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15:55
15:55

Three Starve to Death in Amuru HIV Patients 2 1

Opiru notes that the trio was surviving on businesses, which were suspended as part of the measures to contain the spread of the Covid-19 contagion.
15:14
15:14

Retired Judge, Kalungu Residents Clash Over Land 3

Led by Andrew Kawalya, the residents claim that they acquired the contested one acre piece of land from the late Josephine Namusisi in 1991 for use as a community playground.
14:25
14:25

Over 40 Suspected Gangsters Arrested in Arua Swoop youth gangs 2 3 Top story

Samari Ijaga, the Kenya Ward LC 2 Chairperson in Arua Central Division, says they teamed up with some youths in the area to arrest the suspects.
12:36
12:36

Amuru Risks Losing Seed School to Encroachers Amuru Town Council 1 2

Richard Komakech, the Amuru Town Council LCIII Chairman notes that they have held several meetings with the encroachers and told them to vacate to pave way for the construction of the school, in vain.

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16:29
16:29

Pictorial: Traders Protesting Continued Closure of Arcades Top story

Several traders opened their shops in arcades and plazas by 7am, which prompted police use force including firing bullets and teargas to compel them to close in line with the presidential directives.

Business and finance

17:29
17:29

Government to Reopen 48 Arcades in Kampala 4 1

The Minister in Charge of Kampala Metropolitan Affairs Betty Amongi said that 48 of the arcades in Kampala had met the set guidelines for Standard Operating Procedures. They include, among others, Mukwano Arcade, Modern complex, Grand Corner Plaza, Arua Park Plaza, Arua Park Annex, Magoba Shopping Mall, Mega Plaza and Sekaziga House.
16:24
16:24

UEGCL to Take Over Namanve Thermal Plant as Jacobsen Concession Expires 1 1 Top story

Uganda government purchased power from Jacobsen at 48.1 billion Shillings in 2019. This figure is expected to drop to 42 billion Shillings in 2020, according to ERA which adds that the decrease in power purchase cost is on the account of reduced generation of thermal capacity due to the new renewable commissioned.
15:58
15:58

Fruit Vendors in Kitgum Count Losses 2 1

Nabuzi says for more than six times, she had to throw away bananas worth 100,000 shillings that had started rotting on her stall as a result of low sales.
11:44
11:44

Police Thwarts Traders Attempts to Reopen Arcades in Kampala 3 1

Although, in easing the lockdown, the government lifted the restrictions on malls, the same was maintained in arcades because of the envisaged difficulty in avoiding close contact between people.

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