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18:24
18:24

MPs Odonga Otto, Gilbert Olanya Face Charges of Inciting Violence 1 1

They were arrested on Monday morning from Cereleno market in Pece Division after allegedly mobilizing people to cause violence against Gulu District COVID -19 Taskforce and the cargo truck drivers.
18:19
18:19

FDC Party Gives Electoral Commission Ultimatum On 2021 Elections Roadmap 2 1

Amuriat says the country should not be held into speculation on when or whether the 2021 elections will be held.
17:58
17:58

Hefty Fines Await Returning Citizens upon Violation of COVID-19 Conditions Return of Ugandans 1 1

In England, those who breach Coronavirus quarantine are charged 1000 Pounds (4.6 million Shillings) or prosecution with an unlimited fine, while removal from the country is a last resort for foreigners, while persons are fined 100 Pounds or 464,000 Shillings for not filling in the contact locator form, which would indicate the details of how one can be traced. The UK Government pays surprise visits to the people to ensure that they are quarantining.
16:57
16:57

KCCA Registers Taxis Amidst Protest from Operators 2 5

Every driver was required to fill a registration form detailing their name, National Identity card Number and KCCA City Operator Identification Number, route number and contact. They are also required to present a photocopy of the vehicle logbook, PSV tax, National Identity Card of taxi owner and driving permit of the driver.
16:40
16:40

Arrest of Six Muslims in Masaka Sparks Protests local leaders 4 Top story

According to Mutebi, Nsubuga was the first to be taken from his home at Namaseenene on May 18th by four operatives, two of whom armed. Nsubuga’s mother, Scholastica Nanteza, says her son was shot twice in the leg as he attempted to run to his house.
16:14
16:14

Masindi COVID-19 Patient Discharged Police officer 2 1

The detective tested positive for COVID-19 on May 1, 2020, during the Rapid Assessment survey conducted by the health ministry across the country. In the aftermath, all the 104 police officers who were manning Masindi Central Police Station were replaced and quarantined at Masindi police barracks together with their family members.
16:11
16:11

Team Europe to provide UGX518b to Support Businesses Battered by Coronavirus

In a statement issued on Monday, Team Europe said they were planning a package to provide access to credit for Small and Medium Enterprises in the sectors most hit by the crisis and added that the package will also encourage further partnerships between Ugandan and European entrepreneurs.
15:52
15:52

Three SPLA Soldiers Shot Dead in Yumbe yumbe district

Major Henry Kavuma, the 4th Division UPDF Legal officer and West Nile Region acting Public Relations Officer, says a gun battle ensued between UPDF and SPLA soldiers in which three SPLA soldiers were shot dead.
15:42
15:42

Covid-19: External Labour Companies Lose UGX 147Bn lockdown 3 1

The Association of External Labor Recruitment Agencies say they have lost 147 billion shillings in the four months of the COVID-19 lockdown.
15:22
15:22

Gobero Bridge Damaged Two Years After Construction 3 2

Wakiso District Natural Resources Officer Rebecca Sabaganzi says the bridge is likely to give way if the rains persist. Sabaganzi wants engineers to consult environmentalists for guidance before committing government resources on projects in wetlands.
14:18
14:18

Masaka Family Sues Police, Attorney General for Encroachment 1

Part of the disputed land hosts the Regional Offices of the Inspector of Vehicles and testing ground for drivers. However, the police are also setting up a regional control room for security surveillance CCTV cameras system on the disputed land.
13:35
13:35

Bank of Uganda Approves NC Bank, CBA Integration 1

The merger of the banks had already received approval from the Central Bank of Kenya, where they are both headquartered, but needed a nod from the Bank of Uganda. In a joint statement issued on Monday, both banks said the merger had received a letter of “no objection” meaning it can go ahead as planned.
13:13
13:13

MPs Odonga Otto, Gilbert Olanya Arrested for Staging Illegal Protest Samuel Odonga Otto 2 3

Before his arrest, Otto said that Gulu Regional Referral Hospital has exceeded its capacity to handle COVID -19 positive patients.
12:18
12:18

Kasese Residents Build Temporary Bridge to Ease Distribution of Relief Supplies flood victims 2 2

Boniface Thembo, a resident says that through community work, they decided to put poles across the river so that residents can access their gardens and businesses across the two sub-counties.
11:44
11:44

Pallisa Police Commander’s Vehicle Knocks Motocyclist Dead 1

The motor vehicle, a Rav4 vehicle registration number UAS 143C knocked the cyclist from Karekerni village in Pallisa last evening.
10:33
10:33

COVID-19 Community Cases from Kasensero Reach Nine Residents 3 Top story

Dr Ronald Reagan Mutebi, who is supervising the exercise says that the nine cases are among 2,016 people who were tested in the ongoing community surveillance and testing exercise, which started on May 19, 2020. 1,986 of those tested are Ugandans and mostly residents of Kasensero Town Council and travellers while 30 are Tanzanian nationals.
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