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13:50
13:50

Two Killed in Attempt to Rob Forex Bureau in Gulu mortuary 1

It is alleged that at about 1a.m., the suspected thugs climbed atop the Forex Bureau roof to break into the building but jumped off upon realizing that they had been spotted and started running. In the process, they were shot by a guard at the facility.
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.
19:58
19:58

UPDF, Police Appoint Commanders of COVID -19 Evacuation Team 1

The three; Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson Denis Namuwooza, Lt Col Bright Ruyonga and Cpt Dr David Magoola will be overseers and first contacts for the evacuation team, according to a joint statement issued by UPF spokesperson, Fred Enanga, the deputy UPDF spokesperson, Lt Col Deo Akiiki.
19:49
19:49

Prof. Ogenga Latigo Denies Dodging COVID-19 Mandatory Checkup Dokolo South County 1

Last week, Latigo, alongside other Ugandan delegation of lawmakers had traveled to Midrand, South Africa for a meeting of the of legislators under the Pan African Parliament (PAP) and returned on March 17, four days before Uganda confirmed the first case of COVID-19.
17:06
17:06

Mukono SACCO Halts Loan Payments for Clients in Public Transport Sector Mukono municipaity 2 1

The Sacco chairperson Steven Ssekikubo told URN that the decision was based on the fact that many of their clients may not be able to service the loans when their motorcycles are grounded. He says that the SACCO had given out over 50 motorcycles on loan. But of these, 20 were reportedly impounded by the police, from riders who had defied the presidential directive.
21:08
21:08

Residents Protest Shooting of Motorcycle Rider 2 1

Despite the ban, several motorcycle riders in Mukono were seen carrying passengers, which prompted police to swing into action to enforce it.
20:34
20:34

Officers Storm Arua Town to Enforce Ban on Public Transport Corona 1 1 Top story

Christopher Barugahare, the West Nile Region Police Commander, said they won’t comprise on the President’s directive, saying the officers are under instructions to confront whoever acts to the contrary.
19:43
19:43

Gulu Businessman Arrested For Punching Police Officer Enforcing Presidential Directive Cereleno Market 1

Denis Obalim was picked up by heavily armed police officers from his shop along Ring Road on Tegwana Parish Pece Division next to Cereleno Market on Thursday morning on the orders of the Gulu District Police Commander, Emmanuel Mafundo.
19:22
19:22

20 Motocyclists Arrested for Trafficking People into Uganda 4 1

Paul Kalikwan, the Busia District Deputy Resident Commissioner says that the suspects had opened up more routes that link to Kenya, to beat security forces that were deployed to control the movement of people in the wake of the COVID-19 threat.
18:45
18:45

Spy Agencies Deployed to Trace All Returnees Avoiding Quarantine 2 2 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the team was set up as part of the decision made by National Security Council.
18:07
18:07

171 Taxis Impounded for Defying Public Transport Ban 2 3 Top story

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala police spokesperson, said the enforcement involved deploying in strategic areas, along routes that lead to the City Centre, Markets, Taxi and Bus terminals and setting check points.
12:45
12:45

Police Arrests 70 for Loitering Inside Makerere University operation 2

They were picked from different parts of the university following a two-day operation, according to Jude Masingano Eliphaz, the officer in charge of operations in Makerere University.
12:36
12:36

Dozens of Boda-Bodas Impounded Over Defying COVID - 19 Directives 3 2

Traffic police backed up by Field Force Police-FFP, Local Defence Unit –LDUs and Uganda People’s Defence Forces –UPF conducted operations on various road junctions impounding all motorcycles carrying passengers.
10:20
10:20

Ban on Public Transport Leaves Hundreds of Travelers Stranded in Gulu travel ban 4

By press time, heavily armed police and the military were still patrolling the bus terminals that include Buganda Pub stage; Delta Stage and Juba Stage along Gulu – Kampala highway as wells as Gulu bus main park where buses that depart at 10:00 pm, 11:00 pm and 12:00 pm always park.
18:20
18:20

240 UPDF, Police Medics Join Coronavirus Fight 2 1

At a joint media briefing on Wednesday in Kampala, Police spokesperson, CP Fred Enanga, UPDF deputy spokesperson, Lt Col Deo Akiiki and Land Forces spokesperson, Lt Col Henry Obbo, said the forces’ health workers will participate in treating the already infected persons, monitoring those in quarantine and evacuation of suspected patients.
18:10
18:10

Pastor, 30 Followers Arrested for Defying Ban on Public Gatherings 1

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango says that the police was notified by vigilant neighbours. But Mutebi said, in his statement at Kajjansi police station that he was still looking for money to transport his Church members to their respective villages.
12:07
12:07

Makerere Orders for Arrest of People Loitering Inside University Livingstone Hall 1

“We have requested for security beef up which has been done and operation coded “Visibility” netted many others today being interrogated by (Crime Investigation Department) CID,” Professor Bazeyo observed in an email sent to staff.
11:58
11:58

Over 30 Motorcycles Stolen from Riders in Gulu 3 1

Simon Wokorach, the Vice Chairperson Gulu City Bodaboda Association– GCBA, says the motorbikes were stolen from Layibi; Lacor, and Unyama Trading Centers as well as Nakasero and Buganda Pub in Gulu Town, which have numerous betting shops.
11:41
11:41

Four Businessmen Arrested for Hiking Salt Prices 1 2

The four were picked up by security personnel on Tuesday afternoon after a tip-off by locals and customers after realizing a drastic change in the price of salt. They had allegedly increased the price of a carton of salt from 25,000 to 90,000 Shillings and a packet of salt from 800 to 5,000 Shillings.
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