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COVID-19: Uganda's Cases Hit 100 1 Top story

The two cases are truck drivers from Kenya who entered the country via the Malaba border crossing in Eastern Uganda. The drivers are of Kenyan and Eritrean nationalities.
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Foreign Affairs Minister Summoned to Explain Fate of Ugandans Stranded Abroad Ugandans abroad 4 1

Kadaga’s decision came after Anna Adeke, the National Female Youth MP expressed concern about the several Ugandans including students that are currently stuck outside the country due to the coronavirus lockdown.
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Contractor Hands Over Kasubi Market to KCCA 3 2

The market located about a kilometer from Kasubi Junction has about 15 shelters for vendors' stalls, a police post, a Children Centre , an office block, a perimeter wall and seven 500 liter water harvesting tanks among other facilities.
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20:53

Zaake Sues Security Officers for Torture, Theft Francis Zaake

Zaake was arrested on April 19 from his home at Buswabulongo in Mityana municipality for allegedly endangering the lives of the people by distributing food despite the ban of the same by President Yoweri Museveni.
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MPs Query Employees’ Pay Cut at Vision Group new vision group 4 1

According to the communication, Persons earning above 19 million will get a 60 per cent pay cut, those earning between eight and 19 million will take a 45 per cent cut while those earning below 8 million Shillings will take a 40 per cent salary cut.
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Parliament Queries New Gov’t Digital Learning Approach 9 1 Top story

The Ministry of Education is encouraging the use of various platforms, among them Zoom, WhatsApp, television, radio stations and a series of other virtual corresponding tools to ensure that the Children continue learning while locked in their homes.
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Suspected German Paedophile Granted Bail Evans Ochieng 4 Top story

"The cancerous wound on the cheek has got worse and his health is dangerously deteriorating. Our concern is that the accused could die in prison and thus can cause a lot of embarrassment for the government and the country", reads the letter dated April 22nd 2020.
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Police Checkpoints to Increase During Lockdown - Enanga Fred Enanga 1

Speaking to journalists at the daily security briefing at the Uganda Media Centre, Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson said that after the allowing of more people to open up businesses, they have seen an increase in traffic which calls for more scrutiny to know who is moving.
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Covid-19: Kasese Turns to Para-Social Workers as Cases of Domestic Violence Increase 9 1

Ibrahim Kasyana, the Coordinator Para-Social Workers in Karusandara Sub County, says they are teaming up with local council chairpersons to handle domestic cases. He also says they counsel and refer victims who need further management.
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16:59

JMS Gets UGX 8.4b Stanchart Loan to Stock up Medicines, Gear 1

The loan, according to Stanchart, is a drawdown from the USD 1 billion (3.8 trillion Shillings) facility put aside in March 2020 for companies globally that provide goods and services to help the fight against COVID-19. It also targets those planning the switch into making products that are in high demand to fight the global pandemic, the bank said.
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16:57

Midwives Asked to Enroll for Additional Trainings Ministry of Health 4

Currently of the 20475 midwives registered with the Nurses and Midwifery Council, only 22 have degrees in Midwifery, 6000 have diplomas whereas 13,000 only practice with certificates.
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Isolations, Social Distancing Could Fuel Mental Health Challenges MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

But specialists are waning that prolonged isolation may trigger mental health problems resulting from the loss of everyday connections to friends, colleagues, family and the community. They add that such loneliness can lead to depression, anxiety, high blood pressure, heart diseases and a shorter life span.
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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.
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Covid-19: Speaker Tasks Joint Committee to Expedite NSSF Bill 1 1 Top story

In her communication to the house, Kadaga noted that she is aware of a number of concerns that have gained prominence due to the Covid-19 pandemic in regard to the savings. A number of people have signed an online petition demanding to access part of their savings.
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Maize Grain Suppliers Struggling to Meet Standards-UNBS food standards 1 1

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) says they have so far withheld 140 metric tons of Maize Grain from suppliers for failing to meet quality standards.
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Four People Hospitalised After Deadly Clan Clashes in Omoro rainy season

Richard Okello Labongo, the Odek Sub County LC 3 Chairperson told URN that Omoro Central Police Station was notified about the attack in time and the District Police Commander; Peter Mugabi dispatched his team to quell the fight.
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Archbishop Calls for Combined Response to HIV and COVID-19 5 1 Top story

Dr Kazimba appealed to Ugandans to join the world from their homes and remember those that have passed on due to AIDS and celebrate people living with HIV for outliving the stigma and discrimination. This year, the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda is taking the lead in sensitizing communities about AIDS under the theme ‘Ending AIDS; Faith Communities in Action’.
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Events Promoters Bajjo, Abtex Arrested 1 2 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the two suspects are currently detained at Kampala Central Police Station pending their appearance in court for staging unlawful assemblies
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COVID-19: Experts say Interventions Based on Fear, not Evidence Mulago Hospital 2 1

Speaking during a webinar held Wednesday morning to discuss the broader public health impact of COVID 19, Prof. Freddie Ssengooba, an expert in Health Policy Planning and Management at the Makerere University School of Public Health said most of the interventions so far implemented in the country are copy and paste without paying attention to the evidence available in the country.
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ULS Puzzled on How to Select 30 Lawyers Uganda Law Society 1 1

According to Kinobe, there are more than 3000 lawyers and 900 Law firms in Kampala alone, saying they still don't know how to implement the President's directive.
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