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May 2020 33 results
22:41
22:41

Gov’t Orders Mandatory Wearing of Facemasks as More Businesses are Allowed to Reopen COVID-19 Response

The businesses so far allowed to open are hardware shops, mechanic workshops and garages, metal and wood workshops, insurance companies, 30 lawyers to handle urgent matters, restaurants [but only allowed to do takeaways] and warehouses.
17:53
17:53

I Assaulted Fr. Ejoyi Out of Anger-Vicar General 2 1 Top story

According to Monsignor Adeti, they secured a court order and contracted Apollo Court Bailifs to evict Fr. Ejoyi from Ediofe parish since he has become a nuisance but the bailiffs have failed to act despite pocketing Shillings 150,000 in eviction fees.
17:36
17:36

COVID19 Relief Food Scandal: OPM Officials Granted Bail 1 Top story

Kakoraki explained that Kabega suffers from peptic ulcers and other stomach disorders. "The said conditions coupled with chronic hypertension, may not allow my client to stand prison conditions. And therefore since she has no criminal record, with a known location we pray that she is granted bail," said Kabega.
17:28
17:28

Busoga Parliamentary Caucus Demands Apology From Museveni Over COVID-19 Cash 6 1

A section of legislators under the Busoga Parliamentary Caucus have demanded that President Yoweri Museveni offers them an apology in regard to his statement about Shillings 10 billion parliament Covid-19 cash or they de-campaign him in their constituencies.
16:53
16:53

Businessman Abid Alam Granted Bail Joan Acaa Ketty 4

His first attempt to apply for bail was thwarted when the magistrate declined to use an online conferencing app to consider the application on grounds that there is no law enabling the court to use the technology. The same technology was used in today’s session, following a regulation issued by the chief justice authorizing judicial officers to use online technologies to entertain bail applications.
16:42
16:42

Gov’t to Negotiate Visa Extensions for Ugandans Stuck Abroad lockdown 1 1

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reiterated that Government does not intend to evacuate Ugandans stuck abroad following a COVID-19 Pandemic lock down.
16:36
16:36

Police Officers Warned Against Going for Operations Without Protective Equipment Richard Karemire 1

Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson said an officer has no excuse for going on duty without a face mask, hand sanitizer and gloves because all these are available for their use.
16:24
16:24

Kasese Residents Storm RDC's Office Demanding Relief Food Covid-19 4 3

The group which includes the elderly and widows accuse the Covid-19 task force of intentionally distributing food to the less needy.
16:13
16:13

Bududa Residents Complain Over Hiked Commodity Prices Local Government 2

A sachet of 500grams of salt now costs between Shillings 1500-1800 from Shillings 800. A kilogram of sugar costs Shillings 5000 from Shillings 3200 while a bar of soap has increased by Shillings 500 depending on the brand.
15:41
15:41

Uganda’s Education System Not Prepared for Digital Learning Tide 1 3 Top story

Schools, parents and entrepreneurs are all tapping into the stay home campaign to ensure continuity of learning, using various platforms, among them Zoom, WhatsApp, broadcast media and a series of other virtual corresponding tools.
15:28
15:28

Entebbe Residents Irked By Selective Distribution of Relief Items 3 4

According to Entebbe Municipal Mayor, Vincent DePaul Kayanja there are 65,000 vulnerable people in the municipality include casual workers, taxi drivers, Boda Boda riders, sex workers and the elderly, among others.
15:17
15:17

Lawyers Ask Court to Relax Tumukunde's Bail Conditions Treason 1 Top story

In their fresh application, Tumukunde’s lawyers, say it's practically impossible for their client to get bail given the conditions spelt out by court. The application is backed by a sworn affidavit by the suspect’s wife, Stella Tumukunde, saying they can’t secure the required sureties since the suspect retired from the army.
14:54
14:54

Health Workers Sharing Room with COVID-19 Suspects at Mutukula Border 1

The Ministry of Health deployed at least 12 health workers at the Mutukula border main entrance to carry out mandatory testing of all travellers entering the country as transit truck drivers from Tanzania.
14:48
14:48

Masindi Public Primary School Designated COVID-19 Isolation Centre Isolation center 2

Dr Rogers Musinguzi, the Head of COVID-19 Case Management team in Masindi, says that given the big number of people who came into direct contact with the police officer, they have decided to use Masindi Public Primary school to accommodate COVID-19 suspects since the only one Isolation centre at Masindi hospital is not appropriate.
14:02
14:02

30,000 Affected by Floods in Nakapiripirit OPM 2 1 Top story

Simon Peter Igira, a Community worker, says over 1000 people are at the school after their houses were submerged by floods on Saturday night after three rivers burst their banks. He says rain has been pounded the district since last week.
13:09
13:09

Boda Boda Cyclists in Acholi Petition Disaster Minister Over Food Aid Ministry of Health 3 1

The concerned riders made the petition through their umbrella body, Boda-Boda Association of Acholi Sub Region that include Gulu, Kitgum, Pader, Agago, Lamwo, Agago, Amuru, Nwoya and Omoro Districts led by their Chairperson, Thomas Okot Oboma.
13:08
13:08

Female Suspects Dominate Mbale Covid19 Quarantine Center 3

Isaac Wepondi the Acting Medical Officer Mbale Municipal Council, who is also the Quarantine Center manager, says 19 out of the 24 suspects they have at the quarantine center at Mbale School of Clinical Officers are females.
12:47
12:47

Pictorial: Floods Destroy Bridges, Roads in Isingiro District Heavy Rains 11

Nyabuziiba village chairperson John Tushabe says that the floods have affected the movement of both people and motor vehicles in areas across the bridge.
12:46
12:46

Jinja Hospital On the Spot for Failing to Enforce COVID-19 Guidelines health worker 2 1

While inspecting the hospital’s isolation centre on Sunday, Kaducu said that security personnel have failed to limit the entry of vehicles which cause congestion as they are parked outside the wards, contrary to the COVID-19 standard operating procedures.
12:41
12:41

COVID-19: Masindi Health Officials Tracing for 2300 Contacts

On Saturday, a police officer attached to Masindi central police station tested positive to COVID-19 during the ongoing health ministry community survey. He has since been transferred to Hoima Regional Referral hospital COVID-19 Treatment Unit.
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