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12:45
12:45

Parliament to Reopen Next Week plenary sitting 1

In a letter dated July 6 and addressed to MPs, by Jane Kibirige, the Clerk to Parliament, the house will resume on July 13 to constitute committees
19:54
19:54

Speaker Oulanyah In UK To Visit His Son - Chris Obore COVID-19 1

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah conducted several COVID-19 tests from 2nd June to 22 June before travel, and in all he emerged negative according to family sources.
11:43
11:43

Hundreds of Butambala Children Don't Want To Return to School - Study World Vision 2

The report indicates that many children have embarked on small business ventures in the community whereas others have gotten married
13:50
13:50

28 Arrested in Mityana for Encroaching on Wetlands During Lockdown 4

Yasiin Bbira, the Mityana District Natural Resources Officer, says some of the encroachers have already appeared in court while others are in the process of being arraigned.
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11:07

Three Teenage Sisters Disappear Mysteriously Lockdown 2

Their mother Nakato Prossy is attributing the disappearance of the trio to prolonged closure of schools which relatively grown-up girl children have lost hope of ending soon.
12:00
12:00

Lockdown Food For Mityana bar workers, teachers, finally delivered Relief Food 2 2

The food worth 40 million shillings and includes 20 tons of maize flour has been delivered at Mityana hospital store by Ssingo Maize Millers, after they got cleared for the order which was given to them by the district task force some four months ago.
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07:33

Community Museums Seek UGX 3.6bn Lockdown 3 1

Members of the association led by their chairperson Abraham Kitaulwa on Monday petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga.
14:49
14:49

MPs, Officials Wear Masks Wrongly as Health Committee Hosts Aceng Lockdown 1 1 Top story

The Health committee chairperson Michael Bukenya on Wednesday morning asked people without masks to exit the room as they hosted Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng.
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05:38

Relatives Could be Asked to Donate Blood for Loved Ones if Shortage Persists COVID-19 2 2

The desperate move comes amidst a shortage of blood due to the lockdown that led to the closure of educational institutions which are the major blood donors. The blood Bank collected 56,800 Units against a target of 75,000 units of blood during the month of April, the time when the country was in total lockdown
17:27
17:27

BoU Warns Against Borrowing as Public Debt Hits UGX 53 Trillion Bank of Uganda 1 1 Top story

BoU Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile issued the warning on Thursday while appearing before Parliament’s National Economy Committee, where he was summoned to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.
16:15
16:15

URC Delays Resumption of Commuter Train Services Lockdown 1

Charles Kateeba, the Managing Director of Uganda Railways Corporation says that they have assessed the risk of resuming operations and concluded that the situation is still risky. He says they will still wait to see the trend the virus takes before they think of reopening.
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17:02

CAO Instructs Wakiso District Workers to Continue Working from Home Lockdown 2

Several workers had reported back to work, as soon as the government announced that lockdown restrictions had been eased, allowing public transport to resume after a two months Lull. They had worked from home for more than two months, following an outbreak of coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
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19:49

Increasing Cases of Violence Against Children Bother Hoima Leaders Parents 3

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says that police records indicate that 20 cases of violence against children have been recorded since the nationwide lockdown was announced.
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17:43

CSO's Want Oversight Role in Gov't COVID-19 Expenditures OXFAM Uganda 1

Julius Mukunda, the Executive Director of the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) asked the IMF to include in its facility, terms and provisions which ensure the active participation of civil society in the oversight of all government investments. This was in a statement issued jointly with Oxfam-Uganda.
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10:41

Economic Think-tank Wants Social Protection Reinforced amid COVID-19 Lockdown 3 1

Patrick Katabaazi, the Executive Director of an independent Think-tank; the Centre for Budget and Tax Policy, proposes that the government enhances the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) program, to support more vulnerable persons with direct cash transfers during this time.
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