While lifting the lockdown, President Museveni said places of worship will remain closed for another 60 days when the order would be reviewed. For schools, Museveni said, they will remain under key and lock at least until students aged between 12 and 18 have been vaccinated.
State Minister for transport Fred Byamukama says that this has been done in response to the lifting of the 42-day lockdown on Friday which had led to the temporary closure of the Uganda Security Printing Company, the agency in charge of issuing driving permits, in order to limit the spread of Coronavirus disease.
The junction was meant to be constructed as part of the Bakuli-Nakulabye-Kasubi Road works implemented under the World Bank funded Second Kampala Institutional Infrastructure Development Project (KIIDP2) but because there were vendors operating a roadside market there, road works at that section were halted.
Kabaka Mutebi says that the suggested reforms will mess up the cultural values and interests of the Kingdom and the subjects whose heritage is hinged on land as one of the key principles of their existence. He indicates that mooting for reforms that specifically target a land tenure system which is largely espoused in Buganda amounts to outright injustice aimed at weakening the Kingdom.
Kabanda who was franked by the Minister of ICT and National Guidance Dr Chris Baryomunsi and the state minister of Kampala Kyofatogabye Kabuye, said although President Museveni yesterday lifted a ban on arcades and Kikuubo, this will only happen after these places comply with all the Standard Operating Procedures put in place to fight against Covid-19
The findings of the survey released by the Twaweza in the presence of the Health Ministry officials indicate that eight out of ten citizens (79 per cent) say teen pregnancy has become a bigger problem during the Coronavirus pandemic and half say physical (51 per cent), emotional (51 per cent) and sexual (46 per cent) violence has got worse.
The 96km-road was built in the 1960s to link and promote trade ties and cooperation between Uganda, Tanzania, and the rest of the East African partners. Kyotera County Member of Parliament John Paul Mpalanyi told URN that the current state of the road is appalling.
According to Akumu, a good vehicle should ordinarily use less than four liters for a 100-killometer journey but many in African countries consume far more than that. More than 30 countries in Africa don't have regulations limiting aged vehicles.
Jimmy Oyoo, the Speaker of Pece –Laroo Division in Gulu City says the council agreed that the councilors would borrow and the Division would deduct 135,000 shillings from each councilor’s allowance of 280,000 shillings monthly for between 28 to 54 months.
However, the president said that private cars are only allowed to carry three people including the driver while public transport vehicles are authorized to carry only 50 per cent of their capacity. He told the country in an address this evening that the decline in COVID-19 positive cases and deaths necessitates relaxing some of the restrictions.
The 42-day lockdown which was instituted by President Yoweri Museveni on June 18, 2021, ends today. At the time the lockdown was announced, COVID-19 infections and death rates had overwhelmed health facilities across the country. As a result, schools were once again closed, together with other congregational areas like Churches and shopping centres.
The advice was given by former legislator, Prof. Dan Wandera Ogalo, a managing partner of Victoria Advocates and Legal Consultants, during the Opposition MPs Induction on how legislators can use parliamentary tools as aids for excellence.
Oulanyah last presided over Parliament at the reading of the 2021/2022 financial year Budget at Kololo Independence Grounds shortly after his election as Speaker of Parliament. But his absence from the public triggered speculation about his heath, with media reports indicating that he had tested positive for COVID-19.