30 Mar 2020 · Gulu district has so far responded to 36 suspected cases of Coronavirus. 17 of these received discharge certificates after completomg the 14-days’ mandatory quarantine as required by the Health Ministry.
Gulu district has so far responded to 36 suspected cases of Coronavirus. 17 of these received discharge certificates after completomg the 14-days’ mandatory quarantine as required by the Health Ministry.
President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of schools as one of the measures to control the spread of coronavirus, which, according to experts, moves faster in large gatherings. At the time of the closure, the learners were just half way into the term which started on February 4, 2020 and was due to end on May 1, 2020.
Kaberamaido Technical Institute was established in 1984 and sits on a 58- acre land. The school, with an enrolment of 237 students has been operating under difficult conditions due to inadequate structural space and tools for training.
The Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Orthodox Church in Uganda (EOC), the Most Reverend Jacinto Kibuuka announced that they had suspended the physical gatherings in favour of virtual, cum-new spaces for ministry outreaches.
Dr Alfred Kinyera, the senior district veterinary officer, says the move to adopt artificial insemination is meant to boost the quality of the indigenous local livestock breeds which will be cross-bred with high-quality cattle breeds like Friesian, Jersey, Ayrshire Brown, Boran and Sahiwal among others.
He has reached more than 800 women and young people, and 600 of them now make and sell briquettes in Uganda as part of his effort to promote the transition from wood fuel to affordable fuel briquettes. They generate bio-gas from bio-waste and recycle non-bio-waste products to create arts, crafts and basic household items.
Bertha Asekenye, the Head Teacher Jeressar High School, a privately owned academic giant in Teso, says they don’t have sufficient text books for learners. She observes that while they have started teaching the new curriculum, it demands a lot for both teachers and learners.