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17:38
17:38

Muslims Urged to Look Out for Moon Ahead of Fasting Season Yahya Kakungulu 1 2

According to Sheikh Yahya Kakungulu, once the moon is sighted on Wednesday night, fasting will commence on Thursday.
17:31
17:31

Hand Grenade Killed Masindi Boy - Police Grenade explosion 1 1

Kelvin Atugonza a son to Julius Kugonza a resident of Kiryanga cell in Nyangahya division Masindi Municipality was allegedly killed after an object he picked exploded cutting off his hands and crushed out his intestines. He died instantly causing panic among area residents.
17:05
17:05

Registration of Ugandans Abroad not for Evacuation - Ministry 2

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs Patrick Mugoya has said that there will not be evacuation of Ugandans stranded abroad despite ongoing registration.
16:58
16:58

Mudslides Displace Families in Kasese homeless 1 Top story

Justus Asaba the sub county LC 3 chairperson says more than 10 homes have been affected and several gardens have since been destroyed.
16:46
16:46

UNBS Suspends Importation Of Used Clothes, Shoes 1

In a statement on Tuesday, Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) said “used footwear and used textiles that as a precautionary measure, the importation of these commodities has been suspended with immediate effect until further notice.”
16:04
16:04

Low Global Oil Prices Could Delay Uganda's Production Further Oil and gas 1 1 Top story

Dennis Kakembo, a partner at Cristal Advocates, a law firm that analyses trends in the oil sector, said if the oil prices remain significantly below USD 50 a barrel, it would not make business sense for companies to invest in Uganda’s sector. It is likely to delay Uganda’s projects as investors wait to be certain of the future.
15:17
15:17

IRC Donates Ambulance to Kagadi COVID-19 Task Force 3

Speaking at the handover of the ambulance, Joe Orech, the Acting Coordinator International Rescue Committee, said the Ambulance will ease movement of the Task Force to respond to emergencies. According to Orech, International Rescue Committee will pay the driver, provide fuel and service the ambulance.
14:59
14:59

Woman in Abim Quarantined After Travelling On Truck truck drivers 2

Health authorities say the woman travelled on a truck that was transporting cement to Abim town on Sunday.
14:25
14:25

Three Children Injured in Quarry Explosion 1 1 Top story

It is still unclear how the children picked the explosives from Andewa quarry site without being noticed by security and company workers. According to a source, the children had connected one of the explosives to a solar battery when it exploded into flames injuring all of them.
12:46
12:46

Cereleno Market in Gulu Reopened 3

The district coronavirus taskforce and security authorities opened the market on Tuesday on condition that the vendors adhere to social distancing rules, reduce on the number of food vendors and putting in place screening facilities at each entry point.
12:23
12:23

NBS TV's Samson Kasumba Arrested for Alleged Subversive Activities 1 2 Top story

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says that Kasumba was arrested for engaging in subversive activities, charges which he says are not related to his work as a journalist. He, however, declined to divulge details on the particulars of the offence.
11:19
11:19

City Road Works to Resume with Minimal Workers Stephen Kibuuka 1

According to the Project Coordinator from KCCA Eng. Stephen Kibuuka, the lock-down was abrupt leaving both KCCA and the contractors without a plan to continue operations immediately.
07:57
07:57

Wakiso Petitions Finance Ministry over UGX165m for COVID-19 fight covid 19 1 3

According to Wakiso Chief Administrative Officer, Luke Lukoda Lokomoi requires 1.1billion shillings to address the COVID-19 pandemic in the district.
07:54
07:54

17,000 Sign Petition Against COVID-19 Allocation to Parliament 1

The petition, initiated by former minister Sarah Kiyingi, says that whereas she does not doubt the important role that MPs can play in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, she believes strongly that the allocation is misplaced. The petition is addressed to the President, the Speaker of Parliament, and the Prime Minister.
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