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19:10
19:10

Woman Gives Birth to Twins on Roadside 4 1

Mudondo and her little sister had walked on foot for over 15 kilometers from Butebo district to Mbale Regional Referral hospital because of the ban on public transport.
17:34
17:34

Masindi Hospital Runs Out of Protective Gear health officials

Some of the protective gears which are out of stock at the hospital include masks, infrared thermometers, gumboots among others.
17:08
17:08

Security Closes Shops in Kamwokya for Failure to Comply with Presidential Directives President Museveni 2 4 Top story

Makobi told URN that many people are taking COVID guidelines for granted, saying this exposes the community to infection since Kamwokya is densely populated.
16:43
16:43

Vehicles Impounded in Arua, Luweero For Defying Presidential Directves 3 2

The operation which started at 7:00 am on Tuesday caught many private vehicle owners unaware as some of them did not listen to the President's address.
16:40
16:40

IPOD Commends Constitutional Court on POMA Judgement IPOD council Top story

The IPOD Chairperson and Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party Secretary General, Nathan Nandala Mafabi welcomed the judgment in a statement issued on Tuesday. He said the judgment will aid peaceful political activities.
16:30
16:30

Parliament Demands Answers on Conduct of LDUs curfew 3 1

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
16:24

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.
15:47
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.
14:29
14:29

Lira Residents Flock Markets 2 2

By 9 am, both village and town dwellers were seen in different parts of the town struggling to wash their hands which is a mandatory step to get access to buy food.
12:47
12:47

Absa Bank Closes Kampala and Entebbe Branches Absa Uganda 1

Harriet Kasirye, the Absa Uganda head of Marketing and Corporate Affairs, said “We’re in the process of finalizing logistics in line with the president’s directive issued last night. The operations position for the rest of the lockdown period will follow shortly.”
11:10
11:10

Entebbe Hospital Shuts Down Other Services to Concentrate on COVID-19 Cases 1 Top story

Dr. Moses Muwanga, the Director Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says the hospital was increasingly becoming an unsafe and there was a need to shut down all other services and deploy health workers from other departments to support those already managing COVID-19 cases.
10:47
10:47

Security Guard Shoots Dead Suspected Thug covid-19 1

In his statement to police, Oluka says the thugs who were two in number used a stool to climb over the building to access entrance through the roof.
10:31
10:31

Blood Bank Warns of Looming Shortage Uganda Blood Bank 1 4 Top story

Dr. Andrew Byamungu, the in-charge of the Blood Bank, says the advent of the corona pandemic has made it difficult for them to collect blood.
10:22
10:22

Moroto Rolls Out Public Campaign Messages On COVID -19 corona virus 1

Edward Eko, the Senior Principal Chief Administrative Officer Moroto noted that the open air messages was the best was the best way to reach illiterate members of the community who do not have access to the mainstream media like radio, television.
09:18
09:18

Gulu Residents Bang Containers to Drive Away Coronavirus Pageya Chiefdom 5 1 Top story

At exactly 5:00 a.m thousands of the residents old and young, male and female drawn from the four divisions of Bardege, Laroo, Pece and Layibi banged jerry cans, containers, drums and clubs and blew whistles purportedly to drive away disease which they described as a curse.
08:35
08:35

Entebbe Leaders Smoke Out 4 Escapees From Quarantine Centers COVID-19 2

Peter Mbonye, one of the residents noted that the four individuals were unknown to the neighborhood and hardly came out of the house, which raised their suspicion.
08:00
08:00

Heavy Deployment at Porous Routes in Busia, Namisindwa Districts 3

Geoffrey Wandera, the Busia district LC V Chairperson has cautioned the security officers against being compromised by people who want to illegally enter the country, which may expose Ugandan to corona virus.
05:21
05:21

Businesses to Get Relief on Loans – Museveni

He added that “It is not correct to disconnect water or electricity on account of non-payment during this time of shutdown or to seize properties on account of the non-payment of loans.”
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