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11:04
11:04

Sixteen Security Personnel Arrested For Brutalizing Elegu Residents 1 2

Margaret Auma, the Elegu Women Cross Border Traders and SACCO Chairperson told URN that the security team on 2nd April 2020, from Lorokwo West Village, Elegu Town Council used sticks to beat up 32 women accused of being commercial sex workers and operating in different lodges even after the ban on public gathering and closure of all lodges by President Museveni.
10:58
10:58

3800Kgs of Relief Food Dumped in Gulu Jumia Mosque 2

Upon his release, Mahmoud was ordered to handover the food items to the Gulu District Coronavirus Taskforce for distribution, which he rejected, saying the distribution process would be abused.
21:24
21:24

Relief Food Excites City Residents, Mothers Question Absence of Milk 5 4

Tensions further escalated when UPDF trucks loaded with milk were sighted which later prompted residents to blame the distributing teams for allegedly plotting to deny them the milk.
17:02
17:02

Arua District Gazettes Three Health Facilities to Manage COVID-19 Cases 3 2

Under the preparedness arrangement, the former Ebola Isolation unit at Oli Health Centre IV has been set aside to receive and quarantine suspected cases, while the Mental Unit of Arua Regional Referral Hospital and part of Kuluva Hospital have been set aside for management and treatment of confirmed cases.

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17:05
17:05

Pictorial: Impact of COVID-19 Directives in Kampala Streets

Following President Yoweri Museveni’s ban on public and private transport in addition to closing business operations in order to contain the spread of Covid19, Uganda Radio Network –URN took a walk to Kampala streets known for being crowded from morning till late evening.

Business and finance

11:53
11:53

Congolese Businessmen Sneaking into Uganda through West Nile 2 4

The Ugandan government had earlier on announced that its borders would be closed, in order to forestall the spread of the virus, which has killed more 65, 000 People across the world. So far, the confirmed cases of coronavirus in Uganda stands at 52 people, the majority of which, were all imported by travellers from Dubai, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
07:50
07:50

Hotels in Kasese Feel Pinch of Lockdown lock down 1 1

Nicholas Twejukye the manager Ataco country resort in Kasese Town told URN reporter that after the presidential directive most clients cancelled their earlier hotel booking.
16:58
16:58

Bicycle Mechanics Cash in on Suspension of Public Transport 4 2

Frank Ssesaazi, is one of the few mechanics who wakeup very early to get onto the closed streets of Masaka where he arranges his toolkits to begin the day’s work.
10:28
10:28

COVID-19 Causes Big Drop in Business Confidence in Uganda - Survey 1 Top story

The Purchase Managers Index (PMI) for March 2020, a survey published by Stanbic bank and mainly talks to owners of businesses show that confidence fell to 43 points, regarded as poor.

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Pos Club P W D L F A GD Pts
1 25 16 6 3 38 15 23 54
2 25 15 5 5 42 21 21 50
3 25 13 7 5 33 21 12 46
4 25 13 3 9 30 22 8 42
5 25 10 10 5 29 22 7 40
6 25 10 6 9 31 25 6 36
7 25 10 6 9 29 27 2 36
8 25 9 4 12 30 28 2 31
9 25 9 4 12 30 37 -7 31
10 25 8 6 11 24 27 -3 30
11 25 9 3 13 24 37 -13 30
12 25 7 8 10 24 28 -4 29
13 25 8 4 13 30 37 -4 25
14 25 6 6 13 26 41 -15 24
15 25 8 4 13 18 38 -14 22
16 25 6 4 15 18 39 -21 22
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