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07:04
07:04

Two Catechists Arrested For Defying COVID-19 Directives on Congregational Prayers 1

Amuru Resident District Commissioner, Geoffrey Oceng Osborne, says they picked up the duo after receiving intelligence that they presiding over congregational prayers in violation of the closure of places of worship.
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Heightened Security, Health Surveillance along Uganda-DRC Border as COVID-19 Cases Surge lake albert 1 1 Top story

Vicent Mwesigye, the Albertine Regional Police Commander, says that the heavy deployment is aimed at stopping the illegal entry by Congolese nationals into the country amidst the surge of COVID-19 infections.
10:23
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Amuru District Struggles to Maintain Roads Uganda Road Fund. 2

Michael Lakony, the LCV Chairperson, says that out of the 401 kilometres of roads they have, they have managed to maintain 47 kilometers leaving 354 kilometres in a poor state.
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Amuru District Allocates Three Acres of Land for MOH Medical Lab COVID-19 3

The Ministry of Health had earlier on requested for two acres of land for the establishment of a laboratory that would be upgraded to a Health Centre III to serve the population in Elegu and the surrounding areas.
10:04
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COVID -19 Could Lead to Decline in Real Estate Valuations – BOU COVID-19 1

In a letter to the chief executives of commercial banks, credit institutions, and microfinance deposit-taking institutions, BOU said “Current projection and market intelligence indicates that Covid-19 pandemic might in the near term potentially lead to a double-digit decline in real estate valuations.”
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AIGP Yiga Rejects Calls to Distribute Donated Food to Mukono Residents RDC 3 1 Top story

Andrew Ssenyonga, the Mukono District LC V Chairperson faults leaders who are trying to politicize the matter of food distribution, saying they are only looking for cheap popularity.
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10 Boat Operators Arrested for Sneaking Congolese into the Country health officials 1 Top story

Dr. Nelson Naisye, the Buliisa District Health Officer-DHO told Uganda Radio network on Tuesday that the boat operators have been crossing to DRC to transport Congolese nationals with relatives in Uganda.
11:13
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Security Heightened in Kasese as COVID Cases Surge in DRC COVID-19 2 2

So far, 215 people in DRC have tested positive to coronavirus disease since march 10, when the first case was reported. The country has also lost 20 people to the disease, according to records by the World Health Organisation-WHO.
16:11
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Police Confiscates 47 Movement Permits Over Abuse COVID-19 1

The movement permits which give one freedom to drive a private vehicle even after the suspension of both public and private transport were issued by the Resident District Commissioners to select groups of people, whose offices continue running, amid the ongoing lockdown. These include Health workers, civil servants, and members of the district Coronavirus Taskforce, among others.
15:18
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Youth Burn Down House of Coronavirus Task force Member COVID-19 1

According to Abola, the youth from Olwal trading center in Pagoro village targeted him for reporting them for defying presidential directive on social distancing.
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Ban on Roadside Food Vending Leaves Mukono Residents Starving Lockdown 6 1 Top story

Joseph Maganda, a porter at construction sites is one of those who have been depending on roadside food vendors for his meals.
11:39
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Residents Trekking Long Distances to Access Treatment COVID-19 1 2 Top story

Swabrah Nakanjako, a resident of Katosi town council in Mukono district, says that she has to trek to health facilities in Ntenjeru or Kisoga Sub County to treat her child. She proposes that government institutes health camps to help to bring treatment closer to residents.
08:16
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Boat Operators Abandon Work Leaving Thousands Stuck on Islands COVID-19 3 1 Top story

Mukiibi Sserunjogi, a 30 passenger boat operator from Katosi landing site to Ddamba island in Koome sub county Mukono district, says many people are stranded on the islands and lack money to return to their homes.
11:03
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Kame Market Leadership Close Stalls Of Traders Bringing Children to Work Kame Valley Market 1 1 Top story

Geoffrey Sserunjogi, the Kame Valley Market Chairperson, says they had no option to act before higher authorities close the entire market. He says they severally reminded the traders on the need to implement the preventives measures announced by government against COVID19.
07:21
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South Sudanese Continue Entering Uganda Despite Border Closure Titus Jogo 2

Titus Jogo, the Adjumani Refugee Desk Officer told URN over the weekend that they receive between 30-34 South Sudanese nationals on daily basis. He explained that the refugees enter Uganda through the porous border, which stretches from Moyo to Lamwo district.
17:04
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Landing Site Closed for Failure to Implement COVID-19 Guidelines MoH 2 1

The sub-county Chairperson Hudson Kiyaga says that the landing site was overly congested making it hard for them to maintain social distancing recommendations. According to the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation, individuals are supposed to maintain a distance of at least 1 meter (3 feet) from any person who is coughing or sneezing.
11:24
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Luweero District Drafts Ugx 57M Budget for COVID-19 Fight 4 1

Ronald Ndawula the LC 5 Chairman of Luweero district says that the budget was tabled before District Executive Committee and Chief Administrative Officer asked to make reallocation within the budget to realise the money to ensure the activities are done to prevent the disease.
11:18
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Private Clinic Owners Warned Against Hiding COVID Suspects MoH 2 1

Ayubu Ssegunga, the Chairperson Uganda Private Clinics and Drug Shops Association, says majority of the Private Clinic and drug shop operators focus on money at the expense of professionalism. He says to create a disease free community all medical practitioners regardless of their level should abide by the health Ministry guidelines and preventive measures against COVID19.
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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.
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8 Under Self Quarantine in Kyenjojo COVID-19

The Kyenjojo Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Isaac Kawonawo, says the samples from the suspects were sent to Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe for testing.
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