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13:02
13:02

Hoima School of Nursing Turned into Isolation Centre isolation center 2 2

Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC who also doubles as the Hoima District COVID-19 Taskforce Chairperson says they have decided to use Hoima School of nursing and Midwifery premises to accommodate COVID-19 suspects.
12:59
12:59

Residents Decry Congestion at Jinja District Headquarters village 3 1

Godfrey Kyalo, a resident of Nakabango village in Jinja, said there is need to for security to control crowding in the waiting area.
12:51
12:51

Ministry of Energy Extends Deadline For Oil Licensing Applications deadline extension 1

In a notice today, Ministry of Energy and Mineral development said companies intending to apply for the licenses now have six months window up to September 30, 2020 to prepare and submit their bits. The earlier deadline was March 31, 2020.
12:30
12:30

Arua Municipal Council Yet to Retain Essential Staff local government 2 1

On Tuesday during a joint meeting of heads of departments, it was resolved that all staff report work but take safety measures by washing hands and marinating social distance and avoid handshaking.
12:22
12:22

COVID-19 Pandemic; How Different Christians Denominations Will Celebrate Easter Churches of Uganda 1 Top story

Because of the pandemic, Pope Francis has issued a decree titled “In time of Covid-19 (II)” stipulating how each day of the Easter Triduum will be observed.
11:58
11:58

Pabbo S.S. Amuru Designated as COVID-19 Quarantine Centre Health Ministry 1

Pabbo S.S becomes second and prime isolation facility after the first emergency quarantine center was of four beds established at Elegu cross boarder by World Health Organization – WHO and International Organization for Migration (IOM).
11:45
11:45

Locals Fear that COVID-19 Control Measures Could Drive them Into Poverty 3

Their fears have been compounded by stringent directives by the government that have since seen a ban on public transport, monthly markets, bars, and shops selling non-food items among others. These were some of the measures taken by the government to control the spread of the disease which has so far killed 42,361 people across the world. At least 44 people have so far tested positive for the deadly disease in Uganda.
11:45
11:45

Refugees Stuck in Koboko after Transport Ban 2 2

The refugees were moved from Goboro collection centre after being cleared by the Office of the Prime Minister on March 26, 2020. They were supposed to be moved to Imvepi Refugee Settlement in Terego country, Arua district but have to go through Koboko and Yumbe districts and then to Imvepi after clearance from the local leaders of the districts.
11:42
11:42

Mbale Blood Bank Begins Door-to-Door Collection Drive 4 1 Top story

Dr. Ahmed Bumba, the Principal Medical Officer in Charge of Mbale Regional Blood Bank, says to address the problem they have embarked on a door to door campaign calling upon Ugandans to donate blood. He explains that schools have been the biggest source of blood donors and their closure because of the COVID19 pandemic has hit the blood collection campaign hard.
11:14
11:14

Soroti Municipal Officials Evade COVID-19 Clearance Test Soroti District 2 1

URN has learnt that after the expiry of the 14- days self-quarantine on March 28th, the COVID-19 task force has failed to trace the officials to be cleared by the Ministry of Health.
11:12
11:12

Boda boda Rider Shot for Violating Curfew Top story

According to Onyango, the rider was shot in the buttocks on Tuesday night during the enforcement of the night curfew announced by the president as part of the COVID19 preventive measures.
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.
10:51
10:51

Kitgum Markets Decongested 2 1

The move to decongest the markets was reached by the district taskforce against coronavirus as part of an adherence to a recent presidential directive to Ugandans to stop social and public gathering as precautionary measures to contain the spread of the deadly COVID 19 pandemic.
08:04
08:04

Chinese Firms Donate UGX 98M To Nakaseke For COVID19 Fight COVID 19 1 3 Top story

Ignatius Koomu Kiwanuka, the Nakaseke LC 5 Chairperson, says the cases had overwhelmed the health department yet they didn’t have money to finance the taskforce.
07:53
07:53

Car Owners in Gulu Plead for Movement Permits 3

Jane Angom Mujoma, Speak FM Station Manager told URN that she spent over four hours at the RDC`s office before she was cleared to drive her vehicle to ferry her staffs to and from home.
07:36
07:36

Shock as Security Gets More Money for Corona Virus Fight coronavirus 4 1 Top story

Although the Finance Ministry is seeking Shillings 284 billion to mitigate the corona virus pandemic impact, Shillings 81 billion is going to security while Shillings 62 billion will be channeled to the Health sector, which is at the forefront of combating corona virus.
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.
21:32
21:32

Uganda Records more 11 COVID-19 Cases

“All these were children of the Watoto choir who are still in quarantine. They picked it from outside where they had gone,” Museveni said. He added that yesterday 82 people were tested and all of them were negative.
19:50
19:50

Panic, Confusion In Kitgum As Residents Rush to Beat Curfew kitgum main market 2 Top story

In several parts of Kitgum municipality, armed soldiers deployed to effect the directives started chasing traders and motorists off the markets, shops and streets as early as 5:20pm.
19:38
19:38

COVID-19: IMC Clinics to Close During Curfew Hours 1

In a message to its clients issued on Tuesday IMC said, "due to the COVID19 situation in the country and the presidential directive, IMC has decided to close the night shift till Further notice but we will be happy to serve you between 8am-5pm everyday."
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