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17:07
17:07

NIC, Uganda Clays Push Publication of Audits to June 2020 1

In separate statements issued on Tuesday, both companies which are listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE), said they were unable to complete the audits due to coronavirus lockdowns that have affected most businesses.
17:03
17:03

Trade Minister Clarifies on Businesses Allowed to Reopen

Speaking to the country last night, president Museveni allowed, food markets, wholesale, hardware shops, metal works, wood works, warehouses, Insurance providers, 30 lawyers to be coordinated by Uganda Law Society, restaurants but only for take a ways and garages and resume operations after five weeks of lockdown.
16:38
16:38

Lonely streets, Empty Beaches Denote New Normal for Entebbe 4 5 Top story

Located on a Lake Victoria peninsula, in Wakiso district, Entebbe municipality is home to charming attractions that lure merrymakers to the town, every day of the week. The municipality is home to 80- per cent of the beaches on the Lake Victoria shoreline, making it an ideal party spot for all kinds of activities.
15:43
15:43

Fuel Siphoning Frustrates Efforts to Minimize Contact Between Truck Drivers, Highway Communities police spokesperson 5 1 Top story

“As a community, we feel it is not safe for us but, we can’t do anything about it because those engaged in this business are powerful people. These youths plant Jerry cans in front of our shops and whenever trucks make stop overs. An average of 10 boys gather to interact with the drivers as they siphon fuel,” he said.
14:25
14:25

Police Closes Spare Parts Shops in Kisekka Market 3 2

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says that police will remain deployed at Kiseka market as they wait for further guidance on the operations of spare part shops.
13:10
13:10

Cipla Sends Profit Warning to Shareholders for 2019 South Africa 1 Top story

Investors on the Uganda Stock Exchange (USE) are not impressed. The company’s share price has fallen by more than a half from the Initial Public Offering (IPO) price of Shs 256.5 per share in 2018. Its shares were trading at Shs 101 apiece as of May 5, 2020.
12:52
12:52

Kabale Covid-19 Taskforce Disregards Physical Distancing Guidelines 2 1

The task force led by Ali Karama, the head of donations Committee invited mechanics and taxi conductors to Kigezi Private Sector Promotion Centre yard in Kabale municipality to receive 160 bunches of matooke.
12:50
12:50

NWSC Announces Interruption in Mbale's Water Supply 1 1

The shutdown of water supply will run May 6th to 9th, 2020. The affected areas include; Bugema, Nkoma, Butebo, Busiu and the whole of Mbale town.
12:33
12:33

Seven Arrested in Connection with Murder in Lira Uganda Police Force 2 1

The suspects are Bonny Okello Ocen alias Hassan, Ogong Denis,34 and a brother to the deceased, Kenneth Figo Okello, and Henry Elim Okello alias Odongo Denis, 33 years. Henry is a convict who recently escaped from Arua government prison. The others are Tony Okello, Lawrence Oguma and Morris Okello. The three were arrested because they were the ones carrying the deceased’s phone.
12:03
12:03

Mob Justice Claims 19 in Luweero 3 1

Abraham Tukundane regretted the cases of people who lost lives in mob justice and says that Police has since launched campaign to sensitize masses against the crime.
11:45
11:45

Bududa Covid-19 Suspects Complain of Starvation 4 1 Top story

Abuna Namayuba from Bukalasi says they sat up to 1pm on Monday without food and there was no communication from those running the center. He said they were given sweet potatoes on the first day, which wasn’t enough.
10:18
10:18

Kasese Diocese Halts Construction of UGX 6.7b Cathedral Easter 2 2

The Bishop of Kasese Diocese Francis Kibira says they have decided to put a stop on the construction works after failing to raise funds due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
10:06
10:06

Namisindwa Covid19 Quarantine Center Appalling 2 2 Top story

James Mukhwana, the in Charge of the Quarantine center told URN that they have been operating without PPEs since the center was established on March 26, 2020.
09:41
09:41

Police Uses Live Bullets to Rescue UPDF Officer from Mob 5

Richard Okuku, a fish monger, says he developed a misunderstanding with the soldier who first accused him of selling undersize fish and asked for a bribe of Shillings 20,000.
08:00
08:00

Tropical Bank Owners Have Injected in Capital -BoU libya 1

In the audited accounts for 2019, it was revealed that the bank had been undercapitalized up to a tune of 3.8 billion Shillings. This means Tropical had only 21.2 billion Shillings of the 25 billion minimum capital required.
07:55
07:55

12 Discharged from Lira Quarantine Centre COVID_ 19 4

They were being quarantined at Lira School of Comprehensive Nursing. They include five people from Apac, three from Kole and four from Lira.
07:39
07:39

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Increase to 97 COVID 19 Pandemic

Six of the eight cases are truck drivers while the remaining two were picked from the community during the rapid assessment survey that was launched by the Health Ministry to determine the extent of community transmission of the viral respiratory disease.
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