RDC Fatuma Ndisaba says this is the only way teachers in private schools have been surviving unlike their counterparts in the government schools who keep receiving their normal salaries. David Kiwalabye, a teacher from one of the private schools wonders whether the President closed schools or he banned teachers from teaching.
Nakasongola District Education Officer, George William Kajura, says that when the Ministry of Education and Sports delivered home study learning materials recently to the schools they found them under lock and key.
The incident occurred at around 9 p.m. as Police Constable David Obong who is attached to Busiika Police Station attempted to disperse crowds in the town, in line with guidelines that imposed a nighttime curfew starting at 7 p.m. The Curfew was one of the measures put in place to control movement and stop the spread of COVID-19.
The District Health Officials say some health workers have contracted the virus at their places of work over lack of Personal Protective Gears and failure to observe Standard Operating Procedures while mingling with patients as well as people outside the health centres.
Jameson Karemani the Public Relations Officer of Judiciary says that the delay is due to the ongoing COVID 19 lockdown. He however noted that immediately after the lockdown is relaxed, the Judiciary will deploy a judge and start operations as other requirements are put in place.
Now Alex Felix Majeme the Nakasongola District Chief Administrative Officer explains that the high numbers of beneficiaries converging at the offices seeking approvals for withdrawal of funds poses a risk and may encourage spread of the virus.
Nakigoza Parish Councillor Paul Ssinabulya Najja says that Luyinda, who was riding a motorcycle registration number UFH-186G was allegedly hit by a gun bayonet held by a Policeman at the checkpoint in Kiziri village in Kalagala sub-county.
At the height of the lockdown which started in March last year, hand washing stations had been set up at the entrances of shopping malls, supermarkets, arcades, markets, and taxi parks. Among other public spaces. Here, guards would remind every person to wash their hands, before entering the buildings. It had become a practice for some and a habit for many as campaigns intensified.
The plan entails an economic strategy that revives Uganda in 12 to 24 months through empowering community businesses, farming, job creation, land security and putting in place response teams for disasters and pandemics.