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15:46
15:46

Bus Owners, Drivers Want Curfew Times Lifted transport 3 1

The chairperson of the Bus drivers and owners, Nathan Byanyima, says that operating without reaching the border districts will also affect their in-country operations since most of the buses ply from the borders or get the travellers from the border areas of Kisoro, Kitgum, Arua, Bwera, Hoima and Tororo among others.
14:15
14:15

UTB to Market Uganda as Safest Destination after COVID-19 lockdown 3 1

UTB Chief Executive Officer Lilly Ajarova says that the fact that western media has hailed Uganda as a country for taking leadership on the COVID-19 pandemic cannot be ignored.
04:00
04:00

Gov’t Clears Ugandans Abroad to Return at their Own Cost lockdown 1 1

The Minister for Health Jane Ruth Aceng told the press that indeed the matter had been resolved, and the Ugandans will come back in phases. Those who wish to come home will register with Ugandan embassies abroad and be linked with airlines that are operational.
14:44
14:44

Give Landlords Tax Incentives to Waive Rent - KACITA lockdown 2 1

The Kampala City Traders Association have asked Government to waive income tax obligation from rent for the three months of lockdown to reduce pressure from landlords demanding tenants.
18:01
18:01

Gov’t Explains Strain in Evacuating Ugandans Stuck Abroad lockdown 1 1

Oryem says that the first challenge is that the only available option of chattering flights is too costly, even when there is a will to save nationals from the agony they are experiencing as a result of the lockdowns.
08:16
08:16

Watoto Church Cuts Staff Salaries by a Half lockdown 2 1

Watoto Pastoral Team leader Julius Rwotlonyo days that the Church has opted to downsize and adjust its activities and operations until the situation normalizes. Watoto Church employs over 1000 people across its 13 branches and homes.
17:45
17:45

Treating Foreign COVID-19 Positive Truck Drivers was Risky- Aceng EAC 1 1

Uganda has returned up to 145 truck drivers who tested positive to their countries, an act that contradicts a recommendation by the World Health Organisation that those who test positive are treated and counted as a case in the country. Uganda has also expunged from its caseload, the numbers of all foreign truck drivers tested by Uganda Virus Research Institute, and lately from the border points.
14:54
14:54

MPs Push for Free Water, Electricity lockdown 4 1

A section of Members of Parliament want Government to waive water and electricity bills for six months following the lockdown brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic, also known as COVID-19.
18:01
18:01

Gov't to Clear More Ugandans to Return Home Ugandans abroad 1

Government will on Monday conclude on the process to allow Ugandans stranded abroad return home as it moves to ease the lockdown.
08:00
08:00

4.4 Million Ugandans Could Lose Jobs Due to Coronavirus-Report employment 1

The study established that in the event that COVID-19 persists for the next six months, 3.8 million workers would lose their jobs temporarily while 625,957 would lose their employment permanently. over 80 per cent of workers predicted to permanently lose their jobs are from Kampala whereas in other regions there might not be a permanent lay-off.
14:02
14:02

Police Struggling to Implement Physical Distancing During Arrests COVID-19 3 1

Last week, Police officers conducting an operation in Kyebando, Kisalosalo zone in Kampala bundled up to 17 people found operating nonfood businesses on a patrol van. None of the suspects nor police officer had protective wear like masks, which exposed them to Covid19 infection. This has been same practice in different parts of the country.
14:37
14:37

Instant COVID-19 Testing Due to Start at Malaba Border Post lockdown 2 1 Top story

The Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwine says that they are setting up laboratories at the border with the hope that the stations start running this weekend. She says that with this in place, truck drivers will get their results within hours instead of waiting for the next day.
17:58
17:58

Museveni Invites Religious Leaders for National Prayers on COVID-19 state house entebbe 1

Tomorrow's national prayers come at a time when the number of COVID-19 cases in Uganda has surpassed 100. The country remains under lockdown with schools and businesses closed. No public or Private transport is allowed on the roads, save for essential service providers who were approved by the government.
16:27
16:27

Rwanda Planning to Evacuate Nationals from Uganda lockdown 1

The Rwanda High Commission in Uganda has started the registration of its nationals stuck in the country due to the lock down for evacuation.
16:42
16:42

Gov’t to Negotiate Visa Extensions for Ugandans Stuck Abroad lockdown 1 1

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reiterated that Government does not intend to evacuate Ugandans stuck abroad following a COVID-19 Pandemic lock down.
14:51
14:51

Economists Advise Gov’t to ‘Go Slow on Loans’ in bid to Stimulate Economy lockdown 3 1

The caution comes amid a scramble by African countries to cushion their economies, support hard-hit sectors and provide social support to nationals, amid tough measures to contain the coronavirus disease-COVID-19, whose infection rate has gone beyond three million people countrywide.
14:23
14:23

UIA to Assesses Impact of COVID-19 on Businesses for Economic Interventions lockdown 1 1

The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) is assessing the impact of COVID-19 on the business environment to justify required economic interventions during and post COVID-19 period.
13:10
13:10

Uganda’s Failure to Stop Truck Drivers Triggers Social Media Backlash COVID-19 Pandemic 1

The highest number of cases was recorded last week when 11 truck drivers tested positive in just one day. Yesterday, another four truck drivers from Tanzania, tested positive pushing Uganda’s COVID-19 Caseload to 79.
17:34
17:34

Kira Municipality Distributes Eggs, Chicken as Part of Relief Food lockdown 2 2

According to the initial arrangement, the government intended to distribute six kilograms of maize floor and three kilograms of beans to every member of the affected families to cover the period when the country is in lockdown mode. Lactating mothers in some areas have also received Lato milk and sugar.
14:44
14:44

Wakiso Officials Clash Over Market Response Towards Covid19 Guidelines lockdown 3 2

In his report to the District Covid19 Task Force at Wakiso district headquarter this week, the Senior Environment Health Officer, Emmanuel Damba, complained about congestion in the markets, saying there is need for security to intervene.
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