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10:16
10:16

Police in Lira Intensify Enforcement of Covid-19 SOPs wearing face masks 5 1

The heightened enforcement stemmed from last week’s task force resolution which resolved that people not adhering to the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs will be arrested and charged under the Public Health Act.
14:23
14:23

Police Explains Presence of Many Private Cars on the Road curfew 1

On the many private vehicles on the road in several parts of Kampala despite the announcement of the new lockdown measures, Oweyesigire says there is no car that is left to go without the driver explaining themselves
07:57
07:57

Kitgum Municipality MP Arrested For Holding Procession 1

The Forum for Democratic Change Party (FDC] stalwart was picked from his home in Pager Division, Kitgum Municipality on Friday evening.
19:10
19:10

Staff Shortage Hits Gulu COVID-19 Treatment Unit understaffing 2 1

Dr Paska Apiyo disclosed with the spike in new cases, the unit is being operated by only eight personnel; 4 nurses, a medical doctor and a physician including two cleaners saying work volume has over stretched them.
16:51
16:51

COVID-19 Restrictions Trigger Tension in Apaa Township Apaa land conflict 1

Anthony Ocaya, the Apaa Township LC II Chairperson told URN that a scuffle ensued after security rejected the demands by traders prompting residents to pelt them with stones claiming that they were segregating between the Acholis and Madi.
11:15
11:15

MPs Want Museveni to Assure Ugandans on Security, Life With COVID-19 President Museveni 6 1

Members of Parliament have said they want the President to assure Ugandans of security in the country following the attack on General Katumba Wamala.
08:22
08:22

UPDF to Accord Former Gulu RDC Lapolo Gun Salute Orom Sub County 2 1 Top story

Bosco Odoki, the Chairperson of the Central Organizing Committee for the memorial prayers says the army has agreed to accord the Late Lapolo the gun salute during the memorial prayers, which wasn't possible at the time of his burial because of COVID-19 restrictions.
16:45
16:45

SPC Shoots Student Dead for Violating Curfew Hours night patrols 2 Top story

According to preliminary information, police found the deceased partying together with others at Kanyipe trading center on the orders of the village chairperson, Simon Okolong. The chairperson allegedly ordered his residents to drink and dance overnight at will.
15:56
15:56

Amuru Blocks Establishment of Private COVID-19 Testing Laboratory in Elegu Amuru District

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LC 5 Chairperson disclosed that while undertaking their routine supervisory work in Elegu, they landed on posters and flyers of the organization advertising their activities at the border.
09:03
09:03

Covid-19 Restrictions Aided Crime Free New Year Celebrations in Acholi Aswa River Region 1 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says for the first time, the new year celebration in Acholi sub-region went on peacefully without crimes like murder, rape, and grave assault among others reported to the police.
08:01
08:01

Six More Inmates In Rubanda Prison Test Positive for Covid19 2

The Rubanda District Health Officer, Dr. Abdon Birungi, says that after registering the first Covid19 case in the facility, they decided to take samples from 33 inmates and prison warders for testing at the Uganda Virus Research Institute.
05:57
05:57

COVID-19 Patients Aboard Burnt Parliament Bus Admitted in Gulu Kitgum District 1

The patients from Kitgum District had been denied admission at the referral treatment unit on Monday due to space limitations. On Thursday, they travelled to Gulu from where the Ministry of Health had sent a bus to transport them to treatment facilities in Kampala.
16:53
16:53

Parliament Bus Evacuating Covid-19 Patients Catches Fire Kitgum District 1

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema couldn’t tell whether any of the people on the bus sustained injuries.
12:20
12:20

Mobile Covid-19 Testing Laboratory in Adjumani Runs Out Of Reagents Ministry of Health

The laboratory, which was established at the premises of Adjumani hospital, serves all the districts of West Nile region, parts of northern Uganda and has the capacity to run over 500 Covid-19 samples in a day.
16:28
16:28

Police Headquarters to Reopen after Disinfection on Thursday Fred Enanga 2

The offices were closed on Monday, August 24, a day after the Police Chief Political Commissar Asan Kasingye tested positive for COVID-19.
05:17
05:17

Security Restricts Movement of Persons with Homes Across Borders in Rakai 3 1

Mubiru, also the Chairperson of the District Security Committee explains that their assessments have established that some of the COVID-19 cases registered in their area were among people sneaking into Tanzania on non-business engagements, including those meeting their spouses across the border.
14:38
14:38

Police Arrest Two for Selling Fake Covid-19 Results Fred Enanga 1

Speaking at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala at the tri-weekly joint security taskforce press briefing, Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, said the suspects include a Ugandan and Kenyan national.
15:25
15:25

Police to Maintain Roadblocks Outside City Centre to Trap Offenders Fred Enanga 1

Speaking at the Joint Security briefing at the Uganda Media Centre, Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of the Uganda Police said that if they remove these check points it would be hard to apprehend the Covid-19 regulations violators.
17:20
17:20

Police Impounds 100 Cars During Curfew in Mbarara 100 Impounded 1 3

The impounded vehicles were kept throughout the night at all saint’s church compound together with their occupants.
15:08
15:08

Police Explains Heightened Security Deployment in Kampala Richard Karemire 1

Speaking to the media during the daily Joint Security briefing at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Fred Enanga, the Police spokesperson said they had received actionable intelligence that boda boda riders joined by taxi drivers and other persons whose businesses are yet to be opened were planning to riot.
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