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COVID-19 Pandemic; How Different Christians Denominations Will Celebrate Easter Churches of Uganda 1 Top story

Because of the pandemic, Pope Francis has issued a decree titled “In time of Covid-19 (II)” stipulating how each day of the Easter Triduum will be observed.
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Wakiso District Health Team Tracking COVID-19 Suspects 2

Dr. Ssekabogo, notes that the district has already training for all lavatory technicians ad epidemic responses focal person on how to collect the sample from suspects. “We have received all the logistical support Uganda virus research institute and this has made our job easy. So far we have collected samples from over 100 people whom with have been tracing."
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Uganda Prisons Creates Isolation Centres for New Suspects on Remand service 2 1

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.
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Ministry Advises Districts, Municipalities to Halt Council Sittings 1

The advise was given by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya, at a time that the country is encouraging its citizens to stay home, and break the coronavirus chain. Up to 23 people have so far tested positive to the disease which has claimed thousands of lives, across the world, in recent months.
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Artists, Opinion Leaders 'Add Rhythm' to Fight Against COVID-19 5 2 Top story

In some of the lyrics, artists, both local and international are seeking to lift the spirits of persons fighting a disease, whose genesis, mutation, management and treatment, remains strange to mankind. Some of them carry a spiritual message, so powerful at a time of self-isolation, quarantine and social distancing in response to the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Wakiso Overwhelmed with Distress Calls of Suspected COVID19 Cases people 1 Top story

Joseph Kamukama, the Wakiso Division Police Commander, notes that much of the distress calls are coming in through security system given the fact that the numbers shared by the Health Ministry were widely shared and are inaccessible easily.
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Schools Embrace Virtual Engagements in the Face of COVID-19 country 5

President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of schools as one of the measures to control the spread of coronavirus, which, according to experts, moves faster in large gatherings. At the time of the closure, the learners were just half way into the term which started on February 4, 2020 and was due to end on May 1, 2020.
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Tertiary Institutions Opt For Online Learning 3 1

Dr Mouhamad Mpezamihigo Kampala International University Vice-Chancellor says that although the closure has been abrupt, lectures must continue online and students must complete their course works, tests and exams.
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South Korean Nationals Denied Entry Into Uganda 1 2

According to Vianney Luggya, the CAA spokesperson, Rwanda Air had jetted in over 10 South Koreans and other nationals. He said that since South Korea is among t6he countries under category one, they were advised to return to their country.
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UNEB Halts Registration of 2020 Candidates board 1 2

As the school term has been cut shot due to the country wide COVID-19 mitigation measures, the Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB has halted registration process for candidates who will sit for national examinations this year.
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Councilor, Kira Speaker Clash Over Sitting health 4 1 Top story

Eyelu also raised concern about the venue of the meeting, which was held in a closed conference hall and the sitting arrangement.
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People Power Outs Video Footage on Nansana Shooting 1 2 Top story

Joel Ssenyonyi, the People Power spokesperson, says they decided to conduct private investigations given the denials from police and the army to prove the two security agencies wrong. He says their simple inquiries led them to somebody who recorded events as they unfolded at that particular moment.
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Gov’t Insists on Wetland Demarcation in Wakiso Amid Resistance people 1 5

Ali Wamala Ngudde, a resident, claims that some people own titles in the areas which the ministry is claiming to be wetlands. He says that the ministry needs to be careful while trading on their land.
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District Land Offices Remain Idle as MZOs Takes up All Functions floor 5 1

Robert Mbaziira, the Senior Land Management Officer Mukono District, points out that with the creating of MZOs most of their roles have been duplicated, adding that workers in district offices literally do despite the fact that they are paid.
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Bussi Island Residents Struggling to Access Education, Health Services 1 3 Top story

The Assistant Secretary in Charge of Bussi Sub County, Richard Mabira, says Bishop Kawuma Primary School has over 300 pupils. He however, says all the teachers and head teacher posted to the school are no show.
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Technical Instructors Petition Education Ministry Over Salary Discrepancies government 4 Top story

Ahmed Kasibante, an Instructor at Ahmed Seguya Technical Institute, says the payment of instructors is a total mess with different local governments using varied scales. He notes that while some local governments have already implemented the salary increment others have adamantly refused and keep on giving lame excuses.
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Mystery Surrounds Double Fire at Gayaza High School incident 3 1

The school registered two fire incidents in a space of two days. The first one, on Friday night, which burnt Corby dormitory and destroyed all the students' properties and the second fire which gutted Kivebulaya Dormitory on Sunday Afternoon.
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Wakiso Needs UGX 40B to Link Bussi Island to Mainland road 4 1 Top story

Bussi Island, which is 10kilometers away from Entebbe town, remains secluded and visibly detached from the rest of Wakiso district because of poor physical infrastructure and lack of proper transport means.
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Gayaza High School Administrators Discard Calls for Closure After Second Fire investigation 3 4 Top story

This is the second fire registered at the school in a space of two days. The first one, on Friday night, burnt Corby dormitory and destroyed all the students' property to ashes, while the second fire gutted Kivebulaya Dormitory on Sunday Afternoon.
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Gayaza Fire: Police Says No Student Injured, Parents Denied Access 2 4 Top story

The words of comfort came moments after first responders who were also denied assess had alleged that they saw an ambulance coming out of the school. However, Muhangi refuted the allegations arguing that he had directed that nobody should access the school to ensure the safety of the students.
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