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17:23
17:23

Soroti Stuck with Over 100 Street Children COVID-2019 pandemic 1 3

Amos Oluka Adutu, the Soroti District Probation Officer, says only a handful of partners dealing with street children are on the ground.
16:52
16:52

Lack of Medical Equipment Affecting Management of COVID-19 in Lango COVID_ 19 4 1

Most isolation centres are lacking basic medical necessities like gloves and face masks.
16:07
16:07

Man Kills Own Father Over UGX6000

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, told URN that they are currently hunting for the suspect who fled the scene after the incident.
15:50
15:50

Anti-Corruption Unit, Police Arrest 14 Over Forged Stickers 1 1

Namaye explained that some of the recovered stickers had the emblem of the Works Ministry.
15:24
15:24

UNBS Rescinds Ban on Importation of Used Clothes, Footwear social media

In a statement issued on Wednesday, Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) said that the feedback indicated that the action was likely to derail the focus on the other existing measures put in place by the government to contain the virus that causes COVID-19. As such, it rescinded the directive.
15:20
15:20

Traders, Football players Clash Over Use of Nyakasanga Pitch as Temporary "Market" covid-19 2 1 Top story

Mutheke Bwambale, another trader says most of the traders have been working from Mawa market but because of the social distancing requirement, those who didn’t find space outside the market extended their operations to the play field.
14:58
14:58

Security Guard in Bushenyi Arrested for Impersonating UPDF Soldiers impersonator 1

Greater Bushenyi police spokesperson, Martial Tumusiime, says that Agaba has been wanted by police since the COVID-19 surveillance team reported him to police about his behaviour and mistreatment.
14:49
14:49

Mufti Asks Government to Support All Vulnerable People Countrywide Old Kampala 1 3 Top story

Although government restricted relief distribution to the National Covid19 Task Force, the Mufti says donors be left to donate food relief to Muslims who are in need of support as they embark on fasting the holy month of Ramadhan.
14:27
14:27

MPs Start Receiving UGX 20m COVID-19 Cash Parliament 1 1

MPs Start Receiving UGX 20 m COVID Cash Members of Parliament have started receiving the 10 billion shillings supplementary for COVID-19 intervention despite a court order halting the process.
13:15
13:15

Lockdown Hits Katwe Salt Miners Hard customers 3 1

Robert Hane a salt miner who also doubles as the local council one chairperson Kyarukara B in Katwe says business at the Salt Lake has gone down since the lock down affected movement of people.
12:03
12:03

Security Committee Investigating Land Eviction in Kabarole 2 2

Last week, the Ministry of Lands halted all kinds of land evictions when the country is on lockdown.
12:01
12:01

Mother Stranded with Child's Body in Mulago Hospital 2 3

But the mother identified as Jenifer Muhai, a resident of Nawuyo, Mbale District says she has no means of transport to take the body home amidst a ban on public transport announced as one of the measures to control the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
11:51
11:51

Mbale Covid19 Task Force Shelters Street Kids at CRO Sports Facility 5 1

Lillian Nakaweesi, the Mbale Deputy Resident District Commissioner who also chairs the District Covid19 Task Force, says are working in collaboration with Devoted Youth at Work in Africa, a nongovernmental organisation to quarantine over 400 street children.
11:25
11:25

School Closures Expose Startling Disparities in Digital Learning Digital solutions 1 Top story

In Uganda, where more than 15 million learners were affected by the lockdown, nearly 90 per cent do not have household computers while 82 per cent are unable to get online. Similar figures cut across the entire sub-Saharan Africa region, according to figures compiled by the Teacher Task Force, an international alliance coordinated by UNESCO, using data from the UN agency’s Institute for Statistics and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
11:17
11:17

Mbale Based Radio Station Suspends Staff Citing Covid19 Lockdown 1

“You are advised to stay in your homes to avoid the deadly infection of Covid19. You may use this time to focus on your other personal productive activities as we wait,” the letter reads.
08:03
08:03

Rwebikona Market Reopened Food Vendors 3 3

The market was closed by the District COVID -19 Task Force last week for failing to implement the health guidelines and presidential directives put in place to fight the spread of Corona Virus.
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