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19:12
19:12

Covid19: MOH Discharges Three Recovered Patients 5 Top story

The ministry of health has today discharged three patients including the first confirmed patient, also known as patient zero. Patient Zero is a 36-year- old Ugandan male who arrived from United Arab Emirates on March 21 and was later found to be positive with coronavirus disease-COVID-19.
17:47
17:47

Two Police officers, 30 Others Arrested for Defying Presidential Directives Uganda Police Force 2 3 Top story

During the operation, two police officers were picked up from Nyamityobora and Katete divisions in Mbarara municipality. 30 other people were arrested for operating shops in violation of the presidential directive ordering all nonfood shops to remain closed.
17:34
17:34

Busia Residents Use Bell to Manage Curfew Time 1 5 Top story

Ben Wabwire Wangisa, the Mumutumba Village Defense Secretary, says they resolved to introduce a bell to ensure all business operators are reminded about the curfew time.
17:20
17:20

Ten at Large for Destroying Banana Plantation 1 Top story

Lydia Tumushabe, the Katonga Region Police Spokesperson confirmed the attack, saying the suspects who were under the command of Henry Mukama face charges of malicious damage to property.
17:06
17:06

Museveni Acknowledges Unusual Easter, Implores Ugandans to Stay at Home Easter celebrations

“This year’s observance of Easter comes at a time when the world faces the COVID-19 challenge. I am aware that people are not going to celebrate Easter in the usual way. This has been occasioned by this pandemic. I wish to thank all Ugandans for responding well and listening to the guidelines which we enumerated,” he said in a letter to Ugandans on Saturday.
16:59
16:59

Civilian Arrested For Attacking UPDF Soldier Enforcing Curfew Curfew in Uganda 1 2 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN on Saturday that preliminary information shows that while returning from a security meeting in Elegu, the RDC found three shops open in disregard of the curfew announced by president, Yoweri Museveni.
16:41
16:41

Running Water Sweeps Away 10-Year-old Boy In Iganga deceased 1

The deceased’s father, Ahmed Basenga, says the two other boys tried to save their colleague in vain. “They notified me after failing to rescue the deceased but it was too late for us to help him as his body had already flown to Nabidonga wetland,” he said.
16:27
16:27

Who Working On Strategies to Gradually Lift COVID-19 Restrictions 2

Tedros laid out six factors for consideration, which include that transmission is controlled and sufficient public health and medical services are available. He added that outbreak risks in settings such as long-term care facilities also need to be minimized, while workplaces, schools and other essential locations should have preventive measures in place.
16:26
16:26

Kabaka Rallies Public to Implement Coronavirus Preventive Measures 1 Top story

Speaking on Saturday at his Mengo palace in Kampala, Mutebi said the world can defeat corona virus that has caused untold suffering if everybody played their part.
16:11
16:11

Police Confiscates 47 Movement Permits Over Abuse COVID-19 1

The movement permits which give one freedom to drive a private vehicle even after the suspension of both public and private transport were issued by the Resident District Commissioners to select groups of people, whose offices continue running, amid the ongoing lockdown. These include Health workers, civil servants, and members of the district Coronavirus Taskforce, among others.
16:00
16:00

Attempted Robbery Leaves 2 Dead Uganda Police Force 1

It is alleged that the assailants entered Amoli’s house where her husband, Mathew Oweka and her son only identified as Kenneth were watching television. A scuffle ensued between one of the assailants when Kenneth grabbed his gun and released 9 bullets in the air. The other is one of the assailant whose identity was not yet established. He was overpowered and badly beaten before security saved him from the angry father on son.
15:37
15:37

Pastor Kakande Donates 5000Kgs of Relief Food to Karamoja food relief 1 2 Top story

Handing over the 200 bags of maize flour containing 25kgs each, Simon Nagiro, the spokesperson of the Mechanized Agro, said the food is meant to benefit the most vulnerable and those hit hardest by the Covid19 lockdown.
15:35
15:35

Rugunda Calls for Transparency in Managing COVID-19 Fund 3

The Fund Committee will be chaired by Emmanuel Katongole, the Executive Chairman of Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited. Other members are; Robert Kabushenga, Apollo Makubuya, Francis Kamulegeya, Patrick Muhiire, Bwogi Gustavus, Bishop Joshua Lwere, Agah Ssekalaala, Dr Ian Clark, Dr Francis Omaswa, Keith Muhakanizi, Dr Diana Atwine, Kishor Jobanputra and Dorothy Kisaka who will be the administrator and secretary of the fund.
15:14
15:14

Trust Security Director Arrested over Vehicle Movement Stickers Fred Enanga 2 3 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga told journalists at the government owned Uganda Media Center on Saturday that Atekunkwasa was arrested on Friday night and taken to Jinja Road Police station.
14:50
14:50

Arrested Congolese Militiamen to be Quarantined for 14-Days lake Albert 1

The five identified as Balaka Jarenga, Makuru Onjoka, Claude Nguma, Kakuru Kwamire and Kapaseka Otika, were arrested during heavy gunfire between the militiamen and soldiers of the Uganda peoples Defence Forces-UPDF on Lake Albert on Thursday. Two of their colleagues lost their lives in the exchange.
14:39
14:39

Covid19: Christians Observe Way of the Cross in their Homes family 9 5 Top story

Jude John Paul Yiga, who carried the cross, says that the moment gave him a good picture of what Jesus could have gone through. He explained that he could draw mental pictures whenever they narrated what happened to Christ at a given station, which touched his heart.
14:11
14:11

COVID 19 Lockdown: A Tale of a Breastfeeding Market Vendor work place 3 1 Top story

Nakalema, who has a seven months-old-child, hasn’t slept in her home since President; Yoweri Museveni restricted movement as part of the measures to control the spread of Covid19.
13:29
13:29

Farmers Wary as Prices of Agricultural Produce Drop Agriculture 1 5

Jomo Mugabe, a farmer from Nyakayojo Division in Mbarara district says the price of a bunch of Matooke at the plantation has fallen to 4000 Shillings down from 15,000 Shillings. He says that most of the food from his plantation was transported to markets in the urban centres, which at the moment are no longer taking as many supplies as was the case before the lockdown.
13:18
13:18

Police Explain Cause of Severe Accidents Despite Ban on Public, Private Transport 1 2 Top story

A doctor in the Casualty and Emergency ward told URN on condition of anonymity that 13 of the 17 accident victims had been knocked by Boda-bodas. He however, said that majority of the victims were rushed there in critical state.
12:54
12:54

Iguru Suspends Coronation Anniversary Over COVID-19 omukama iguru 1 Top story

Andrew Byakutaga, the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom prime minister told Uganda Radio Network this morning that the kingdom has decided to halt the celebrations until further notice.
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