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23:07
23:07

President Museveni Stops Universities from Issuing Exams Online During Lockdown Ministry of Health 1 Top story

According to President Yoweri Museveni, these are not normal times and universities like Uganda Christian University should wait for institutions of higher learning to reopen
22:15
22:15

Uganda Registers One More Coronavirus Case

The update, also read out by President Yoweri Museveni this evening shows that out of the 215 people tested today, one was found positive of the coronavirus, a disease that is causing havoc across the world.
21:59
21:59

Museveni Bans Outdoor Physical Exercises

The pronouncement comes on the backdrop of a video showing people exercising along the Northern Bypass in magnitudes, attracting condemnation from security cycles. In the aftermath, the police issued orders stopping people from exercising saying those caught doing so especially in groups will be arrested.
20:58
20:58

Two Suspected Cases of COVID-19 Isolated In Moroto 1

One of the cases is a Sudanese National who entered into the country yesterday and showed signs and symptoms of corona virus. He entered through the Nakiloro border between Kenyan and Uganda in Moroto district.
20:33
20:33

Gov’t Hails People Power for Relief Food Donation COVID-19 1 4

People Power enthusiasts, led by Flavia Kalule Nabagabe, the Women's league leader and Lina Zedriga, the Deputy Principle on Wednesday afternoon handed over 50 bags of Maize floor, 30 cartons of salt and 30 boxes of soap to support a plan to aid the vulnerable poor.
20:14
20:14

Residents Carry Body to RDC’s Office to Justify Travel Clearance Mukono RDC 2 1

According to his wife Edith Nakijjoba they turned up for a clearance in the morning hours but failed to see the RDC until they have decided to carry the body to his office that he accepted to sign a travel clearance form to Masuliita in Luwero district.
19:54
19:54

85 People Released from Quarantine at Kirigime Guest House Passangers 7 1

The passengers, who include a Female Eritrean national, three Rwandan nationals, a Nigerian national and three Kenyans were intercepted at Katuna border on March 22 while travelling in two Jaguar buses from Rwanda to Uganda.
17:33
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Activist Profiling Violations against Women amid Lockdown 4 1

Kwagala whose organization has embarked on profiling cases of women and girls whose rights have been trampled on says yesterday she received a case of a girl who was raped but had to remain at the home that they share with the perpetrator because shelters were closed together with the closure of businesses and public transport.
17:26
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Truck Drivers on the Spot For Smuggling in People from South Sudan Elegu Border Post 2 1 Top story

Agnes Linda Auma, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner, says she intercepted 35 people last week who entered Uganda from South Sudan without clearance. She explains that upon interrogation, the suspects revealed that they were trapped in South Sudan and paid truck drivers to smuggle them into Uganda.
17:20
17:20

Shortage of Essential Medicines Looms in Uganda First Pharmacy 3 1 Top story

The development comes amid border closures announced across the world as one of the measures to forestall the spread of COVID-19. Dr Samuel Opio, the Secretary-General of the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda says it is inevitable for Uganda to suffer a shortage of drugs since 90 per cent of all the drugs used in the country are imported.
16:51
16:51

Businesses Might Not Get Insurance Payouts for Covid-19 Losses business losses 1 2

Kigo Wamuyu, an insurance broker at Bartlett brokers, said it will be hard for an insurer to pay for losses due to COVID-19, saying this was a natural disaster. She, however, said that some businesses that took a cover of business disruption can ask their insurers to see whether things like coronavirus make the cut.
16:46
16:46

Africa Has Potential to Slow Spread of COVID 19-WHO COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO Regional Director for Africa says that is important to empower different levels of government and health centres to be as it responds to the disease.
16:31
16:31

Police Orders Closure of Makeshift Market by Kalerwe Vendors 1 1 Top story

A group of vendors set up the make shift market following their eviction from Kalerwe because of failure to comply with COVID19 preventive measures.
16:13
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Luweero Trading Centres Defy Presidential Directives on COVID-19 Ministry of Health 5 1

Livingstone Kategeya the former LC III Chairperson of Kamira sub county says that in the trading centers people still gather in groups from midday to midnight and sip local brew using pots.
15:06
15:06

Government has no Plans for Ugandans Stranded Abroad coronavirus 2 1

Government has said it does not have plans to help Ugandans stranded abroad over the COVID-19 lockdown.
14:36
14:36

Medics Warn Public Against Stigmatizing Covid-19 Returnees from Treatment Centres Ministry of Health 2

Dr Richard Idro, the President of the association says that they are worried communities may fail to welcome the returnees as they are expected having completed their 14 days hospitalization and the confirmatory tests that followed.
14:32
14:32

Mbarara Hospital Gets UGX 234m to Construct Permanent Isolation Centre 2 4 Top story

Dr Celestine Barigye, Director Mbarara Hospital appreciated the contribution saying that 108 million Shillings will be used to construct the Isolation center and the rest will be used to handle the volunteers and buy personal protective equipment.
14:09
14:09

50 Covid-19 Suspects in Gulu Discharged Ministry of Health 1

Those discharged include 30 from self-quarantine; 15 from institutional quarantine and five from the isolation units of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor, the gazetted COVID-19 isolation and treatment centres.
13:56
13:56

Entebbe Residents Unhappy Over One Day Travel Permits 2 1

Nuwamanya said that his expecting wife may have an emergency after the travel permit has expired. The Entebbe Deputy RDC , Hajji Njuki Mbabali says he can only issue permits for a day because several people misused them last week.
13:18
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Amuru Officials Worried About Continuous Movement of Charcoal Dealers Major Ceaser Olweny 1

The LC V Chairperson, Michael Lakony, says the dealers carry people from Kenya and parts of central Uganda to cut the trees, which exposes residents to COVID19 infection.
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