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12:07
12:07

Kwania Gazettes Ikwera Girls SS to Host Corona Virus Isolation Center 2 1 Top story

Salim Komakech, the Kwania Resident District Commissioner, who doubles as the Corona District Taskforce Chairperson, says the isolation center will help them to keep suspects in one place and screen them.
11:43
11:43

Patients Desert Mbale Hospital Over COVID -19 Fear 4 1

Dr. Romeo Aupal Okidi, the Vice president of the of the Federation of Uganda Medical Interns who also works at the Mbale Regional Referral Hospital told our reporter that Patients stopped coming to hospital when the medical workers were few and they were no longer receiving the medical services.
11:03
11:03

Kame Market Leadership Close Stalls Of Traders Bringing Children to Work Kame Valley Market 1 1 Top story

Geoffrey Sserunjogi, the Kame Valley Market Chairperson, says they had no option to act before higher authorities close the entire market. He says they severally reminded the traders on the need to implement the preventives measures announced by government against COVID19.
07:53
07:53

28 Christians Arrested for Defying Ban on Church Gatherings 1

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesman, Patrick Onyango, said that the group was arrested by the Security Inter-Agency Joint Task Force from various Churches. One of the pastors was identified as Immaculate Biyinzika of Praise Jesus Worship Church who was arrested together with 20 worshipers from Makandwa Kajjansi, Wakiso District.
07:46
07:46

Gulu Suspends Renovation Works Worth UGX 369M Over COVID 3

Christine Gloria, the Gulu District Information Officer told URN that the works were halted following a directive by President, Yoweri Museveni banning all forms of gatherings.
07:21
07:21

South Sudanese Continue Entering Uganda Despite Border Closure Titus Jogo 2

Titus Jogo, the Adjumani Refugee Desk Officer told URN over the weekend that they receive between 30-34 South Sudanese nationals on daily basis. He explained that the refugees enter Uganda through the porous border, which stretches from Moyo to Lamwo district.
07:03
07:03

COVID-19: 33 Cases Confirmed in Uganda Ministry of Health 1 Top story

"Out of 203 samples that were tested today (Sunday), 3 were confirmed positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases in Uganda to 33," said the Health Minister, Dr. Ruth Aceng on Sunday evening.
18:03
18:03

Kabale Pastor, 8 Followers Arrested for Holding Prayers 2 5

Pastor Festo Kasooka, a resident of Kinyingusi village in Kabale Municipality was arrested on Sunday afternoon while holding prayers with more than 20 followers in the home of Judith Ahimisiwe, a resident of Rushambya village in Northern division. The followers all subscribe to Revival Tabernacle Church headed by Bishop Johnson Bakashaba.
17:04
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Landing Site Closed for Failure to Implement COVID-19 Guidelines MoH 1 2

The sub-county Chairperson Hudson Kiyaga says that the landing site was overly congested making it hard for them to maintain social distancing recommendations. According to the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation, individuals are supposed to maintain a distance of at least 1 meter (3 feet) from any person who is coughing or sneezing.
16:34
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Gov't Urged to Reappropriate Non-Essential Expenses to Support COVID 19 Response COVID 19 in Uganda 1 4

According to CSBAG, over 200 billion Shillings which were allocated for luxurious activities like gym memberships for civil servants and Members of Parliament and entertainment should go towards procuring equipment and facilitating health facilities to handle COVID 19.
15:12
15:12

17 People Issued COVID-19 Self-Quarantine Discharge Certificates in Gulu deadly Coronavirus 2 1

Gulu District Information Officer – DIO, Gloria Aloyo told URN that the individuals whose names have been concealed for fear of stigma include government officials who willingly reported themselves to the district before undertaking self-quarantine.
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14:50

Church Seeks Clarity on Prayer Guidelines after Arrest of Father Kiibi mass 1

The call comes barely hours after the arrest of Rev Fr Deogratius Kiibi Kateregga from St. Joseph parish in Mpigi town for allegedly defying the guidelines. Fr Kiibi was arrested by Police Officers, working with District Internal Security Officer and UPDF soldiers, early today.
13:44
13:44

Musinguzi Rujoki Appointed URA Commissioner General

The President also appointed Dr Michael Atingi-Ego as the new Deputy Governor, Bank of Uganda.
13:35
13:35

Mak International Students Call for Help Amid COVID-19 Uncertainties 1 3

The Students, many of whom could not travel after the closure of the university, were allowed to stay in two of the halls of residence at the main campus. However, according to a circular by Cyriaco Kabagambe, the Dean of students, the University was only providing accommodation, and the students would meet their own cost for all basic necessities.
12:14
12:14

Kampala Markets ask for Free Water Supply to Enforce Handwashing COVID 19 1 5

Frequent handwashing is being implemented world over as a basic protective measure against the new coronavirus disease. According to the World Health Organisation, washing hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses and can prevent coronavirus from spreading.
11:12
11:12

COVID-19 UPDATE- 22 Countries Remain Free from Deadly Virus 1 Top story

The countries that have reported no cases so far come mainly from two continents-Africa and Asia. In Africa, the unaffected countries include; South Sudan, Burundi, Botswana, Western Sahara, Sierre Leone, Guinea Bissau, Lesotho, Comoros, Malawi and Sao Tome ne Principe.
10:25
10:25

LOP Decries Brutality in Enfocement of Anti COVID-19 Measures President Museveni 4

The ban that started on Thursday, March 26, has seen a number of people arrested, and others clobbered for defying presidential directives that were issued as part of the measures to control the spread of COVID-19, a lethal virus that has attacked the human race, from all corners of the World.
09:59
09:59

Welfare Office Aiding Drivers, Touts to Survive During Public Transport Ban Taxi Drivers 3

The ban on public transport left several vehicle owners, drivers and conductors stranded, many of them questioning how they would survive in the absence of public transport, their sole source of livelihood. It’s on the basis of this that Kamwenge Taxi Owners and Drivers Association (KATODA) has come to their aid.
09:36
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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.
07:25
07:25

Farmers Should Continue Going to Gardens – Minister covid-19 2 1

Ssempijja told reporters on Saturday in Kampala that it was already a planting season and farmers should observe ministry of health guidelines to avoid spread of covid-19 but still go to gardens.
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