As the school term has been cut shot due to the country wide COVID-19 mitigation measures, the Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB has halted registration process for candidates who will sit for national examinations this year.
The Justice Forum President, Asuman Basaalirwa, says that rather than close schools, government should have kept there and ensured they are safe. He says some parents may not be able to manage their children better than government.
Rubondo like other players insists that Final Investment Decision is simply an event adding that what is a key is for those planning to participate is to make adequate preparations as well as participate in ongoing works.
Margret Orik, the Northern Region Prisons Commander disclosed this to URN an interview on Thursday. She explained that the top Uganda Prison Services leadership has resolved to suspend the visits in an emergency meeting held on Wednesday.
The Minister for Kampala Metropolitan Affairs, Betty Amongi, says only gazetted markets will be allowed to operate. She says weekly market commonly known as Mubuulo are usually overcrowded and bring together traders from different parts of the country, which poses a health risk.
Dr. Innocent Nkonwa, the Luweero District Health Officer explains that they dispatched a team to the industrial park after staff intimated that the Chinese National who arrived in country three days ago had developed symptoms similar to those of corona virus patients but the administrators had concealed the case.
Another Imam at a mosque in Kawempe who preferred anonymity wondered why the government was going into ‘overdrive’ to announce sweeping measures even before a single coronavirus case has been confirmed in Uganda.
In a memo issued to students during their congress on Thursday, Dr. Abdul Kaziba Mpaata, the Vice Rector In charge of Finance and Administration at IUIU, said students will be released this Friday and will receive their remaining lectures for this semester online.
The recommendation comes after the World Health Organization-WHO officer for Karamoja Field Office Dr Ken Kabali completed a training of medical workers at the referral hospital on how to handle cases of the virus if it breaks out.
The samples of the 43-year-old man were on Wednesday taken to the Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI in Entebbe. This was after he presented himself to the hospital with symptoms similar to coronavirus.
Chief of Defence Forces –CDF, Gen David Muhoozi, has directed his deputy Lt Gen Wilson to form an anti-coronavirus task enforcement team that will work alongside the ministry of health to encounter the global pandemic.
Speaking to the media on Thursday at the Kingdom headquarters at Bulange Mengo, Charles Peter Mayiga, the Katikkiro said basing on the directives and guidelines issued by the government yesterday, the celebrations that were to be held at Lubaga Cathedral on April 13 have been canceled.
Sheikh Ramadhan Nsanja Mulindwa, the Kadhi Luweero Muslim District has thrown his weight behind the president’s directive, saying Islam teaches respect and obedience to guidelines from authorities especially if they are intended to preserve life.