This morning, a number of finalists reported to school for the resumption of their studies.
Some learners were seen stranded after being bounced back due to absence of face masks or school fees
At least 121
schools in Kasese District opened their gates to finalists this morning, about seven
months after the government closed learning institutions across the country to
contain the spread of COVID-19.
In his last
televised address on COVID-19 on September20th, 2020, president, Yoweri
Museveni allowed finalists to resume studies under strict Standard Operating
Procedures-SOPs to stop COVID-19 transmission.
all learning institutions to install foot-operated handwashing facilities,
provide adequate sanitary facilities to learners, restrict visitors and set up
a COVID19 Taskforce among others.
morning, a number of finalists reported to school for the resumption of their
Our reporter toured several schools in Kasese and found students
clearing before they are allowed in.
school heads were seen inspecting the learners to ensure adherence with the
some of the schools lacked temperature guns to take the body temperature of
learners while some of the learners pulled masks from their bags when prompted
URN brings you pictures on the re-opening of the schools.
Basaija is a graduate of Uganda Christian University (UCU-Mukono) holding a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication.
He also boosts of numerous training's in communication studies.
Before joining URN, he had served as Documentation personnel, Field news reporter, Radio presenter and News Editor.
Basaija is a social critic and a young farmer.
He believes in writing for social change.
At URN Basaija is incharge of Bundibugyo, Bunyangabu and Kasese Districts.