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10:43
10:43

RDC Declines to Clear Nambooze to Sensitise Residents On COVID19 5 1 Top story

Nambooze hired a sound truck to reportedly help translate the president’s directive on corona prevention for her electorate. According to the legislator, many residents especially those in rural areas don’t understand the president’s directives.
21:59
21:59

Government to Offer Food Packs to 1.5 Million People

He says the distribution will be done at LC1 level by the LC Chairpersons. Rugunda says these will be supported by the Police and the Uganda People's Defense Force for purposes of transparency and avoiding crowds.
21:43
21:43

KCCA Closes Part of Kaleerwe Market

However, KCCA says its leadership and the technical staff have frequently visited several city markets to check on compliance with market guidelines and found that Kasanja failed to comply and hence the closure.
17:46
17:46

Besigye Blames Museveni for Stopping Food Donation to Vulnerable COVID-19 Response

“There are some political leaders who tried to distribute food to some desperate urban dwellers, whose sources of income had been affected by the pandemic, these could have been given guidelines on how to safely distribute the food. Instead, Museveni called them shameless opportunists or enemies of Uganda, who should be charged with a capital offence of attempted murder. Surely, Ugandans know who leads in shamelessly giving political handouts using taxpayers’ money,” Besigye said.
17:04
17:04

COVID-19: Uncertainty Looms over 2020 Muslim Pilgrimage 2 2

According to the Saudi Arabian minister for Hajj and Umrah, Dr Muhammad Salih bin Taher Banten, countries should halt preparations for now, as they study the trajectory of the virus.
15:45
15:45

COVID-19: Struggling to Get Permission from RDCs for Emergency Travel

random sampling by URN confirms his complaints that indeed getting RDCs for clearance is very cumbersome. For the 20 RDCs that URN called, only three picked their phones, the others they either went unanswered or were completely unavailable.
10:53
10:53

Taxi Operators Struggling to Survive Amidst Lockdown COVID 19 5

URN visited selected taxi parks in the city area to see how taxi operators were copying. At Kas Club Taxi Park in Bwaise in Kawempe division, URN found more than 10 drivers sited in groups of two and fours.
22:16
22:16

Museveni Allows Media to Continue Working As Part of Emergency Services

“Media is a service that should continue like electricity, like water, like medical, they are powerful, so their vehicles will also get stickers. That will be handled by the ministry of transport,” Museveni said.
17:22
17:22

‘People’s Government’ Halts Emergency Health Care Service 3

The Group’s Health Minister, Dr. George Ekwaro told Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday afternoon that they had resolved to halt the campaign because of the ban on private vehicle for fear of impounding their vehicles.
16:40
16:40

IPOD Commends Constitutional Court on POMA Judgement IPOD council Top story

The IPOD Chairperson and Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party Secretary General, Nathan Nandala Mafabi welcomed the judgment in a statement issued on Tuesday. He said the judgment will aid peaceful political activities.
12:16
12:16

Outrage in Gulu as Medical Supplies, Market Commodity Prices Soar deadly Coronavirus 3 1

A random check by our reporter to Layibi Market in Layibi Division, Cereaeno Market in Pece Division and Gulu Main Market in Laroo Division, as well as a cross-section of pharmacies around the town, shows that prices have now been hiked, as the stock also dwindles.
09:36
09:36

Masaka District Chairman, VP Ssekandi's Assistant Clash over Relief Supplies 3 1

The controversy stems from the distribution of relief supplies which include maize flour, Rice and beans totalling to two tons that were obtained from the Office of the Prime Minister, to benefit residents affected by floods when heavy rains hit different parts of Masaka district last month.
10:14
10:14

Pictorial; Kampala Taxi Parks, Streets go silent as Ban on Public Transport Bites

The city is silent, with just a few shops opening for business, with barely a vehicle in the parks across the city. Outside the gazetted parking areas, law endforcement officers are still struggling to control the movement of bodaboda cylists, some of who, are defying the presidential directive, against transporting passengers.
19:00
19:00

Buganda Kingdom Closes Offices for 14 Days COVID-19 1 1

Speaking to the media, Charles Peter Mayiga, the kingdom Katikkiro said that the move has been necessitated by yesterday’s ban on public transport by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. Majority of the Kingdom’s employees use public means to get to the Mengo based offices.
17:29
17:29

COVID-19 Control Measures Incomplete without Economic Relief - Opposition MPs Joel Ssenyonyi 5

Kira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Ibrahim Nganda says that the measures are likely to affect a sizeable number of Ugandans, whose livelihood is dependent on their daily income. He says that the category of Nationals needs to be supported to overcome the distress that is likely to come with the measures.
16:50
16:50

Kampala MPs want Phased Implementation of Public Transport Ban boda boda 4 1

The MPs also want the stay of all loan repayments, lowering of the Central Bank lending rate, as well as food supplies for Ugandans who work from hand to mouth.
13:33
13:33

When Countries Declare a Lock-down to Fight COVID-19

A statement issued by the Prime Minister, Edouard Ngirente on Saturday banned all unnecessary movements outside home unless absolutely important like for medical supplies or shopping for food.
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18:48

UHRC Asks Public to Comply to Covid-19 Guidelines Health Management 1 3

Amooti says that the public should appreciate the fact that human rights can be limited for purposes of public order, public health, public security and public morality.
11:10
11:10

Aduku Town Councillors Boycott Council Sessions Over Lack of Bicycles 2

The council in its sitting on 12th December last year, resolved to procure 29 bicycles for all councilors from the Discretionary Equalization Grant.
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16:07

Cabinet Approves UGX 38b Loan From International Development Association

The project development objective is to support measures that facilitate increased private investment in the Tourism sector and strengthen the effectiveness of the Land Administration System.
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