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12:55
12:55

Animal Campaigners Call for Global Ban of Wildlife Markets 1 Top story

Research indicates that 60 per cent of emerging infectious diseases are zoonotic, meaning that they originate from animals, with 70 per cent of this thought to originate from wild animals. In the instance of COVID-19, the disease is believed to have its origins in snakes, bats and pangolins, while the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) which emerged from a market in China’s Guangdong province, was linked to civet cats.
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Celebrating First Palm Sunday in Lockdown Was Gloom-Bishop Serverus Jjumba 2 5

After his consecration and inauguration in July last year, Monsignor Serverus Jjumba says he was eager to fully celebrate his first Palm Sunday feast as a Bishop Masaka Catholic Diocese.
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Life in Quarantine a Nightmare: COVID-19 Suspects Ugandan 1 2 Top story

Namutebi narrates that no explanation was given to them before they were taken to quarantine in Central Inn. For Namutebi and 44 other travelers life at Central Inn was characterised with challenges, terror and hopelessness. The lack of food and personal protective gear gave many sleepless nights.
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07:57

Palm Leaves Vendor Shares Experience on Sales During Lockdown 1 2

The Christian feast comes just a week before Easter, to commemorate Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. Over the years, Palm leaves have been used to simulate events in Jerusalem where Jesus’ path was covered in palm fronds before his arrest on Holy Thursday and his crucifixion on Good Friday.
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16:58

Bicycle Mechanics Cash in on Suspension of Public Transport 2 4

Frank Ssesaazi, is one of the few mechanics who wakeup very early to get onto the closed streets of Masaka where he arranges his toolkits to begin the day’s work.
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21:24

Relief Food Excites City Residents, Mothers Question Absence of Milk 5 4

Tensions further escalated when UPDF trucks loaded with milk were sighted which later prompted residents to blame the distributing teams for allegedly plotting to deny them the milk.
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Pakistani Community Donates Food Items to Lira COVID -19 Task Force COVID- 19 2 2

The donation includes 500kgs of beans, 500 kgs of posho and 20 boxes each containing 24 packets of cooking oil. The others are 10 boxes of laundry soap and 5 cartons of salt.
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COVID -19: Wakiso Leaders Mobilize Residents for Gov't Relief Food Distribution 3

Now, since the Prime Minister Rugunda had notified that distribution chain will include Local Council leaders to easily identify those who are supposed to receive relief from government, the various local council leaders in Wakiso District have since started to plan on how food can be delivered in their areas.
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Coffin Traders Hit Hard in COVID-19 Shut down 3 4

Ssebana Nsubuga, the Chairperson Mulago Hospital Youths Development Organisation, says the cost of producing coffins has escalated since president, Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of hardware shops, which they source, material for their work.
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16:15

Two Lives Lost as Parents struggle to Secure Transport to Hospital COVID- 19 3

In the first case, the expectant mother reportedly waited for so long, before getting an ambulance for the referral. When it eventually arrived, the mother was too weak and lost the baby in the process. In the second incident, the parents struggled to get any possible means of transport to move from the village to the Hospital, but lost him along the way, while moving on a motorcycle.
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15:53

Soroti Hospital Embarks on Psychosocial Support for COVID-19 Suspects 2 1

Some residents have shunned or attacked relatives who returned from abroad or Kampala.
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Ban on Roadside Food Vending Leaves Mukono Residents Starving COVID-19 1 6 Top story

Joseph Maganda, a porter at construction sites is one of those who have been depending on roadside food vendors for his meals.
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15:21

Local Governments Directed to Repair All Non Functional Boreholes district 1 1

According to the circular dated March 31, the Water Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Alfred Okot Okidi advised all Chief Administrative Officers, to let all planned activities within the water department and focus on ensuring that the population in their respective areas access clean water.
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COVID-19 Pandemic; How Different Christians Denominations Will Celebrate Easter Churches of Uganda 1 Top story

Because of the pandemic, Pope Francis has issued a decree titled “In time of Covid-19 (II)” stipulating how each day of the Easter Triduum will be observed.
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17:08

Security Closes Shops in Kamwokya for Failure to Comply with Presidential Directives President Museveni 4 2 Top story

Makobi told URN that many people are taking COVID guidelines for granted, saying this exposes the community to infection since Kamwokya is densely populated.
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15:40

Covid-19 Suspects Starving At Kalangala Isolation Unit 1 2 Top story

Subsequently, Kalangala District Surveillance Taskforce begun to trace for all persons that had contact with the patient and admitted them into the Isolation Unit at Bishop Dunstan Secondary School in Kalangala town council.
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14:29

Lira Residents Flock Markets 2 2

By 9 am, both village and town dwellers were seen in different parts of the town struggling to wash their hands which is a mandatory step to get access to buy food.
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Sembabule Woman MP Anifa Kawooya on Spot for Evading Quarantine MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 Top story

Ibrahim Mpuuga, one of the concerned voters is a leading a team pushing the legislators to under the mandatory quarantine, arguing that she could be a potential transmitter of the novel Coronavirus to the local community.
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Kwania Gazettes Ikwera Girls SS to Host Coronavirus Isolation Centre 1 2 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.
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Artists, Opinion Leaders 'Add Rhythm' to Fight Against COVID-19 2 5 Top story

In some of the lyrics, artists, both local and international are seeking to lift the spirits of persons fighting a disease, whose genesis, mutation, management and treatment, remains strange to mankind. Some of them carry a spiritual message, so powerful at a time of self-isolation, quarantine and social distancing in response to the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
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