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23:05
23:05

MPs Fell in a Trap by Taking UGX 20 million- Museveni 1 Top story

“I’m very thankful with Ugandans they have responded but the 20million Shillings by the MPs that caused confusion. It’s bad planning but secondly, there were also legal and constitutional issues involved. It would be morally irreprehensible to give themselves money for personal use when the country is in such a crisis and totally unacceptable to the NRM,” Museveni said.
22:50
22:50

Museveni Insists Uganda's Economy Will Not Be Hit 2 1

Evidently staying clear of the issue of stimulus to business, Museveni said while he understood businesses in tourism and hotels are to suffer. Other sectors expected to take a hit are retail and entertainment. The president, who was addressing the nation on the status of fighting COVID-19, however, said he expected the manufacturers to flourish.
22:44
22:44

Museveni Says Stopping Truck Drivers is Suicidal

Speaking to the country this evening at State House Nakasero, Museveni said if the trucks were to be stopped, it would be catastrophic to the country because there will not be any way to transport the agricultural produce and also import of raw materials needed for production.
17:49
17:49

UGX 1.7bn Recovered Since Inception of State House Anti-Corruption Unit interdiction

The State House Anti-Corruption Unit has recovered a total of 1.73 billion shillings since its inception in December 2018.
17:32
17:32

Over 10,000 Strains of COVID-19 Exist- WHO COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

According to WHO, all the different strains are related and respond to the same time of treatments
17:23
17:23

Minister Hands over Shs20m from Parliament to Wakiso District COVID -19 Taskforce

Minister for Luwero Triangle and Busiro North MP Dennis Galabuzi Ssozi has handed over the sh20m given to all MPs by Parliament to Wakiso district covid19 task force to help in running its activities.
17:22
17:22

President Museveni Finally Signs Sugar Bill into Law Sugar Bill, 2016

The president had earlier on declined to assent to the bill saying the absence of zoning in the sugar industry would kill the economy, and directed Parliament to ensure that zoning is added in the proposed law. He also advised that small farmers with less than six acres should not be allowed into growing sugarcane, but medium and large scale farmers should partner with the factories.
16:58
16:58

Budaka, Sironko District Task Forces Struggling to Get Food for Vulnerable Families 3 2

Isaac Lulaba Wangwe, the Sironko Resident District Commissioner, says over 1500 people in the district are need of food, saying they had been hit hard by the lock down.
16:56
16:56

Jinja Hospital Director Disowns Postmortem Report in RDC Sakwa's Trial accusation 1

The main exhibit in the charges of Manslaughter is a postmortem report signed by one Dr Ssenyonjo, indicating that Isanga died as a result of blunt force trauma, a condition routinely involved in cases classified as accidents, as well as in cases of suicide and homicide.
16:56
16:56

LDUs Deployed in Bududa to Enforce Covid-19 Directives

Stephen Mutsaka, the LCI Chairperson Kuushu cell in Kuushu town council said they have been finding difficulties enforcing the directives. He, however, called for cooperation between community members and the LDUs.
16:53
16:53

15 Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Truck Driver Quarantined at Arua Nursing School covid19 1

Ten of the contacts who include three women and seven men were on Tuesday picked from Vurra customs by a team of health and security officials led by the Deputy RDC Arua Alice Akello.
16:37
16:37

84 Pastoralists Quarantined in Nakapiripirit covid 19 pandemic 1

The pastoralists from Karita Sub County in Amudat district were tracking stolen cows in a fleet of motorcycles when they were intercepted and quarantined for failure to comply with the measures to control the spread of Covid 19 such as physical distancing.
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16:21

Barbra Alimadi Eulogized Ingrid Turinawe 3

Alimadi, the daughter of former Prime Minister Erifasi Otema Allimadi, has been the Foreign enjoy of Gen Mugisha Muntu‘s Alliance for National Transformation [ANT].
15:47
15:47

Four Arrested for Alleged Murder of 65-Year-Old Man in Gulu Palaro Sub County 1

The deceased, a resident of Ongedo village, in Palaro Sub County, was hacked to death at the height of a protracted land dispute with one George Odong, who was later arrested as a prime suspect. It is alleged that on April 26 at around 5:45 pm, Odong led seven of his accomplices who were armed with sharp and lethal objects and descended on Olum, in order to repossess the disputed land.
15:37
15:37

Ministry Still Puzzled on How to Distribute Self-Study Materials 1

Ismael Mulindwa, the Director Basic Education who also doubles a member of the Education Response Committee on the National COVID-19 Task-Force, notes that they had earlier on thought of using data from Uganda Bureau of Statistics-UBOS but have since realised that it might not depict the real picture on the ground.
15:32
15:32

Coronavirus Impact on Uganda's Economy Started in February – Report export earnings 1

According to the ministry of finance March 2020 performance of the economy report, by start of February, external demand for the country’s exports had started to fall due to corona. Imports also were declining as traders feared to order for goods from corona virus hit-China.
15:26
15:26

ILO Urges Companies to Protect Workers as Lockdowns Ease COVID -19 lockdown

ILO Director-General Guy Ryder says that risk control measures should be specifically adapted to meet the needs of the pandemic’s frontline workers, including, nurses, doctors, cleaners, those in food services and other workers who risk their own health every day to provide essential services.
15:12
15:12

Traders in Moroto Rebrand for Survival During Lockdown 5

Prisca Tumushabe, a salon operator, says that she now attends to her clients from her home. She however says that she receives few clients due to the restriction on public transport and the curfew.
14:37
14:37

Vector Control Division, KCCA Sprays Mosquito Breeding areas in Kamwokya Ministry of Health 4 4

Christopher Katongole, an Entomologist from the Vector Control Division in Ministry Health told Uganda Radio Network that they conducted a survey and found that Kamwokya has a huge number of mosquito breeding areas.
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14:27

Covid-19 Cash Splits Kisoro Leaders 3 1

Last month, the Ministry of Finance released 165 million shillings to districts to facilitate the management of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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