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16:27
16:27

Moroto COVID19 Task force Reverses Decision to Close Settlement Camp artisan miners 1

Andrew Napajja, the Moroto District LC V Chairperson noted that disbandment of the settlement was done with rush and negligence. He argues that the lockdown announced by the president didn’t mean closing settlements but ensuring that the community complies with the COVID19 preventive measures.
14:57
14:57

Businessman Abid Alam Arrested rape case 1 1 Top story

Reports indicate that a group of people employed by Abid Alam attacked homes and a farm at Bukompe village razing all plantations and demolishing houses. The head of the State House Anti Corruption Unit Lt Col Edith Nakalema said the eviction was followed by disturbing pictures of rape, and destruction of property among others.
14:30
14:30

OPM Officials Arrested for Inflating COVID-19 Relief Food Cost 1 Top story

Lt. Col Edith Nakalema, the head of the Statehouse Anti-Corruption Unit, notes that her unit carried out a special investigation on the on-going COVID-19 food procurement exercise and established that the accounting officers in the Office of the Prime Minister were inflating prices for maize flour and beans procured as relief food for vulnerable families.
12:14
12:14

Omoro Seeks UGX 1.9 Billion to Repair Broken Boreholes 1 1

Franco Ojok, a resident of Rom Village in Koro Sub County said that they draw water for drinking and domestic uses from Ali, Abac, Otim Lagina unprotected springs due to absence of a borehole in the area.
17:33
17:33

Activist Profiling Violations against Women amid Lockdown 4 1

Kwagala whose organization has embarked on profiling cases of women and girls whose rights have been trampled on says yesterday she received a case of a girl who was raped but had to remain at the home that they share with the perpetrator because shelters were closed together with the closure of businesses and public transport.
13:56
13:56

Entebbe Residents Unhappy Over One Day Travel Permits 2 1

Nuwamanya said that his expecting wife may have an emergency after the travel permit has expired. The Entebbe Deputy RDC , Hajji Njuki Mbabali says he can only issue permits for a day because several people misused them last week.
11:33
11:33

Slow Delivery of Relief Food Frustrates Residents Henry Obbo 4 1

Although the programme targeted to reach over 1.5 million people in a space of one week, the distribution team has only reached out to 25,548 people over the last four days. Each of the beneficiaries receives three kilograms of beans, six kilograms of flour and salt while lactating mothers and the sick are given two kilograms of powdered milk and two kilograms of sugar.
10:38
10:38

Kibuku Tops in Teenage Pregnancies - Report

Report findings by both Bukedi Action for Integrated Development Initiatives-International (BAfIDI), a local Non-Governmental Organization that aims to ending Teenage Pregnancy, Domestic and Gender Based Violence in the Region and District Health Department has indicated that teenage pregnancy in Kibuku district stands at 37 percent.
11:22
11:22

Enforcement of COVID-19 Curfew Provokes War Memories in Acholi Gulu town 5 1

The latest incident involved 16 security personnel; 10 police officers and six UPDF soldiers who tortured over 38 civilians in Elegu Town Council, Uganda-South Sudan border while enforcing the 14 days’ curfew.
11:10
11:10

Entebbe Municipality has No Money to Fuel Emergency Cars 1 3

The five vehicles all Toyota Land Cruiser 78 Series, were delivered on Monday at the office of the Entebbe Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Hajji Njuki Mbabali, to transport members of the general public who need urgent medical attention. Therefore, each patient will have to refuel the emergency car in order to be transported to the respective medical facilities.
10:33
10:33

TASO Starts Home Deliveries of ART in Soroti Soroti District 2

According to Dr Ronald Opiko, the Center Manager at TASO Soroti, 70 percent of their clients are unable to come to the centre for drugs due to the lockdown. Among the affected are the elderly, clients in distant places and other vulnerable clients.
14:51
14:51

Lack of Protective Equipment Worry Security Personnel in Gulu deadly plague 3 1

Another UPDF personnel attached to the UPDF 4th Division lamented they have been arresting and sometimes beating suspects defying lawful orders without any protective equipment exposing them and their families to risk.
11:04
11:04

Sixteen Security Personnel Arrested For Brutalizing Elegu Residents 2 1

Margaret Auma, the Elegu Women Cross Border Traders and SACCO Chairperson told URN that the security team on 2nd April 2020, from Lorokwo West Village, Elegu Town Council used sticks to beat up 32 women accused of being commercial sex workers and operating in different lodges even after the ban on public gathering and closure of all lodges by President Museveni.
10:58
10:58

3800Kgs of Relief Food Dumped in Gulu Jumia Mosque 2

Upon his release, Mahmoud was ordered to handover the food items to the Gulu District Coronavirus Taskforce for distribution, which he rejected, saying the distribution process would be abused.
21:24
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.
17:02
17:02

Arua District Gazettes Three Health Facilities to Manage COVID-19 Cases 3 2

Under the preparedness arrangement, the former Ebola Isolation unit at Oli Health Centre IV has been set aside to receive and quarantine suspected cases, while the Mental Unit of Arua Regional Referral Hospital and part of Kuluva Hospital have been set aside for management and treatment of confirmed cases.
10:50
10:50

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.
10:35
10:35

Over 30 Christians Arrested in Soroti for Defying Presidential Guidelines unlawful assembly 1 1

Jemimah Agwang, one of the members of the fellowship says they had a burden and conviction to pray for the country during this hard times of COVID-19 outbreak.
09:30
09:30

Masaka Taskforce Clears Free Movement of Discharged Patients from Hospitals Ministry of Health 1 3

However, Ssentongo says the District Emergence Taskforce has found it necessary to give a waiver to patients have been discharged such that they can get back home, which will also help to decongest the hospitals.
16:57
16:57

Casual Labourers in Arua Struggle to Survive As Lock Down Bites 3 2

Adam Swaleh, the chairperson Arua Brokers and drivers Association told URN that because of the difficulties to get money for survival and increasing hunger, many brokers hailing from Yumbe and Koboko districts have been forced to walk back to their villages.
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