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17:14
17:14

Salon Operators Ready to Observe Standard Operating Procedures President Museveni 3 1

Salon and Spa Operators have called on Government to reopen their sector since they have been observing hygiene and safety before the covid-19 lockdown.
17:53
17:53

Boda Boda Cyclists Demand Meeting With Museveni over Lockdown President Museveni 2 1

Julius Byarugaba, the Speaker of the Boda Boda Association which represents over 2,000 cyclists says that there is an increase in domestic violence because men are failing to take care of their families after the lockdown affected their daily income.
15:55
15:55

Is @KagutaMuseveni a Private Account? The Media Experts View State House 4 3 Top story

William Tayebwa, the head of the Makerere University Department of Journalism and Communication says that any public servant at that level of leadership ceases to own what ordinary people call private accounts and adds that unless the account is encrypted and the information is not available to the general public then it can be considered private.
12:39
12:39

Private Sector, CSOs Hail Gov’t for Tax Relief, Recapitalizing UDB Parliament 2 1

The Private Sector Foundation (PSF) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have hailed Government for passing a realistic budget saying it reflects Ugandas current situation and looks at reviving vital sectors.
16:33
16:33

Museveni Rejects 'Unclear' Loans Amounting to UGX 1.4 Trillion President Museveni 1

However, in a letter dated April 4, 2020, the president rejected the loan on the forest and resilience landscape project and the additional financing for intergovernmental fiscal transfers. He said he has a problem with the Ministry's lack of seriousness and failure to use clear language in seeking for the loan.
12:58
12:58

MPs Skeptical on Use of Zoom Technology to Deliver State of the Nation Address President Museveni 4 3

However, some MPs note that there is a risk the President may not communicate well with MPs and the nation, in case of interruptions.
16:37
16:37

Only Five Non-Legislators Invited for State of The Nation Address COVID-19 1 Top story

The five include the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, the Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) David Muhoozi, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martin Okoth Ochola, the Commissioner General of Prisons (CGP) Johnson Byabashaija and the High Commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda in his capacity as the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps.
18:20
18:20

Universities to Shift Evening Classes Due to Curfew COVID-19 Lockdown 4 1

Reuben Twinomujuni, the Public Relations Officer Kyambogo University, says they are considering moving evening class students to the day program to cope up with the curfew.
18:15
18:15

EAC Member States to Jointly Test Truck Drivers for COVID-19 State House 1 3

This is the highest number of infections to be recorded by the country in one day, since the confirmation of the virus in March. Uganda’s caseload now stands at 114 infections, a sizeable number from Kenyan and Tanzanian truck drivers who are entering the country through Malaba, Busia and Mutukula border posts.
10:54
10:54

Agago DPC Arrested For Defying Ban on Social Gatherings President Museveni

According to Ngompek, Lubega was attending a party in Patongo Town council together with 30 other people when he was arrested. He notes that Lubega granted permission to businessman Francis Oneka who returned in the country from UK through Dubai on May 17th this year to organize the party.
15:44
15:44

Uganda’s Independence Flag Hoister Died a Frustrated Man – Widow Teso Sub Region 2 4

Only three of Akorimo’s 20 children have studied beyond Ordinary Level (S.4) and a majority have not sat Primary Leaving Examination- PLE. His Widow, Florence Agwang notes that the flag hoister was financially constrained and psychologically tortured after failing to access his retirement benefits. On several occasions, he would lock himself inside the house and cry as life became tough. Uganda’s independence day as one of those that evoked sad memories for him.
07:41
07:41

Ground Spraying Effective to Fight Desert Locusts-Teso Leaders Katakwi District 2 1

Museveni, in his address to the nation on Sunday, alluded that ground spraying by soldiers using hand sprayers and motorized pumps was more effective than the aerial spray. He noted that the aircraft was small and unable to work at night when the insects have settled.
11:59
11:59

Cross Border Truck Drivers Banned from Stopovers in Kitgum President Museveni 1 1

The resolution made during a weekly task-force meeting on Friday aims at curbing truck drivers from neighbouring East African countries from spreading the virus.
16:43
16:43

Kadaga, Katureebe Advised Museveni to Declare a State of Emergency Parliament 3 1

During plenary on Thursday morning, Kadaga told MPs that last Friday, the President invited the top leaders of the arms of Government and during the meeting, they advised the President to declare a state of emergency. However, Kadaga said that it was objected by a cabinet Minister who convinced the President against declaring a state of emergency.
10:25
10:25

LOP Decries Brutality in Enfocement of Anti COVID-19 Measures President Museveni 4

The ban that started on Thursday, March 26, has seen a number of people arrested, and others clobbered for defying presidential directives that were issued as part of the measures to control the spread of COVID-19, a lethal virus that has attacked the human race, from all corners of the World.
15:42
15:42

Salt Prices Shoot Up in Acholi, Teso Sub region President Museveni 2 1

In many shops URN visited in Gulu, Agago and Kitgum districts, price of Habari table salt imported from Kenya sold in 500 grams’ packet had increased to Shillings 2,000 and 2,500 from 800 shillings. Salt packaged in 200 grams is now being sold at 1,500 shillings from 400 shillings.
07:22
07:22

Cinemas in Kampala Close President Museveni 1

The Cinema management announced a closure at 3:00 pm on their social media pages and website saying; “Until real life does not feel like a movie, We Are Closed.”
15:36
15:36

Hoima Leaders to Institute Committee to Verify Tobacco Farmers President Museveni 1

Last year, President Yoweri Museveni promised to Compensate more than 1,300 tobacco farmers after the tobacco buying companies failed to meet their contractual obligation to pay them.
10:06
10:06

Kitgum Officials Hunt for Couple Who Dodged Self Quarantine After Trip From Sweden President Museveni

Security personnel told URN on Wednesday that the couple, a Ugandan national and her Nigerian Husband who all reside in Sweden, reportedly landed in Kenya and later proceeded to Uganda by road on March 5th.
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