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15:39

Arua Covid19 Taskforce Reduces Quarantine Period Citing Lack of Food Paul Bishop Drileba 2 3 Top story

Paul Bishop Drileba, the Arua District Health Officer, says they were forced to contravene the Covid19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs and reduce the mandatory quarantine period so as to cut on the high cost of keeping the suspects.
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15:06

Amuru Man Arrested for Murdering Grandmother domestic homicide

Christopher Odongkara, the Pabbo Town Council LC III Chairperson told URN on Saturday morning that Ojok returned home drunk and started quarreling with his grandmother leading to a fist fight.
14:46
14:46

Mubende, Kassanda Artisanal Miners Allowed to Return to Old Sites 1 4

Francis Jjuuko, a gold miner in Kassanda, says having spent almost a year in unproductive areas, they are now happy as they will be able to compensate for the losses made. “Kamusenene is productive. We once operated in that area and when we were told that the license is taking us back to those old places. We were so happy," Jjuuko said.
14:26
14:26

NUP Condemns Blockage of Kyagulanyi’s Radio Talk Shows 4 2 Top story

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, says Kyagulanyi shouldn’t have organised a political rally in the middle of the city if he wanted to appear on a radio talk show.

Business and finance

15:13
15:13

EU Offers Support to Iron Ore Exploration Unit 1

In a notice prior to commencement of the work, the EU says the money is given under EUAid and will help in developing mineral exploration policy, guidelines, and standards, an iron ore exploration manual, and a geological data management policy.
14:46
14:46

Mubende, Kassanda Artisanal Miners Allowed to Return to Old Sites 1 4

Francis Jjuuko, a gold miner in Kassanda, says having spent almost a year in unproductive areas, they are now happy as they will be able to compensate for the losses made. “Kamusenene is productive. We once operated in that area and when we were told that the license is taking us back to those old places. We were so happy," Jjuuko said.
14:23
14:23

Minister Adoa Orders Arrest of Contractor for Delaying Boat Construction Minister Helen Adoa 2 1 Top story

David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Region Police Spokesman, says the contractor has been charged with sabotaging government program vide SD Reference 35/07/08/2020 of CPS Serere. He says police are conducting inquiries into the matter.
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11:01

UWEC Re-opens After Five Months 5 Top story

Lilly Ajarova, the UTB Chief Executive Officer, who was part of the delegation that toured the center, says that they were satisfied that the center will be able to implement the COVID-19 preventive measures that include screening all guests, enforcing and hand washing at major entry points among other procedures.

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