Besigye said that it is a mistake, first of all, to think that the homeschooling program can yield results in Uganda. He also expressed worry that private schools can be left to 'die' under the guise that government schools will cover the gap.
The Legislators have expressed concern over the age restrictions placed by the law on LCIII chairperson aspirants at Sub County, Municipal or City Division level who need to be 30 years or above to qualify to stand for these positions. A number of aspirants have already been blocked from nomination on grounds of being underage.
The court heard that between August and September 2020, they conspired with detective Prossy Candia who was charged in absentia, to commit a felony by destroying cash exhibits of one million Shillings that was required as evidence in a judicial proceeding.
The two categories of schools always have a limited number of students enrolled and authorities at the ministry of education believes that even with all learners back, they can ably observe the set standard operating procedures.
Shortly after Lubwama's speech, other FDC members including councillors and parliamentary candidates started giving their speeches until Ssebugwawo took to the podium to make her own speech, indicting that Buwembo wasn’t part of day’s program.
The company argued that it had obtained a five year license from the TLB on 5th May 2009 that was being renewed annually. However, before the license could expire on 5th June 2014, the Secretary of the government agency cancelled it on 31st March 2014 at the request of the Police Director of Traffic and Road Safety AIGP Steven Kasiima.
It has now emerged that 93 of the prisoners were in jail for possession of firearms, 59 were in jail for murder and four had been convicted on both charges. Another 12 had been jailed for Aggravated defilement and defilement, while 18 were in for rape and five were in for robbery and aggravated robbery.
Kyomugisha says the project has changed the lives of Rubirizi residents as they are now able to pay fees for their children in private schools and universities. She says that they have also constructed social amenities such as health facilities, energy stoves and a hotel, which has brought windfall profits that they only dreamt of in the past.
In the category of those that have suppressed, they considered countries with new cases that are less than or equal to 5 per a million population a day whereas those ranked in the low transmission category, they had new cases less than or equal to 10.
The Fund’s Board Chairman Kenneth Wycliffe Mugisha of the Rotarian Malaria Partners-Uganda says their activities have started with Arua district this morning and that the plan is to initially plant trees around hospitals, schools and in areas where infection rates are over 33 per cent.
Among the countries that have benefited include Uganda where the Rugby Union was offered EUR 5000 to purchase food parcels and Personal Protective Gear for players. According to the Union President Godwin Kayangwe, this money will be used to benefit a total of 1500 players, 25 playing facilities and referees.
According to a source from the health ministry, some of the guidelines that have already been agreed upon is isolating positives in one room and allocating a care giver who is healthy and young enough not to be affected severely by the disease if they are infected
Even as the World Health Organization released new guidelines early this year and countries including Uganda adopted new drugs which take a shorter duration, Adakun says some patients have already started resisting them whereby at Mulago alone, five patients have so far resisted the new drugs.
Dr Kedrace Turyagenda, the Director of Education Standards is of the view that to minimize situations where COVID-19 might be imported from different communities into schools, parents should enrol their children in schools within their current communities.
According to the Electoral Commission Schedule, aspirants from Kyebando Central were due for nomination today, Wednesday. However, the commission had a backlog from Tuesday, which had to be cleared, before starting on a new group.
The Minister of State for Energy Sarah Opendi has raised "a matter of national importance" in Parliament., saying the nesting of Marabou Storks could be hazardous and could bring about zoonotic diseases that people don’t know
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