The Trade minister Amelia Kyambadde has today given an update on business following the president’s directives. In addition, yesterday the president of the Republic of Uganda suspended the usage of Public transport in the country. All public means, for example, buses, taxis, Boda-Bodas, and bicycles were all suspended for 14 days. However, the president said that they can move with cargo and help transport agricultural produces to markets.
“The president meanwhile put a ban on markets that have large crowds of people. However, the president allowed only those selling foodstuffs in these markets,” trade minister Amelia Kyambadde said.
Trade minister Amelia Kyambadde also has said supermarkets, shops, and arcades can still operate. In addition, she says let the security organs stop beating the people. However, I advise the army, the police, and other security organs to help deliver the right information instead of beating them.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 5 Covid-19 cases yesterday making a total of 19 Covid-19 confirmed cases in Uganda. This, therefore, forced the president to put in place various directives or measures to curb the widespread of the virus.
Our Question to the minister Amelia Kyambadde is… Has the government of Uganda done enough to help the business owners carry out trade in this trying moment of Covid-19?