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JEEMA Punches Holes in Museveni COVID-19 Guidelines Asuman Basaalirwa 4 3

The Justice Forum President, Asuman Basaalirwa, says that rather than close schools, government should have kept there and ensured they are safe. He says some parents may not be able to manage their children better than government.
20:03
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Don’t Wait For FID, Rubondo Tells Oil and Gas Suppliers Tullow Pty Uga 1 3 Top story

Rubondo like other players insists that Final Investment Decision is simply an event adding that what is a key is for those planning to participate is to make adequate preparations as well as participate in ongoing works.
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Schools Close Amidst Confusion COVID 19 Outbreak 1 4

Our reporters visited several school and found head teachers addressing teachers on the presidential directive before sending off learners for the next 32 days.
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COVID -19: Uganda Prison Services Suspends Visits To Inmates COVID -19 outbreak 2 1 Top story

Margret Orik, the Northern Region Prisons Commander disclosed this to URN an interview on Thursday. She explained that the top Uganda Prison Services leadership has resolved to suspend the visits in an emergency meeting held on Wednesday.
19:06
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COVID 19: KCCA Bans Weekly, Open and Roadside Markets Law Enforcement 5 2

The Minister for Kampala Metropolitan Affairs, Betty Amongi, says only gazetted markets will be allowed to operate. She says weekly market commonly known as Mubuulo are usually overcrowded and bring together traders from different parts of the country, which poses a health risk.
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Covid19: IUIU Students to Study Online 5 1

In a memo issued to students during their congress on Thursday, Dr. Abdul Kaziba Mpaata, the Vice Rector In charge of Finance and Administration at IUIU, said students will be released this Friday and will receive their remaining lectures for this semester online.
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Moroto Regional Referral Hospital to Set Up Coronavirus Isolation Centre Ministry of health 1

The recommendation comes after the World Health Organization-WHO officer for Karamoja Field Office Dr Ken Kabali completed a training of medical workers at the referral hospital on how to handle cases of the virus if it breaks out.
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Parliament to Shift Plenary Sessions to Conference Hall coronavirus 1 1

This is one of the measures that the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga communicated to MPs as a measure to reduce the risks of spreading coronavirus.
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No Corona Virus Screening at Lwakhakha Border 8 1 Top story

Benon Kato, the Chief Revenue Protection Officer Lwakhakha border under Uganda Revenue Authority told URN that they since the corona pandemic broke out in December last year they have only received jerycans and a basin for hand washing.
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Christians Advised to Conduct Bible Studies in Groups Church of Uganda 5

On Wednesday, President Museveni while addressing the country on the Corona virus pandemic directed that schools be closed, Church services and all public rallies be suspended for at least one month.
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Three Ishaka-Bushenyi Municipal Officials Interdicated Interdiction 2

The officials are Deus Nuwagaba the Municipal Engineer, Jackson Muhwezi Collins the Municipal Treasurer and Roberto Nuwagira, the Municipal procurement officer.
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Parliament to Remain Operational Despite Ban on Gatherings Coronavirus 1 1

Parliament of Uganda will put in place strict measures even as it continues with normal sitting amidst the ban on Public gatherings by President Museveni.
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Family, UPDF Finally Agree to Bury LC III Chairperson 3

The family spokesperson told URN that a resolution to bury the late was finally arrived at following series of unsuccessful engagement with the UPDF over compensation of the late, hence the family resolved to accord the deceased burial
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Mixed Reactions in Mbarara to Presidential Directives MOH 1 3

Ronald Agaba, a resident of Kakoba Division says that he supports the president’s directive saying that the lives of Ugandans should be a priority.
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Kitgum District Unveils Coronavirus Taskforce 3

The Kitgum resident district commissioner William Komakech says formation of the task force is part of measures to contain the deadly epidemic that has continued to manifest across multiple countries internationally.
10:44
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UPDF Masquerader Arrested in Kwania 2

Eria Abon Ambrose Moses 31 years, a resident of Tarogali in Ibuje Sub County Apac district was arrested after a tip- off by his girlfriend.
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Gov’t Chief Whip Meets Journalists Despite Ban coronavirus 1

The Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa is meeting up to 50 Journalists a day after President Museveni announced a one-month ban on all public meetings.
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Kitgum Officials Hunt for Couple Who Dodged Self Quarantine After Trip From Sweden President Museveni

Security personnel told URN on Wednesday that the couple, a Ugandan national and her Nigerian Husband who all reside in Sweden, reportedly landed in Kenya and later proceeded to Uganda by road on March 5th.
09:57
09:57

Nebbi State Prosecutor Found Dead in Room

According to information from the police in Nebbi, Mugoya had travelled from Kampala to Nebbi and arrived at 5:00 am on Wednesday and went to his room to rest before waking up for work.
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