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22:16
22:16

Museveni Allows Media to Continue Working As Part of Emergency Services

“Media is a service that should continue like electricity, like water, like medical, they are powerful, so their vehicles will also get stickers. That will be handled by the ministry of transport,” Museveni said.
21:32
21:32

Uganda Records more 11 COVID-19 Cases

“All these were children of the Watoto choir who are still in quarantine. They picked it from outside where they had gone,” Museveni said. He added that yesterday 82 people were tested and all of them were negative.
19:10
19:10

Woman Gives Birth to Twins on Roadside 4 1

Mudondo and her little sister had walked on foot for over 15 kilometers from Butebo district to Mbale Regional Referral hospital because of the ban on public transport.
17:34
17:34

Masindi Hospital Runs Out of Protective Gear Corona virus

Some of the protective gears which are out of stock at the hospital include masks, infrared thermometers, gumboots among others.
17:22
17:22

‘People’s Government’ Halts Emergency Health Care Service 3

The Group’s Health Minister, Dr. George Ekwaro told Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday afternoon that they had resolved to halt the campaign because of the ban on private vehicle for fear of impounding their vehicles.
16:43
16:43

Vehicles Impounded in Arua, Luweero For Defying Presidential Directves 3 2

The operation which started at 7:00 am on Tuesday caught many private vehicle owners unaware as some of them did not listen to the President's address.
16:40
16:40

IPOD Commends Constitutional Court on POMA Judgement IPOD council Top story

The IPOD Chairperson and Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party Secretary General, Nathan Nandala Mafabi welcomed the judgment in a statement issued on Tuesday. He said the judgment will aid peaceful political activities.
16:30
16:30

Parliament Demands Answers on Conduct of LDUs curfew 3 1

On Tuesday, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga in her communication to MPs questioned the operations of the LDUs. Kadaga demanded answers from Government saying the LDUs are not supposed to brutalize Ugandans.
15:11
15:11

Kikuube Woman Arrested for Hacking Husband to Death Murder 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, says Muhairwe bled profusely and breathed his last as he was being rushed to Kikuube Health center IV.
14:29
14:29

Lira Residents Flock Markets 2 2

By 9 am, both village and town dwellers were seen in different parts of the town struggling to wash their hands which is a mandatory step to get access to buy food.
13:23
13:23

Private Hospitals Resort to Slashing Services Mengo Hospital 1 1

At International Hospital Kampala and Mengo hospital, for instance, one is not allowed to disembark from their car before being sanitized and their temperature taken. At Nsambya hospital a tent has been erected where every visitor is supposed to wash their hands and given a clearance note.
12:58
12:58

Over 1000 Shops Closed in Hoima Town UPDF 1 Top story

A combined team of Police officers and Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers stormed Hoima town around 9:30am this morning and closed several shops in the town center. They closed shops in Hoima Bus/Taxi parks.
12:47
12:47

Absa Bank Closes Kampala and Entebbe Branches Absa Uganda 1

Harriet Kasirye, the Absa Uganda head of Marketing and Corporate Affairs, said “We’re in the process of finalizing logistics in line with the president’s directive issued last night. The operations position for the rest of the lockdown period will follow shortly.”
12:26
12:26

Bunyoro Live stock Farmers Hit-Hard by Market Closure livestock markets 1 3 Top story

Benon Mugisa, a herdsman in Buseruka in Hoima district, says life has become extremely difficult for them now that they cannot sell animals since they no longer access markets.
12:02
12:02

Floods Submerge Homes in Kalungu District Lwera Wetland 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.
11:43
11:43

COVID -19: UNICEF, ILO Offer Employers Strategies for Family- Friendly Work Policies

The global organizations have released a seven -step recommendations to guide employers that include implementing flexible work arrangements, supporting working parents with childcare options that are safe and appropriate in the context of COVID-19, addressing workplace risks by strengthening occupational safety and health measures, in addition to encouraging workers to get appropriate medical care in case they experience symptoms of the disease.
11:10
11:10

Entebbe Hospital Shuts Down Other Services to Concentrate on COVID-19 Cases 1 Top story

Dr. Moses Muwanga, the Director Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says the hospital was increasingly becoming an unsafe and there was a need to shut down all other services and deploy health workers from other departments to support those already managing COVID-19 cases.
09:29
09:29

United Bank of Africa Donates Shs 570million Towards COVID -19 Fight

The cheque was presented to President Yoweri Museveni today at State House Entebbe by United Bank of Africa (UBA) Chief Executive Officer, Johnson Agereyo, as support to help combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda.
08:35
08:35

Entebbe Leaders Smoke Out 4 Escapees From Quarantine Centers COVID-19 2

Peter Mbonye, one of the residents noted that the four individuals were unknown to the neighborhood and hardly came out of the house, which raised their suspicion.
08:00
08:00

Heavy Deployment at Porous Routes in Busia, Namisindwa Districts 3

Geoffrey Wandera, the Busia district LC V Chairperson has cautioned the security officers against being compromised by people who want to illegally enter the country, which may expose Ugandan to corona virus.
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