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21:35
21:35

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.
21:17
21:17

8 Under Self Quarantine in Kyenjojo COVID-19

The Kyenjojo Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Isaac Kawonawo, says the samples from the suspects were sent to Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe for testing.
21:02
21:02

Two Suspected Thugs Shot Dead in Separate Burglaries in Kampala CCTV 2 1 Top story

The LDUs gunned down Simon Sserwadda, who alongside three others allegedly raided a shop belonging to one of the residents of Kazo around 4am. According to UPDF First Division Spokesperson, Major Bilal Katamba, residents alerted LDUs who were on foot patrol about the raid.
20:44
20:44

COVID-19: Plenary Adjourned to Tuesday coronavirus 1 1

Earlier on, Kadaga told the legislators that they would process the budget for the 2020/2021 financial year budget electronically to reduce on committee sittings because of the corona pandemic.
20:31
20:31

Parliament to Handle Budget Electronically Plenary 1 1 Top story

According to Kadaga, everything will be done electronically in as far as the Budget committee, Agencies, Ministries and Departments are concerned. She says that where necessary, a maximum of four people will sit with the committee to respond to the issues raised.
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20:20

Decision to Delay Olympic Games Informed by WHO Advice - IOC 1 Top story

This is the second time that a the global crisis has affected Games due to be held in Japan: Tokyo would have been the venue of the cancelled 1940 Summer event.
20:03
20:03

COVID19: EPRC Sends All Staff Home Uganda 1 Top story

“Due to the increasing threat of the CORONA virus in Uganda, effective Wednesday March 25th 2020 to April 9th 2020, the Economic Policy Research Centre Staff members will continue working online from their homes,” said EPRC management.
19:54
19:54

Three Killed in Land Feud in Kyenjojo mob

Katusabe was reportedly killed on Tuesday by his brother only identified as Tusiime, a Boda boda rider at Kyenjojo General Hospital stage with the aid of his two sons because of a feud over family land.
19:41
19:41

Border Closure: Salt Prices Double COVID 19 1 2

Ritah Nakazzi, a wholesale trader in Kikuubo blames the increase in the price of salt on the closure of the Uganda-Kenya border.
19:01
19:01

Kaberamaido Health Workers Opt to Attend to Patients Under Trees COVID -19 Pandemic 2 2 Top story

The Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Kaberamaido, Jackson Luke Jackson Abwangamoi, was surprised to hear that the hospital administration wasn't adhering to the new directives of providing hand washing facilities at the hospital.
18:56
18:56

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.
18:32
18:32

Clerics Adjusting To Preaching In Empty Churches, Mosques 4 1 Top story

Haji Nsereko Mutumba, the Spokesperson Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, said the low activity at the national mosque is vivid evidence that the Muslim community is complying with the president’s directive suspending all public gatherings.
18:09
18:09

COVID-19: NSSF Declines to Make Partial Payments to Members Richard Byarugaba 1

NSSF is a social security scheme created to provide a safety net for members in case of old age, permanent incapacitation or for dependents in the event of death of a member. The current pandemic does not meet any of the above criteria,” the statement says
18:05
18:05

Four Men Collapse in Kampala Sending City Dwellers into Panic 1

Two unidentified men collapsed at Blue Room in central Kampala causing panic among people in nearby places. The locals recorded videos which they later circulated on various social media platforms claiming that the persons had died of coronavirus.
17:55
17:55

Water Crisis Cripples Coronavirus Fight in Kitgum Municipality dubai 1

Many residents in Kitgum municipality, however, say inadequate water supply by National Water and Sewerage Corporation [NWSC] for the past one week has greatly affected hygiene practices.
17:47
17:47

COVID19: Kulambiro Residents Lock up Suspect 1 2 Top story

Godfrey Mwesigwa is said to be among Ugandan nationals who returned to the country from United Arab Emirates aboard Ethiopian Airlines flight on March 22, 2020.
17:32
17:32

NRM Orders Closure of Party Offices over COVID-19

“The Secretary General has asked the Director Finance & Administration Dr. Hassan Wasswa Galiwango to effect the directive without any delays. The offices include the Party Headquarters along Kyadondo Road in Kampala City, the Electoral Commission Annex and all District stations. The staff are advised to stay home until further notice,”
17:25
17:25

Gov’t Will Cancel Licenses of Traders Who Hike Food Prices- Museveni covid-19 1

Traders have reacted by more than doubling the prices. Products like salt have seen their prices more than triple with traders saying they have run out of supply. Products like rice, beans, G. nuts and flour have had prices edged up a bit. The other reason could be that the supply for the food is now limited as people cut down on their movements.
17:24
17:24

Two COVID-19 Suspects Quarantined in Mbale 2 1 Top story

Dr. Jonathan Wangusi, the Mbale District Health Officer, said many suspected Corona virus cases are entering Uganda from Kenya and Dubai.
17:12
17:12

Court Orders Businessman Basajjabalaba to Refund Money to Gov't Legal Brains Trust 1 1

Justices Kenneth Kakuru, Elizabeth Musoke and Geoffrey Kiryabwire on Tuesday ruled that the acts of Bank of Uganda the then Finance Minister Syda Bbumba by issuing out guarantees and letters of comfort in favour of Basajjabalaba and his companies to four commercial banks was inconsistent with the Constitution of Uganda.
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