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20:46
20:46

Coronavirus Threat; Luweero Service Commission Relocates to School Premises corona virus 3 1

Richard Ssembajjwe, the chairperson Luweero District Service Commission says that the Commission could not suspend the interviews because they need to recruit staff within this financial year, a failure of which could have financial implications for the district. The interviews are expected to run until April 2, 2020.
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'Silence the Guns' and Face COVID-19 Battle -UN Tells Fighting Groups 2 Top story

“The fury of the virus illustrates the folly of war”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in an appeal issued on Monday. “That is why today, I am calling for an immediate global ceasefire in all corners of the world. It is time to put armed conflict on lockdown and focus together on the true fight of our lives.”
20:24
20:24

Entebbe Airport Shutdown a Blessing In Disguise For Expansion Project - CAA COVID -19 3

The Civil Aviation Authority-CAA says the presidential directive to shutdown Entebbe International Airport is a blessing in disguise for the ongoing expansion project works. While addressing the press at the visibly empty airport today, the CAA spokesperson, Vianney Luggya says that the authority will have more space and time to focus on fast tracking the completion of the project by end of 2021.
19:59
19:59

Crime Intelligence Arrests Two Maids for Stealing Babies in Kampala 1

Shamillah Nasaka and Resty Nabasumba were respectively arrested from Gomba and Bukomansimbi districts where they had hidden their bosses’ children aged one year and 10 months.
19:58
19:58

WHO, FIFA Unveil Joint Campaign to Tackle COVID-19 1

Through the campaign, dubbed “Pass the message to kick out coronavirus” football stars are promoting five key steps for people to follow to protect their health in line with WHO guidance, focused on handwashing, coughing etiquette, not touching your face, physical distance and staying home if feeling unwell.
19:32
19:32

80 Mourners, Gamblers Face Charges for Defying Presidential Directives on COVID-19 1 1

The charges, according to police spokesperson Fred Enanga emanate from gathering in betting centres, bars, clubs and disco's which is against the directives issued by, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, guidelines intended to contain the spread of coronavirus.
19:24
19:24

US Embassy, UK Tell Citizens of Available Flights to Leave Uganda commercial flights 1 Top story

Vianney Luggya, the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority spokesperson, told URN the KLM flight is a special clearance granted through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the emergency category for the European Union staff, who are leaving the country. It will not come in with any passengers.
19:18
19:18

Kisaame Appointed Uganda Revenue Authority Board Chairperson juma kisaame 1

He joins URA board when the authority's leadership is faced with enormous challenges, including how to push up the country’s tax revenues amidst low business due to outbreak of coronavirus
19:14
19:14

Police Disperse Vendors in Kasese's Mawa Market traders 3

The traders who usually travel from various parts of the District were repealed by police led by the Kasese District Police Commander Dickens Okello following the president’s directive banning public gatherings as one of the preventive measures against corona virus.
18:53
18:53

COVID-19: Ugandans Stranded in Middle East as Companies Close COVID -19

The restaurant I have been working at in Abu Dhabi closed last week due to Coronavirus. I have no money because I have been sending it home, I don’t know what to do next.
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18:28

COVID - 19: MPs Want Immediate Solutions to Livelihoods after Restrictions Parliament 1 3

MPs want commercial banks to relax and reschedule the loan repayment period for borrowers for at least 90 days in the wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
18:09
18:09

Malwa Dealers Dodge Security Surveillance to Operate Drinking Points mukono municipality 3 1

Malwa dealers in Kakooza suburb near Mt. Lebanon Church and Nasuuti along Bugerere road in Mukono Municipality have started operating drinking joints during day time when police officers are presumed to be resting after conducting night patrols.
17:42
17:42

74 Teachers Questioned for Operating During COVID-19 Lockdown COVID 19 1 4

Schools across the country were prematurely closed at the end of last week, following a presidential directive aimed at controlling large gatherings, a precursor for the spread of the strain of the virus, which has so far claimed 12,784 lives across the world. Ugandans were thereafter advised to stay at home in self-quarantine.
17:38
17:38

Soroti Hospital Moves to Decongest Wards in the Face of COVID-19 Soroti District 2 1 Top story

Dr. Michael Mwanga, the Director Soroti Regional Referral Hospital, says they are now limiting every patient to one attendant. He revealed that they have already issued notices to all the wards and are awaiting action on Monday evening.
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17:20

Laywer Wanyoto Seeks to Block Money Laundering Charges Against Him Fraud 1 Top story

In his documents before court, Wanyoto contends that the process leading to the initiation of the charges against him was marred by malice from the investigating officer, Joshua Ouma.
16:50
16:50

Kyotera Man Stabbed to Death in Suspected Infidelity Brawl Infidelity claims

According to eye witnesses, trouble between the two men started a few days ago when Mulumba accused the deceased of being involved in an extra marital affair with his wife.
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Uganda Prisons Puts UGX 2M Bounty on 17 Arua Inmates 3 1 Top story

Uganda Prison Spokesperson, Frank Baine, has announced a cash bounty of Shillings 2 million for anybody who will provide information leading to the arrest of the suspects.
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15:56

89 Arrested in Acholi Sub - Region for Defying COVID-19 Guidelines gulu district 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that those arrested include Wilfred Opira, the manager of Best Bet Otwer in Amuru district who was arrested on Sunday after he failed to close his betting center.
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14:55

Police Commanders Ordered to Release Minor Offence Suspects 1 1

Commissioner of Police –CP Fred Enanga, said as part of the strategies to minimize overcrowding in police cells that poses a health risky to inmates, police leadership resolved that suspects with minor offences be released on police bond.
14:45
14:45

Family of Six Quarantined at Landing Site in Nakasongola MV Kyoga ferry 2

The family of six, which was travelling from Kenya to Kampala, was intercepted by Policemen immediately after docking at Zengebe Landing Site on Sunday.
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