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12:51
12:51

Ministry of Energy Extends Deadline For Oil Licensing Applications deadline extension 1

In a notice today, Ministry of Energy and Mineral development said companies intending to apply for the licenses now have six months window up to September 30, 2020 to prepare and submit their bits. The earlier deadline was March 31, 2020.
07:36
07:36

Shock as Security Gets More Money for Corona Virus Fight coronavirus 4 1 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.
19:38
19:38

COVID-19: IMC Clinics to Close During Curfew Hours 1

In a message to its clients issued on Tuesday IMC said, "due to the COVID19 situation in the country and the presidential directive, IMC has decided to close the night shift till Further notice but we will be happy to serve you between 8am-5pm everyday."
17:22
17:22

‘People’s Government’ Halts Emergency Health Care Service 3

The Group’s Health Minister, Dr. George Ekwaro told Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday afternoon that they had resolved to halt the campaign because of the ban on private vehicle for fear of impounding their vehicles.
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
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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.
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.
14:45
14:45

Courts Close Following President's Directive on Corona Virus Prevention 1 1 Top story

Electoral Commission lawyer, Eric Sabiiti said he got information about the adjournment at night when he had reached Masaka from his upcountry home. Clients who turned up at the Anti-Corruption Court were also stranded as the registry was locked with no judicial officer in vicinity apart from security.
13:23
13:23

Private Hospitals Resort to Slashing Services Mengo Hospital 1 1

At International Hospital Kampala and Mengo hospital, for instance, one is not allowed to disembark from their car before being sanitized and their temperature taken. At Nsambya hospital a tent has been erected where every visitor is supposed to wash their hands and given a clearance note.
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.”
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11:43

COVID -19: UNICEF, ILO Offer Employers Strategies for Family- Friendly Work Policies

The global organizations have released a seven -step recommendations to guide employers that include implementing flexible work arrangements, supporting working parents with childcare options that are safe and appropriate in the context of COVID-19, addressing workplace risks by strengthening occupational safety and health measures, in addition to encouraging workers to get appropriate medical care in case they experience symptoms of the disease.
07:48
07:48

COVID-19: Sanyu Babies Home Closes Doors to Visitors Ministry of Health 1 Top story

Barbara Nankya Mutagubya, the Director Sanyu Babies Home, says they have decided to close their gates to visitors to protect the children under their care.
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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21:00

Corruption, Torture Dominate Complaints against Police Officers 1 1

Okalany told Journalists in Kampala that PSU records show that 2,000 cases have been filed against police officers since 2014, translating to 166 cases per month and six complaints per day.
20:51
20:51

Education Ministry Allocates 18 Institutions as National COVID-19 Quarantine Centers Ministry of Health

According to the education ministry, all expenses regarding traveler quarantine will be met by the ministry of health including disinfection of all equipment and rooms used during the quarantine
20:28
20:28

Police Commanders Asked to Restrain Juniors Beating Civilians 2 1

Some of the street vendors who faced the wrath of LDUs and police officers on Thursday last week include Aloyo Hadijah and Christine Awori, who were beaten by local defence unit personnel and policemen on the streets of Kampala.
19:59
19:59

COVID -19: Seventeen Million Ugandans Could Fall Into Poverty Matia Kasaija 2 1 Top story

According to Dr Fred Muhumuza, an economist, at least 43 per cent (18m) of Ugandans are vulnerable and because of the lockdown, it means a huge fraction of these will easily fall back into poverty. This estimate is above government’s own official estimate that puts the figure of those likely to fall into poverty because of Covid-19 at only 780,000 people as per the Ministry of Finance estimates.
19:08
19:08

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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IGP Tasks Legal Director to Appeal POMA Judgement Attorney General 2 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says their Legal Director is working with a team of lawyers from the Uganda Police Force and Attorney General’s office to file an appeal as soon as possible.
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