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20:25
20:25

Buses, Taxi Operators in Gulu City Register Low Business 1 2

At the several buses and taxi parks visited by URN reporters, buses and taxis were still parked with no passengers.
16:41
16:41

Running Battles as Vendors are Evicted from Kitgum Streets 3 2

During the clampdown that was enforced by the Central division authorities, police and law enforcement officers were overwhelmed by rowdy altercations as the street vendors resisted the eviction. Some were seen running around with their goods while others had their merchandise thrown on the streets.
15:53
15:53

Police Disperses Roadside Vendors in Kampala 1 3

As business resumed, several traders sold their merchandise on the verandas, contrary to set SOPs.
15:08
15:08

Fans Seek UGX 20m for Singer Who Predicted Tragic Year 2020 2 3

Lil Roy, 34, whose real name is Charles Roy Pimungu, together with his renowned Producer, Dr Kaunda of Complex Studio in Gulu produced a song labelled “Pe Weene,” foretelling death resulting from an inevitable ailment in 2020.
14:50
14:50

Taxi, Bus Operators Enforce COVID-19 Guidelines MOH 1 3

URN reporters visited several parks that include the New taxi park, Usafi, Namayiba and Kisenyi parks and observed that there is strict enforcement of the SOPs among operators. Handwashing facilities have been placed at most entrances and there are people enforcing hand washing and wearing of masks.
14:37
14:37

Busia’s UGX 1.5B Fish Collection Center Lying Idle 1 5

Patrick Wandera, Rosemary Auma and Musana Bumali, all residents of Majanji sub-county, says the fish collection center is useless because it is no longer providing the expected services in the area.
14:27
14:27

Slow Business at Kitgum Bus Park as Public Transport Resumes 4 1

The government imposed a second lockdown in mid-June following a spike in COVID-19 infections and deaths. It also issued several restrictions among them the suspension of public transport, which were lifted on Friday with taxis now advised to carry only 50 per cent of their licenced capacity.
13:41
13:41

Bus Companies in Kabale Double Fares As Public Transport Resumes 3 3

In Kabale, Bus companies that include Gate Way, Jaguar, Jussy, Baby Coach, Horizon, Platinum and Mash Poa met on Sunday and agreed to double the rates.
13:24
13:24

Lira Ghetto Youths Find Hope in Selling Tree Seedlings 3 5

The group which comprise mostly of street children aged between 4 and 13 ventured into the business in 2020 when the government placed a total lockdown which made the streets unbearable for them. Amidst the struggle to survive on donations from well-wishers, the youngsters secured 10 kilograms of seedlings to start a new life journey.
12:23
12:23

No Sanitizer, No Work for Moroto Drivers public transport 1 2

Kanonya says that all taxi drivers, loaders, brokers at the terminal must sanitize while each driver must have proof that they have a sanitiser for passengers before accessing the park. He adds that any driver who will be found loading passengers without a sanitiser will be fined up to 100, 000 Shillings.
10:21
10:21

Uganda Airlines to Commence Dubai Flights in September-Acting CEO 4 2 Top story

She noted that the national carrier had initially planned to start flying to Dubai, United Arab Emirates on July 16. However, the company had to postpone the launch because UAE suspended flights to Uganda to combat the spread of COVID-19.
09:21
09:21

Gulu University Starts Clearing Accrued Domestic Arrears 1 1

James Ojok Onono, the Assistant Public Relations Officer of the University, says management has used the money to clear 18 companies, which supplied goods and services to the University to zero balance.
08:39
08:39

Commuter Taxis Outnumber Travelers in Mukono District as Public Transport Resumes 2 2

Ali Ssenkungu, a taxi driver plying the Kalagi- Mukono-Kampala route, told URN that he only managed to pick up one passenger from Kalagi, which forced him to park his vehicles.
07:16
07:16

Government to Resettle 3,500 Buliisa Flood Victims-PM Nabbanja lake Albert 5 1 Top story

On Sunday, the Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja met some of the flood victims at Butiaba and Wanseko landing sites in Buliisa district and assured them that the government will soon find land to resettle them.
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