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21:36
21:36

Construction of Multipurpose Store at Aduku HCIV Commences 2 1

Dr. Moses Ebong, the Kwania District Health Officer, says the Health facility is dire need of a store. He believes once completed, the project will help them improve drug storage.
21:08
21:08

Residents Protest Shooting of Motorcycle Rider 1 2

Despite the ban, several motorcycle riders in Mukono were seen carrying passengers, which prompted police to swing into action to enforce it.
20:34
20:34

Officers Storm Arua Town to Enforce Ban on Public Transport Corona 1 1 Top story

Christopher Barugahare, the West Nile Region Police Commander, said they won’t comprise on the President’s directive, saying the officers are under instructions to confront whoever acts to the contrary.
20:03
20:03

Business Hit Hard as Taxis Are Grounded in Luweero Town 1 4 Top story

Margaret Nambwere, the Proprietor Tendo Restaurant in Luweero Taxi Park told URN on Thursday that he had only sold breakfast to five people by 11am unlike the past where he could have attended to over 50 people. Nambwere says that many drivers have stayed away from the park leaving them without customers.
19:55
19:55

Nwoya Rehabilitates 95Km of Rural Roads to Boost Agriculture Production Aswa River 1 2

Nwoya District Chairperson Patrick Okello Oryema explains that the roads are expected to connect remote agriculture productive areas in Alero, Lungulu, Anaka and Purongo Sub-Counties to neighbouring markets in Amuru, Gulu and the entire Acholi sub region.
19:43
19:43

Gulu Businessman Arrested For Punching Police Officer Enforcing Presidential Directive Cereleno Market 1

Denis Obalim was picked up by heavily armed police officers from his shop along Ring Road on Tegwana Parish Pece Division next to Cereleno Market on Thursday morning on the orders of the Gulu District Police Commander, Emmanuel Mafundo.
19:22
19:22

20 Motocyclists Arrested for Trafficking People into Uganda 1 4

Paul Kalikwan, the Busia District Deputy Resident Commissioner says that the suspects had opened up more routes that link to Kenya, to beat security forces that were deployed to control the movement of people in the wake of the COVID-19 threat.
19:00
19:00

Buganda Kingdom Closes Offices for 14 Days COVID-19 1 1

Speaking to the media, Charles Peter Mayiga, the kingdom Katikkiro said that the move has been necessitated by yesterday’s ban on public transport by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. Majority of the Kingdom’s employees use public means to get to the Mengo based offices.
18:58
18:58

Soroti Hospital Suffers Shortage of Protective Gear 1 1 Top story

Simon Kisabagire, the Principal Administrator Soroti Regional Referral Hospital acknowledged the shortage of protective gears for staff. He revealed that the Hospital has been relying on a few gears from the TB ward, which he notes have now been exhausted.
18:47
18:47

47 Passengers Arrested for Defying Directive on Public Transport 4 2

This afternoon, the police arrested 24 Ugandans and 23 nationals of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), who were travelling in a Horizon Bus registration number UAM 895-H heading to Kisoro from Kampala. They were intercepted in Kabale.
18:45
18:45

Spy Agencies Deployed to Trace All Returnees Avoiding Quarantine 2 2 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the team was set up as part of the decision made by National Security Council.
18:34
18:34

Private Healthcare Providers Demand Training on Basic COVID-19 Care 1 1 Top story

Grace Kiwanuka, the Executive Director Uganda Healthcare Federation UHF, an entity that brings together private healthcare providers told Uganda Radio Network that after Uganda confirmed an outbreak on Saturday many of their members expressed concern that patients approach them with symptoms and they are challenged how to handle them because they haven’t been sensitised.
18:13
18:13

COVID 19: KCCA Plans for Door to Door Deliveries 4 1 Top story

Harriet Mudondo, the Director Gender and Community Services and Production in KCCA, says they have engaged the leadership of different markets who have since submitted lists of vendors with their numbers that customers can call and make orders.
18:07
18:07

171 Taxis Impounded for Defying Public Transport Ban 3 2 Top story

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala police spokesperson, said the enforcement involved deploying in strategic areas, along routes that lead to the City Centre, Markets, Taxi and Bus terminals and setting check points.
17:34
17:34

Constitutional Court Nullifies Section 8 of POMA poma act 1 Top story

However, in a majority decision of four Constitutional Court Judges against one delivered this morning, the Justices noted that parliament bluntly passed POMA in total disregard of article 92 of the constitution, which stops the house from passing any law that may alter any decision or court judgment.
17:29
17:29

COVID-19 Control Measures Incomplete without Economic Relief - Opposition MPs Joel Ssenyonyi 5

Kira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Ibrahim Nganda says that the measures are likely to affect a sizeable number of Ugandans, whose livelihood is dependent on their daily income. He says that the category of Nationals needs to be supported to overcome the distress that is likely to come with the measures.
17:08
17:08

Busia Traders Demonstrate after Police Close Retail Shops 4 1

Ashraf Asimwe, a hotel operator along custom road says she is now stuck with the food she had cooked due to lack of clients. She has been depending on boda-boda riders and shop attendants.
17:06
17:06

Kitgum Pharmacies Investigated for Purported Sale of Fake Corona Drugs 4

The Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech, says the investigations follow concerns raised by health workers indicating that some members of the pubic are flocking some pharmacies, he didn’t name to procure fake drugs and vaccines claimed to cure Corona.
16:50
16:50

Kampala MPs want Phased Implementation of Public Transport Ban boda boda 1 4

The MPs also want the stay of all loan repayments, lowering of the Central Bank lending rate, as well as food supplies for Ugandans who work from hand to mouth.
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