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08:35
08:35

Entebbe Leaders Smoke Out 4 Escapees From Quarantine Centers COVID-19 2

Peter Mbonye, one of the residents noted that the four individuals were unknown to the neighborhood and hardly came out of the house, which raised their suspicion.
08:00
08:00

Heavy Deployment at Porous Routes in Busia, Namisindwa Districts 3

Geoffrey Wandera, the Busia district LC V Chairperson has cautioned the security officers against being compromised by people who want to illegally enter the country, which may expose Ugandan to corona virus.
05:21
05:21

Businesses to Get Relief on Loans – Museveni

He added that “It is not correct to disconnect water or electricity on account of non-payment during this time of shutdown or to seize properties on account of the non-payment of loans.”
21:12
21:12

President Museveni Declares Curfew, Bans Private Transport

President Yoweri Museveni says that although the initial measures had limited the ban to public transport, a number of private vehicle owners had abused the option and continued transporting people to towns, thus spreading Coronavirus Disease.
20:29
20:29

Museveni Holds Teleconference with IGAD Heads of State on COVID-19 Response 1

According to a press release by President Yoweri Museveni’s press team, the teleconference that was held today was attended by presidents; Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti, Abiy Ahmed Ali, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Mohamed Abdullahi of Somalia, Abdallah Hamdok, the Prime Minister of Sudan and Riek Machar, the Vice President of South Sudan.
20:03
20:03

WHO Releases Guidelines for Countries Maintain Essential Services During COVID-19 Pandemic

As part of the guidelines, countries are advised to identify essential services that will be prioritized in their efforts to maintain continuity of service delivery and make strategic shifts to ensure that increasingly limited resources provide maximum benefit for the population.
19:59
19:59

COVID -19: Seventeen Million Ugandans Could Fall Into Poverty Matia Kasaija 2 1 Top story

According to Dr Fred Muhumuza, an economist, at least 43 per cent (18m) of Ugandans are vulnerable and because of the lockdown, it means a huge fraction of these will easily fall back into poverty. This estimate is above government’s own official estimate that puts the figure of those likely to fall into poverty because of Covid-19 at only 780,000 people as per the Ministry of Finance estimates.
17:41
17:41

COVID-19: Entebbe International Airport shutdown To Hit Airlines 4 1

As result of the presidential directive, Entebbe International Airport is in a partial shutdown, something that has not only affected restaurant, airport taxi operators but also the air operators.
16:59
16:59

Pharmacy Proprietor Arrested in Kabarole District for Selling Fake Sanitizers 2 2

He stated that after checking and discovering that the sanitizer was fake, he tipped police who went and inspected the pharmacy and discovered four boxes of fake sanitizers.
16:36
16:36

Panic as Midwife Discovers Live Frog in Woman's Placenta pregnant mother 1 2 Top story

The bizarre incident occurred around 2pm on Sunday after a 23-year-old woman from Kasua village in Pajulu Sub County, whose names have been withheld by URN, gave birth to a bounding baby girl at the health center.
15:55
15:55

Armed Thugs Shoot Kenyan Truck Co-Driver Dead in Busia Town 3 1

Muhammad Assuman, a fuel tanker driver who had parked closely to the attacked truck told our reporter that an unknown man put him on gun point and ordered him not to move out, closed his vehicle doors, within shot time he heard bullet sound at his neighbors truck.
13:22
13:22

Four COVID-19 Isolation Units Established at Hoima Hospital corona virus 1

Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC Samuel Kisembo who doubles as the Chairperson of the Coronavirus task force committee for Hoima district told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that the district is taking precautionary measures to ensure that any detected cases are controlled before spreading the virus in the community.
12:49
12:49

Government Relaxes Directive on Suspension of Fishing on Lake Albert corona virus 1 1

Last week the District Security Committee in Hoima and Kikuube districts suspended all fishing activities on the lake Albert waters, as a measure to control the spread of Corona virus disease COVID-19.
12:07
12:07

Kwania Gazettes Ikwera Girls SS to Host Coronavirus Isolation Centre 2 1 Top story

Salim Komakech, the Kwania Resident District Commissioner, who doubles as the Coronavirus District Taskforce Chairperson, says the isolation centre 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.
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.
18:03
18:03

Kabale Pastor, 8 Followers Arrested for Holding Prayers 5 2

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.
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.
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