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15:25
15:25

Meteorology School Dropped from List of Quarantine Centers For Security Reasons-RDC 2 2 Top story

The school is one of the Business, Technical, Vocational and Educational Training (BTVET) institutions that had been listed by the Education and Sports Ministry to serve as a quarantine center for Covid19 suspects. The school, which has the capacity to house about 100 people, is located between Entebbe Chief Magistrates Court and State House.
12:20
12:20

Pader Security Personnel Quarantines Charcoal Dealers Security Committee 3 1

Dusman Okee, the Resident District Commissioner, also the Chairperson Pader COVID-19 Task Force told URN that the dealers have been confined and quarantined under strict security surveillance in their respective trucks because all hotels in the district have been following ongoing fight against the deadly plague.
12:01
12:01

Lamwo Sugarcane Project Suffers Setback as Transportation of Casual Workers is Halted Atiak Sugar Factory 3

Horyal Investment Holding Company Limited had planned to transport the laborers to Katunguru Pa Wod Ating Village in Ayuu Alali Parish in Palabek Kal Sub County to plant seed canes on 6,500 hectares of land this week. Horyal Investment Holding Company Limited was due to transport the laborers to Katunguru Pa Wod Ating Village, Ayuu Alali Parish in Palabek Kal Sub County to plant seed canes this week on 6,500 hectares of land.
11:02
11:02

Gulu RDC Bans Charcoal Trucks from District covid -19 1 1 Top story

According to Lapolo, the action of the truck drivers violates the presidential guidelines on the prevention of the pandemic. He says to avoid danger no charcoal truck will be allowed to drive through Gulu district.
13:18
13:18

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.
12:50
12:50

Large Swarms of Desert Locusts Invade Northern Uganda agriculture 2 1 Top story

Bosco Ongom Cankura, the Lagoro Sub County Chairperson says the locusts have invaded all the four parishes of Lawko, Laber, Pawidi, And Lalano adding that they are posing threats to farming. Cankura cited that the young locusts have already started destroying maize crops belonging to local farmers in Lalano parish.
15:48
15:48

Desert Locusts Invade Karamoja Again MAAIF 3

According to the Amudat District Senior Agricultural Officer Joseph Marimoi, the locusts entered through Karita Border area and spread throughout Karita Sub County in the areas of Akou lee, Nacemato, and around the mountains but spread to the Town Council yesterday afternoon. He explains that the insects however migrated in dense swarm westwards towards Nakapipripirit and Nabilatuk districts.
14:44
14:44

Two Drown in River Ayago 2

According to Okello, Toopacu drowned as he attempted to rescue Komakech who was drowning. Komakech’s body has since been recovered.
12:02
12:02

Floods Submerge Homes in Kalungu District 2 1

Juliet Namakula, one of the affected residents blames the Chinese Investors of Zhong Rice Estates; currently operating in Lwera, for interfering with the Lake Victoria shorelines as they draw water for irrigating their plantations.
08:16
08:16

Boat Operators Abandon Work Leaving Thousands Stuck on Islands Lake Victoria 3 1 Top story

Mukiibi Sserunjogi, a 30 passenger boat operator from Katosi landing site to Ddamba island in Koome sub county Mukono district, says many people are stranded on the islands and lack money to return to their homes.
17:04
17:04

Landing Site Closed for Failure to Implement COVID-19 Guidelines MoH 2 1

The sub-county Chairperson Hudson Kiyaga says that the landing site was overly congested making it hard for them to maintain social distancing recommendations. According to the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation, individuals are supposed to maintain a distance of at least 1 meter (3 feet) from any person who is coughing or sneezing.
15:12
15:12

17 People Issued COVID-19 Self-Quarantine Discharge Certificates in Gulu deadly Coronavirus 2 1

Gulu District Information Officer – DIO, Gloria Aloyo told URN that the individuals whose names have been concealed for fear of stigma include government officials who willingly reported themselves to the district before undertaking self-quarantine.
16:16
16:16

Outdoor Community Radios Resurface After Ban on Public Gatherings UCC 2 1

Ibrahim Kitenda, the Ngandu local council-LCI chairperson in Nama sub county Mukono district says covid-19 preventive measures came abruptly leaving them without any option other than buying megaphones to sensitize residents about their roles in the fight against the virus.
20:08
20:08

10 Suspected COVID-19 Cases Isolated in Gulu Test Negative Amuru district. 1 1

The suspects include three South Sudan nationals who traveled from Juba to Entebbe and disregarded self-quarantine directives. They sneaked into Kampala and later proceeded to Gulu enroute to South Sudan.
16:38
16:38

Registration of Fishermen on Lake Kwania Suspended 1

Recently, Kwania District authorities invited the commanders of the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit to discuss mechanism of conducting the registration exercise. The move which was aimed at regulating illegal fishing activities and conserving Uganda’s water bodies has reportedly been objected by the Fishery Protection Unit.
21:30
21:30

10 People Isolated in Gulu for Defying COVID-19 Guidelines 1

Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, the District LC 5 Chairperson revealed that the suspects were tracked down by the COVID-19 Gulu Taskforce backed by police pursued the individuals and managed to confine them under strict conditions.
16:40
16:40

Lack of Schools in Buvuma Force Pupils into Fishing Lwajje Sub county 3 1

Although, the government has set up schools in each of the sub-counties apart from Lwajje which has none. The sub-counties have several other scattered small islands attached to them, but the children are struggling to access schools.
20:09
20:09

Running Water Claims Two Lives in Kigezi 2 4

Agrey Mugisha, Bukinda sub county LC3 Chairman says that, the heavy down pour which started at around 8:30PM and lasted for more than ten hours destroyed five houses of residents that include; Apollo Karoro, Milton Tusingwiire, Florida Kamusiime, John Habasa and Benon katusbabe.
14:19
14:19

Buvuma Residents Appeal to Gov't Over Nairobi Fly Lwajje Sub county 1 2 Top story

Susan Nankanja, a Village Health Team-VHT member, says many residents wake up from their beds in the morning with itchy faces, which sometimes develop into blisters. She is distressed that many of them are suffering with pain due to failure to access treatment.
17:59
17:59

Security Personnel Concerned over Concealment of Unexploded Ordnances 2 1

Thousands of such explosive remnants of war like bombs; grenades and unexploded shells were buried underground after the two-decade long armed conflict between Government and Lord’s Resistance Army – LRA rebels (1986 – 2006).
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