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14:55
14:55

HIV Patients Want Restrictions on Transport Relaxed ARVs 5

The patients contend that some of them stay far away from health facilities and restricting their movements tantamount to the terminating their lives. Immaculate Nyambugu, one of the persons living with HIV says that several patients have abandoned treatment as a result of the restrictions because they cannot easily walk to the health facilities.
14:39
14:39

Seven Arrested in Amolatar for Defying Public Transport Ban COVID 19 1

The taxi registration number UAT 929M left for Lira from Amolatar before being intercepted by police who were enforcing presidential directives yesterday evening.
14:34
14:34

Morphine Stock out Looms after Suspension of Production 1 1

Dr Doreen Agasha Birungi, the clinical director of Hospice Africa Uganda told the meeting that they resolved to close morphine production together with a host of other services that Hospice Africa provides including providing homecare to people at the end of life stage. This was done, in respect of the social distancing principle.
14:32
14:32

Prices for Food, Drinks Dropped in March-UBOS covid-19 1

It should be noted that data to inform this analysis was collected up to March 15, 2020. This was before government announced partial shutdown of the economy that instigated panic buying and therefore a spike in prices of certain goods, including food and drinks.
13:13
13:13

Luweero District Eases Clearance for Motorists Transporting Sick, Expectant Mothers 4 1

joyce Bukirwa the Vice Chairperson of Butuntumula sub county says that an expectant mother at Kakuuto village delivered on roadside after motorists declined to transport her to Health center over the Presidential ban.
13:02
13:02

Hoima School of Nursing Turned into Isolation Centre isolation center 2 2

Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC who also doubles as the Hoima District COVID-19 Taskforce Chairperson says they have decided to use Hoima School of nursing and Midwifery premises to accommodate COVID-19 suspects.
12:59
12:59

Residents Decry Congestion at Jinja District Headquarters village 3 1

Godfrey Kyalo, a resident of Nakabango village in Jinja, said there is need to for security to control crowding in the waiting area.
12:51
12:51

Ministry of Energy Extends Deadline For Oil Licensing Applications deadline extension 1

In a notice today, Ministry of Energy and Mineral development said companies intending to apply for the licenses now have six months window up to September 30, 2020 to prepare and submit their bits. The earlier deadline was March 31, 2020.
11:42
11:42

Mbale Blood Bank Begins Door-to-Door Collection Drive 4 1 Top story

Dr. Ahmed Bumba, the Principal Medical Officer in Charge of Mbale Regional Blood Bank, says to address the problem they have embarked on a door to door campaign calling upon Ugandans to donate blood. He explains that schools have been the biggest source of blood donors and their closure because of the COVID19 pandemic has hit the blood collection campaign hard.
11:12
11:12

Boda boda Rider Shot for Violating Curfew Top story

According to Onyango, the rider was shot in the buttocks on Tuesday night during the enforcement of the night curfew announced by the president as part of the COVID19 preventive measures.
10:53
10:53

Taxi Operators Struggling to Survive Amidst Lockdown COVID 19 5

URN visited selected taxi parks in the city area to see how taxi operators were copying. At Kas Club Taxi Park in Bwaise in Kawempe division, URN found more than 10 drivers sited in groups of two and fours.
08:04
08:04

Chinese Firms Donate UGX 98M To Nakaseke For COVID19 Fight COVID 19 1 3 Top story

Ignatius Koomu Kiwanuka, the Nakaseke LC 5 Chairperson, says the cases had overwhelmed the health department yet they didn’t have money to finance the taskforce.
22:16
22:16

Museveni Allows Media to Continue Working As Part of Emergency Services

“Media is a service that should continue like electricity, like water, like medical, they are powerful, so their vehicles will also get stickers. That will be handled by the ministry of transport,” Museveni said.
21:32
21:32

Uganda Records more 11 COVID-19 Cases

“All these were children of the Watoto choir who are still in quarantine. They picked it from outside where they had gone,” Museveni said. He added that yesterday 82 people were tested and all of them were negative.
19:10
19:10

Woman Gives Birth to Twins on Roadside 4 1

Mudondo and her little sister had walked on foot for over 15 kilometers from Butebo district to Mbale Regional Referral hospital because of the ban on public transport.
17:34
17:34

Masindi Hospital Runs Out of Protective Gear health officials

Some of the protective gears which are out of stock at the hospital include masks, infrared thermometers, gumboots among others.
17:22
17:22

‘People’s Government’ Halts Emergency Health Care Service 3

The Group’s Health Minister, Dr. George Ekwaro told Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday afternoon that they had resolved to halt the campaign because of the ban on private vehicle for fear of impounding their vehicles.
16:43
16:43

Vehicles Impounded in Arua, Luweero For Defying Presidential Directves 2 3

The operation which started at 7:00 am on Tuesday caught many private vehicle owners unaware as some of them did not listen to the President's address.
16:40
16:40

IPOD Commends Constitutional Court on POMA Judgement IPOD council Top story

The IPOD Chairperson and Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party Secretary General, Nathan Nandala Mafabi welcomed the judgment in a statement issued on Tuesday. He said the judgment will aid peaceful political activities.
16:30
16:30

Parliament Demands Answers on Conduct of LDUs curfew 3 1

On Tuesday, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga in her communication to MPs questioned the operations of the LDUs. Kadaga demanded answers from Government saying the LDUs are not supposed to brutalize Ugandans.
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