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20:36
20:36

Public Transport Suspended for 14-Days to Contain Coronavirus 1 Top story

The only vehicles that will be allowed to move are the trucks delivering cargo and food stuffs, delivery vans, pickups, other essential commodities and vehicles belonging to security organs like the police and the army, ministry of health vehicles, some of the institutional vehicles doing essential work, vehicles for sanitary services like those of the KCCA taking kasasiro among others.
19:02
19:02

Archbishop Kazimba Orders Closure of Church Offices Countrywide 1 3

The Archbishop says that with the rapid spread of the virus, it is wise to have all staff work from home. He said that the province has already laid out a strategy by identifying those who can work from home and those who need to take a break, until the situation nomalises.
18:48
18:48

UHRC Asks Public to Comply to Covid-19 Guidelines Health Management 3 1

Amooti says that the public should appreciate the fact that human rights can be limited for purposes of public order, public health, public security and public morality.
18:37
18:37

Ministers, MPs Who Evaded COVID-19 Quarantine Tasked to 'Come Out' Parliament 2 1 Top story

The MP's say that they have reliable information that some Ministers and Members travelled abroad and only returned recently but were not quarantined yet they continue to move out in the public.
18:20
18:20

240 UPDF, Police Medics Join Coronavirus Fight 2 1

At a joint media briefing on Wednesday in Kampala, Police spokesperson, CP Fred Enanga, UPDF deputy spokesperson, Lt Col Deo Akiiki and Land Forces spokesperson, Lt Col Henry Obbo, said the forces’ health workers will participate in treating the already infected persons, monitoring those in quarantine and evacuation of suspected patients.
18:10
18:10

Pastor, 30 Followers Arrested for Defying Ban on Public Gatherings 1

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango says that the police was notified by vigilant neighbours. But Mutebi said, in his statement at Kajjansi police station that he was still looking for money to transport his Church members to their respective villages.
16:35
16:35

Makerere Asks Solicitor General for Guidance on Deputy VC Search Makerere University

In a letter to the Solicitor General, Acting University Secretary Yusuf Kiranda said while the Universities and other Tertiary Institutions Act defines the process of searching for the Vice Chancellor, the law is silent on the search process for the deputy.
15:59
15:59

COVID - 19: Health Ministry Increases Call Center Staff to Deal with Emergencies COVID 19 Outbreak 1 1

Three numbers and 100 people are going to be available for all people who need assistance and information regarding COVID 19 starting today evening
15:32
15:32

Former Blue Wave Beverage Workers Seek Compensation For Injuries Sustained at Work 1

Through their lawyers of Kyamanywa, Kasozi and Company Advocates, the former employees contend that they were laid off from work to enable them to heal before they can resume duties. However, they were reportedly denied access to the Luzira based factory when they returned. They add that the company has never communicated to them their termination but merely denied them access to their work station.
14:30
14:30

COVID-19: More Firms Send Staff Home, Limit Access to Premises 1

Uganda Bureau of Statistics, the country’s statistics agency, has suspended all field activities and sent home all the staff below the principal level.
14:24
14:24

COVID-19 Cases Rise to 14 in Uganda 2 1 Top story

Among the infected is an eight months old baby from Iganga district, whose father had previously travelled to Kisumu, a town in the Neighboring Kenya, a 64-year-old Ugandan fron Najjanankumbi, who returned from Germany and a 57-year-old trader with no travel history, currently admitted at Adjuman hospital.
12:07
12:07

Makerere Orders for Arrest of People Loitering Inside University Livingstone Hall 1

“We have requested for security beef up which has been done and operation coded “Visibility” netted many others today being interrogated by (Crime Investigation Department) CID,” Professor Bazeyo observed in an email sent to staff.
10:47
10:47

Medics Resort to Offering Clients 90 Days HIV Drug Refills Baylor Uganda 1

At Baylor Uganda, an entity that focuses on HIV in children, Dr. Sabrina Kitaka a senior pediatrician told Uganda Radio Network this morning that clients have been given refills to last them 90 days in order to minimize patient – doctor contact.
10:26
10:26

MPs Fault Gov’t for Delayed Payment of South Sudan Traders Parliament 3 1

The Speaker of Parliament has questioned the decision by Ministry of Finance to contract an audit firm, Ernest & Young at 2 billion shillings to audit Uganda traders who supplied South Sudan.
08:43
08:43

URA Grants Extension on Tax Paying Deadlines 1

Companies, whose accounting year ends in September, and are unable to file corporation tax returns by March 31, 2020 will have a two-month extension to May, 2020. The penalties for late submission will not apply or will be refunded if the companies are able to submit on or before May 31, 2020, URA said in a statement.
07:23
07:23

COVID-19: Pharmacists Emphasise Use of Water, Soap COVID 19 2 1 Top story

Dr. Samuel Opio, the Secretary, Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda, says the sale of substandard hand sanitisers will impact negatively on the country’s preventive methods against the corona virus pandemic, saying there is need for government to do something to address the situation.
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