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10:25
10:25

LOP Decries Brutality in Enfocement of Anti COVID-19 Measures President Museveni 4

The ban that started on Thursday, March 26, has seen a number of people arrested, and others clobbered for defying presidential directives that were issued as part of the measures to control the spread of COVID-19, a lethal virus that has attacked the human race, from all corners of the World.
16:58
16:58

Uganda Prisons Creates Isolation Centres for New Suspects on Remand service 1 2

Uganda Prison's Service Spokesperson Frank Baine says that the newly constructed Kitalya Min Max Prison in Wakiso will be holding all suspects remanded from Kampala Metropolitan Area at this time. The facility which was built to hold inmates on longer sentences has been empty at the moment and is now seen as a perfect place of isolation.
12:36
12:36

Security Teams Accused of Brutalizing Locals in Enforcing Public Transport Ban 4 1

A section of the kitgum coronavirus taskforce committee members have blamed security forces of using highhanded measures in enforcing the ban. Kitgum Municipality Mayor Livings Walter Tooroma says implementation of the directiveS have been misinterpreted by security personnel who are instead harassing locals.
16:24
16:24

COVID - 19: Uganda’s Medical Interns Unable to Travel to Hospitals 2 1

At Mubende Hospital, a total of 35 medical interns (including Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacists have been affected by lack of transport means. The interns body says they stay far from the hospital and have been unable to report to their duty stations due to the ban of public transport.

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10:14
10:14

Pictorial; Kampala Taxi Parks, Streets go silent as Ban on Public Transport Bites

The city is silent, with just a few shops opening for business, with barely a vehicle in the parks across the city. Outside the gazetted parking areas, law endforcement officers are still struggling to control the movement of bodaboda cylists, some of who, are defying the presidential directive, against transporting passengers.

Business and finance

13:44
13:44

Musinguzi Rujoki Appointed URA Commissioner General

The President also appointed Dr Michael Atingi-Ego as the new Deputy Governor, Bank of Uganda.
12:14
12:14

Kampala Markets ask for Free Water Supply to Enforce Handwashing COVID 19 1 5

Frequent handwashing is being implemented world over as a basic protective measure against the new coronavirus disease. According to the World Health Organisation, washing hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses and can prevent coronavirus from spreading.
09:59
09:59

Welfare Office Aiding Drivers, Touts to Survive During Public Transport Ban Taxi Drivers 3

The ban on public transport left several vehicle owners, drivers and conductors stranded, many of them questioning how they would survive in the absence of public transport, their sole source of livelihood. It’s on the basis of this that Kamwenge Taxi Owners and Drivers Association (KATODA) has come to their aid.
07:25
07:25

Farmers Should Continue Going to Gardens – Minister covid-19 2 1

Ssempijja told reporters on Saturday in Kampala that it was already a planting season and farmers should observe ministry of health guidelines to avoid spread of covid-19 but still go to gardens.

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