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11:39
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Residents Trekking Long Distances to Access Treatment COVID-19 2 1 Top story

Swabrah Nakanjako, a resident of Katosi town council in Mukono district, says that she has to trek to health facilities in Ntenjeru or Kisoga Sub County to treat her child. She proposes that government institutes health camps to help to bring treatment closer to residents.
08:16
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Boat Operators Abandon Work Leaving Thousands Stuck on Islands COVID-19 1 3 Top story

Mukiibi Sserunjogi, a 30 passenger boat operator from Katosi landing site to Ddamba island in Koome sub county Mukono district, says many people are stranded on the islands and lack money to return to their homes.
11:03
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Kame Market Leadership Close Stalls Of Traders Bringing Children to Work Kame Valley Market 1 1 Top story

Geoffrey Sserunjogi, the Kame Valley Market Chairperson, says they had no option to act before higher authorities close the entire market. He says they severally reminded the traders on the need to implement the preventives measures announced by government against COVID19.
17:04
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Landing Site Closed for Failure to Implement COVID-19 Guidelines MoH 1 2

The sub-county Chairperson Hudson Kiyaga says that the landing site was overly congested making it hard for them to maintain social distancing recommendations. According to the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation, individuals are supposed to maintain a distance of at least 1 meter (3 feet) from any person who is coughing or sneezing.
11:18
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Private Clinic Owners Warned Against Hiding COVID Suspects MoH 1 2

Ayubu Ssegunga, the Chairperson Uganda Private Clinics and Drug Shops Association, says majority of the Private Clinic and drug shop operators focus on money at the expense of professionalism. He says to create a disease free community all medical practitioners regardless of their level should abide by the health Ministry guidelines and preventive measures against COVID19.
17:21
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Roadside Market Vendors Close Businesses Over Sweet Plantain Shortage 2 1

According to the vendors, they are unable to import sweet plantains from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC because of the border closure due to the corona pandemic.
18:46
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Archbishop Kaziimba Installed New UCU Chancellor

The function was attended by a few guests so as to have the appropriate social distance following President Museveni's directive on public gatherings.
12:12
12:12

3 Bodies Retrieved from Seeta Septic Tank 1 1 Top story

Initially, four men including Ssenkubuge are believed to have been buried in the Septic tank, which is estimated to be 20 feet deep, collapsed on Monday evening shortly after the builders started working following a heavy down pour that lasted for about six hours.
07:11
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Four Men Buried in Septic Tank SOGEA-SATOM 2 3 Top story

Isma Kagga, one of the survivors told URN at his home in Bagaala zone where he is nursing wounds that they were six when the septic tank collapsed but only two of them managed to get away. The other four men inside the septic when it caved in.
17:22
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Mukono Municipal Headquarters Operates Without Sanitary Facilities mukono municipality 1 1

William Makumbi, the Ggulu ward councilor in Mukono central division reveals that once the municipality fails to address the matter in time workers are bound to use it as an excuse to dodge their duties.
16:50
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Mukono Councillors Reject Tondeka Bus Company Partnership Proposal mukono municipality 4 1

Councillors rejected the move saying Tondeka management should explain how the municipality will benefit from the project.
10:51
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Mukono Muncipality Leaders Disagree on Collection of Dues Ggoma division 1 3

Monday notes that payment of the dues contradicts the presidential directives on market management and collection of fees.
13:45
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South Sudan Archbishop, 2 Others Graduate with PhDs at UCU 1 1 Top story

Reverend Arama Badi and Emmanuel Mukeshimana graduated with doctorates in Theology while Mary Naula graduated with a doctorate in Literature.
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Strange Moth Invade Mukono, Blamed on Wetland Destruction 3 2

The yellow stripped colored insects invaded the villages of Ngandu and Naggalama in recent weeks, creating panic among residents, some of who, thought that they had been invaded by desert locusts.
10:52
10:52

Museveni Directs Installation of Security Lights Around UCU Campus Guild President 2 2

The directive followed a request by the UCU guild president Timothy Kadaga on the basis of cumulative cases of thefts taking place in villages where a sizeable number of students reside. Kadaga said that several students had lost personal belongings and equipment through house break-ins, while others are waylaid by thugs, thumped and robbed.
18:22
18:22

UCU Pilots e-Voting App to Ease Campus Polls 3 1

UCU Web and e-learning Administrator Edwin Byarugaba explains that the e-voting system was developed on the request of the Director of Students Affairs-DOSA to mainly solve voting challenges at the university. This resulted in their new app named ‘e-Chagua,’ conjoined from a Kiswahili word meaning voting.
11:12
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Mukono Taxi Drivers Protest Relocation Orders Mukono taxi park 3 1

Mukono Town Clerk, Richard Monday, says the move is intended to reduce confusion in the transport sector and stop reckless driving in major trading centers. However, the taxi drivers say they are ready to defy the directive because passengers avoid taxis in parks.
15:10
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Three Chinese Nationals Isolated in Mukono MOH 2 1

The Ministry’s Spokesperson Emmanuel Ainebyoona, says that they have decided to isolate them as a preventive measure against the spread of the coronavirus.
16:02
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UCU Petitions Security Minister Over Ntaawo Land Dispute UCUH 2 1 Top story

Now, the university has petitioned the Security Minister, General Elly Tumwine, saying the remaining portion of the university is also under threat of being grabbed by unknown claimants.
12:28
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Traders, Travelers Irked by Delayed Completion of Kampala-Jinja Road UNRA 1 6

Uganda National Roads Authority –UNRA embarked on the emergency repairs of sections along the road, covering the stretch from Nakawa to Mukono, a job tendered to a Serbian firm; Energy project-Niskogradnja. The work Which was intended to improve the pavement surface started in July 2019 and was initially planned to take nine months.
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