President Museveni Eases Lockdown


President Museveni: I revise the directives as follows; Curfew is maintained from 7:00 pm to 5:30 am to avoid thuggery under cover of darkness. Without curfew, there will be too much socialization in the night. With the curfew, they may sanitise (drink) in their homes.

Boda bodas are allowed to carry one passenger or cargo up to 6:00 pm, maintaining SOPs. The boda boda associations are directed to maintain order, otherwise, the directive will be taken back to the earlier directive.

Kikuubo should remain a wholesale trading centre; traders should adopt to e-commerce.

Shopping malls and arcades should be opened with dedicated entry and exit, SOPs should be maintained, and failure to comply will lead to closure. Weddings and burials should maintain 20 people in number.

Virtual prayers should be maintained for 60 days. Sports should continue without spectators. Outdoor sports activities are allowed with masks on. Gyms remain closed. Betting and casinos remain closed.

Comedians and musicians advised to perform virtually. Bars remain closed. Restaurants should remain open. Saloons allowed to operate under strict observance of SOPs. Saunas should remain closed. If you want one, do it in your house.

Schools remain closed. Learning should continue virtually. 20% of office workers should be allowed to work. Private vehicles are allowed to cross district borders with only three people.

Seasonal markets should remain closed.

Movement in and out of Entebbe Airport will remain open. Cargo tracks allowed to move in and out of the country with turn boy and the driver with negative results. Buses and taxis to operate with 50% passengers.