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Apr 2020 17 results
19:12
19:12

Covid19: MOH Discharges Three Recovered Patients 5 Top story

The ministry of health has today discharged three patients including the first confirmed patient, also known as patient zero. Patient Zero is a 36-year- old Ugandan male who arrived from United Arab Emirates on March 21 and was later found to be positive with coronavirus disease-COVID-19.
17:47
17:47

Two Police officers, 30 Others Arrested for Defying Presidential Directives Uganda Police Force 3 2 Top story

During the operation, two police officers were picked up from Nyamityobora and Katete divisions in Mbarara municipality. 30 other people were arrested for operating shops in violation of the presidential directive ordering all nonfood shops to remain closed.
17:34
17:34

Busia Residents Use Bell to Manage Curfew Time 5 1 Top story

Ben Wabwire Wangisa, the Mumutumba Village Defense Secretary, says they resolved to introduce a bell to ensure all business operators are reminded about the curfew time.
17:20
17:20

Ten at Large for Destroying Banana Plantation 1 Top story

Lydia Tumushabe, the Katonga Region Police Spokesperson confirmed the attack, saying the suspects who were under the command of Henry Mukama face charges of malicious damage to property.
16:59
16:59

Civilian Arrested For Attacking UPDF Soldier Enforcing Curfew Curfew in Uganda 2 1 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN on Saturday that preliminary information shows that while returning from a security meeting in Elegu, the RDC found three shops open in disregard of the curfew announced by president, Yoweri Museveni.
16:27
16:27

Who Working On Strategies to Gradually Lift COVID-19 Restrictions 2

Tedros laid out six factors for consideration, which include that transmission is controlled and sufficient public health and medical services are available. He added that outbreak risks in settings such as long-term care facilities also need to be minimized, while workplaces, schools and other essential locations should have preventive measures in place.
16:11
16:11

Police Confiscates 47 Movement Permits Over Abuse COVID-19 1

The movement permits which give one freedom to drive a private vehicle even after the suspension of both public and private transport were issued by the Resident District Commissioners to select groups of people, whose offices continue running, amid the ongoing lockdown. These include Health workers, civil servants, and members of the district Coronavirus Taskforce, among others.
16:00
16:00

Attempted Robbery Leaves 2 Dead Uganda Police Force 1

It is alleged that the assailants entered Amoli’s house where her husband, Mathew Oweka and her son only identified as Kenneth were watching television. A scuffle ensued between one of the assailants when Kenneth grabbed his gun and released 9 bullets in the air. The other is one of the assailant whose identity was not yet established. He was overpowered and badly beaten before security saved him from the angry father on son.
15:37
15:37

Pastor Kakande Donates 5000Kgs of Relief Food to Karamoja food relief 1 2 Top story

Handing over the 200 bags of maize flour containing 25kgs each, Simon Nagiro, the spokesperson of the Mechanized Agro, said the food is meant to benefit the most vulnerable and those hit hardest by the Covid19 lockdown.
15:14
15:14

Trust Security Director Arrested over Vehicle Movement Stickers Fred Enanga 2 3 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga told journalists at the government owned Uganda Media Center on Saturday that Atekunkwasa was arrested on Friday night and taken to Jinja Road Police station.
14:11
14:11

COVID 19 Lockdown: A Tale of a Breastfeeding Market Vendor work place 1 3 Top story

Nakalema, who has a seven months-old-child, hasn’t slept in her home since President; Yoweri Museveni restricted movement as part of the measures to control the spread of Covid19.
13:29
13:29

Farmers Wary as Prices of Agricultural Produce Drop Agriculture 5 1

Jomo Mugabe, a farmer from Nyakayojo Division in Mbarara district says the price of a bunch of Matooke at the plantation has fallen to 4000 Shillings down from 15,000 Shillings. He says that most of the food from his plantation was transported to markets in the urban centres, which at the moment are no longer taking as many supplies as was the case before the lockdown.
10:49
10:49

250 Miss Baptism In Kotido Catholic Diocese Easter Sunday 1

Fr. Samuel Lotuk, the Parish Priest Good Sheppard Cathedral Church said the baptism ceremony has been suspended until such a time when the church can conduct services including celebrating mass.
10:31
10:31

Kitgum COVID 19 Taskforce Distributes 1000 Radio Sets to Rural Households 3 1 Top story

Komakech says the distribution of the radio sets stems from findings by the taskforce indicating that some members of the public especially in rural communities haven’t changed their lifestyle due to lack timely information on the pandemic.
10:17
10:17

Six Injured As Suspected Karamojong Cattle Thieves Attack Farmers In Agago 1 Top story

Richard Okidi and Philips Odera were shot in the stomach while James Otto was hit in the left rib. Santo Anywar was shot twice in the stomach and back, Amos Omot on his left chest while Joseph Omona 32 was shot in the left rib. Wellborn Okengum, the Arere village LC I Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the victims were attacked while guarding their cattle.
09:49
09:49

Heavy Rains Destroy Plantations, Houses in Bunyangabu Red Cross 1 Top story

Erias Byakagaba, the Kakooga Parish LCII Chairperson, says the affected people have now sought refuge in the homes of their neighbors. He calls for government’s intervention to provide the families some food relief and essentials items.
09:40
09:40

Six Escape from Quarantine in Namisindwa Citing Hunger

Dr. Stephen Masai, the Namisindwa District Health Officer has confirmed the development, saying they indeed had nothing to feed the suspects.
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