The school was given a two-week ultimatum to repair and stop using the same road, which goes through a property owned by Maj General Kayanja Muhanga, the Commander of the UPDF Contingent in the Eastern Democratic Republic of congo. This had been the main access route to the school over the last 15-years.
The accident involved a FUSO Truck registration number UBG 923T carrying Matooke from Bunyangabu District heading to Kampala, which collided with a Congolese, trailer Reg No: 13O9AF19 /1310AE19, that was coming from Kampala.
Two years ago, the government promised to construct concrete underground tanks, which would store water during the wet season and provide adequate supplies to the pastoralists during the dry spell. However, nothing has been done since then.
Despite receiving the tents, the schools recorded a low turn up of learners.
Paul Ninsiima the Headteacher Rwangara Primary School says that he was expecting more than three hundred learners who had been mobilized and registered to resume learning, but only 100 reported.
On Sunday, UNICEF delivered 10 tents each measuring 72 meters to help learners in the affected schools to enable learners to resume studies as they wait for the district to construct permanent structures.
Led by their guild president, Osbert Alinda, the more than 1000 students tried to lead a procession from their campus to the central business district but police intercepted them at the Fort portal main roundabout.
Buses and taxis have been carrying half capacity to ensure physical distancing to contain the spread of COVID-19. This forced the transporters to hike the fares to compensate for the empty seats as they comply with the COVID-19 preventive measures.
Addressing the district council at Kitumba, Ayesiga revealed that they held an emergency meeting where they resolved to establish vaccination points along major roads to convince travelers to take the COVID-19 jab.
The bishop cautioned the newly ordained priests not to be diverted from their call by worldly things citing the increasing moral decadence in the society, and also urged them to become tech-savvy in these days limitations imposed by covid-19.
She defeated three other candidates to take a seat that fell vacant after the death of her husband Benjamin Matovu, who passed on a few weeks after the administration of the oath. The other contestants in the race were Benon Mwebembezi, Jackson Barigye Mafene, and Wilson Katushabe.