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19:01
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LDU Commander Refuses to Hand over Suspect Who Shot Dead People Power Supporter 1 1

People power members on Tuesday released a video showing an armed officer shooting at a crowd. People power identified the suspect as Faizo Kakooza also known as Kadogo. It is also alleged that detectives sneaked the video to people power after they were stuck.
18:34
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Prisons Promotes 148 Officers 1 2 Top story

Baine told Uganda Radio network that the promotions are part of the implementation of the new Prison structures, which has 6 directorates. Apparently, there are only four directors, which he says hinders service delivery in the prison force.
18:33
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Gov't Gets More 1,000 liters of Chemicals to Fight Locusts 3

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries Pius Wakabi Kasajja on Wednesday told the press at Media Center that Twiga Chemicals Company delivered 1000 litres of the chemical adding to the 400 that was earlier delivered to enhance the fight through aerial spraying.
18:14
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COVID 19: Self –Isolation Abandoned Over Non compliance Ministry of Health 2 Top story

Musenero, who was also among the Ugandan epidemiologists who helped to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014, said isolation alone was very helpful in countering the disease in those countries, which can be helpful here too, if respected.
18:06
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Gov’t Planning to Block Entry of Travellers from COVID-19 Category One Countries Parliament 1 1

Although Government is currently enforcing a total or institutional quarantine contrary to a self-isolation as a measure to control the pandemic of coronavirus, several travellers arriving through Entebbe are resisting the quarantine.
17:04
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Coronavirus Outbreak in Uganda Will be Milder-Experts 3 1

Musenero who was appointed senior presidential advisor on epidemics on Monday says there are a lot of myths around infection with COVID which have sent the public into unnecessary panic. She clarified that even as everybody is jumping on the sanitizer bandwagon leading to their prices skyrocketing, using just usual soap and water in addition to avoiding touching the nose, mouth and eyes is sufficient enough.
16:53
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2020 Summer Olympic Games Still On Amidst COVID-19 Concerns - IOC 2020 tokyo olympics 2

However, amidst the concerns, the IOC says it "remains fully committed to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and with more than four months to go before the games there is no need for any drastic decisions at this stage; any speculation at this moment would be counter-productive." Therefore, all athletes should continue preparing for the games as best as they can.
16:45
16:45

Kadaga Summons Finance Minister over Uganda-South Sudan Traders Compensation 5 1

While delivering her communication to MPs on Wednesday, Kadaga noted that she had received a complaint from one of the traders who lost money in South Sudan. According to Kadaga, the complainant says that despite the completion of the verification process, they are yet to receive payment from the government.
16:20
16:20

FDC Tables Response to Constitutional Amendment Bill 2 1

The party officials led by their president Patrick Oboi Amuriat appeared before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee today to present their views on the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019.
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My Heart Beats for Makerere University –Dr. Stella Nyanzi human resources 3 4 Top story

Dr. Nyanzi’s problems with Makerere University leadership started from her feud with Prof. Mahmood Mamdani, the Director Makerere Institute for Social Research-MISR on April, 16 2016. Dr. Nyanzi staged a nude protest when Prof. Mamdani evicted her from her office at the institute because of her refusal to teach.
16:09
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Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde Remanded to Luzira Prison Treason

The prosecution alleges that Tumukunde on March 5th 2020 at NBS TV Kamwokya in Kampala District during the Morning Breeze Program uttered statements calling for an unlawful change of the legitimate Government of Uganda.
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National Medical Stores on the Spot Over Missing UGX 13Bn 1 6

The matter stems from three past Auditor General Reports for financial year 2016/2017, financial year 2017/2018 and financial year 2018/2019. In the financial year 2016/2017report, 4.6 billion shillings was disbursed to NMS and another 5 billion Shillings sent according to the 2017/2018 to procure stationary, uniforms and others. However the money has since accumulated to 13 billion according to the Ministry of Health.
14:36
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Gov’t Explains Forced Self Quarantine at Entebbe Central Inn for USD 100 coronavirus 1 2

Members of Parliament today tasked the Ministry of Health to explain why people coming into Uganda are forced to pay 100 US Dollars for quarantine per night at Entebbe Central Inn.
13:02
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Gov't Now Enforcing Total Quarantine coronavirus 3 1

Appearing before the Public Accounts Committee on Wednesday, the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary Diana Atwine said that since they have banned travels from high-risk countries, people who come into the country will have to cater for their costs of the quarantine even though it is a total quarantine.
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Nabukenya's Death: Traffic Investigator Hands Over Report to IGP 1 3 Top story

The Unit Commandant Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP, Pamela Kentaro told URN that she has already handed the report of her findings to the Inspector General of Police –IGP, Martin Ochola.
10:50
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Gov’t Tells Ugandans to Use Homemade Hand Washing Solutions COVID 19 3 1

According to the health ministry, homemade hand washing solution has the same ability to kill germs as manufactured hand sanitizers
10:38
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COVID-19: Uganda Airlines Suspends Several Flights Corona virus 1 Top story

“Following the spread of COVID-19 and the control measures put in place by various countries to contain its spread; In compliance with health and safety guidelines, operational requirements and regulatory obligations, we wish to communicate changes to flight operations,” reads a statement on the website of Uganda Airlines.
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