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Apr 2020 18 results
17:06
17:06

Kigorobya Police Station OC Accused of Extortion Residents 5

It is alleged that Turyatunga together with other officers under his command raided a mobile money outlet in Kigorobya town council operated by Sam Ziiwa and demanded 50,000 shillings to allow him to operate his business.
17:05
17:05

Buhehe Health Center III Turns Away Patients Over Lack of National IDs 2 4

Dr. Florence Mugala, the Buhehe Health Center III in Charge, explains that they turned away patients without National identity cards because the Health Management System-HMS requires health workers to capture the National Identification Number-NIN of patients visiting the health facility
17:01
17:01

Agriculture Ministry to Rollout Nationwide Vaccination against FMD Bright Rwamirama 2 1

Addressing the press at Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, State Minister for Animal Industry Bright Rwamirama said that the government is going to spend 14 billion Shillings in the exercise that is targeting 51 districts that have been affected by the disease. All the 51, are districts within the cattle corridor, stretching from Karamoja, Teso, Buganda and Ankole.
16:27
16:27

Moroto COVID19 Task force Reverses Decision to Close Settlement Camp artisan miners 1

Andrew Napajja, the Moroto District LC V Chairperson noted that disbandment of the settlement was done with rush and negligence. He argues that the lockdown announced by the president didn’t mean closing settlements but ensuring that the community complies with the COVID19 preventive measures.
15:53
15:53

People Power Deputy Leader to Focus on Grassroot Mobilisation Lina Zedriga 2 1

Zedriga holds a doctorate from the University of the South (Sewanee), a Master of Arts in Peace and Conflict Studies, Master of Arts in Human Rights, Bachelor of Laws LL.B and Certificate of Laws all from Makerere University.
15:13
15:13

UVRI Considers Using Cobas System to Test More COVID-19 Samples 3 2 Top story

This is one of the systems approved by the World Health Organization-WHO or the American Food and Drug Administration under emergency authorisation. The system hasn’t undergone the normal authorisation process because of the growing demand for test kits for COVID-19 samples across the world with over 1 million people infected.
14:57
14:57

Businessman Abid Alam Arrested rape case 1 1 Top story

Reports indicate that a group of people employed by Abid Alam attacked homes and a farm at Bukompe village razing all plantations and demolishing houses. The head of the State House Anti Corruption Unit Lt Col Edith Nakalema said the eviction was followed by disturbing pictures of rape, and destruction of property among others.
14:21
14:21

Registering stranded Ugandans in UAE put on Hold 1 3

Ismail Sebugwawo, the chairman of Ugandans in Abu Dhabi told Uganda Radio Network that though they have stopped registering people they have told airlines to remain ready such that if the government responds or hands them the landing permit, they will just be taking off. Everyone willing to travel was to part with 2200dirhams (about shs2million).
14:14
14:14

We Can’t Force Landlords to Waive Rent-Minister Obiga Kania mario obiga kania

Speaking at the Uganda Media Center on Thursday, Kania said all they have for now is to appeal to the landlords as a form of corporate social responsibility, to wait not to ask for rent until such a time when the people go back to normal way of working.
13:36
13:36

COVID-19 Could See Nearly 200 Million Jobs Lost- ILO 2 1 Top story

According to the International Labour Organisation, the latest dire assessment reflects the full or partial lockdown measures affecting almost 2.7 billion workers – four in five of the world’s workforce. The new assessment comes almost three weeks after the Organization predicted that 25 million jobs were threatened by the new coronavirus. Overall, for the second quarter of 2020 - from April to June, ILO believes that working hours are likely to decline by 6.7 per cent.
12:38
12:38

COVID19: Bamasaba Cultural Circumcision Hangs in Balance 3 1 Top story

Francis Nagimesi, the Prime Minister Inzu Ya Masaba says should the current situation continue they will have no choice but to cancel the celebrations since they can’t go against the corona virus preventive guidelines.
12:34
12:34

Bwera, Mpondwe Put Under Total Lockdown As Residents Defy Presidential Directives lock down 4 3

Bwera Division Police Commander, Sadat Sabila says the purpose of the temporary total lockdown was to secure the lives of the local communities.
11:44
11:44

Parliament's Continued Sessions Worry Health Ministry Ministry of health 1

Although there have been several calls for Parliament to lockdown, following confirmation of COVID-19 Cases in Uganda, and President Museveni’s ban on all Public gatherings, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has maintained that Parliament will meet as infrequently as possible and also ensure to conduct most of the business online
11:35
11:35

12 Police Officers Arrested for Alleged Torture in Lango COVID 19 1

Robert Abak, the Otuke RDC, says that they received several complaints from the public who accuse the suspects of raiding their homes, beating them and extorting unspecified amount of money from businessmen.
11:24
11:24

KCCA Special Council Sitting Called off 1 Top story

"The Voices of Kampala leaders are shut because the councilors through which their voices can be amplified are not operating. The Electorates need answers but we cannot authoritatively speak since we do not meet,” wrote the petitioners
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.
07:58
07:58

Covid-19: Kabale Security Officials Ban Sale of Beans 5

Darius Nandinda, the Kabale Resident District Commissioner, says despite the nationwide lockdown, Rwandan nationals have been streaming into Maziba, Buhara, Butanda Sub counties and Katuna and Ryakarimira town councils to buy beans.
07:31
07:31

Three Arrested Over Fire Arm Theft in Kabarole 1

Vincent Twesigye, the Rwenzori West Region Police spokesperson, says the suspects together with two others still at large attacked 30-year-old Maurice Baluku, a security guard attached to Security Africa Company on Monday night and stole his rifle with 3 rounds.
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