In a joint press statement issued by UPDF spokesperson Brig Gen Flavia Byekwas and her Congolese army counter Maj Gen Leon Richard Kasonga Cibangu on Monday, it says the armed group is harboring sinister clandestine plans deliberately intended to sabotage the military actions against ADF and the joint discredited the operation.
The meeting resolved that negative Covid-19 test results from national accredited laboratories in the respective EAC Partner States be recognized by all national authorities.
The ministers also agreed that the countries EAC should implement the EACPASS for prompt verification of Covid-19 test results and vaccination certificates.
Kiyingi revealed that this season’s prize money has been increased from UGX 166 million last season to UGX 179 million, courtesy of the sponsors Stanbic Bank Uganda and Plascon Paints. She thanked the organizers for the increment which she says will boost the tournament.
Led by their guild president, Osbert Alinda, the more than 1000 students tried to lead a procession from their campus to the central business district but police intercepted them at the Fort portal main roundabout.
Joyce Acan Oryema, the Headmistress of Pakwelo Primary School told URN in an interview that she tasked the school guard to screen the parents and only allow in those with COVID-19 vaccination cards, facemasks, and normal body temperatures.
Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says that by Sunday they have netted 38 suspects in addition to another 40 arrested midweek. He says that they have so far screened 60 suspects, who were found with a violent criminal background.
Amos Turyahabwe who sells books, paper, and pens in Kikuubo says since the government announced the re-opening day for schools, schools, and students have been flocking their shops to buy scholastic materials.
Alimah Aryemah, the chairperson of Muhokya IDP camp, says that the camp has about 183 school-going children many of whom are under the care of single mothers. She told URN that none of the 60 students in secondary school was able to report back on Monday.
The group from Mityana, Kasanda Wakiso, and Kampala districts were on Monday arraigned before the seven-member panel of the Court Martial officers led by Lt General Andrew Gutti who read to them one count of treachery and four counts of murder and two others for aggravated robbery.
“The masons managed to scare off a few of our community members who had arrived at the scene much earlier on and by the time the rest of us were mobilized through the village Whatsapp group, two trees had been cut down,” she said.
Daniel Ssajjabi the Chairperson of Luwero District Private Primary and Secondary Schools Association says that the affected schools were closed because some were being hosted in rental buildings and the directors were unable to pay arrears over prolonged lockdown.
The striking workers, mainly contracted by Ayuu Alali Sugarcane OutGrowers Cooperatives Society to cut and load cane for transportation to the factory, laid down their tools on Monday over their unpaid dues for the past three months.
Susan Akany, the Agago Resident District Commissioner told Uganda Radio Network that some residents have fled their homes and sought refuge in the homes of relatives and friends as the armed rustlers hide in hilly areas in the district and attack at night.
In June 2020, the ferry operations were suspended following the rising water levels of Lake Albert which submerged the docking piers. The suspension left the business community stranded because they could not cross to either side to transact business as usual.
The school, located in an area densely populated by children suffering from nodding syndrome, has an enrolment of 449 learners. Of these 30 are suffering from nodding syndrome and 10 of them reported back to school this morning as gates reopened after almost two years of inactivity.