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08:18
08:18

Moroto District Targets to Vaccinate 60% Against COVID-19 by January corona virus 1

With an additional 6, 000 dozes delivered to the district this week, Dr Lokaale says the District COVID-19 Taskforce has set a target to have at least 60 per cent of the population vaccinated by January 2022.
12:59
12:59

COVID-19 Prevention: Lemon Prices Soar in Kasese corona virus 2 Top story

Rose Kemigisha, a vendor outside Kasese main market, says the demand for lemon and ginger is high compared to May this year. She says most of her customers believe lemons and ginger offer high protection against coronavirus.
13:34
13:34

Patients Seeking Mental Health Services Drop as Deaths by Suicide Rise mental illness 1 1

Freddy Odong, a Psychiatric Nurse and the Project Manager of Suicide Prevention at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says the number of persons seeking mental health services has dropped from between 60 to 80 each day to just 9 patients currently.
18:06
18:06

Rules Committee Tasked to Pave Way for Virtual Parliament speaker kadaga 1 1

She tasked the committee chaired by Kalaki County MP Clement Ongalo Obote to pick lessons from the parliaments of Albania, Brazil, Columbia and the United Kingdom and others to ensure that legislative work is not disrupted as coronavirus disease rages on.
15:33
15:33

UWOPA Wants Gov’t to Freeze Interest on Loans Acquired by Informal Sector corona virus 4 1

UWOPA Chairperson PamelaKamugo said that the informal sector has been disrupted by the lockdown and yet this is where the majority of women derive a source of income.
16:10
16:10

Speaker Stops MPs from Debating UGX 10bn Covid-19 Cash corona virus 1 2

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has cautioned members of Parliament to desist from debating the 10 billion Shillings allocated to the institution for COVID-19 interventions.
15:57
15:57

Speaker Commends Frontline Health Workers in Coronavirus Fight corona virus 1

Uganda has so far discharged 7 victims of COVID-19 after they recovered from the deadly disease after responding to treatment and testing negative in subsequent tests. Uganda has registered 54 positive cases of the lethal virus, since March 22, when the index case tested positive.
17:53
17:53

Speaker Issues New Stringent Measures, Declines to Close Parliament corona virus 5 1

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga said that in the current circumstances, the biometric register of MP’s attendance is suspended and the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige shall ensure that each member is manually recorded as present during the relevant sitting.
16:00
16:00

Finance Committee Asks Government to Suspend New Tax Measures tax proposals 4 1 Top story

Some of the proposed measures include; excise duty of 1,115 Shillings per liter on beer produced from barley grown and malted in Uganda, excise duty of 1,700 Shillings per liter on ready to drink spirits, 2,050 Shillings per liter on malt beer, excise duty of 1,350 Shillings per liter on gasoline, 300 Shillings per liter on kerosene, and 1,030 Shillings per liter on gas oil and others.
07:27
07:27

COVID19: Ten Arrested From Bars in Kamwenge corona virus 3

Geoffrey Mucunguzi, the Kamwenge and Kitagwenda Resident District Commissioner warned bar operators especially in rural areas against defying the presidential directive.
12:36
12:36

Cargo Truck Drivers From DR Congo to be Quarantined corona virus 4 1

The Kasese Resident District Commissioner Lt. Joe Walusimbi says that every driver will be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days as a measure of combating the spread of covid-19 in the district.
10:22
10:22

Moroto Rolls Out Public Campaign Messages On COVID -19 corona virus 1

Edward Eko, the Senior Principal Chief Administrative Officer Moroto noted that the open air messages was the best was the best way to reach illiterate members of the community who do not have access to the mainstream media like radio, television.
13:22
13:22

Four COVID-19 Isolation Units Established at Hoima Hospital corona virus 1

Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC Samuel Kisembo who doubles as the Chairperson of the Coronavirus task force committee for Hoima district told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that the district is taking precautionary measures to ensure that any detected cases are controlled before spreading the virus in the community.
12:49
12:49

Government Relaxes Directive on Suspension of Fishing on Lake Albert corona virus 1 1

Last week the District Security Committee in Hoima and Kikuube districts suspended all fishing activities on the lake Albert waters, as a measure to control the spread of Corona virus disease COVID-19.
09:59
09:59

Welfare Office Aiding Drivers, Touts to Survive During Public Transport Ban Taxi Drivers 3

The ban on public transport left several vehicle owners, drivers and conductors stranded, many of them questioning how they would survive in the absence of public transport, their sole source of livelihood. It’s on the basis of this that Kamwenge Taxi Owners and Drivers Association (KATODA) has come to their aid.
17:22
17:22

Kaabong RDC Closes Mining Site Over COVID -19 corona virus 1

Today, the committee led Kaabong Resident District Commissioner, John Rex Achilla closed Lopedo mining site where close to 1, 000 artisan miners work daily.
16:43
16:43

COVID-19: Financial Institutions Cry Foul corona virus 2

Gerald Mugisha, the Manager Equity Bank Hoima branch says government should consider the financial institutions as the directives on corona virus are being implemented adding that most of the clients could use this chance to completely default.
16:04
16:04

Four Isolated in Luweero, Distress Calls Overwhelm Health Officers COVID-19 2 1 Top story

Luweero District Health Officer Dr Innocent Nkonwa says that samples from the suspects have been dispatched to Uganda Virus Research Institute for testing. Nkonwa added that the district has since designated Nyimbwa Health Center IV to host coronavirus suspects.
14:40
14:40

72 Congolese Nationals Allowed to Return Home DRC 1

The group spent the weekend at Mpondwe border in Kasese district following the presidential directive.
12:58
12:58

Bunyoro Residents Want Operations of Wanseko-Panyimur Ferry Suspended lake Albert 2 1

The ferry that is still operational is being looked at as a threat to people in the Bunyoro sub-region since it carries both Ugandan and foreign nationals into the region.
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