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18:33
18:33

Gov't Gets More 1,000 liters of Chemicals to Fight Locusts 3

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries Pius Wakabi Kasajja on Wednesday told the press at Media Center that Twiga Chemicals Company delivered 1000 litres of the chemical adding to the 400 that was earlier delivered to enhance the fight through aerial spraying.
18:14
18:14

COVID 19: Self –Isolation Abandoned Over Non compliance Ministry of Health 2 Top story

Musenero, who was also among the Ugandan epidemiologists who helped to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014, said isolation alone was very helpful in countering the disease in those countries, which can be helpful here too, if respected.
17:48
17:48

Suspected Coronavirus Patient Isolated at Masaka Referral Hospital 4 1

The suspect who is a resident within Masaka district reported to the hospital on Wednesday after he developed symptoms.
17:47
17:47

Tourism Paying Price for Coronavirus Outbreak United Kingdom 3 1 Top story

“Even someone who had planned to come say in November it might be very hard to do so because their economies have been largely affected. What this means is that things of tourism become secondary to them. The priority shifts to survival other than leisure,” Hangi said.
17:04
17:04

Coronavirus Outbreak in Uganda Will be Milder-Experts 3 1

Musenero who was appointed senior presidential advisor on epidemics on Monday says there are a lot of myths around infection with COVID which have sent the public into unnecessary panic. She clarified that even as everybody is jumping on the sanitizer bandwagon leading to their prices skyrocketing, using just usual soap and water in addition to avoiding touching the nose, mouth and eyes is sufficient enough.
16:53
16:53

Hoima Residents Threaten to Boycott NRM Primaries Over Missing Registers Party Registers 4

James Kiriti, a resident of Kigorobya Sub county, says denying them a chance to register as NRM party members is a big mistake that could deny them chance to elect leaders of their choice.
16:53
16:53

2020 Summer Olympic Games Still On Amidst COVID-19 Concerns - IOC 2020 tokyo olympics 2

However, amidst the concerns, the IOC says it "remains fully committed to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and with more than four months to go before the games there is no need for any drastic decisions at this stage; any speculation at this moment would be counter-productive." Therefore, all athletes should continue preparing for the games as best as they can.
16:19
16:19

OC Kakinzi Police Post In Trouble For Assaulting Sub County Speaker torture 2

Its reported that Katondwaki assaulted Kiwanuka when he went to Police Post and demanded release on bond an 18-year-old boy Brian Ssekajugo who was detained after reporting a case of torture against his boss George Mpagi.
14:36
14:36

Gov’t Explains Forced Self Quarantine at Entebbe Central Inn for USD 100 coronavirus 2 1

Members of Parliament today tasked the Ministry of Health to explain why people coming into Uganda are forced to pay 100 US Dollars for quarantine per night at Entebbe Central Inn.
14:16
14:16

Amolatar CAO, Deputy Arrested for Alleged Corruption 2

Godfrey Ogwang and his Deputy Juliet Ayo, the Chief Finance Officer Solomon Okello were arrested on Wednesday morning for alleged abuse of office and corruption.
13:02
13:02

Gov't Now Enforcing Total Quarantine coronavirus 3 1

Appearing before the Public Accounts Committee on Wednesday, the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary Diana Atwine said that since they have banned travels from high-risk countries, people who come into the country will have to cater for their costs of the quarantine even though it is a total quarantine.
12:28
12:28

Two People Shot in Kikuube district Residents 1 1

The victims are Lampard Owinji 26 and Denis Baraka 11 both residents of Rwengabi village kaseeta parish Kabwoya sub county Kikuube district. Owinji was shot in the hand and stomach while Baraka was shot in the back.
11:37
11:37

Women in Kasese Decry Marginalization in Politics aspirants 1 2

Some women who have already shown interest in the district politics blame the highly commercialized politics for setting unfair grounds for women that lack adequate resources to rally for support.
11:01
11:01

COVID-19: Institutions Step Up Preventive Measures in Soroti Soroti district 1 1 Top story

Simon Kisabagire, the Principal Hospital Administrator, says all access points to the hospital have been served with disinfectants for all entrants in the units.
10:20
10:20

Luweero Town Parish Tribunals Fail to Conduct Daily Meeting 4

Paul Mukungu, the Luweero Town Council LC 3 Chairperson, says the exercise has been marred with irregularities, which include the failure by Electoral Commission to process appointment letters for tribunal members.
08:37
08:37

COVID-19: Kabaka’s Birthday Fete, Marathon Hangs in Balance COVID -19 outbreak 1

“This coronavirus scare comes at a time when we are preparing to celebrate the Kabaka’s birthday on April 13 at Lubaga Cathedral and the marathon on April 5, we are going on with the preparations and I encourage you to buy the kits. However if by that date, the virus has not subsided, we shall not run.
07:28
07:28

Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu Distances Itself From Arrested Militiamen in Bundibugyo Rwenzori 5 2

On Saturday, a joint security team comprising of the army and police arrested 14 people who were allegedly found in a shrine, armed with 70 machetes, 40 knives, a flag of Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu and a map of Yiira state, among other things.
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