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07:57
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Palm Leaves Vendor Shares Experience on Sales During Lockdown 2 1

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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Katabi Residents Celebrate Low Key Palm Sunday Out of Churches 2 2

However, following the presidential directive to ban all public gatherings for 32 days ending April 20th, 2020 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), churches remained closed and Christians are hardly were not seen raising palm leaves on the streets.
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COVID-19: Lira Diocese Cancels Baptism on Easter Catholic Church 3 3

Baptism on Easter Sunday is particularly significant because according to the Christian faith, that’s the day Jesus Christ returned to life and to many it is “to walk with Christ and be closer to Christ.” However, in Lira Catholic Diocese, this Holy ritual will not take place following the outbreak of COVID_ 19 diseases.
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Don’t Profit In Coronavirus pandemic - Bishop Ssemogerere pope francis 1 2

Bishop Ssemogerere says that benefitting in such a crisis is an evil before God and people should refrain from the act.
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Christians Pray Against COVID-19 on Palm Sunday 7 1

Several Christians around the country celebrated Palm Sunday, from their homes for the first time without shaking palm leaves in celebration for Jesus Chrit’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem.
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Protests in Quarantine Centres Over Extension of Days Entebbe Central Inn 2 1

Although many people had completed their institutional quarantine towards the end of the week, the government said several people will have to undergo another 14-days after mixing with people who later tested positive to coronavirus disease COVID-19.
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Elegu Immigration Officials Accused of Allowing Ugandans into Country 2

On March 22, Uganda closed her borders with South Sudan to contain the outbreak of the deadly Disease in the country. Now the immigration officials are under spotlight for contravening the directive by Ministry of Health.
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Langi Beat Hides, Drums, Jerrycans to Chase Corona COVID 19 2

Similar to what happened in Acholi two days ago, the practice popularly known as "Ryemmo Ideke" loosely translated as chasing away an epidemic", requires that one bangs anything, which can make noise while lamenting and cursing the “bad omen.”
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COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Church Fraudsters- Pastor Male people 4 1 Top story

Male, who is living a simple life at his home in Kawempe, says he has for some time been trying to expose fraudulent preachers who claim to have supernatural powers to offer financial blessings, physical well-being and healing among their flock in exchange for material benefits in vain.
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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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Gulu Residents Bang Containers to Drive Away Coronavirus Pageya Chiefdom 1 5 Top story

At exactly 5:00 a.m thousands of the residents old and young, male and female drawn from the four divisions of Bardege, Laroo, Pece and Layibi banged jerry cans, containers, drums and clubs and blew whistles purportedly to drive away disease which they described as a curse.
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COVID-19: Sanyu Babies Home Closes Doors to Visitors Ministry of Health 1 Top story

Barbara Nankya Mutagubya, the Director Sanyu Babies Home, says they have decided to close their gates to visitors to protect the children under their care.
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Church Seeks Clarity on Prayer Guidelines after Arrest of Father Kiibi mass 1

The call comes barely hours after the arrest of Rev Fr Deogratius Kiibi Kateregga from St. Joseph parish in Mpigi town for allegedly defying the guidelines. Fr Kiibi was arrested by Police Officers, working with District Internal Security Officer and UPDF soldiers, early today.
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COVID-19; Watoto Children's Choir Under Quarantine coronavirus 1 Top story

The choir raises awareness about the work of Watoto Church globally and also offers leadership training for children. The team returned to Uganda on March 20, 2020 and have since then been and institutional quarantine at Entebbe.
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Pastor, Eight Others Arrested for Defying Ban on Public Gatherings 4

The group was found worshiping on Friday evening in total disregard of a presidential directive which banned all kinds of public gatherings, as one of the measures to control the spread of COVID-19, a new strain of coronavirus that has paralyzed the world.
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First Lady Urges Mothers to Fast, Pray to Kick COVID-19 Out of Uganda COVID 19 1 3

In a recorded message, Mrs Museveni said mothers need to come together and pray for the nation. She makes reference to the intervention made by mothers in the late 80s' when the HIV scourge was at its peak with double-digit prevalence rates in Uganda.
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Pastor, Followers Arrested For Defying Presidential Directive on Gatherings covid-19 1 3

Kamwenge District Police Commander, Richard Asiimwe, says they picked up the suspects on a tip off from residents. He says the suspects face charges of negligence, which is likely to spread a disease contrary to section 141 of the penal code act.
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Archbishop Kazimba Orders Closure of Church Offices Countrywide 3 1

The Archbishop says that with the rapid spread of the virus, it is wise to have all staff work from home. He said that the province has already laid out a strategy by identifying those who can work from home and those who need to take a break, until the situation nomalises.
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Clerics Adjusting To Preaching In Empty Churches, Mosques 1 4 Top story

Haji Nsereko Mutumba, the Spokesperson Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, said the low activity at the national mosque is vivid evidence that the Muslim community is complying with the president’s directive suspending all public gatherings.
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Coronavirus Threat; Luweero Service Commission Relocates to School Premises corona virus 1 3

Richard Ssembajjwe, the chairperson Luweero District Service Commission says that the Commission could not suspend the interviews because they need to recruit staff within this financial year, a failure of which could have financial implications for the district. The interviews are expected to run until April 2, 2020.
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