week wrote to the minister of Works Katumba Wamala requesting separate spaces, indicating it was a safety hazard to just park in the same. Currently, all trucks are allowed to park in Mukono RVR Kyetume and Namboole stadium.
Watoto Pastoral Team leader Julius Rwotlonyo days that the Church has opted to downsize and adjust its activities and operations until the situation normalizes. Watoto Church employs over 1000 people across its 13 branches and homes.
In a note to staff on Friday, UCU vice-chancellor Rev. Canon. Dr. John Senyonyi said the circumstances had made it impossible to continue paying staff normally. He said that the closure of the university since March 20, 2020, means they can’t collect fees from students, a key source of income for the university.