A week ago, Education Minister Janet Museveni announced that the government was planning to send out a harmonized continuous learning programme for all primary and secondary school learners where selected teachers will use local radio’s and TVs to teach core basic concepts in what learners have already covered. This will be supplemented with printed material wherever possible.
Alfred Kilama, a farmer in Pawatomero East Village in Purongo Sub-County reveals that for years, a tractor was hired at 80,000 shillings only to plough an acre of land but the price has increased between 90,000 to 100,000 shillings.
Henry Benda, the Senior Health officer at Uganda Blood Transfusion Service in the region says that they used to collect 1,250 Units of blood from donors from the Albert regio, on a monthly basis,before the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease in Uganda. However, it has now become a nightmare, mainly students who contribute 90 per cent of the donated blood have been sent home.
Buziba bosco chairman boda-boda century in Kira Municipality says that most boda-bodas that are were impounded are those that were caught by 8 hours while carrying cargos like food crops to markets due to long distances they have travel
The school is one of the Business, Technical, Vocational and Educational Training (BTVET) institutions that had been listed by the Education and Sports Ministry to serve as a quarantine center for Covid19 suspects.
The school, which has the capacity to house about 100 people, is located between Entebbe Chief Magistrates Court and State House.
The move comes in the wake of a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, which led to a 14-day suspension of both public and private transport, as a measure to control the movement of people. Under the arrangement, all persons intending to seek healthcare services were advised to seek movement permits from their respective RDC’s.
Bishop Luwalira led his family members in the confines of his home to remember and celebrate the crucifixion of Jesus. They carried the cross around the compound and made six stopovers at different points to pray for the leaders, family, Church and religious leaders, security officers, medical workers, women, locusts, coronavirus pandemic and others.
“It’s cheaper to keep them in the hospital. Get another ward away from those who are still positive and isolate there those who have tested negative till we are sure they are safe”, Mwebesa said, “ You know this is a new disease. Nobody is 100% sure. So the specialists are still consulting each other to avoid making mistakes”.
On Monday, Royikem Industries Limited, which produced Rose Foam mattresses, handed over 500 mattresses and 3000 liters of fuel to the Mukono District Covid-19 Task force led by the Resident District Commissioner, Fred Bamwiine.
FAO fears that widespread rainfall that started in March is expected to generate a dramatic increase in locust numbers in the coming months, with new swarms due to move from Kenya into South Sudan and Uganda. Estimates show that locust numbers could grow another 20 times during the upcoming rainy season unless control activities are stepped up.
Mbelinga was reportedly attacked on her way from the garden where she had gone to cut a bunch of bananas. She was reportedly intercepted by her brother in-law who pounded on her together with another man.