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15:02
15:02

COVID-19: Illegal Entry by South Sudan Nationals Worries Authorities in Amuru Elegu Border Post 1

Lakony says the residents both from South Sudan and Uganda are reportedly crossing over via River Unyama and later move through a foot path along Attiak Sugarcane plantation which has no security personnel.
15:01
15:01

Mbale Covid-19 Suspects Released for Self Quarantine 1

A health worker at the facility who preferred anonymity says that after the samples of the suspected victims were taken, they were told to return home and self-quarantine. The Mbale District Health Officer, Jonathan Wangusi said they were acting according to the ministry of health guidelines.
14:58
14:58

Construction of UGX 9 Billion Bridge in Kamwenge Stalls 1 1

William Sharpe Tumwiine, the UNRA Project Manager, says although the relocation of water pipes is supposed to be done by Armpass Technical Services, NWSC is demanding Shillings 24 million as supervision fees.
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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.
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14:24

COVID-19 Cases Rise to 14 in Uganda 1 2 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.
13:40
13:40

Uganda Closes Borders to New Refugees, Asylum Seekers Musa Ecweru 1 Top story

Addressing the media at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala this morning, Musa Ecweru, Uganda’s Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness and Rosa Malango, the United Nations representative in Uganda, said, whereas Uganda has an open-door policy for refugees and asylum seekers, they have suspended receiving of new arrivals with immediate effect for a period of 30 days.
13:19
13:19

Kira Aspires to Support 50% of its Budget through Local Revenue 5 1

Godfrey Muwanga, the Municipal Finance Officer is optimistic that the municipality will be able to achieve its desired goal of supporting 50 per cent of its budget within the next three years. He says this will be possible through teamwork among technocrats, leaders, and residents.
12:34
12:34

Pictorial: How Markets Are Combating the Spread of COVID19 kalerwe market

Uganda since confirmed 9 corona cases and a hunt is still on for several other people who returned from Dubai in the past two weeks.
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.
11:58
11:58

Over 30 Motorcycles Stolen from Riders in Gulu 3 1

Simon Wokorach, the Vice Chairperson Gulu City Bodaboda Association– GCBA, says the motorbikes were stolen from Layibi; Lacor, and Unyama Trading Centers as well as Nakasero and Buganda Pub in Gulu Town, which have numerous betting shops.
11:41
11:41

Four Businessmen Arrested for Hiking Salt Prices 1 2

The four were picked up by security personnel on Tuesday afternoon after a tip-off by locals and customers after realizing a drastic change in the price of salt. They had allegedly increased the price of a carton of salt from 25,000 to 90,000 Shillings and a packet of salt from 800 to 5,000 Shillings.
11:20
11:20

Orthodox Archbishop Referred to Kampala COVID-19 3 2

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says Byakatonda was transferred on the recommendation from the Health Ministry following a request by Metropolitan Yonah Lwanga, the Orthodox Archbishop of Uganda.
11:10
11:10

Aduku Town Councillors Boycott Council Sessions Over Lack of Bicycles 2

The council in its sitting on 12th December last year, resolved to procure 29 bicycles for all councilors from the Discretionary Equalization Grant.
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.
10:46
10:46

Two Children Drown in Septic Tank 4

According to residents, the children disappeared from home around 1:00PM on Tuesday only to be found floating in a septic tank under the construction in Kisenyi cell in Nabuyonga Ward in the evening
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.
08:08
08:08

COVID-19: Ban on Public Gatherings Frustrates Couples 2 2

Pastor Julius Rwotlonyo, the Associate Team Leader of Watoto Church, says 12 couples have been affected. He says one couple has postponed their wedding to a later date while 4 have accepted to have a “scientific wedding”. “It is not an easy issue, so the others are yet to confirm with us if they would like to carry on with the weddings or not,” he said.
07:40
07:40

Karimojong Warriors Arrested With Bows and Arrows to Face Military Court updf 1 1 Top story

Maj. Peter Mugisa, the UPDF 3rd Division Spokesperson has welcomed the resolution, saying they recently apprehended six hard core criminals pending appearance in the military court.
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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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