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22:09
22:09

Museveni Threatens to Import Food

“I heard that also there was some games of some suppliers trying to hoard so that the price goes up. I don’t like selfish people, if I hear there is no enough maize and beans in the market, then I will import. Too bad for you because you are crooks, you want to take advantage of the people. Sorry we are going to import and those things of yours will rot in your stores,” Museveni said.
17:04
17:04

Gov’t Trashes Bobi Wine’s Offer to Airlift Ugandans Stranded in China Ugandans abroad 1 1

In a letter dated 15th of April addressed to the Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda, Kyagulanyi said he has partnered with an American media owner and businessman Neil Nelson to evacuate 285 people from China including Ugandans and other black Africans.
16:59
16:59

Six COVID-19 Patients Discharged from Mulago Hospital

The Ministry of Health Spokesperson Emmanuel Ainebyona says that another two patients were discharged on Saturday, which now brings the total number of recoveries to 28, within a space of one week. The first group of recovered COVID-19 patients, including the index case, was discharged last Saturday from Entebbe hospital.
16:34
16:34

Museveni Visits Nalubale Dam head

Museveni who inspected the dam on Sunday praised the UPDF Engineering Brigade engineer for their efforts in ensuring that the floating island is cleared.
16:19
16:19

NRM Donates UGX 380 Million Towards COVID-19 Response 2 1

NRM now becomes the first Political Party to join hundreds of individuals and corporates to give both cash and non-cash items to help individuals whose lives were disrupted by measures to control Coronavirus Disease. The measures include the suspension of public and private transport, the closure of shops that deal in non-food items, and several other businesses.
16:03
16:03

Truck Drivers in Kasese Raise Concerns Over State of Quarantine Centre RDC 3 2

Drivers arriving from Democratic Republic Congo-DRC in recent days have been put under the mandatory 14-days quarantine at Bwera Secondary School as a measure to control the spread of coronavirus.
16:01
16:01

Politicians Need Training on COVID-19 -Dr Mwebesa Ministry of Health 1 2

The observation follows a debate among members of the Acholi community, supporting action by their leaders who, on Wednesday night, objected to the admission of a positive COVID-19 case at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital.
15:24
15:24

Katakwi Residents Drinking from Bushes to Beat COVID-19 Restrictions Teso sub region 1 1

Several bars in Soroti, the major town in the region and trading centres in other rural communities have been decongested after the authorities discontinued drinking in groups. Ajon, also known as Malwa, is used to celebrate social, cultural and traditional functions in Teso.
14:51
14:51

Police Recovers Stolen Vehicle Number Plates Patrick Onyango 1

Kampala Metropolitan Area Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango says that the number plates were recovered from Kajjansi along Entebbe Road by police officers on patrol.
14:04
14:04

8 Watoto Choir Members from UK Team Test Negative for COVID-19 Quarantine 1 2

Rwotlonyo added that the choir of 22 from Canada has also been discharged after they all emerged negative for COVID-19 upon completion of several tests. He, however, asked the Church to keep praying for those on treatment until they attain complete recovery.
13:45
13:45

Kibiro Mud Explosion Leaves Residents in Fear Kibiro Hot springs 4 2

The government has been conducting geothermal surveys Which Involved drilling eight temperature gradient holes to exploit geothermal energy at the famous Kibiro hot-springs. However, one of the holes that were being drilled by M/s Royal Techno Industries Limited, exploded on March 29, letting out a waxy mixture containing natural gas, clay, water, drilling mud and limited traces of oil which smelled like gasoline.
12:44
12:44

How Quarantine Centre Prematurely Released COVID-19 Positive Patient 4 3

The individuals had spent 14 days in quarantine at the Survey and Land Management Institute, with no symptoms of coronavirus disease. Their samples were drawn on Thursday, April 9, as one of the procedures before their release. A day later, they were all released, albeit, without the results.
12:30
12:30

People Living With HIV in Kabarole Struggle to Access Food 1

Harriet Kemigisa from Kichuhu Sub County said that she has three children who cannot easily access the market to buy food due to long distances. She is fully aware of the implications of skipping her treatment, but she couldn't continue with treatment on an empty stomach.
12:02
12:02

Healthcare Workers Involved in COVID-19 Work Set for Routine Testing MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 1 Top story

This comes amid concerns that while health workers around the world put their lives on the line to save others in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the hospitals, have become a hotspot for disease transmission, and as a result, many have tested positive and others lost their lives across the world.
11:49
11:49

Kisoro Residents Demand Clearance to Harvest Food in DRC border closure 5

Allan Mugisha, a resident of Bunagana in Muramba Sub County says that before an order for the border closure, they had grown Irish Potatoes, sweet potatoes, maize and beans in their gardens in DR Congo ready for harvesting.
11:25
11:25

Fuel Shortage Hindering Operations of COVID-19 Taskforce in Bugisu 4

Dr Gideon Wamasebu, the Manafwa District Health Officer, says that since the district has several vehicles, they are constrained to urgently respond to alerts in the community.
11:23
11:23

ENHAS Lays Off Redundant Staff

One of the measures that have affected the ground handling company is the temporary suspension of incoming and outgoing passenger flights and the partial shutdown of Entebbe International Airport. Before the shutdown on March 25, Entebbe airport used to handle about 150,000 passengers a month and 89 incoming and outgoing passenger flights a day.
10:56
10:56

Wakiso Women Council Chairpersons Storm RDC's Office Demanding Relief Food 3 1

Sarah Busuulwa, the chairperson of women’s council Wakiso Town Council says that it makes no sense keeping the food in stores when the beneficiaries are about to die of hunger.
10:28
10:28

Kiruhura Residents Demand Relief Food COVID-19 Relief 3

Peter Twinamatsiko says that task forces in other districts are giving them food but in Kiruhura they are yet to receive food. He wants the government to give special consideration for the people whose sources of income and livelihoods have been affected by the lockdown.
10:10
10:10

Man Shot By Police Officers in Pader Succumbs to Injuries

Bosco Odong a resident of Arukutuma village in Lagile Parish, Awere sub county died last night, shortly after being referred to the hospital in critical condition for emergency medical treatment.
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