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JEEMA Punches Holes in Museveni COVID-19 Guidelines Asuman Basaalirwa 4 3

The Justice Forum President, Asuman Basaalirwa, says that rather than close schools, government should have kept there and ensured they are safe. He says some parents may not be able to manage their children better than government.
20:03
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Don’t Wait For FID, Rubondo Tells Oil and Gas Suppliers Tullow Pty Uga 1 3 Top story

Rubondo like other players insists that Final Investment Decision is simply an event adding that what is a key is for those planning to participate is to make adequate preparations as well as participate in ongoing works.
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COVID -19: Uganda Prison Services Suspends Visits To Inmates COVID -19 outbreak 2 1 Top story

Margret Orik, the Northern Region Prisons Commander disclosed this to URN an interview on Thursday. She explained that the top Uganda Prison Services leadership has resolved to suspend the visits in an emergency meeting held on Wednesday.
19:06
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COVID 19: KCCA Bans Weekly, Open and Roadside Markets Law Enforcement 5 2

The Minister for Kampala Metropolitan Affairs, Betty Amongi, says only gazetted markets will be allowed to operate. She says weekly market commonly known as Mubuulo are usually overcrowded and bring together traders from different parts of the country, which poses a health risk.
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Corona Virus: Chinese, Ugandan Under Investigation In Luweero

Dr. Innocent Nkonwa, the Luweero District Health Officer explains that they dispatched a team to the industrial park after staff intimated that the Chinese National who arrived in country three days ago had developed symptoms similar to those of corona virus patients but the administrators had concealed the case.
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Divided Opinion over Museveni’s Ban on Muslim Congregational Prayers COVID -19 outbreak

Another Imam at a mosque in Kawempe who preferred anonymity wondered why the government was going into ‘overdrive’ to announce sweeping measures even before a single coronavirus case has been confirmed in Uganda.
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Covid19: IUIU Students to Study Online 5 1

In a memo issued to students during their congress on Thursday, Dr. Abdul Kaziba Mpaata, the Vice Rector In charge of Finance and Administration at IUIU, said students will be released this Friday and will receive their remaining lectures for this semester online.
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Councilor, Kira Speaker Clash Over Sitting health 4 1 Top story

Eyelu also raised concern about the venue of the meeting, which was held in a closed conference hall and the sitting arrangement.
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Samples of Suspected Coronavirus Victim in Masaka Test Negative 2

The samples of the 43-year-old man were on Wednesday taken to the Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI in Entebbe. This was after he presented himself to the hospital with symptoms similar to coronavirus.
16:42
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UPDF to Form Anti-Coronavirus Task Team 1

Chief of Defence Forces –CDF, Gen David Muhoozi, has directed his deputy Lt Gen Wilson to form an anti-coronavirus task enforcement team that will work alongside the ministry of health to encounter the global pandemic.
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Impostor in Buikwe Arrested for Stealing Drugs government 1 2

Wycliffe Mukwaya and his girlfriend, Josephine Nabisire were arrested from their rented room in Kasanjja B zone, Njeru division, Buikwe district.
16:06
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Kabaka Birthday Celebrations Cancelled COVID -19 outbreak 1 1

Speaking to the media on Thursday at the Kingdom headquarters at Bulange Mengo, Charles Peter Mayiga, the Katikkiro said basing on the directives and guidelines issued by the government yesterday, the celebrations that were to be held at Lubaga Cathedral on April 13 have been canceled.
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Corona Virus: Defying Ban On Religious Gatherings Is Like Committing Suicide-Luweero Kadhi 4 1 Top story

Sheikh Ramadhan Nsanja Mulindwa, the Kadhi Luweero Muslim District has thrown his weight behind the president’s directive, saying Islam teaches respect and obedience to guidelines from authorities especially if they are intended to preserve life.
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Hoima Leaders to Institute Committee to Verify Tobacco Farmers President Museveni 1

Last year, President Yoweri Museveni promised to Compensate more than 1,300 tobacco farmers after the tobacco buying companies failed to meet their contractual obligation to pay them.
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No Corona Virus Screening at Lwakhakha Border 8 1 Top story

Benon Kato, the Chief Revenue Protection Officer Lwakhakha border under Uganda Revenue Authority told URN that they since the corona pandemic broke out in December last year they have only received jerycans and a basin for hand washing.
14:37
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Christians Advised to Conduct Bible Studies in Groups Church of Uganda 5

On Wednesday, President Museveni while addressing the country on the Corona virus pandemic directed that schools be closed, Church services and all public rallies be suspended for at least one month.
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Kikuube Man Succumbs to Bullet Wounds Police

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that Owinji died on Wednesday night from Hoima Regional Referral Hospital where he had been admitted.
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Two Shot in Kisoro As Police Clashes with Traders 1 5

The victims are Francis Nyesigyire aged 33 a resident of Kayeje in Rweikiniro sub-county, Ntungamo district and another only identified as Aloise, a resident of Nyarubuye sub-county, Kisoro district.
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IGP Ochola Summons Directors, Commanders Over Coronavirus Directives 1 2 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, confirmed to Uganda Radio Network -URN that Ochola had summoned a spontaneous Policy Advisory Committee -PAC sitting to deliberate on how the president’s guidelines shall be implemented and complied to without fail.
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