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Shock as Security Gets More Money for Corona Virus Fight

01 Apr 2020 · Although the Finance Ministry is seeking Shillings 284 billion to mitigate the corona virus pandemic impact, Shillings 81 billion is going to security while Shillings 62 billion will be channeled to the Health sector, which is at the forefront of combating corona virus.

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Shock as Security Gets More Money for Corona Virus Fight coronavirus 1 4 Top story

Although the Finance Ministry is seeking Shillings 284 billion to mitigate the corona virus pandemic impact, Shillings 81 billion is going to security while Shillings 62 billion will be channeled to the Health sector, which is at the forefront of combating corona virus.
16:30
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Parliament Demands Answers on Conduct of LDUs curfew 1 3

On Tuesday, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga in her communication to MPs questioned the operations of the LDUs. Kadaga demanded answers from Government saying the LDUs are not supposed to brutalize Ugandans.
16:24
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Lockdown: Parliament Demands Registration of All Mothers Due for Delivery coronavirus 3 1

During plenary, the Kyankwanzi Woman MP, Anna Maria Nankabirwa told the house that an expectant mother died who was due for labor died because of failure to get transportation.
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15:47

LOP Wants Presidential Directives Relaxed COVID-19 1 2

Addressing a press conference on Tuesday at her boardroom, Aol said the President left a lot of unanswered questions after his address. She says for instance that Members of Parliament have been affected since the movement of private cars has been prohibited.
19:08
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UVRI to Limit Testing to People with Covid-19 Consistent Symptoms Parliament 1 2

This is to ensure that testing kits are not wasted on people with different ailments who do not meet the case definition of COVID-19. According to the World Health Organisation, most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and develop fever, tiredness, and dry cough. Some patients may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea.
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MP Olanya Pledges UGX 3.2 Million Weekly Contingency Fund to Combat Coronavirus Kilak South 2 1

Olanya told URN this morning that he will provide Shillings 2.2 each week for the purchase of hand washing utilities including Jik and soap and face masks for health workers at the eighteen Health Centers in his constituency.
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Prof. Ogenga Latigo Denies Dodging COVID-19 Mandatory Checkup Dokolo South County 1

Last week, Latigo, alongside other Ugandan delegation of lawmakers had traveled to Midrand, South Africa for a meeting of the of legislators under the Pan African Parliament (PAP) and returned on March 17, four days before Uganda confirmed the first case of COVID-19.