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20:58
20:58

Two Suspected Cases of COVID-19 Isolated In Moroto 1

One of the cases is a Sudanese National who entered into the country yesterday and showed signs and symptoms of corona virus. He entered through the Nakiloro border between Kenyan and Uganda in Moroto district.
20:33
20:33

Gov’t Hails People Power for Relief Food Donation COVID-19 4 1

People Power enthusiasts, led by Flavia Kalule Nabagabe, the Women's league leader and Lina Zedriga, the Deputy Principle on Wednesday afternoon handed over 50 bags of Maize floor, 30 cartons of salt and 30 boxes of soap to support a plan to aid the vulnerable poor.
17:26
17:26

Truck Drivers on the Spot For Smuggling in People from South Sudan Elegu Border Post 2 1 Top story

Agnes Linda Auma, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner, says she intercepted 35 people last week who entered Uganda from South Sudan without clearance. She explains that upon interrogation, the suspects revealed that they were trapped in South Sudan and paid truck drivers to smuggle them into Uganda.
16:51
16:51

Businesses Might Not Get Insurance Payouts for Covid-19 Losses business losses 1 2

Kigo Wamuyu, an insurance broker at Bartlett brokers, said it will be hard for an insurer to pay for losses due to COVID-19, saying this was a natural disaster. She, however, said that some businesses that took a cover of business disruption can ask their insurers to see whether things like coronavirus make the cut.
16:31
16:31

Police Orders Closure of Makeshift Market by Kalerwe Vendors 1 1 Top story

A group of vendors set up the make shift market following their eviction from Kalerwe because of failure to comply with COVID19 preventive measures.
15:06
15:06

Government has no Plans for Ugandans Stranded Abroad lockdown 2 1

Government has said it does not have plans to help Ugandans stranded abroad over the COVID-19 lockdown.
14:32
14:32

Mbarara Hospital Gets UGX 234m to Construct Permanent Isolation Centre 2 4 Top story

Dr Celestine Barigye, Director Mbarara Hospital appreciated the contribution saying that 108 million Shillings will be used to construct the Isolation center and the rest will be used to handle the volunteers and buy personal protective equipment.
13:56
13:56

Entebbe Residents Unhappy Over One Day Travel Permits 2 1

Nuwamanya said that his expecting wife may have an emergency after the travel permit has expired. The Entebbe Deputy RDC , Hajji Njuki Mbabali says he can only issue permits for a day because several people misused them last week.
13:18
13:18

Amuru Officials Worried About Continuous Movement of Charcoal Dealers Major Ceaser Olweny 1

The LC V Chairperson, Michael Lakony, says the dealers carry people from Kenya and parts of central Uganda to cut the trees, which exposes residents to COVID19 infection.
12:16
12:16

58 Coronavirus Suspects Quarantined in Mbale, Bukwo

According to Dr. Kizito who is also the district Covid19 Task force chairperson, the suspects are mainly girls who returned from Middle East where they were working as maids and some two girls who allegedly sneaked into Butaleja from Kenya five days ago while others are those persons who came in contacts with those girls.
12:16
12:16

Media Blocked as People Power Makes Relief Food Donation to Government food relief 1

The political pressure group is due to donate food to the government, to aid communities that have been destabilised by the effects of Coronavirus Disease. Their efforts to distribute the food to the vulnerable families was earlier thwarted when the government indicated that the approach could facilitate the spread of the disease.
11:28
11:28

Security Officials Deny Aiding Illegal Traders to Cross Border DRC 3 3 Top story

Uncorroborated reports also indicate that some traders are escorted by police and other armed personnel to Beni in DRC. Last month, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ordered the closure of all borders and the airports with exception of cargo trucks to contain the spread of COVID19.
11:02
11:02

Foot and Mouth Disease Breaks Out in Busia 2

Moses Wanyama, a cattle keeper in Alupe village, says that it took him two weeks to realise that his animals are infected. He is worried that farmers in the area risk losing their animals to the disease if the remaining animals are not infected in time. He said that the animal infected other animals in the area and that the disease is spreading very fast.
10:48
10:48

12 Released from Institutional Quarantine in Rukungiri Dan Kaguta, 1

The Rukungiri District Health Officer, Dr. Akasima Mucunguzi, says 28 people are under Institutional quarantine and are being monitored closely.
10:38
10:38

Kibuku Tops in Teenage Pregnancies - Report

Report findings by both Bukedi Action for Integrated Development Initiatives-International (BAfIDI), a local Non-Governmental Organization that aims to ending Teenage Pregnancy, Domestic and Gender Based Violence in the Region and District Health Department has indicated that teenage pregnancy in Kibuku district stands at 37 percent.
10:31
10:31

Task Force in Tooro Struggling to Implement Covid-19 Directives 1 1

The task forces in Tooro say there are business operators especially bar and shop owners who are still operating in hiding which is undermining their efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly disease.
07:50
07:50

Security Forcefully Evicts Defiant Roadside Vendors in Arua arua municipality 3 3 Top story

Nelson Dada, the Chairman General Arua main market, says all efforts were made to persuade the vendors to relocate in vain. He said some of the vendors resorted to vulgar language and insults whenever they asked them to vacate the roadside.
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