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21:36
21:36

Construction of Multipurpose Store at Aduku HCIV Commences 2 1

Dr. Moses Ebong, the Kwania District Health Officer, says the Health facility is dire need of a store. He believes once completed, the project will help them improve drug storage.
20:34
20:34

Officers Storm Arua Town to Enforce Ban on Public Transport Corona 1 1 Top story

Christopher Barugahare, the West Nile Region Police Commander, said they won’t comprise on the President’s directive, saying the officers are under instructions to confront whoever acts to the contrary.
19:43
19:43

Gulu Businessman Arrested For Punching Police Officer Enforcing Presidential Directive Cereleno Market 1

Denis Obalim was picked up by heavily armed police officers from his shop along Ring Road on Tegwana Parish Pece Division next to Cereleno Market on Thursday morning on the orders of the Gulu District Police Commander, Emmanuel Mafundo.
19:22
19:22

20 Motocyclists Arrested for Trafficking People into Uganda 1 4

Paul Kalikwan, the Busia District Deputy Resident Commissioner says that the suspects had opened up more routes that link to Kenya, to beat security forces that were deployed to control the movement of people in the wake of the COVID-19 threat.
18:13
18:13

COVID 19: KCCA Plans for Door to Door Deliveries 1 4 Top story

Harriet Mudondo, the Director Gender and Community Services and Production in KCCA, says they have engaged the leadership of different markets who have since submitted lists of vendors with their numbers that customers can call and make orders.
18:07
18:07

171 Taxis Impounded for Defying Public Transport Ban 3 2 Top story

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala police spokesperson, said the enforcement involved deploying in strategic areas, along routes that lead to the City Centre, Markets, Taxi and Bus terminals and setting check points.
17:08
17:08

Busia Traders Demonstrate after Police Close Retail Shops 4 1

Ashraf Asimwe, a hotel operator along custom road says she is now stuck with the food she had cooked due to lack of clients. She has been depending on boda-boda riders and shop attendants.
17:06
17:06

Kitgum Pharmacies Investigated for Purported Sale of Fake Corona Drugs 4

The Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech, says the investigations follow concerns raised by health workers indicating that some members of the pubic are flocking some pharmacies, he didn’t name to procure fake drugs and vaccines claimed to cure Corona.
16:50
16:50

Kampala MPs want Phased Implementation of Public Transport Ban boda boda 1 4

The MPs also want the stay of all loan repayments, lowering of the Central Bank lending rate, as well as food supplies for Ugandans who work from hand to mouth.
16:42
16:42

Arcades, Shops Not in Markets Can Stay Open – Trade Minister amelia kyambadde 1 1 Top story

Kyambadde told reporters at Uganda Media Centre in Kampala that only those shops in fresh food markets should close. Food sellers remain operating.
16:38
16:38

Registration of Fishermen on Lake Kwania Suspended 1

Recently, Kwania District authorities invited the commanders of the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit to discuss mechanism of conducting the registration exercise. The move which was aimed at regulating illegal fishing activities and conserving Uganda’s water bodies has reportedly been objected by the Fishery Protection Unit.
16:00
16:00

Two dead, Four Injured in Rukiga Accident 1

The deceased have been identified as Gilbert Basheija, 38, and Amon Atuheire, 26. They are both residents of Kyobugombe in Kaharo sub-county, Kabale district. Their four colleagues whose identities are not yet known were rushed to Kisizi hospital of Rukungiri district in critical condition.
15:49
15:49

Stanbic Posts UGX 259bn After-Tax-Profits Stanbic Bank Uganda 1

In the financial results, published on Thursday, Stanbic said the money it lent to customers grew to 2.9 trillion Shillings in 2019 from 2.5 trillion Shillings, a year before - a growth of 14 per cent. Outgoing Chief Executive Patrick Mweheire described the results as a “great performance.
15:43
15:43

New Digital Tool Unveiled to Keep Children Learning Amid COVID-19 Lockdown 1

To access Kolibri one, will need internet connectivity and gadgets such as a desk computer, laptop or smartphone to access content through http://e-learning.education.go.ug. Through the chrome browser, every user is required to create an account with a username and password to have access to the platform which is championed by UNICEF, the Ministry of Education and the National Information Technology Authority.
14:17
14:17

COVID-19: KCCA Sets Up Rapid Response Teams coronavirus 1

In a press statement issued Thursday, KCCA says it has set up Division Rapid Response Surveillance Teams comprising Doctors, Clinicians, Lab Technicians and Surveillance Officers.
13:37
13:37

USD 2 Billion Needed to Stop COVID-19 From ‘Circling Back Around the Globe’ UNICEF 4 2 Top story

Having gained a foothold in 195 countries with more than 400,000 reported cases and close to 20,000 deaths, COVID-19 is reaching more areas of the world grappling with conflict, natural disasters and climate change. UN agencies are now devising means to confront the unprecedented challenge posed by the COVID-19, in some of the world’s most vulnerable countries.
12:45
12:45

Police Arrests 70 for Loitering Inside Makerere University operation 2

They were picked from different parts of the university following a two-day operation, according to Jude Masingano Eliphaz, the officer in charge of operations in Makerere University.
12:43
12:43

Patient Numbers Drastically Drop at Arua Hospital as Fear for COVID19 Intensifies COVID -19 outbreak 2 1 Top story

Dr. Philbert Nyeko, the Director Arua Regional Referral Hospital told URN on Wednesday evening that because of the increasing fear of the Coronavirus, some patients and their caretakers have opted to leave on their own while dozens of those who normally come for treatment at the hospital have stayed awa
07:59
07:59

COVID-19: World Bank, IMF Call For Debt Relief for Poorer Countries Uganda public debt 1 Top story

IDA countries are those whose people earn low incomes per year. Uganda is among these countries. The two institutions’ call is directed at the G20 – the 20 most industrialised countries – that are bilateral lenders to the poor countries. China is the biggest lender here.
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