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Apr 2020 13 results
17:05
17:05

Registration of Ugandans Abroad not for Evacuation - Ministry 2

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs Patrick Mugoya has said that there will not be evacuation of Ugandans stranded abroad despite ongoing registration.
17:00
17:00

More Tests Needed to Guarantee Safety from COVID19 -MOH COVID-19 Testing 3 1 Top story

The Director-General of Health Services Dr Henry Mwebesa said that Uganda needs to carry out more testing, even though he could not tag a targeted number. He, however, hastens to add that Uganda has managed to stop the spread of the disease into communities.
16:46
16:46

UNBS Suspends Importation Of Used Clothes, Shoes 1

In a statement on Tuesday, Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) said “used footwear and used textiles that as a precautionary measure, the importation of these commodities has been suspended with immediate effect until further notice.”
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15:55

Makerere University Hospital to Start COVID19 Testing 2 1 Top story

According to Makerere University Vice Chancellor Barnabas Nawangwe, they have so far received 40,000 testing kits from donors.
15:17
15:17

Ministry of Health Explains Motive for Guarded Burial in Kayunga MoH 2 1

Police at Naggalama intercepted the A-plus Funeral Management Service vehicle that was transporting the body to Kayunga, on the orders of the Ministry of Health. Subsequently, the Ministry of Health recommended that the deceased be buried by a professional team from the Uganda Red Cross Society to avoid any kind of exposure to family and the community.
15:17
15:17

IRC Donates Ambulance to Kagadi COVID-19 Task Force 3

Speaking at the handover of the ambulance, Joe Orech, the Acting Coordinator International Rescue Committee, said the Ambulance will ease movement of the Task Force to respond to emergencies. According to Orech, International Rescue Committee will pay the driver, provide fuel and service the ambulance.
14:59
14:59

Woman in Abim Quarantined After Travelling On Truck truck drivers 2

Health authorities say the woman travelled on a truck that was transporting cement to Abim town on Sunday.
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Three Children Injured in Quarry Explosion 1 1 Top story

It is still unclear how the children picked the explosives from Andewa quarry site without being noticed by security and company workers. According to a source, the children had connected one of the explosives to a solar battery when it exploded into flames injuring all of them.
14:13
14:13

Health Ministry asks UCC to Withdraw Antimalarial Beverage Adverts 1

In an interview with Uganda Radio Network this morning, Dr. Jimmy Opigo who heads the Malaria Control Programme at the Ministry of Health said promoting Artavol as prevention for malaria is wrong because the properties from which it’s made can only stay in the blood for a very short time something that puts its users at risk of resistance to artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT).
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Omoro Residents Frustrated by Poor State of Moroto Road goods and services 3

Currently, road users whether on foot, bicycle or any other automobile spend significant amount of hours traveling because of pot holes resulting from lack of maintenance.
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12:46

Cereleno Market in Gulu Reopened 3

The district coronavirus taskforce and security authorities opened the market on Tuesday on condition that the vendors adhere to social distancing rules, reduce on the number of food vendors and putting in place screening facilities at each entry point.
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11:57

Lockdowns Affecting ART Clinic Operations in Mukono District 3 1

Mukono General Hospital has at least 550 people who attend the Antiretroviral Therapy –ART clinic every week. However, many of them cannot travel from their homes, some from far away in the islands, because of the ban on both public and private transport, one of the measures are taken to control the spread of the novel coronavirus disease.
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07:57

Wakiso Petitions Finance Ministry over UGX165m for COVID-19 fight covid 19 3 1

According to Wakiso Chief Administrative Officer, Luke Lukoda Lokomoi requires 1.1billion shillings to address the COVID-19 pandemic in the district.
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